Imperial Tobacco Group PLC

IMT 
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Industry: Health Care seperator Sector: Tobacco
p 2,574.00 <%= Resources.Global.txtDown %>
Updated 22/08/2014
ISIN: GB0004544929
Change % -0.50% Stock price decreasing
Change -13.00 Stock price decreasing
Volume 1,096,402
High P 2,602.00
Low P 2,569.00
Open P 2,591.00
 
Prev close P 2,587.00
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Company profile

Imperial Tobacco’s (IMT) strategy is to create growth, in a market where the developed markets have declining volumes, by tapping into the growth in Eastern Europe, African and Asian markets. There exists a huge untapped market with rising populations and wealth. IMT has a good mix of premium and value brands. Value brands captures value customers in Developed Markets and brands are performing in Emerging Markets. IMT is the world’s largest cigar producer and the trend in Emerging Market is strong. Imperial Tobacco’s (IMT) strategy is to create growth, in a market where the developed markets have declining volumes, by tapping into the growth in Eastern Europe, African and Asian markets. There exists a huge untapped market with rising populations and wealth and further to this IMT has only a 4% market share in US. IMT has a good mix of premium and value brands. Value brands captures value customers in Developed Markets and brands are performing in Emerging Markets. IMT is the world’s largest cigar producer and the trend in Emerging Market is strong. IMT has good cash flow and provides shareholder value in form of dividends and share buybacks. A big risk for tobacco companies is new regulation. The largest threat is currently Australia’s intent to create plain packaging tobacco products. Branding is the driver for higher growth and margins. Goodwill (65% of assets) impairment could occur if the Australian initiative is copied by other countries.
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