Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 4,860 ($63.50) price objective on British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) in a report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock.

A number of other research firms also recently commented on BATS. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a buy rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Tuesday, September 4th. Royal Bank of Canada downgraded British American Tobacco Plc Ads to an underperform rating in a report on Monday, September 3rd. Morgan Stanley began coverage on British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Tuesday, September 18th. They issued an equal weight rating and a GBX 3,920 ($51.22) price objective for the company. UBS Group reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 5,650 ($73.83) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Monday, October 29th. Finally, Barclays reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 5,000 ($65.33) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Wednesday, September 19th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 4,374.71 ($57.16).

LON BATS traded down GBX 21.97 ($0.29) on Wednesday, reaching GBX 2,717.53 ($35.51). The company had a trading volume of 2,361,673 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,160,000. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a 52 week low of GBX 4,064 ($53.10) and a 52 week high of GBX 5,643.60 ($73.74).

In other British American Tobacco Plc Ads news, insider Giovanni Giordano sold 475 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,465 ($45.28), for a total value of £16,458.75 ($21,506.27).

British American Tobacco Plc Ads Company Profile

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 and moist snuff; cigars; and e-cigarettes. The company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, State Express 555, and Shuang Xi brands.

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