British American Tobacco (BATS) Rating Reiterated by DZ Bank
Several other analysts have also commented on the stock. Berenberg Bank lifted their price target on shares of British American Tobacco from GBX 5,575 ($75.60) to GBX 5,720 ($77.57) and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 19th. Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 4,800 ($65.09) price target on shares of British American Tobacco and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an overweight rating and set a GBX 5,610 ($76.08) price target on shares of British American Tobacco in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. UBS Group set a GBX 5,800 ($78.65) price target on shares of British American Tobacco and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 5,500 ($74.59) price target on shares of British American Tobacco and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Monday, December 11th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 5,628.67 ($76.33).
British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) opened at GBX 4,968 ($67.37) on Tuesday. British American Tobacco has a 12 month low of GBX 4,064 ($55.11) and a 12 month high of GBX 5,643.60 ($76.53). The firm has a market cap of $113,950.00 and a P/E ratio of 2,188.55.
In other British American Tobacco news, insider Tadeu Marroco purchased 2,980 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 4,985 ($67.60) per share, for a total transaction of £148,553 ($201,455.11). Also, insider Ricardo Oberlander sold 6,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 5,000 ($67.81), for a total transaction of £300,000 ($406,834.83). Insiders purchased a total of 2,989 shares of company stock valued at $14,899,415 in the last quarter.
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British American Tobacco 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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