Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (IMT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by Barclays PLC in a research note issued to investors on Friday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They presently have a GBX 4,400 ($57.43) price objective on the stock. Barclays PLC’s price target suggests a potential upside of 19.63% from the stock’s previous close.
Several other research firms have also recently commented on IMT. Societe Generale reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,500 ($58.74) price objective on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Friday, September 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 4,230 ($55.21) price objective on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, August 24th. Credit Suisse Group AG dropped their price objective on Imperial Tobacco Group PLC from GBX 3,600 ($46.99) to GBX 3,500 ($45.69) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Jefferies Group raised Imperial Tobacco Group PLC to a “buy” rating and increased their price objective for the company from GBX 3,550 ($46.34) to GBX 4,600 ($60.04) in a research report on Wednesday, September 21st. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “sector performer” rating and set a GBX 3,900 ($50.91) price objective on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Friday, September 9th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. Imperial Tobacco Group PLC presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 4,060.88 ($53.01).
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT) opened at 3678.00 on Friday. Imperial Tobacco Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 2,926.00 and a one year high of GBX 3,898.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 3,581.74 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 3,443.56.
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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