Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT) had its price target decreased by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from GBX 4,340 ($53.76) to GBX 4,300 ($53.26) in a report released on Wednesday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s price target indicates a potential upside of 16.91% from the stock’s current price.

A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on IMT. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 4,400 ($54.50) price target on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 4,230 ($52.40) price target on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, August 24th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,300 ($53.26) price target on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Friday, September 30th. Finally, Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,500 ($55.74) price target on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Friday, September 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 4,130.93 ($51.17).

Analyst Recommendations for Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT)

Shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT) opened at 3678.00 on Wednesday. Imperial Tobacco Group PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 2,926.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 3,898.00. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 3,581.74 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 3,443.56.

About Imperial Tobacco Group PLC

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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