British American Tobacco PLC (NYSEMKT:BTI) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the thirteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company.
Several brokerages recently weighed in on BTI. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of British American Tobacco PLC in a research report on Friday. Investec raised shares of British American Tobacco PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Piper Jaffray Companies began coverage on shares of British American Tobacco PLC in a research report on Thursday, May 25th. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of British American Tobacco PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of British American Tobacco PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th.
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Shares of British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) opened at 62.91 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $116.89 billion and a P/E ratio of 20.96. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $67.33 and a 200 day moving average of $73.44. British American Tobacco PLC has a one year low of $60.15 and a one year high of $130.40.
The business also recently declared a None dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 18th will be issued a dividend of $0.728 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 16th.
British American Tobacco PLC Company Profile
British American Tobacco p.l.c. is a tobacco and next generation products company. The Company’s tobacco product range includes cigarettes, fine cut (roll-your-own and make-your-own tobacco) and Swedish-style snus. Its segments include Asia-Pacific, Americas, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA).
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