IMB Stock Overview
Imperial Brands PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, imports, markets, and sells tobacco and tobacco-related products.
Imperial Brands Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£15.42|
|52 Week High||UK£16.86|
|52 Week Low||UK£13.30|
|1 Month Change||0%|
|3 Month Change||0.29%|
|1 Year Change||11.90%|
|3 Year Change||-35.02%|
|5 Year Change||-54.71%|
|Change since IPO||281.68%|
Recent News & Updates
Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year
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|IMB||GB Tobacco||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: IMB exceeded the UK Tobacco industry which returned 0.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IMB underperformed the UK Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.
|IMB Average Weekly Movement||2.5%|
|Tobacco Industry Average Movement||2.5%|
|Market Average Movement||4.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||9.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.6%|
Stable Share Price: IMB is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: IMB's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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.
Imperial Brands Fundamentals Summary
|IMB fundamental statistics|
Is IMB overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|IMB income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£10.53b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.02|
|Net Profit Margin||17.11%|
How did IMB perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
9.0%Current Dividend Yield
Does IMB pay a reliable dividends?See IMB dividend history and benchmarks
|Imperial Brands dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Feb 17 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Mar 31 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||78 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||120 days|
Does IMB pay a reliable dividends?See IMB dividend history and benchmarks
Is Imperial Brands undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: IMB (£15.42) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£45.68)
Significantly Below Fair Value: IMB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: IMB is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.1x) compared to the European Tobacco industry average (10x).
PE vs Market: IMB is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.1x) compared to the UK market (19x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: IMB's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: IMB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the XE Tobacco industry average (1.4x).
How is Imperial Brands forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: IMB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9.9% per year).
Earnings vs Market: IMB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: IMB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: IMB's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-16.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: IMB's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-16.4% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: IMB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (37.9%)
How has Imperial Brands performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IMB has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: IMB's current net profit margins (17.1%) are higher than last year (9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IMB's earnings have grown significantly by 20.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: IMB's earnings growth over the past year (89.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (20.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: IMB earnings growth over the past year (89.6%) exceeded the Tobacco industry -2.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst IMB's Return on Equity (48.94%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Imperial Brands's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IMB's short term assets (£8.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities (£10.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: IMB's short term assets (£8.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (£12.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IMB's net debt to equity ratio (143.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: IMB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 243% to 165.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: IMB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (22%).
Interest Coverage: IMB earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Imperial Brands's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: IMB's dividend (9.02%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).
High Dividend: IMB's dividend (9.02%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.17%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: IMB's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: IMB's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46.4%), IMB's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: IMB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (54.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stefan Bomhard (53 yo)
Mr. Stefan Bomhard serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Imperial Brands PLC since July 01, 2020. He was a Director of Inchcape plc since May 21, 2015 and served as Group Chief Executive Of...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stefan's total compensation ($USD1.46M) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD3.65M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Stefan's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: IMB's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: IMB's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: IMB insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Imperial Brands PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Imperial Brands PLC
- Ticker: IMB
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1901
- Industry: Tobacco
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: UK£14.459b
- Shares outstanding: 937.67m
- Website: https://www.imperialbrandsplc.com
Number of Employees
- Imperial Brands PLC
- 121 Winterstoke Road
- BS3 2LL
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/30 21:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/30 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.