British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) declared a dividend on Thursday, February 27th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 52.60 ($0.65) per share on Wednesday, August 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 9th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
Shares of BATS opened at GBX 3,131.50 ($38.54) on Tuesday. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a 12-month low of GBX 116.50 ($1.43) and a 12-month high of GBX 3,507 ($43.16). The company has a quick ratio of 0.37, a current ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 70.71. The firm has a market capitalization of $70.21 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.58. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 3,127.34 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 3,126.82.
In related news, insider Tadeu Marroco sold 7,069 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,003 ($36.96), for a total value of £212,282.07 ($261,238.09).
BATS has been the topic of several analyst reports. Societe Generale lowered their price objective on British American Tobacco Plc Ads from GBX 4,100 ($50.46) to GBX 3,800 ($46.76) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, March 27th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 4,000 ($49.22) target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Monday, June 29th. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 4,070 ($50.09) target price on British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday. Goldman Sachs Group started coverage on British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Wednesday, July 1st. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 4,000 ($49.22) target price on the stock. Finally, Citigroup reissued a “buy” rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Thursday, June 18th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. British American Tobacco Plc Ads currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 3,640.71 ($44.80).
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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