British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) had its price objective cut by Berenberg Bank from GBX 5,670 ($75.21) to GBX 5,500 ($72.95) in a report issued on Friday morning. They currently have a buy rating on the stock.

Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on BATS. UBS AG set a GBX 5,670 ($75.21) target price on British American Tobacco plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Barclays PLC reissued an equal weight rating and set a GBX 5,300 ($70.30) target price on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 6,000 ($79.59) target price on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research report on Thursday. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 6,500 ($86.22) target price on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. set a GBX 6,400 ($84.89) target price on British American Tobacco plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 5,601.18 ($74.30).

Shares of British American Tobacco plc (BATS) opened at 4822.00 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 4,749.34 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 5,157.70. The stock’s market cap is GBX 89.59 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.

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The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 17th were paid a GBX 56.50 ($0.75) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.06%.

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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