British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) declared a dividend on Thursday, June 20th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 50.75 ($0.66) per share on Thursday, August 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 27th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
BATS stock opened at GBX 2,905.50 ($37.97) on Friday. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a 52 week low of GBX 2,336.50 ($30.53) and a 52 week high of GBX 4,265 ($55.73). The company has a market cap of $66.65 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.04. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 2,884.54. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 72.33, a current ratio of 0.78 and a quick ratio of 0.40.
In other news, insider Jack Bowles sold 6,811 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,947 ($38.51), for a total value of £200,720.17 ($262,276.45).
Several brokerages have recently issued reports on BATS. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $0.35 price objective on shares of DB Commodity Double Short ETN in a research note on Friday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €33.40 ($38.84) price objective on shares of Siemens Healthineers and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday. Liberum Capital raised shares of to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 840 ($10.98) price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 12th. Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of in a research report on Monday, June 17th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a GBX 215 ($2.81) target price on the stock. Finally, UBS Group boosted their price objective on shares of Fortis from C$54.00 to C$55.00 in a research report on Wednesday, March 20th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 3,817.50 ($49.88).
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, 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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