LON:IMB - Imperial Brands Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 2,491 -19.50 (-0.78 %) (As of 04/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 2,510.50Today's RangeGBX 2,462 - GBX 2,55352-Week RangeGBX 2,239.50 - GBX 3,009Volume1.91 million shsAverage Volume2.68 million shsMarket Capitalization£23.83 billionP/E Ratio17.40Dividend Yield9.98%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive IMB News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for IMB and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Tobacco Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Defensive Current SymbolLON:IMB Previous SymbolLON:IMT CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.imperialbrandsplc.com Phone+44-117-9636636Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio186.11 Current Ratio0.65 Quick Ratio0.30Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.40 Forward P/E Ratio0.09 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£15.40 billion Price / Sales1.55 Cash FlowGBX 84.70 per share Price / Cash Flow29.41 Book ValueGBX 608.50 per share Price / Book4.09Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees33,300 Outstanding Shares956,737,024Market Cap£23.83 billion Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) Frequently Asked Questions What is Imperial Brands' stock symbol? Imperial Brands trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "IMB." How often does Imperial Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Imperial Brands? Imperial Brands declared a dividend on Tuesday, November 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 21st will be paid a dividend of GBX 65.46 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a yield of 2.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 21st. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Imperial Brands' Dividend History. How were Imperial Brands' earnings last quarter? Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB) announced its earnings results 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. When is Imperial Brands' next earnings date? Imperial Brands is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Imperial Brands. What price target have analysts set for IMB? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Imperial Brands' stock. Their predictions range from GBX 2,300 to GBX 3,500. On average, they expect Imperial Brands' stock price to reach GBX 3,054.29 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Imperial Brands. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Imperial Brands? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Imperial Brands in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Imperial Brands. Has Imperial Brands been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about IMB stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Imperial Brands earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Imperial Brands' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Imperial Brands include British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS), Fyolo Technology (AHII), Japan Tobacco (JAPAF), Slang Worldwide (SLGWF), Standard Diversified (SDOIB), SWEDISH MATCH A/ADR (SWMAY), Swedish Match (SWMAF), Vapor Group (VPOR) and VPR Brands (VPRB). 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), Tesco (TSCO), Imperial Tobacco Group (IMBBY), British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Legal & General Group (LGEN), HSBC (HSBA), Aviva (AV), BP (BP) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA). Who are Imperial Brands' key executives? Imperial Brands' management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Alison J. Cooper, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 53)Mr. Oliver R. Tant B.Sc., C.A., BSc, CA, Chief Financial Officer and Exec. DirectorMr. Matthew R. Phillips LLB, Chief Devel. Officer and Exec. Director (Age 46)Mr. Alex Parsons, Director of Corp. CommunicationsMartin Goodall, Head of Sales 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 2,491. How big of a company is Imperial Brands? Imperial Brands has a market capitalization of £23.83 billion and generates £15.40 billion in revenue each year. Imperial Brands employs 33,300 workers across the globe. 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: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 478 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 355 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 833MarketBeat'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 4/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the strike price in options trading?