Imperial Brands PLC


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Imperial Brands Group Innovation Director David Thomas Newns Buys 79,691 Ordinary Shares In Co For GBP 17.68 Per Share On Nov 14 - Filing

Imperial Brands Sees Low Single Digit Rev, EPS Growth In 2020

Imperial Brands Appoints Thérèse Esperdy Chairman


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.



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121 Winterstoke Road


Executive Leadership

Mark David Williamson

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Alison J. Cooper

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Oliver Tant

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Matthew R. Phillips

Executive Director, Chief Development Officer

John Matthew Downing

Company Secretary

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Imperial Brands issues cautious 2020 forecast, appoints Esperdy chairman

Imperial Brands 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.

UPDATE 3-Imperial warns U.S. vaping backlash to hit results

* Company evaluating NGP supply chain as demand hit (Recasts, adds analyst comments, details on Australian business)

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.

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).

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.

Imperial Brands says U.S. cigarette volume down 6.4%

British tobacco company Imperial Brands Plc said on Wednesday U.S. industry volumes fell 6.4% in the four weeks to May 18, smaller than the 11.2 percent decline that research firm Nielsen's data showed on Monday.

UPDATE 2-Imperial Brands e-cigarette sales disappoint on U.S. slowdown

* H1 sales in line with forecasts, EPS beats (Adds CEO, analyst comments, details on outlook, share reaction)

Imperial Brands half-year revenue rises

British tobacco company Imperial Brands reported higher half-year sales on Wednesday, helped by growth in its e-cigarettes business.

Imperial to sell premium cigar business in shift to vaping

British tobacco group Imperial Brands said it would sell its global premium cigar business as part of plans to divest assets worth 2 billion pounds ($2.61 billion) by May 2020 to cut debt and invest in vaping products and other growth areas.

Imperial Brands plans to sell worldwide premium cigar business

Imperial Brands Plc said on Tuesday the British tobacco group plans to sell its global premium cigar business as a part of its divestment plan to cut debt and reinvest the money to further growth.

BUZZ-Citi upgrades UK tobacco companies on positive demand growth forecast

** British tobacco stocks Imperial Brands shares up 1.9 pct, BAT up 1.4 pct after Citi upgrades stocks to "buy"

BUZZ-UK tobacco stocks: Tops FTSE 100 on Citi upgrades

** Imperial Brands shares up 2.7 pct; BAT up 2.2 pct - top gainers on UK bluechip index

BUZZ-Imperial Brands: Shares slip on weak outlook for tobacco sales

** Imperial Brands shares down as much as 1.6 percent at 2,532 pence in early London trading

Imperial Brands sees 2019 net revenue growth at or above upper end of range

British tobacco group Imperial Brands Plc said on Wednesday it expects full-year net revenue growth to be at or above the upper-end of its 1 percent to 4 percent range.

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