British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) Shares Acquired by O Brien Greene & Co. Inc

O Brien Greene & Co. Inc lifted its holdings in shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) by 51.9% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 15,369 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,250 shares during the period. O Brien Greene & Co. Inc’s holdings in British American Tobacco were worth $595,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Cullen Capital Management LLC increased its position in British American Tobacco by 1,078.6% during the first quarter. Cullen Capital Management LLC now owns 1,063,893 shares of the company’s stock worth $41,215,000 after buying an additional 973,625 shares in the last quarter. OLD Mission Capital LLC purchased a new stake in British American Tobacco during the 3rd quarter worth about $16,416,000. Advisory Research Inc. raised its stake in British American Tobacco by 84.3% in the 4th quarter. Advisory Research Inc. now owns 934,970 shares of the company’s stock valued at $35,052,000 after purchasing an additional 427,677 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in British American Tobacco by 831.7% in the 4th quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 231,211 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,668,000 after purchasing an additional 206,396 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of British American Tobacco during the 4th quarter worth about $7,536,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 5.46% of the company’s stock.

Shares of British American Tobacco stock traded down $0.21 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $39.90. The stock had a trading volume of 43,436 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,789,057. The firm has a market capitalization of $91.37 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.42, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.01 and a beta of 0.84. British American Tobacco p.l.c. has a 1 year low of $31.60 and a 1 year high of $41.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63, a current ratio of 0.88 and a quick ratio of 0.49. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is $39.04.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Morgan Stanley reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of British American Tobacco in a research note on Friday, February 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of British American Tobacco in a research report on Thursday, April 15th. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of British American Tobacco in a research note on Thursday, March 18th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of British American Tobacco from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group raised shares of British American Tobacco from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, March 26th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy”.

British American Tobacco Profile

British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides tobacco and nicotine products to consumers worldwide. It offers vapour products, tobacco heating products, and modern oral products; combustible products; and traditional oral products, such as Swedish-style snus and American moist snuff. The company distributes its products to retail outlets.

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