Liberum Capital reiterated their buy rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) in a report released on Wednesday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on BATS. Deutsche Bank reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 4,000 ($52.27) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Friday, August 2nd. UBS Group reiterated a buy rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Monday, July 29th. Barclays reiterated an overweight rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Wednesday, June 5th. Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 2,800 ($36.59) price objective on British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Thursday, August 1st. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a buy rating and issued a price objective on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Wednesday, July 31st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 3,761.33 ($49.15).

Shares of BATS opened at GBX 3,029 ($39.58) on Wednesday. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of GBX 2,995.46 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 2,956.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 76.74, a quick ratio of 0.38 and a current ratio of 0.73. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a 52-week low of GBX 2,336.50 ($30.53) and a 52-week high of GBX 4,240 ($55.40). The company has a market cap of $69.48 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.28.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 3rd will be given a dividend of GBX 50.75 ($0.66) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.61%. British American Tobacco Plc Ads’s payout ratio is currently 0.76%.

In other news, insider Jack Bowles sold 6,811 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 2,947 ($38.51), for a total transaction of £200,720.17 ($262,276.45).

About British American Tobacco Plc Ads

British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides cigarettes and other tobacco products worldwide. It manufactures vapour and tobacco heating products; oral tobacco and nicotine products, such as snus, tobacco-free nicotine pouches, and moist snuff; cigars; and e-cigarettes. The company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Newport, Camel, Natural American Spirit, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, State Express 555, and Shuang Xi brands.

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