Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT) had its target price reduced by Jefferies Group from GBX 4,800 ($59.97) to GBX 4,300 ($53.72) in a research report released on Tuesday morning. Jefferies Group currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Several other brokerages have also issued reports on IMT. Barclays PLC reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 4,400 ($54.97) target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th. Societe Generale reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 4,500 ($56.22) target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Friday, September 9th. Deutsche Bank AG upped their target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC from GBX 4,300 ($53.72) to GBX 4,500 ($56.22) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, September 9th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a sector performer rating and issued a GBX 3,900 ($48.73) target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Friday, September 9th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG cut their target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC from GBX 3,600 ($44.98) to GBX 3,500 ($43.73) and set an outperform rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 4,068.93 ($50.84).

Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT) traded up 1.31% on Tuesday, hitting GBX 3678.00. The stock had a trading volume of 2,787,997 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 3,581.74 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 3,443.56. Imperial Tobacco Group PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 2,926.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 3,898.00.

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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