UBS AG set a GBX 5,800 ($76.29) price target on British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LON:BATS) in a research report sent to investors on Monday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on BATS. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed an outperform rating and set a GBX 6,100 ($80.23) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 6,400 ($84.18) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) decreased their price objective on British American Tobacco p.l.c. from GBX 5,400 ($71.02) to GBX 5,340 ($70.24) and set a neutral rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Whitman Howard reaffirmed a hold rating and set a GBX 5,300 ($69.71) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, Berenberg Bank decreased their price objective on British American Tobacco p.l.c. from GBX 5,670 ($74.58) to GBX 5,500 ($72.34) and set a buy rating for the company in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 5,686.43 ($74.79).

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LON BATS) traded down GBX 37 ($0.49) during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting GBX 4,900 ($64.45). The stock had a trading volume of 2,835,951 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,060,000. British American Tobacco p.l.c. has a 12 month low of GBX 4,237 ($55.73) and a 12 month high of GBX 5,643.60 ($74.23).

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In other news, insider Alan Davy bought 36 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 9th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 4,816 ($63.34) per share, with a total value of £1,733.76 ($2,280.36). Also, insider Andrew Gray sold 8,993 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 4,951 ($65.12), for a total value of £445,243.43 ($585,615.45). Insiders acquired 45 shares of company stock worth $216,612 in the last 90 days.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. 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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