British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup

Citigroup restated their buy rating on shares of British American Tobacco (LON:BATSGet Rating) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, Marketbeat.com reports. They currently have a GBX 3,900 ($46.99) price target on the stock.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on BATS. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on British American Tobacco from GBX 4,000 ($48.19) to GBX 4,500 ($54.22) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research report on Friday, July 15th. Jefferies Financial Group set a GBX 4,300 ($51.81) price objective on British American Tobacco in a report on Monday. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a sector perform rating and issued a GBX 3,100 ($37.35) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. UBS Group set a GBX 3,600 ($43.37) price objective on British American Tobacco in a report on Thursday, April 7th. Finally, Barclays reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 4,400 ($53.01) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, British American Tobacco has a consensus rating of Moderate Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 3,958 ($47.69).

British American Tobacco Trading Up 0.8 %

BATS stock opened at GBX 3,499 ($42.16) on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of £79.01 billion and a P/E ratio of 1,172.64. British American Tobacco has a twelve month low of GBX 2,507.50 ($30.21) and a twelve month high of GBX 3,645 ($43.92). The company has a quick ratio of 0.48, a current ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 58.84. The business has a fifty day moving average of GBX 3,491.58 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 3,323.05.

British American Tobacco Company Profile

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British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides tobacco and nicotine products to consumers worldwide. It offers vapour, tobacco heating, and modern oral nicotine products; combustible products; and traditional oral products, such as snus and moist snuff. The company offers its products under the Kent, Dunhill, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Camel, Newport, Natural American Spirit, being Vapour, THP, and Modern Oral brands.

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