Imperial Brands PLC Company Profile (LON:IMB)

About Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB)

Imperial Brands PLC logoImperial Brands PLC, formerly Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, is a fast-moving consumer goods company. The Company offers a range of cigarettes, fine cut and smokeless tobaccos, papers and cigars. The Company's segments include Growth Markets, USA, Returns Markets North, Returns Markets South and Logistics. The Growth Markets segment includes Iraq, Norway, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Taiwan, and also includes Premium Cigar and Fontem Ventures. The Returns Markets North segment includes Australia, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and the United Kingdom. The Returns Markets South segment includes France, Spain and its African markets, including Algeria, Ivory Coast and Morocco. Its businesses include Tobacco and Logistics. The Tobacco business comprises the manufacture, marketing and sale of tobacco and tobacco-related products. The Logistics business comprises the distribution of tobacco products for tobacco product manufacturers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Tobacco
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:IMB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.imperialbrandsplc.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £31.1 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 954,299,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 3,236.59
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 3,563.37
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 3,112.50 - GBX 4,128.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.68
  • P/E Growth: 2.16
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £14.8 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.10
  • Book Value: GBX 5.48 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.95
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 4.8%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £3.6 billion
  • Net Margins: 4.83%
  • Return on Equity: 25.54%
  • Return on Assets: 4.27%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.98 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB)

What is Imperial Brands PLC's stock symbol?

Imperial Brands PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "IMB."

How often does Imperial Brands PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Imperial Brands PLC?

Imperial Brands PLC announced a dividend on Wednesday, May 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 17th will be given a dividend of GBX 25.85 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 17th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Imperial Brands PLC's Dividend History.

Where is Imperial Brands PLC's stock going? Where will Imperial Brands PLC's stock price be in 2017?

13 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Imperial Brands PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 3,600 to GBX 5,100. On average, they anticipate Imperial Brands PLC's share price to reach GBX 4,164.17 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Imperial Brands PLC.

Who are some of Imperial Brands PLC's key competitors?

Who are Imperial Brands PLC's key executives?

Imperial Brands PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Alison J. Cooper, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Oliver Tant, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Matthew R. Phillips, Executive Director, Chief Development Officer
  • John Matthew Downing, Company Secretary
  • Mark D. Williamson, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Therese Esperdy, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • David J. Haines, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Michael H. C. Herlihy, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Simon Langelier, Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Imperial Brands PLC stock?

Shares of Imperial Brands PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Imperial Brands PLC's stock price today?

One share of Imperial Brands PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,258.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Imperial Brands PLC (LON IMB)
Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  308 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  137 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  445
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Imperial Brands PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.92)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 4,164.17

Analysts' Ratings History for Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/15/2017Whitman HowardReiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,100View Rating Details
9/11/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 4,150View Rating Details
9/6/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetBuyGBX 4,200 -> GBX 4,100View Rating Details
8/21/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeOutperformGBX 3,500 -> GBX 3,600View Rating Details
8/3/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetConviction-BuyGBX 4,370 -> GBX 4,000View Rating Details
7/31/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 3,770View Rating Details
7/31/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/30/2017Berenberg BankLower Price TargetBuyGBX 4,200 -> GBX 4,050View Rating Details
6/28/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 3,800View Rating Details
3/31/2017Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,500View Rating Details
3/27/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 4,300View Rating Details
11/10/2016Octagon CapitalUpgradeBuyGBX 4,250 -> GBX 4,500View Rating Details
11/9/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/8/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 4,500View Rating Details
6/10/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingSellGBX 3,250View Rating Details
3/30/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetReduceGBX 2,940 -> GBX 2,950View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $269.13 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Imperial Brands PLC (LON IMB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/3/2017GBX 25.850.68%8/17/20178/17/20179/29/2017
5/3/2017GBX 25.850.68%5/18/20175/18/20176/30/2017
11/8/2016GBX 54.101.47%2/16/20172/16/20173/31/2017
11/8/2016GBX 54.101.47%11/17/201611/17/201612/30/2016
5/4/2016GBX 23.500.63%8/18/20168/18/20169/30/2016
5/4/2016GBX 23.500.63%5/19/20165/19/20166/30/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/18/2017Simon LangelierInsiderBuy31GBX 3,258£1,009.98
7/19/2017Simon LangelierInsiderBuy24,100GBX 3,447£830,727
2/15/2017Alison CooperInsiderSell3,911GBX 3,698£144,628.78
12/14/2016Alison CooperInsiderBuy11,024GBX 3,506£386,501.44
8/12/2016Witts,KarenInsiderBuy140GBX 4,101£5,741.40
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB)
Latest Headlines for Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Insider Buys £1,009.98 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 20 at 1:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Given Buy Rating at Whitman Howard
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 1:02 PM
marketwatch.com logoImperial Brands sells 13.3 million Logista shares - MarketWatch - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - September 7 at 5:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 6:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Stock Rating Upgraded by Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 5:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 6:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWhitman Howard Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 12:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Insider Simon Langelier Acquires 24,100 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 10:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 7:58 AM
fool.co.uk logoWhy I’m considering selling Imperial Brands plc
www.fool.co.uk - July 8 at 11:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGoldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Boosts Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB) Price Target to GBX 4,100
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 7:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBerenberg Bank Lowers Imperial Brands PLC (IMB) Price Target to GBX 4,050
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 1 at 10:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCitigroup Inc. Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for Imperial Brands PLC (IMB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 8:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) PT Raised to GBX 3,770
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 9:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for Imperial Brands PLC (IMB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 9:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 7:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 9:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 7:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Cuts Imperial Brands PLC (IMB) Price Target to GBX 4,300
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 9:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoImperial Brands Plc : IMB-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 19th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 10:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Imperial Brands Plc : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 6:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoImperial Brands Plc :IMB-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : May 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 12:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Receives Outperform Rating from Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 7:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Cuts Imperial Brands PLC (IMB) Price Target to GBX 4,100
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 6:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGoldman Sachs Group Inc Trims Imperial Brands PLC (IMB) Target Price to GBX 4,070
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 1:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAustralia wins landmark WTO tobacco packaging case - Bloomberg
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 6:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Tobacco group Imperial Brands hit by 6% fall in cigarette sales
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 2:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of IMB.L earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 2:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Receives GBX 4,140.21 Consensus Price Target from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) to Issue Dividend of GBX 25.85
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 6:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Announces Dividend of GBX 25.85
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 6:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 7:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC's (IMB) Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoImperial Brands Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:IMB) : April 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 5:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoImperial Brands Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:IMB) : April 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 5:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoImperial Brands Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : IMB-GB : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 11:27 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 10:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoImperial Brands Drops CEO’s Raise After May Decries Pay Gap
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 10:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoImperial Brands Plc : IMB-GB: Dividend Analysis : February 17th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 10:25 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 10:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 12:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC's (IMB) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 4:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Receives "Buy" Rating from Societe Generale
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 6:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoImperial Brands PLC (IMB) Receives "Buy" Rating from Whitman Howard
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 4:19 PM
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