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Imperial Tobacco Group PLC's (IMT) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed …

Imperial Tobacco Group PLC's (IMT) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed ...Credit Suisse restated their outperform rating on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT) in a research note released on Friday morning, Marketbeat[1] reports.

IMT has been the subject of several other research reports. Panmure Gordon reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 3,730 ($54.30) target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, October 1st. BNP Paribas reiterated an outperform rating and set a GBX 3,600 ($52.41) target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Monday, October 5th. Nomura reiterated a reduce rating and set a GBX 2,720 ($39.60) target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, October 7th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a sell rating and set a GBX 2,705 ($39.38) target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, October 13th. Finally, RBC Capital reiterated an underperform rating and set a GBX 2,600 ($37.85) target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research report on Friday, October 2nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 3,589.56 ($52.26). Shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT[2]) opened at 3543.9998 on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 3,533.58 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 3,390.65. Imperial Tobacco Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 2,823.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,665.00. The firm s market cap is GBX 33.80 billion. The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 4th will be paid a dividend of GBX 49.10 ($0.71) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.4%.

In other news, insider Herlihy,Michael bought 68 shares of the business s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 4th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 3,548 ($51.65) per share, for a total transaction of 2,412.64 ($3,512.36). Also, insider Cooper,Alison bought 11,594 shares of the business s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 16th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 3,494 ($50.87) per share, with a total value of 405,094.36 ($589,742.84).

Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT[3]) is a tobacco company. The Company s portfolio consists of Growth, Specialist and Portfolio Brands. Its growth brands include Davidoff, Gauloises Blondes, JPS, West, Fine, News, USA Gold, Bastos, Lambert & Butler and Parker & Simpson. Its specialist brands consist of a range of cigarette, fine cut tobacco, paper, and cigar and smokeless tobacco brands. Portfolio Brands are a mix of local and regional offerings that fulfil a variety of roles. Imperial Tobacco comprises two distinct businesses: Tobacco and Logistics. The Tobacco business comprises the manufacture, marketing and sale of tobacco and tobacco-related products, including sales to (but not by) the Logistics business. The Logistics business comprises the distribution of tobacco products for tobacco product manufacturers, including Imperial Tobacco, as well as a range of non-tobacco products and services.document.write( Imperial Tobacco Group PLC's (IMT) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed ... );

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