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 LON:BATS opened at GBX 3,131.50 ($38.54) on Tuesday. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 3,127.34 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 3,126.82. The stock has a market capitalization of $70.21 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.58. 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 current ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 0.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 70.71.
In related news, insider Tadeu Marroco sold 7,069 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,003 ($36.96), for a total value of £212,282.07 ($261,238.09).
A number of analysts have commented on the company. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 2,600 ($32.00) target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Tuesday, June 9th. UBS Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,200 ($39.38) target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Wednesday, June 10th. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 4,000 ($49.22) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Monday, June 29th. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Wednesday, June 10th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group set a GBX 4,800 ($59.07) price objective on British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 3,640.71 ($44.80).
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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