Imperial Brands PLC Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-15.000 (-0.967%)
52 week
1142.0 - 1686.0

Last traded: Last Friday at 3:37 PM

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 next generation product (NGP) portfolio, such as e-vapour products, as well as oral nicotine and heated tobacco products. The company sells its products under various brands, including Davidoff, Gauloises, JPS, West, L&B, Bastos, Fine, Winston, News, Parker & Simpson, blu, Kool, Horizon, Jade, Cohiba, Montecristo, Romeo Y Julieta, Backwoods, Skruf, Golden Virginia, Rizla, and Knox in approximately 160 countries worldwide. It also provides logistics services that include 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; marketing of papers; restaurant business; 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 headquartered in Bristol, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorTobacco / Consumer Defensive
Full time employees32500
Mailing address121 Winterstoke Road Bristol BS3 2LL United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 11 7963 6636 /


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Imperial Brands PLC paid £1.38 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 19 Aug 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 46.92%. 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 £1.38 and the forward dividend yield is 8.99%. 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 Sep 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Imperial Brands PLC.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Stefan BomhardCEO & Director521.1M
Mr. Joerg BiebernickPres of Europe Region668k
Mr. Lukas ParaviciniCFO & Director
Mr. Peter DurmanInvestor Relations Director
Mr. Alex ParsonsDirector of Corp. Communications
Martin GoodallHead of Sales
Mr. Andrew NewallGroup HR Director
Christopher StreetHead of Grocery and Key Accounts
Surinder SondGroup Head of Sustainability
Ms. Alison ClarkeChief People & Culture Officer

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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 14.54B and its enterprise value is 25.58B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of IMB is 1.51.

The IMB's stocks Beta value is 0.65 making it 35% 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 £1536.

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