British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) receives average ‘Buy’ rating from brokerages


British American Tobacco plc (LON: BATSGet a rating) was assigned a consensus “Buy” rating by the eleven analysts who cover the stock, market beat reports. One analyst rated the stock with a hold rating and five gave the company a buy rating. The 12-month average price target among brokers who have issued ratings on the stock over the past year is 3,753.57 GBX ($47.49).

Several research companies have recently published reports on BATS. Royal Bank of Canada reworded an “industry performance” rating and set a target price of 3,100 GBX ($39.22) on shares of British American Tobacco in a research report on Wednesday. Citigroup cut its price target on British American Tobacco from 3,750 GBX ($47.44) to 3,675 GBX ($46.50) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report from the Tuesday, March 15. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a target price of 4,000 GBX ($50.61) on British American Tobacco in a Wednesday, April 27 research report. UBS Group set a price target of 3,600 GBX ($45.55) on British American Tobacco in a report on Thursday, April 7. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft set a price target of 4,000 GBX ($50.61) on British American Tobacco in a Monday, February 14 report.

In other British American Tobacco news, insider Tadeu Marroco sold 8,457 shares of the company in a trade that took place on Monday, March 28. The stock was sold at an average price of 3,294 GBX ($41.68), for a total value of £278,573.58 ($352,446.33).

British American Tobacco Stock opened at 3,536.50 GBX ($44.74) on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of £80.49 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.96. British American Tobacco has a 1-year low of 2,507.50 GBX ($31.72) and a 1-year high of 3,601 GBX ($45.56). The company has a 50-day moving average of 3,353.17 GBX and a 200-day moving average of 3,105.03 GBX. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.48 and a debt ratio of 58.84.

British American Tobacco Company Profile (Get a rating)

British American Tobacco plc supplies tobacco and nicotine products to consumers around the world. It offers vapor, tobacco heating and modern oral nicotine products; combustible products; and traditional oral products, such as snus and wet snuff. The Company offers its products under the brands Kent, Dunhill, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Camel, Newport, Natural American Spirit, namely Vapor, THP and Modern Oral.

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