Imperial Tobacco Group plc Sponsored (OTCMKTS:IMBBY) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group lowered their FY2019 EPS estimates for shares of Imperial Tobacco Group in a report released on Wednesday, October 17th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst O. Bennett now expects that the company will post earnings per share of $3.68 for the year, down from their prior forecast of $3.69. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Imperial Tobacco Group’s FY2020 earnings at $3.94 EPS.
IMBBY has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Imperial Tobacco Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 27th. Sanford C. Bernstein assumed coverage on Imperial Tobacco Group in a research report on Tuesday. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada lowered Imperial Tobacco Group from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Monday, September 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $41.00.
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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