British American Tobacco plc (BATS) Insider Sells £344,574.30 in Stock
British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) insider Naresh Sethi sold 7,035 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 4,898 ($64.40), for a total transaction of £344,574.30 ($453,029.58).
Naresh Sethi also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Wednesday, August 2nd, Naresh Sethi acquired 3 shares of British American Tobacco plc stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 4,815 ($63.31) per share, for a total transaction of £144.45 ($189.92).
Shares of British American Tobacco plc (BATS) opened at 4859.50 on Monday. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 4,758.63 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 5,146.79. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 90.29 billion. British American Tobacco plc has a 52-week low of GBX 4,237.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 5,643.60.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 17th were issued a GBX 56.50 ($0.74) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 17th. This represents a yield of 1.06%.
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A number of brokerages recently issued reports on BATS. Whitman Howard reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 5,300 ($69.68) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a report on Thursday, July 20th. J P Morgan Chase & Co began coverage on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. They set an “overweight” rating and a GBX 5,610 ($73.76) price target on the stock. Citigroup Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 6,400 ($84.14) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a report on Friday, July 28th. UBS AG set a GBX 5,670 ($74.55) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Investec reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 5,500 ($72.31) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 5,592.94 ($73.53).
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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