Imperial Tobacco Group plc Sponsored (OTCMKTS:IMBBY)’s share price crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Monday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $0.00 and traded as high as $25.68. Imperial Tobacco Group shares last traded at $25.22, with a volume of 142,989 shares changing hands.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Imperial Tobacco Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, June 13th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Imperial Tobacco Group presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $38.00.
The firm has a market cap of $24.17 billion, a PE ratio of 7.16, a P/E/G ratio of 1.05 and a beta of 0.61. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $25.19.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 4th. Investors of record on Friday, August 23rd will be issued a $0.40 dividend. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 22nd. Imperial Tobacco Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 44.48%.
Imperial Tobacco Group Company Profile (OTCMKTS:IMBBY)
Imperial Brands PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, imports, markets, and sells tobacco and tobacco-related products. It offers a range of cigarettes, fine cut and smokeless tobacco, papers, and cigars; and e-vapour products. The company sells its products under the growth brands, such as Davidoff, Gauloises Blondes, JPS, West, Lambert & Butler, Bastos, Fine, Winston, News, and Parker & Simpson; and specialist brands consisting of blu, Kool, Gitanes, Jade, Cohiba, Montecristo, Romeo Y Julieta, Backwoods, Skruf, Golden Virginia, and Drum in approximately 160 countries worldwide.
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