British American Tobacco (LON:BATS – Get Rating) has been given a GBX 4,000 ($48.73) target price by equities research analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, Borsen Zeitung reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co.‘s price target indicates a potential upside of 26.08% from the company’s previous close.
BATS has been the subject of several other reports. Jefferies Financial Group set a GBX 4,800 ($58.48) price target on shares of British American Tobacco in a research report on Thursday, December 8th. UBS Group set a GBX 4,100 ($49.95) price target on shares of British American Tobacco in a research report on Friday, December 9th. Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 4,500 ($54.82) target price on shares of British American Tobacco in a report on Thursday, December 1st. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft set a GBX 4,000 ($48.73) target price on shares of British American Tobacco in a report on Friday, December 9th. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 3,800 ($46.30) target price on shares of British American Tobacco in a report on Monday, January 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company presently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 4,043 ($49.26).
British American Tobacco Stock Performance
LON BATS opened at GBX 3,172.50 ($38.65) on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 3,316.60 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 3,369.25. The company has a quick ratio of 0.47, a current ratio of 0.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 60.59. British American Tobacco has a 12-month low of GBX 2,915 ($35.51) and a 12-month high of GBX 3,645 ($44.41). The firm has a market cap of £70.93 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,350.00.
British American Tobacco Company Profile
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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