Imperial Brands PLC


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Imperial Brands Sees H1 Adj Earnings Per Share Down About 10% At Constant Currency

Inchcape Says Stefan Bomhard To Step Down As CEO

Imperial Brands Names Stefan Bomhard CEO


About Imperial Brands PLC

Imperial Brands PLC, formerly Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, is a fast-moving consumer goods company. The Company offers a range of cigarettes, fine cut and smokeless tobaccos, papers and cigars. The Company's segments include Growth Markets, USA, Returns Markets North, Returns Markets South and Logistics. The Growth Markets segment includes Iraq, Norway, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Taiwan, and also includes Premium Cigar and Fontem Ventures. The Returns Markets North segment includes Australia, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and the United Kingdom. The Returns Markets South segment includes France, Spain and its African markets, including Algeria, Ivory Coast and Morocco. Its businesses include Tobacco and Logistics. The Tobacco business comprises the manufacture, marketing and sale of tobacco and tobacco-related products. The Logistics business comprises the distribution of tobacco products for tobacco product manufacturers.

Contact Info

121 Winterstoke Road


Executive Leadership

Therese Esperdy

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Stefan Bomhard

Chief Executive Officer

Oliver Tant

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

John Matthew Downing

Company Secretary

Sue Clark

Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

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2.32 mean rating - 19 analysts
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FTSE 100 falters on Imperial Brands profit warning, coronavirus fear

UK shares ended a two-day rally on Wednesday, as tobacco group Imperial Brands slid after sounding a profit warning alarm and the coronavirus epidemic kept investors on edge.

Imperial Brands' growth goes up in smoke after U.S. vaping crackdown

Tobacco group Imperial Brands warned it would not generate any profit growth this year after tighter regulation in the United States, the world's biggest vaping market, sapped demand.

FTSE 100 loses ground on Imperial Brands' profit warnings

UK shares fell on Wednesday after a previous two-day rally, as tobacco group Imperial Brands slid after sounding a profit warning alarm and the coronavirus epidemic kept investors on edge.

Imperial Brands warns of lower annual profit due to U.S. FDA ban

Tobacco group Imperial Brands said on Wednesday it expects full-year adjusted earnings to be slightly lower than last year due to a U.S. regulatory ban on some flavours of cartridge-based vapour devices and weaker consumer demand.

Imperial Brands hires Inchcape's Bomhard as CEO to revive e-cigarette sales

Cigarette maker Imperial Brands Plc <IMB.L> named Stefan Bomhard, CEO of car dealer Inchcape <INCH.L>, as its new chief executive on Monday to steer the company through challenges in e-cigarettes and vaping and falling consumption of tobacco products.

Imperial Brands names Stefan Bomhard CEO

Tobacco company Imperial Brands on Monday appointed Stefan Bomhard as chief executive officer to replace Alison Cooper, whose departure was announced last October.

M&C Saatchi names Gareth Davis deputy chairman

M&C Saatchi Plc <SAA.L> said on Tuesday that it named former Imperial Brands Plc <IMB.L> chief executive officer Gareth Davis as its deputy chairman.

UK tobacco shares rise on U.S. e-cigarette ban exemptions

Shares in British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands Plc rose on Friday after the U.S. health regulator exempted menthol and tobacco from a list of popular e-cigarette flavours that it has banned under new guidelines.

Imperial Brands issues cautious 2020 forecast, appoints Esperdy chairman

Imperial Brands <IMB.L> on Tuesday issued a "cautious" forecast for the year and named a new chairman as the tobacco producer grapples with challenges in e-cigarette products and vaping.

Imperial Brands reports 3.9% rise in full-year revenue, appoints new chairman

British tobacco company Imperial Brands posted slightly higher-than-expected full-year sales on Tuesday and appointed Thérèse Esperdy to succeed Mark Williamson as chairman.

Imperial Brands' longtime CEO Cooper to step down amid vaping backlash

Imperial Brands Plc <IMB.L> Chief Executive Officer Alison Cooper will step down once a replacement is found, a move that comes as the cigarette maker grapples with a regulatory backlash against e-cigarettes and declining tobacco sales.

Imperial Brands CEO Alison Cooper to step down

Tobacco company Imperial Brands Plc said chief executive officer Alison Cooper would step down from her role once a replacement is found.

Imperial warns U.S. vaping backlash to hit annual profit

Imperial Brands <IMB.L> expects full-year profit and revenue to take a hit from a regulatory crackdown on vaping in the United States, kicking its shares 11% down on Thursday in the latest fallout for tobacco firms from the U.S. health crisis.

European shares edge higher on trade hopes, Imperial Brands slides

European shares edged higher on Thursday, after positive comments from China on trade with the United States soothed investor sentiment, while a drop in shares tobacco companies following a profit warning from Imperial Brands kept gains in check.

FTSE drops for 5th straight day after slew of profit alerts

London's FTSE 100 fell for the fifth straight session on Thursday as profit warnings from tobacco firm Imperial Brands, British Airways owner IAG and education company Pearson weighed down the blue-chip index.

Imperial flags hit to annual profit from U.S. vaping backlash

British tobacco company Imperial Brands Plc on Thursday said it now expects full-year profit to be flat compared to last year in the face of a regulatory backlash against vaping in the United States that could reshape the industry.

Imperial Brands drops dividend growth target, plans $251 million share buyback

British tobacco company Imperial Brands Plc <IMB.L> will drop its 10% dividend growth target from next year to focus on developing its e-cigarette portfolio and plans to buy back shares worth up to 200 million pounds ($251 million) (200.29 million pounds).

BUZZ-Imperial Brands: Top FTSE 100 gainer on progressive div policy, stock buyback

** Shares of British tobacco company Imperial Brands Plc climb 2.3% to 2005.5p; top pct gainer on the FTSE 100

UK stocks slip as Fed rate cut hopes fade, IAG falls on fine

London's FTSE 100 inched lower on Monday as markets remained subdued on dampened hopes of a hefty rate cut by the U.S. central bank, while IAG slipped after a British regulator signalled it could fine the airline for a 2018 data theft.

Imperial Brands to revise dividend policy, launches share buyback plan

British tobacco company Imperial Brands Plc on Monday announced plans to buy back shares worth up to 200 million pounds ($251 million) and said it would revise its dividend policy from the next year.

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