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IMB - Imperial Brands Share Price

1582p 28.0  1.8%

Last Trade - 16/04/21

Consumer Defensives
Large Cap
Market Cap £14.97bn
Enterprise Value £25.94bn
Revenue £32.56bn
Position in Universe 88th / 1819
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1m +6.93%
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Financial Summary
Year End 30th Sep 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
25,289 27,634 30,247 30,066 31,594 32,562 8,721 8,774 +5.2%
+17.0 -55.9 +88.8 -15.7 +8.8 +14.8 +29.5 +1.35
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 30 September 2020,Imperial Brands PLC revenues increased 3% to £32.56B. Netincome increased 48% to £1.5B. Revenues reflect Tobaccosegment increase of 3% to £23.29B, Distribution segmentincrease of 3% to £9.27B, Germany segment increase of 26%to £4.64B, United Kingdom segment increase of 14% to £4.5B,France segment increase of 5% to £3.77B.
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Profile Summary

Imperial Brands PLC is a fast-moving consumer goods company. It offers a range of cigarettes, fine cut and smokeless tobaccos and papers. The Tobacco & NGP business comprises the manufacture, marketing, and sale of Tobacco & NGP and Tobacco & NGP-related products, including sales to the Distribution business. The Distribution business comprises the distribution of Tobacco & NGP products for Tobacco & NGP product manufacturers, including Imperial Brands, as well as a range of non-Tobacco & NGP products and services. Its reportable segments are Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia & Australasia (AAA) and Distribution. Its Europe segment, it covers markets including the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, Netherlands, Ukraine, and Poland. Americas segment includes the United States and Canada. Its AAA segment includes Australia, Japan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan and its African markets including Algeria and Morocco.

Last Annual September 30th, 2020
Last Interim September 30th, 2020
Incorporated August 6, 1996
Public Since October 1, 1996
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 32,500
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Half Year 2021 Imperial Brands PLC Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Imperial Brands
What is the Imperial Brands share price?

As of 16/04/21, shares in Imperial Brands are trading at 1582p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £14.97bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Imperial Brands share price performed this year?

Shares in Imperial Brands are currently trading at 1582p and the price has moved by 0.32% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Imperial Brands price has moved by -19.77% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Imperial Brands?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Imperial Brands, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 6 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Imperial Brands is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Imperial Brands next release its financial results?

Imperial Brands is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-09-30
What is the Imperial Brands dividend yield?

The Imperial Brands dividend yield is 8.7% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Imperial Brands pay a dividend?

Last year, Imperial Brands paid a total dividend of 1.38, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 8.7%. Looking ahead, Imperial Brands has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Imperial Brands next pay dividends?

Imperial Brands has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Imperial Brands shares is currently 8.7%.

How do I buy Imperial Brands shares?

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What is the market cap of Imperial Brands?

Shares in Imperial Brands are currently trading at 1582p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £14.97bn.

Where are Imperial Brands shares listed? Where are Imperial Brands shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Imperial Brands:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: IMB
What kind of share is Imperial Brands?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Imperial Brands is currently classified as a Contrarian. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Imperial Brands share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Imperial Brands are currently priced at 1582p. At that level they are trading at 16.74% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 1,900.07.

Analysts covering Imperial Brands currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 2.42609 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Imperial Brands share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Imperial Brands. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -0.11%. At the current price of 1582p, shares in Imperial Brands are trading at 11.34% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Imperial Brands PE Ratio?

The Imperial Brands PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 8.44. The shares are currently trading at 1582p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Imperial Brands?

Imperial Brands's management team is headed by:

John Downing - SEC
Oliver Tant - CFO
Therese Esperdy - NEC
Simon Langelier - NID
Sue Clark - NID
Stefan Bomhard - CEO
Robert Kunze-concewitz - NID
Alison Clarke - CHO
Alan Johnson - NED
Murray Mcgowan - OTH
Joerg Biebernick - OTH
Dominic Brisby - OTH
Walter Prinz - OTH
Who are the major shareholders of Imperial Brands?

Here are the top five shareholders of Imperial Brands based on the size of their shareholding:

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.6% (53.0m shares)
Fidelity International Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.01% (47.4m shares)
Capital Research Global Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.86% (45.9m shares)
M & G Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 3.79% (35.9m shares)
Columbia Threadneedle Investments (UK) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.55% (33.6m shares)
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