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LON:IMB - Imperial Brands Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 1,500.80
+167.80 (+12.59 %)
(As of 03/31/2020 06:32 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 1,500.80
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 1,577.42
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 1,500.80
Volume1.17 million shs
Average Volume2.68 million shs
Market Capitalization£14.20 billion
P/E Ratio14.19
Dividend Yield22.57%
Imperial Brands PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, imports, markets, and sells tobacco and tobacco-related products. It offers a range of cigarettes, fine cut and smokeless tobacco, papers, and cigars; and e-vapour products. The company sells its products under the growth brands, such as Davidoff, Gauloises Blondes, JPS, West, Lambert & Butler, Bastos, Fine, Winston, News, and Parker & Simpson; and specialist brands consisting of blu, Kool, Gitanes, Jade, Cohiba, Montecristo, Romeo Y Julieta, Backwoods, Skruf, Golden Virginia, and Drum in approximately 160 countries worldwide. It also provides logistics services that include the distribution of tobacco products for tobacco product manufacturers; and various non-tobacco products and services. In addition, the company is involved in the management of a golf course; market of papers; restaurant business; distribution of pharmaceuticals, POS software, and published materials and other products; and printing and publishing activities, as well as offers long haul transportation, industrial parcel and express delivery, advertising, and support management services. Further, it owns the trademarks; and retails its 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 1901 and is headquartered in Bristol, the United Kingdom.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Tobacco
SectorConsumer Defensive



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£16.20 billion
Cash FlowGBX 287.49 per share
Book ValueGBX 522.50 per share



Market Cap£14.20 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Imperial Brands' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Imperial Brands' stock was trading at GBX 1,454.60 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, IMB shares have increased by 3.4% and is now trading at GBX 1,503.60. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Imperial Brands?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Imperial Brands in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Imperial Brands.

When is Imperial Brands' next earnings date?

Imperial Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Imperial Brands.

How were Imperial Brands' earnings last quarter?

Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 9th. The company reported $114.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $113.90 by $0.40. View Imperial Brands' earnings history.

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

Imperial Brands announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 21st will be paid a dividend of GBX 72.01 per share on Tuesday, March 31st. This represents a yield of 4.14%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 21st. This is a boost from Imperial Brands's previous dividend of $72.00. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Imperial Brands' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for IMB?

11 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Imperial Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,200 to GBX 3,000. On average, they expect Imperial Brands' share price to reach GBX 2,135 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 42.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Imperial Brands.

Has Imperial Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about IMB stock has been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Imperial Brands earned a coverage optimism score of -3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutImperial Brands.

Who are some of Imperial Brands' key competitors?

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 Plc Ads (BATS), Tesco (TSCO), Imperial Tobacco Group (IMBBY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Aviva (AV), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB), BP (BP), Legal & General Group (LGEN) and Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY).

Who are Imperial Brands' key executives?

Imperial Brands' management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Alison J. Cooper, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Oliver R. Tant B.Sc., C.A., BSc, CA, CFO & Exec. Director
  • Mr. Matthew R. Phillips LLB, Chief Devel. Officer and Exec. Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Peter Durman, Investor Relations Director
  • Mr. Alex Parsons, Director of Corp. Communications

What is Imperial Brands' stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Imperial Brands?

Shares of IMB 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' stock price today?

One share of IMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,503.60.

How big of a company is Imperial Brands?

Imperial Brands has a market capitalization of £14.23 billion and generates £16.20 billion in revenue each year. Imperial Brands employs 33,300 workers across the globe. View additional information about Imperial Brands.

What is Imperial Brands' official website?

The official website for Imperial Brands is http://www.imperialbrandsplc.com/.

How can I contact Imperial Brands?

Imperial Brands' mailing address is 121 Winterstoke Road, BRISTOL, BS3 2LL, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-117-9636636.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Imperial Brands (LON IMB)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  568 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  522 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,090
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Imperial Brands and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe IMB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe IMB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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