Philip Morris Companies Inc. said that its wholly-owned food and beverage subsidiary, Kraft Foods Inc., yesterday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) an amended registration statement relating to the initial public offering of 280,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock, plus an additional 28,000,000 shares subject to the underwriters' over-allotment option. It is currently estimated that the initial public offering price will be between $26 and $31 per share.