Imperial Brands

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Imperial Brands rolls out £200mln share buyback and moves to 'progressive' dividend policy

The tobacco company's new approach will see “any surplus cash flows returned to shareholders via share buybacks, enhanced ordinary dividends or special dividends, depending on market conditions” ...

on 8/7/19

High FTSE yields point to 'dividend slaves' that may cut payouts

Grace Jones' Slave to the Rhythm might well have been about the pressure of a progressive dividend policy: 'Build on up, don't break the chain; Sparks will fly when the whistle blows'...

on 16/5/19
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands sinks as tobacco volumes lag, US vape category slows

Imperial said regulators were behind a slowdown in the vaping market in the US ...

on 8/5/19
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands looking to sell its premium cigar business as part of ongoing divestment programme

The FTSE 100-listed tobacco firm said whilst various options are being evaluated “there can be no certainty that any transaction will take place or as to the terms of any such transaction”...

on 30/4/19
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands and BAT find gains as Citi upgrades both UK tobacco groups to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’

The Citi analysts said: “We expect organic growth will pick up this year as NGPs sales accelerate and we think the regulatory threat will probably move away from cigarettes”...

on 28/3/19
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands upbeat on revenue outlook as myblu gains traction

Imperial has invested £100mln in myblu in recent months which has helped to drive growth in the US, Europe and Japan, although the investment will hold back first-half profits...

on 27/3/19
Retail & consumer

Shares in BAT and Imperial Brands light up as industry opponent quits the FDA

During his time at the regulator, chief commissioner Scott Gottlieb has served as a thorn in the side of big tobacco, having previously led efforts to ban menthol cigarettes and curb e-cigarette use among teenagers...

on 6/3/19
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands says has initiated search for a new non-executive chairman following recent investor unrest

Williamson, who also chairs FTSE 250 engineer Spectris PLC and is senior independent director at National Grid PLC, has been on the board of Imperial Brands since 2007...

on 11/2/19
Retail & consumer

Stubbed out: Cowen cuts ratings for cigarette makers BAT, Imperial Brands, Altria in global sector review

Cowen’s analysts said the downgrades come as they “grow increasingly cautious on the outlook for combustible cigarettes in the US”...

on 7/1/19
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands responds to new US FDA clampdown on vaping products

The FDA highlighted data that showed vaping had increased 78% among high school students and 50% among middle school children since last year...

on 16/11/18
Retail & consumer

£8bn wiped from British American Tobacco’s market cap on reports FDA might ban menthol cigarettes

Citing unnamed sources, the Wall Street Journal has claimed that FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb wants to crack down on menthol cigarettes due to their popularity with young people...

on 12/11/18
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands up as full-year revenues rise, adjusted profit beats after Palmer & Harvey write-off

The FTSE 100-listed tobacco firm reported revenue of £30.5bn for the 12 months to September 30, up from £30.2bn a year earlier...

on 6/11/18
Retail & consumer

London’s tobacco stocks puff higher as vaping firm Juul gets surprise raid from US FDA

Analysts reckon any ban or restriction on vaping in the US will benefit the likes of BATS and Imperial Brands, even though both have a small presence in the sector...

on 5/10/18
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands on track to deliver in-line full-year results, helped by sales of alternative smoking products

The FTSE 100-listed firm highlighted strong growth in sales of its myblu Next Generation Product product and said revenues have been gaining momentum this year...

on 25/9/18
Retail & consumer

Morgan Stanley initiates coverage of BAT and Imperial Brands as it signals sea change in tobacco industry

The US investment bank said that FDA regulations on nicotine content and increasing cigarette prices could accelerate declines in the combustibles market...

on 18/9/18
Retail & consumer

RBC burns British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands with downgrades as NGPs set to outgrow cigarette market

RBC’s analysts said they “expected relatively lower margin (NGPs) to continue to outgrow the core cigarette business”, which would lead to a “negative mix effect on profitability”...

on 3/9/18

Imperial Brands invests in medical cannabis research company

The size of the investment in biotech company, Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies, was not disclosed by the FTSE 100 tobacco firm...

on 28/6/18
Retail & consumer

Liberum initiates British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands at 'Buy' despite regulatory pressures

Analysts at the broker said the heavy discounts on the companies shares from the market were overly cautious and predicted upsides from new generation products...

on 20/6/18
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands shares jump as it reports ‘significant progress’ in next generation products

Alison Cooper, chief executive of the company, said: “We expect a considerably stronger second half with further share gains and improving price/mix momentum”...

on 9/5/18
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands to sell other tobacco products business in the US

The decision to sell the division is part of an ongoing review of its assets...

on 20/3/18
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands maintains full-year guidance despite hit from Palmer & Harvey collapse

The company said its performance will be weighted towards the second half...

on 7/2/18
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands shares flick higher on plans to expand vaping products amid falling tobacco sales

Tobacco volumes fell in the year to September 30 amid an industry-wide decline in the sales of cigarettes ...

on 7/11/17
Retail & consumer

Imperial Brands says on track to meet earnings expectations, working on rescue deal for UK tobacco wholesaler

The FTSE 100-listed company said: “Our increased investment is delivering a stronger second half performance with market share gains in most of our priority markets and continued outperformance of our Growth Brands”...

on 28/9/17
Retail & consumer

Market concerns on impact of proposed US cigarette nicotine cut misplaced, says JP Morgan

JP Morgan sees a buying opportunity for top producers of cigarette alternatives ...

on 31/7/17