Philip Morris Companies Inc. (NYSE: MO) Reported Diluted E.P.S. Up 8.0% to $0.94 per Share Underlying Diluted E.P.S. Up 6.7% to $0.95 per Share Highlights: Underlying operating companies income up 10.1% to $4.4 billion. Excluding an unfavorable currency impact of $106 million, underlying operating companies income would have been up 12.8%.