UBS Group Analysts Give British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BATS.L) (LON:BATS) a GBX 3,800 Price Target

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BATS.L) (LON:BATS) has been assigned a GBX 3,800 ($49.65) price target by equities researchers at UBS Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. UBS Group’s price target indicates a potential upside of 36.49% from the company’s previous close.

BATS has been the subject of several other reports. The Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,900 ($50.95) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BATS.L) in a report on Tuesday, December 15th. Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 3,200 ($41.81) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BATS.L) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, January 4th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 3,500 ($45.73) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BATS.L) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, January 8th. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 2,909 ($38.01) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BATS.L) in a report on Tuesday, December 8th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 4,000 ($52.26) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BATS.L) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 3,528.25 ($46.10).

LON BATS opened at GBX 2,784 ($36.37) on Tuesday. British American Tobacco p.l.c. has a 52 week low of GBX 2,362.50 ($30.87) and a 52 week high of GBX 3,507 ($45.82). The company has a current ratio of 0.89, a quick ratio of 0.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 72.68. The stock has a market cap of £63.87 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.95. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 2,766.65 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 2,708.05.

About British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BATS.L)

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 and Hedges, 555, Peter Stuyvesant, Double Happiness, Granit, Mocca, and Kodiak brands.

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