Analysts Set British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) Price Target at GBX 3,892.73

Shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the fifteen research firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 3,910 ($51.09).

BATS has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,000 ($52.27) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Monday, August 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 3,600 ($47.04) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 28th. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Thursday. Jefferies Financial Group set a GBX 4,900 ($64.03) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Deutsche Bank restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,000 ($52.27) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Friday.

British American Tobacco Plc Ads stock traded down GBX 76.18 ($1.00) during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 2,996.82 ($39.16). 3,155,244 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,160,000. The firm has a market capitalization of $68.74 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.16. The business has a 50 day moving average of GBX 3,002.10 and a two-hundred day moving average of GBX 2,974.43. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a 12 month low of GBX 2,336.50 ($30.53) and a 12 month high of GBX 3,801 ($49.67). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 76.74, a current ratio of 0.73 and a quick ratio of 0.38.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 3rd will be given a dividend of GBX 50.75 ($0.66) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 3rd. This represents a yield of 1.61%. British American Tobacco Plc Ads’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.76%.

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, tobacco-free nicotine pouches, and moist snuff; cigars; and e-cigarettes. The company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Newport, Camel, Natural American Spirit, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, State Express 555, and Shuang Xi brands.

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