British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Analysts

British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) has received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eighteen research firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 4,222.86 ($55.18).

Several research firms have recently commented on BATS. Barclays restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 5,000 ($65.33) price target on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Wednesday, September 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 4,400 ($57.49) price target on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 14th. Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 4,860 ($63.50) price target on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 8th. UBS Group set a GBX 5,650 ($73.83) price target on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 16th. Finally, Cfra set a GBX 3,500 ($45.73) price target on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 13th.

LON:BATS traded up GBX 4 ($0.05) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting GBX 2,725 ($35.61). 5,079,526 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,160,000. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a fifty-two week low of GBX 4,064 ($53.10) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 5,643.60 ($73.74).

In related news, insider Giovanni Giordano sold 475 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,465 ($45.28), for a total value of £16,458.75 ($21,506.27).

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 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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