In this video, Motley Fool analyst Andrew Tonner tells us why he'll be adding shares of Philip Morris to his Real Money Stock Pick portfolio for Fool.com. The company's consistently high margins allow it to keep delivering incredible returns to investors, not only with a healthy dividend but also with frequent major stock buybacks. He also sees the stock as having a strong potential for upside, and a lot of opportunity for growth in emerging markets.

Tobacco companies have been under siege in the U.S. for decades, as waves of litigation, regulation, and anti-smoking campaigns have given the industry a black eye. Yet Philip Morris International focuses on overseas markets, where business prospects generally look brighter. Investors have been happy with its stock performance, but is Philip Morris still a buy? Find out in The Motley Fool's premium research report on the company, which includes in-depth analysis of its opportunities and challenges ahead. To claim your report, along with a year's worth of analyst updates as key news develops, just click here now.


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