Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) has been given a GBX 3,740 ($49.86) price target by equities research analysts at Goldman Sachs Group in a report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group’s price target points to a potential upside of 22.40% from the company’s previous close.

Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on IMB. Royal Bank Of Canada set a GBX 3,400 ($45.33) target price on shares of Imperial Brands and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday. Citigroup set a GBX 3,400 ($45.33) target price on shares of Imperial Brands and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, September 29th. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 4,100 ($54.66) price target on shares of Imperial Brands in a research note on Friday, September 29th. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 4,300 ($57.33) price target on shares of Imperial Brands in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co decreased their price target on shares of Imperial Brands from GBX 3,770 ($50.26) to GBX 3,230 ($43.06) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, September 29th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,910.31 ($52.13).

Imperial Brands (LON IMB) opened at GBX 3,055.50 ($40.73) on Wednesday. Imperial Brands has a fifty-two week low of GBX 3,015.50 ($40.20) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 3,956.50 ($52.75).

Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported GBX 267 ($3.56) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of GBX 264.40 ($3.52) by GBX 2.60 ($0.03). The business had revenue of GBX 3,024.70 billion for the quarter. Imperial Brands had a net margin of 4.83% and a return on equity of 25.54%.

In other Imperial Brands news, insider Simon Langelier purchased 31 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 18th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 3,258 ($43.43) per share, for a total transaction of £1,009.98 ($1,346.46).

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Imperial Brands Company Profile

Imperial Brands PLC, formerly Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, is a fast-moving consumer goods company. The Company offers a range of cigarettes, fine cut and smokeless tobaccos, papers and cigars. The Company’s segments include Growth Markets, USA, Returns Markets North, Returns Markets South and Logistics.

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