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LON:IMB

Imperial Brands (IMB) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 1,672
-9.50 (-0.56%)
(As of 04:41 AM ET)
Today's Range
1,667
1,683.50
50-Day Range
1,681.50
1,934
52-Week Range
1,553.50
2,022
Volume
143,530 shs
Average Volume
2.21 million shs
Market Capitalization
£14.57 billion
P/E Ratio
666.14
Dividend Yield
8.79%
Price Target
GBX 2,171

Imperial Brands MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
30.0% Upside
GBX 2,171 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.34
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.65mentions of Imperial Brands in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
£363.19 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.94 out of 5 stars


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About Imperial Brands Stock (LON:IMB)

Imperial Brands PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, imports, markets, and sells tobacco and tobacco-related products in Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Australasia. It offers a range of cigarettes, tobacco accessories, vapour, heated tobacco, and oral nicotine. The company sells its products under various brands, including JPS, Davidoff, Gauloises, West, Winston, Kool, Lambert & Butler, Fortuna, Nobel, News, Backwoods, Champion, Golden Virginia, Rizla, Blu, Pulze, Skruf, and Zone X. In addition, it engages in the distribution of tobacco and NGP products for tobacco and NGP product manufacturers; and various non-tobacco and NGP products and services. Further, the company is involved in the management of a golf course; distribution of pharmaceuticals, POS software, and published materials and other products; printing and publishing activities; and provision of long haul transportation, industrial parcel and express delivery, pharmaceutical products logistics, advertising, payment, and support management services, as well as owns the trademarks; and retails its products. Additionally, it engages in distribution of books; waste management, leaf processing related activities. Furthermore, the company is involved in research and development of e-vapour products. The company was formerly known as Imperial Tobacco Group PLC and changed its name to Imperial Brands PLC in February 2016. Imperial Brands PLC was founded in 1636 and is based in Bristol, the United Kingdom.

IMB Stock Price History

IMB Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/19/2020
Ex-Dividend for 3/28 Dividend
2/15/2024
Today
3/05/2024
Dividend Payable
3/28/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Tobacco
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
25,200
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 2,171
High Stock Price Target
GBX 2,400
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 1,680
Potential Upside/Downside
+29.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.83
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
£2.33 billion
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£18.08 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 158.24 per share
Book Value
GBX 677 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£14.57 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.42
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Stefan Bomhard (Age 56)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.46M
  • Mr. Lukas Jean-Baptiste Paravicini (Age 60)
    CFO & Director
    Comp: $1.92M
  • Mr. Peter Durman
    Investor Relations Director
  • Mr. Sean Roberts
    Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer
  • Mr. Alex Parsons
    Director of Corporate Communications
  • Martin Goodall
    Head of Sales
  • Ms. Alison Clarke
    Chief People & Culture Officer
  • Christopher Street
    Head of Grocery and Key Accounts
  • Mr. Ales Struminsky
    President of Europe Region
  • Surinder Sond
    Group Head of Sustainability














IMB Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Imperial Brands stock right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Imperial Brands in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" IMB shares.
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What is Imperial Brands' stock price target for 2024?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Imperial Brands' stock. Their IMB share price targets range from GBX 1,680 to GBX 2,400. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach GBX 2,171 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have IMB shares performed in 2024?

Imperial Brands' stock was trading at GBX 1,806.50 at the start of the year. Since then, IMB stock has decreased by 7.5% and is now trading at GBX 1,670.50.
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How were Imperial Brands' earnings last quarter?

Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 19th. The company reported $103.00 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $102.60 by $0.40. Imperial Brands had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 34.80% and a net margin of 12.88%.

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

Imperial Brands announced a dividend on Thursday, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of GBX 51.82 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a yield of 2.9%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 15th. This is an increase from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 21.59. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is Imperial Brands a good dividend stock?

Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) pays an annual dividend of GBX 147 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.62%. IMB has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 5,856.57%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
Read our dividend analysis for IMB.

What other stocks do shareholders of Imperial Brands own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Imperial Brands investors own include Smith & Nephew (SN), British American Tobacco (BATS), Tesco (TSCO), GSK (GSK), Aviva (AV), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB), Imperial Brands (IMBBY), Vodafone Group Public (VOD), BP (BP) and Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY).

How do I buy shares of Imperial Brands?

Shares of IMB stock 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.
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This page (LON:IMB) was last updated on 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff