Barclays PLC reissued their overweight rating on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT) in a research note published on Wednesday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The brokerage currently has a GBX 4,400 ($58.60) target price on the stock.

A number of other research firms also recently commented on IMT. Societe Generale reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 4,500 ($59.94) target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a report on Friday, September 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a neutral rating and issued a GBX 4,230 ($56.34) target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a report on Wednesday, August 24th. Credit Suisse Group AG reduced their target price on Imperial Tobacco Group PLC from GBX 3,600 ($47.95) to GBX 3,500 ($46.62) and set an outperform rating for the company in a report on Thursday, August 25th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a sector performer rating and issued a GBX 3,900 ($51.94) target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a report on Friday, September 9th. Finally, BNP Paribas reissued an outperform rating and issued a GBX 4,500 ($59.94) target price on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a report on Friday, July 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 3,947.29 ($52.57).

Shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT) opened at 3678.00 on Wednesday. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 3,581.74 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 3,443.56. Imperial Tobacco Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 2,926.00 and a one year high of GBX 3,898.00.

About Imperial Tobacco Group PLC

Imperial Brands PLC, formerly Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, is a fast-moving consumer goods company. The Company focuses on tobacco portfolio that offers a range of cigarettes, fine cut and smokeless tobaccos, and papers and cigars. The Company’s segments are Returns Markets North, Returns Markets South, Growth Markets (which includes its Cuban joint ventures and Fontem Ventures), USA and Logistics.

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