Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB) announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 16th will be given a dividend of GBX 54.10 ($0.67) per share on Friday, March 31st. This represents a yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 16th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Shares of Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB) opened at 3770.00 on Friday. Imperial Brands PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 3,324.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 4,154.00. The stock’s market cap is GBX 36.01 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 3,619.93 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 3,772.20.
In other Imperial Brands PLC news, insider Alison Cooper bought 11,024 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 14th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 3,506 ($43.67) per share, for a total transaction of £386,501.44 ($481,441.75).
Several analysts recently issued reports on IMB shares. Barclays PLC cut their target price on shares of Imperial Brands PLC from GBX 4,500 ($56.05) to GBX 4,300 ($53.56) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, January 23rd. Whitman Howard reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 5,100 ($63.53) price target on shares of Imperial Brands PLC in a report on Wednesday, December 14th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “conviction-buy” rating and set a GBX 4,130 ($51.44) price target (down previously from GBX 4,300 ($53.56)) on shares of Imperial Brands PLC in a report on Friday, December 2nd. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 4,100 ($51.07) price target on shares of Imperial Brands PLC in a report on Monday, October 17th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their price target on shares of Imperial Brands PLC from GBX 4,230 ($52.69) to GBX 4,090 ($50.95) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 19th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 4,097.53 ($51.04).
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Imperial Brands PLC Company Profile
Imperial 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.
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