Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 5,250 ($68.39) target price on British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) in a research report report published on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock.

A number of other analysts have also recently issued reports on BATS. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an overweight rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Wednesday, June 13th. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 5,200 ($67.73) price objective on British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 19th. Societe Generale set a GBX 4,500 ($58.62) price objective on British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, June 29th. Barclays reaffirmed an overweight rating and set a GBX 5,000 ($65.13) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Wednesday, September 19th. Finally, DZ Bank reaffirmed a neutral rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Tuesday, June 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 5,095 ($66.37).

Shares of LON BATS opened at GBX 3,617 ($47.11) on Thursday. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a 52-week low of GBX 4,064 ($52.94) and a 52-week high of GBX 5,643.60 ($73.51).

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 4th will be given a dividend of GBX 48.80 ($0.64) per share. This represents a yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 4th.

In other news, insider Kingsley Wheaton sold 1,645 shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 4,191 ($54.59), for a total value of £68,941.95 ($89,803.24). Also, insider Alan Davy acquired 39 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 9th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 3,931 ($51.20) per share, with a total value of £1,533.09 ($1,996.99). Insiders have acquired 45 shares of company stock valued at $177,525 in the last three months.

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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