BidaskClub lowered shares of British American Tobacco PLC (NYSEMKT:BTI) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research note released on Saturday morning.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on BTI. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a neutral rating on shares of British American Tobacco PLC in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Investec raised British American Tobacco PLC from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an overweight rating on shares of British American Tobacco PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies began coverage on British American Tobacco PLC in a research note on Thursday, May 25th. They issued an overweight rating for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $72.00.

British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) opened at 61.44 on Friday. British American Tobacco PLC has a 1-year low of $60.15 and a 1-year high of $130.40. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $66.08 and a 200 day moving average price of $70.09. The company has a market cap of $114.16 billion and a PE ratio of 20.78.

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The business also recently declared a None dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 18th will be given a $0.728 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 16th.

British American Tobacco PLC Company Profile

British American Tobacco p.l.c. is a tobacco and next generation products company. The Company’s tobacco product range includes cigarettes, fine cut (roll-your-own and make-your-own tobacco) and Swedish-style snus. Its segments include Asia-Pacific, Americas, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA).

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