BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC ADS Common Stock (LON:BATS) insider Alan Davy purchased 3 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, August 13th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 4,120 ($52.56) per share, for a total transaction of £123.60 ($157.67).

Alan Davy also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, July 9th, Alan Davy purchased 39 shares of BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC ADS Common Stock stock. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 3,931 ($50.15) per share, for a total transaction of £1,533.09 ($1,955.72).

Shares of LON:BATS opened at GBX 4,203 ($53.62) on Friday. BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC ADS Common Stock has a 12-month low of GBX 4,064 ($51.84) and a 12-month high of GBX 5,643.60 ($71.99).

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 4th will be paid a GBX 48.80 ($0.62) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 4th.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on BATS. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC ADS Common Stock in a research report on Friday, July 27th. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 5,200 ($66.33) price objective on BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC ADS Common Stock and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 16th. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC ADS Common Stock in a report on Friday, July 20th. Citigroup restated a “neutral” rating on shares of BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC ADS Common Stock in a report on Monday, July 30th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 5,185 ($66.14) price objective on BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC ADS Common Stock and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 12th. Five analysts have rated the stock with 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 target price of GBX 5,206.25 ($66.41).

About BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC ADS Common Stock

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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