British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group

British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a note issued to investors on Thursday.

BATS has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 5,000 ($65.33) target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Wednesday, September 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 4,400 ($57.49) target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 14th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Friday, July 27th. Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 4,860 ($63.50) target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 8th. Finally, UBS Group set a GBX 5,650 ($73.83) target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 16th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 4,761.18 ($62.21).

LON:BATS opened at GBX 3,342.50 ($43.68) on Thursday. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a 52 week low of GBX 4,064 ($53.10) and a 52 week high of GBX 5,643.60 ($73.74).

In other news, insider Kingsley Wheaton sold 1,645 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 4,191 ($54.76), for a total value of £68,941.95 ($90,084.87). Also, insider Giovanni Giordano sold 475 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,465 ($45.28), for a total transaction of £16,458.75 ($21,506.27).

About British American Tobacco Plc Ads

British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides cigarettes and other tobacco products worldwide. It manufactures vapour and tobacco heating products; oral tobacco and nicotine products, such as snus and moist snuff; cigars; and e-cigarettes. The company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, State Express 555, and Shuang Xi brands.

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