IMB.L - Imperial Brands PLC

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
2,472.00
+83.50 (+3.50%)
At close: 4:36PM BST
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Previous close2,388.50
Open2,379.50
Bid2,440.00 x 53900
Ask2,490.00 x 40000
Day's range2,376.00 - 2,483.50
52-week range2,298.00 - 3,845.50
Volume3,468,554
Avg. volume3,087,677
Market cap23.475B
Beta0.56
PE ratio (TTM)16.79
EPS (TTM)147.20
Earnings date9 May 2018
Forward dividend & yield2.38 (9.41%)
Ex-dividend dateN/A
1y target est3,181.92
  • Reuters17 hours ago

    BAT boosts vaping investment again as competition heats up

    In February, BAT said it planned to increase spending on "next generation" products by 500 million pounds in 2018. BAT, the world's second-biggest international tobacco company by revenue, currently trails Philip Morris International (PM.N) in tobacco-heating products.

  • Reuters - UK Focus17 hours ago

    BAT boosts vaping investment again as competition heats up

    British American Tobacco (Kuala Lumpur: 4162.KL - news) is raising its investment in new vaping devices again, as Big Tobacco reacts to new competitors such as fast-growing U.S. group Juul. In February, BAT said it planned to increase spending on "next generation" products by 500 million pounds ($697 million)in 2018. BAT, the world's second-biggest international tobacco company by revenue, currently trails Philip Morris International (IOB: 0M8V.IL - news) in tobacco-heating products.

  • Reuters - UK Focus18 hours ago

    Shire's mega deal fails to lift Britain's FTSE amid global gloom

    The prospect of a £64 billion bid for British drug maker Shire (Xetra: S7E.DE - news) failed to lift the UK stock market on Wednesday as worries about rising U.S. bond yields continue to drag global markets down. Britain's blue chip FTSE 100 index was down 0.55 percent at 7,383.83 points by 0836 GMT while the broader European market also declined after a negative session on Wall Street and Asia.

  • Reuters5 days ago

    FTSE 100 posts fourth straight week of gains while Reckitt, Shire fall

    Weaker sterling helped Britain's FTSE 100 (.FTSE) outperform European markets on Friday, while consumer giant Reckitt Benckiser tumbled after disappointing results and Shire declined as Allergan pulled out of the running to acquire the company. Sterling fell after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney dampened widespread expectations for an interest rate hike in May. The decline supported export-oriented large-cap stocks, which dominate the FTSE 100.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 days ago

    FTSE 100 posts fourth straight week of gains while Reckitt, Shire fall

    Weaker sterling helped Britain's FTSE 100 outperform European markets on Friday, while consumer giant Reckitt Benckiser tumbled after disappointing results and Shire declined as Allergan pulled out of the running to acquire the company. The leading UK stock index closed up 0.54 percent at 7368.17 points, posting a fourth straight week of gains with a 1.4 percent rise, its longest winning streak since mid-January.

  • Reuters8 days ago

    ABF shines on FTSE as blue chips shrug off sterling strength

    By Helen Reid and Kit Rees LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 advanced on Thursday as sterling retreated from its highest level since the Brexit vote, while focus turned from geopolitical risks to corporate ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus8 days ago

    ABF shines on FTSE as blue chips shrug off sterling strength

    Britain's FTSE 100 advanced on Thursday as sterling retreated from its highest level since the Brexit vote, while focus turned from geopolitical risks to corporate earnings that were largely supportive. ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus9 days ago

    Soaring sterling weighs on FTSE 100, but ABF shines

    Sterling's rise to its highest level since the Brexit vote weighed on Britain's FTSE 100 on Tuesday, while focus turned from geopolitical risks to corporate earnings which were largely supportive. The ...

  • Reuters28 days ago

    Investors back on the defensive, but where to hide?

    Equity investors looking for protection from tech-led share reversals, trade wars and Europe's slowing economic momentum may find that the "defensive" sectors they usually seek out during market storms are no longer the safe havens they once were. Big European telecom firms for instance are struggling to get hoped-for returns from their investments in broadband and mobile infrastructure as smaller rivals nip at their heels with simple, cheap data plans.

  • Reuterslast month

    Japan Tobacco to buy Russian tobacco group Donskoy in $1.6 billion deal

    Japan Tobacco (2914.T) has agreed to buy Russia's Donskoy Tabak for about 90 billion roubles (1.12 billion pounds) to strengthen its leading position in the world's third-largest tobacco market. Japan Tobacco, the third-biggest international cigarette maker, has been on the hunt for overseas deals to offset shrinking sales at home. Japan Tobacco and its peers -- Philip Morris International (PM.N), British American Tobacco (BATS.L) and Imperial Brands (IMB.L) -- are grappling with slowing sales as more people give up smoking.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Japan Tobacco to buy Russian tobacco group Donskoy in $1.6 bln deal

    Japan Tobacco has agreed to buy Russia's Donskoy Tabak for about 90 billion roubles to strengthen its leading position in the world's third-largest tobacco market. Japan Tobacco, the third-biggest international ...

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    BUZZ-Imperial Brands: GS cuts to 'neutral'

    ** Imperial Brands down 1.8 pct and near bottom of FTSE 100 after Goldman Sachs cuts to "neutral" from "buy" and removes stock from Pan-Europe Conviction list ** Company's performance ...

  • FTSE 100 lags Europe on energy stocks, dollar earners
    Reuterslast month

    FTSE 100 lags Europe on energy stocks, dollar earners

    Britain's top share index lagged other European markets on Monday due to weak energy stocks and dollar earners, with GKN also falling after it rejected a final offer from Melrose. Early gains for the FTSE 100 quickly petered out and it ended the session down 0.1 percent, missing out on a rally that lifted European stocks, with Germany's DAX up 0.6 percent. Shares in Reckitt Benckiser (RB.L) and tobacco makers British American Tobacco (BATS.L) and Imperial Brands (IMB.L) fell between 0.4 percent and 1.9 percent.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    FTSE 100 lags Europe on energy stocks, dollar earners

    Britain's top share index lagged other European markets on Monday due to weak energy stocks and dollar earners, with GKN also falling after it rejected a final offer from Melrose. Early gains for the FTSE 100 quickly petered out and it ended the session down 0.1 percent, missing out on a rally that lifted European stocks, with Germany's DAX up 0.6 percent.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Cuban cigar sales hit record as China demand surges

    A surge in sales of Cuba's legendary cigars in China helped manufacturer Habanos S.A.'s global revenue rise 12 percent to hit a record of around $500 million last year, the company said on Monday at the start of Cuba's annual cigar festival. Habanos S.A., a 50-50 joint venture between the Cuban state and Britain's Imperial Brands Plc (IMB.L), said sales in China, its third export market after Spain and France, jumped 33 percent in value in 2017. "Without doubt, there is potential for China to become the biggest market at a global level," Habanos Vice President of Development Jose María Lopez told Reuters after the company's annual news conference, while puffing on a smoke.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Cuban cigar sales hit record as China demand surges

    A surge in sales of Cuba's legendary cigars in China helped manufacturer Habanos S.A.'s global revenue rise 12 percent to hit a record of around $500 million last year, the company said on Monday at the start of Cuba's annual cigar festival. Habanos S.A., a 50-50 joint venture between the Cuban state and Britain's Imperial Brands Plc (LSE: IMB.L - news) , said sales in China, its third export market after Spain and France, jumped 33 percent in value in 2017. "Without doubt, there is potential for China to become the biggest market at a global level," Habanos Vice President of Development Jose María Lopez told Reuters after the company's annual news conference, while puffing on a smoke.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Ex-divs to take 9.1 points off FTSE 100 on Feb. 22

    The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    FTSE 100 dips as strong pound dampens dollar-earners

    Britain's top share index came under pressure from a firmer pound on Tuesday following some stronger than expected inflation data, though a rise among mining groups stemmed losses. The blue chip FTSE 100 ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Tobacco firms in France cheated nicotine tests: anti-smoking body

    Four tobacco companies operating in France manipulated tests to conceal the real level of nicotine and tar contained in cigarettes, endangering the lives of smokers, a French anti-smoking organisation alleged in a legal complaint. The allegations by the National Committee Against Smoking (CNCT) target the French branches of Philip Morris, British American Tobacco (Kuala Lumpur: 4162.KL - news) , Japan Tobacco (Other OTC: JAPAF - news) and Imperial Brands Plc (LSE: IMB.L - news) .

  • Reuters3 months ago

    Imperial Brands says on track to meet forecasts

    Imperial Brands is on track to meet forecasts for the current financial year and is focusing on expanding its presence in vaping, the British tobacco company said on Wednesday. Imperial expects to meet net revenue and earnings expectations on a constant currency basis for the 12 months to the end of September, although performance will be weighted towards the second half. The company said the strengthening British pound would reduce net revenue and adjusted profit by 3.5 percent at the half-year and 2.5 to 3 percent at the full year.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Imperial Brands says on track to meet forecasts

    Imperial Brands (LSE: IMB.L - news) is on track to meet forecasts for the current financial year and is focusing on expanding its presence in vaping, the British tobacco company said on Wednesday. In a statement ahead of its annual meeting on Wednesday the company also forecast the challenges it expects from the strengthening British pound, and said it plans to exclude a write-off of up to 160 million pounds related to the failure of its UK distributor Palmer & Harvey from its adjusted results. Imperial expects to meet net revenue and earnings expectations on a constant currency basis for the 12 months to the end of September, although performance will be weighted towards the second half.

  • The Wall Street Journal3 months ago

    [$$] Imperial Brands on Track to Meet Revenue

    Imperial Brands said that it remains on track to meet its net revenue and earnings expectations for fiscal 2018.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Closing snapshot: dollar slump spoils new year rally for Europe

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  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Early afternoon snapshot: STOXX 600 turns flat on the week

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  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    LIVE MARKETS-A psychological switch: Bears surrender, greed takes over

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