Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 4,035 ($52.72) price objective on British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock.

BATS has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Liberum Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research note on Thursday, September 12th. Deutsche Bank reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 4,000 ($52.27) target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research note on Friday, September 13th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 3,600 ($47.04) target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 28th. Barclays reissued an overweight rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research note on Wednesday, June 5th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 2,800 ($36.59) target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Thursday, August 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. British American Tobacco Plc Ads presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 3,678.93 ($48.07).

Shares of BATS stock opened at GBX 2,917.50 ($38.12) on Wednesday. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 2,988.37 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 2,977.83. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a 52 week low of GBX 2,336.50 ($30.53) and a 52 week high of GBX 3,659 ($47.81). The company has a current ratio of 0.73, a quick ratio of 0.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 76.74. The company has a market cap of $66.92 billion and a PE ratio of 10.86.

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

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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