Imperial Tobacco Group plc Sponsored (OTCMKTS:IMBBY) shares reached a new 52-week low during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $26.53 and last traded at $26.55, with a volume of 17510 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $27.46.

A number of research firms have commented on IMBBY. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Imperial Tobacco Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, March 5th. Citigroup upgraded Imperial Tobacco Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Imperial Tobacco Group has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $38.00.

The company has a quick ratio of 0.32, a current ratio of 0.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.49. The stock has a market capitalization of $25.63 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.59, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.04 and a beta of 0.45.

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Imperial Tobacco Group Company Profile (OTCMKTS:IMBBY)

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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