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Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating restated by stock analysts at BNP Paribas in a report issued on Monday. They currently have a GBX 2,500 ($42.80) target price on the stock. BNP Paribas’ target price points to a potential downside of 8.73% from the stock’s previous close.

IMT has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research note on Friday. They now have a GBX 2,900 ($49.65) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC in a research note on Monday, June 30th. They now have a GBX 2,700 ($46.22) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Berenberg Bank raised their price target on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC from GBX 2,500 ($42.80) to GBX 2,600 ($44.51) in a research note on Friday, June 27th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 2,585.11 ($44.26).

Shares of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT) traded down 0.04% on Monday, hitting GBX 2739.00. 2,020,476 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Imperial Tobacco Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 2106.00 and a one year high of GBX 2713.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2655.91 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 2473.. The company’s market cap is £26.333 billion.

Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON:IMT) is a tobacco company.

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