Shares of Imperial Tobacco Group plc Sponsored (OTCMKTS:IMBBY) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company.
A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Imperial Tobacco Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 17th. Sanford C. Bernstein assumed coverage on Imperial Tobacco Group in a research note on Tuesday, October 16th. They set an “outperform” rating for the company. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada cut Imperial Tobacco Group from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, September 3rd.
Shares of IMBBY stock traded down $1.05 on Monday, reaching $33.83. The company had a trading volume of 615,256 shares, compared to its average volume of 137,050. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.81, a current ratio of 0.60 and a quick ratio of 0.30. The stock has a market cap of $32.28 billion, a PE ratio of 9.69, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.25 and a beta of 0.59. Imperial Tobacco Group has a 12 month low of $32.61 and a 12 month high of $44.02.
Imperial Tobacco Group Company Profile
Imperial Brands PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and sells tobacco and tobacco-related products. It offers cigarettes, fine cut tobacco, papers, and cigars; smokeless tobacco, including snus; and e-vapour products. The company sells its products under the growth brands, such as Davidoff, Gauloises Blondes, JPS, West, Fine, News, Winston, Bastos, Lambert & Butler, and Parker & Simpson; and specialist brands consisting of blu, Gitanes, Kool, Golden Virginia, Drum, Route 66, Cohiba, Montecristo, Romeo Y Julieta, Backwoods, Skruf, and Rizla in approximately 160 countries worldwide.
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