JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 2,100 ($27.44) target price on Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) in a report released on Thursday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Morgan Stanley started coverage on in a research report on Monday, June 17th. They issued an equal weight rating and a GBX 215 ($2.81) price target on the stock. Deutsche Bank restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 3,400 ($44.43) price target on shares of in a research report on Tuesday, July 9th. UBS Group set a $125.00 price target on Caterpillar and gave the stock a sell rating in a research report on Friday, May 3rd. Liberum Capital decreased their price target on Premier Asset Management Group from GBX 230 ($3.01) to GBX 226 ($2.95) and set a buy rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, July 8th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group raised their price target on EXACT Sciences from $100.00 to $115.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 2,818.64 ($36.83).

Shares of LON IMB opened at GBX 2,032.50 ($26.56) on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.32, a current ratio of 0.68 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 241.51. Imperial Brands has a 52 week low of GBX 1,821.40 ($23.80) and a 52 week high of GBX 3,009 ($39.32). The company has a market capitalization of $19.45 billion and a PE ratio of 12.51. The stock has a fifty day moving average of GBX 1,958.73.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 22nd will be paid a GBX 31.28 ($0.41) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 22nd. Imperial Brands’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.77%.

Imperial Brands Company Profile

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 e-vapour products. The company sells its products under the growth brands, such as Davidoff, Gauloises Blondes, JPS, West, Lambert & Butler, Bastos, Fine, Winston, News, and Parker & Simpson; and specialist brands consisting of blu, Kool, Gitanes, Jade, Cohiba, Montecristo, Romeo Y Julieta, Backwoods, Skruf, Golden Virginia, and Drum in approximately 160 countries worldwide.

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