Imperial Brands

Imperial Tobacco (formerly Imperial Tobacco) is a FTSE 100 company with more than 200 years of rich heritage. With products in over 160 countries, we're also a dynamic global company focused on growth. For you, that represents an amazing opportunity. This is a place where ambitious, smart and independent people can really make an impact.
The size and scope of our operation means that we can offer exceptional career development. If you're in the early stages of your career, you'll get significant responsibility with us; if you're experienced, we'll help you get to the next level.
What does that actually mean? For one thing, it means we'll help you gain relevant professional qualifications and support your ongoing development. But it also means we'll encourage you to experience life in different functions and gain exposure to new styles of working. Through secondments and cross-functional projects, we'll broaden your capabilities and help you see the bigger picture.
With opportunities in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe and the Americas, there's no limit to how far can you go with Imperial Tobacco. Plus, with an excellent salaries and benefits package on offer, we can make it a rewarding experience too.

Bristol, GB
Size (employees)
33,900 (est)-6%
Imperial Brands was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Bristol, GB

Imperial Brands Office Locations

Imperial Brands has offices in Bristol, Taipei, Hamburg, Amsterdam and in 1 other location
Bristol, GB (HQ)
121 Winterstoke Rd

Imperial Brands Data and Metrics

Imperial Brands Financial Metrics

Imperial Brands's revenue was reported to be £27.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 9% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

27.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

669 m

Cash (30-Sep-2016)

1.3 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


28.3 b26.5 b25.3 b27.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

22.7 b21.3 b20.1 b21.7 b

Gross profit

5.5 b5.2 b5.2 b6 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

3.6 b3.2 b3.2 b3.7 b

Pre tax profit

1.5 b1.8 b907 m

Net Income

1.4 b1.7 b669 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.4 b2 b1.3 b

Accounts Receivable

2.6 b2.5 b2.7 b

Current Assets

7.2 b7.5 b7.5 b


3.4 b4 b4.5 b


15.3 b18.7 b20.7 b

Total Assets

25.9 b30.1 b32.7 b

Accounts Payable

990 m6.8 b8 b

Current Liabilities

7.7 b9.1 b10.1 b

Total Liabilities

20.8 b24.8 b27.4 b

Retained Earnings

571 m379 m(813 m)

Total Equity

5.1 b5.3 b5.3 b

Financial Leverage

5.1 x5.7 x6.2 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

2.5 b2.7 b3.2 b

Cash From Financing Activities

(2.6 b)2.7 b(3.9 b)

Income Taxes Paid

(80 m)(33 m)(238 m)
GBPY, 2016


759.2 k

Financial Leverage

6.2 x

Imperial Brands Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015Jun, 2016FY, 2016Jun, 2017





SKUs Offered

2.87 k5 k

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