Barclays PLC restated their overweight rating on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMB) in a research note published on Friday. They currently have a GBX 4,400 ($57.43) target price on the stock.
IMB has been the topic of several other reports. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a neutral rating and issued a GBX 4,000 ($52.21) price target on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a report on Thursday. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a GBX 4,100 ($53.52) price target on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a report on Monday, June 27th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 4,250 ($55.48) price target on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 4,230 ($55.21) price target on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a report on Tuesday, June 14th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG increased their target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC from GBX 4,300 ($56.13) to GBX 4,500 ($58.74) and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Friday, September 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Imperial Tobacco Group PLC has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 4,136.92 ($54.00).
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMB) traded up 1.20% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 4021.00. 1,517,193 shares of the company were exchanged. Imperial Tobacco Group 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 capitalization is GBX 38.35 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 4,007.61 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 3,870.08.
In other news, insider Witts,Karen acquired 140 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 12th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 4,101 ($53.53) per share, with a total value of £5,741.40 ($7,494.32).
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC Company Profile
Imperial Brands PLC, formerly Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, is a fast-moving consumer goods company. The Company focuses on tobacco portfolio that offers a range of cigarettes, fine cut and smokeless tobaccos, and papers and cigars. The Company’s segments are Returns Markets North, Returns Markets South, Growth Markets (which includes its Cuban joint ventures and Fontem Ventures), USA and Logistics.
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