Imperial Brands PLC Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-22.000 (-1.172%)
52 week
1434.232 - 1966.5

Last traded: Last Friday at 4:11 PM

Imperial Brands PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, imports, markets, and sells tobacco and tobacco-related products in Europe, Americas, Africa, Asia, and Australasia. It offers a range of cigarettes, fine cut and smokeless tobacco, papers, and cigars; and next generation product (NGP) portfolio, such as e-vapour products, oral nicotine, and heated tobacco products. The company sells its products under various brands, including Davidoff, Gauloises, JPS, West, L&B, Winston, Parker & Simpson, blu, Pluze, Zone-X, Kool, Horizon, Backwoods, Skruf, Golden Virginia, Rizla, and Dutch Masters. It also engages in the distribution of tobacco and NGP products for tobacco and NGP product manufacturers; and various non-tobacco and NGP products and services. In addition, the company is involved in the management of a golf course; distribution of pharmaceuticals, POS software, and published materials and other products; printing and publishing activities; and provision of long haul transportation, industrial parcel and express delivery, advertising, and support management services. Further, it owns the trademarks; and retails its products. The company was formerly known as Imperial Tobacco Group PLC and changed its name to Imperial Brands PLC in February 2016. Imperial Brands PLC was founded in 1901 and is based in Bristol, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorTobacco / Consumer Defensive
Full time employees30300
Mailing address121 Winterstoke Road Bristol BS3 2LL United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 11 7963 6636 /


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Imperial Brands PLC paid £1.39 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 18 Aug 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 65.30%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.IMB dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

IMB's forward dividend amount is £1.4 and the forward dividend yield is 7.52%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Oct 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Imperial Brands PLC.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Stefan BomhardCEO & Director533.09M
Mr. Lukas J. ParaviciniCFO & Director1.23M
Mr. Peter DurmanInvestor Relations Director
Mr. Sean RobertsChief Legal & Corp. Affairs Officer
Mr. Alex ParsonsDirector of Corp. Communications
Martin GoodallHead of Sales
Ms. Alison ClarkeChief People & Culture Officer
Christopher StreetHead of Grocery and Key Accounts
Mr. Andrew NewallGroup HR Director
Mr. Joerg BiebernickPres of Europe Region

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Imperial Brands PLC is and its enterprise value is .

The IMB's stocks Beta value is 0.41 making it 59% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Imperial Brands PLC (LSE:IMB) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Imperial Brands PLC's Stock Symbol?

Imperial Brands PLC trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "IMB".

2. What is Imperial Brands PLC's stock price today?

One share of IMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately £1855.

3. How can I contact Imperial Brands PLC?

Imperial Brands PLC's mailing address is 121 Winterstoke Road Bristol BS3 2LL United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 11 7963 6636.

4. What is Imperial Brands PLC's official website?

The official website of Imperial Brands PLC is