Liberum Capital restated their buy rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) in a research report report published on Wednesday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Several other analysts also recently commented on BATS. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 4,150 ($54.23) target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, August 6th. UBS Group restated a buy rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Monday, July 29th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a buy rating and set a target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Wednesday, July 31st. Morgan Stanley restated an underweight rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Monday, July 15th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 2,800 ($36.59) target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 3,761.33 ($49.15).

BATS stock traded up GBX 36.50 ($0.48) during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 3,045 ($39.79). 1,715,754 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,160,000. The company has a current ratio of 0.73, a quick ratio of 0.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 76.74. The company has a market cap of $69.74 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.34. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 2,985.07. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a 1-year low of GBX 2,336.50 ($30.53) and a 1-year high of GBX 4,240 ($55.40).

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 3rd will be issued a GBX 50.75 ($0.66) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.61%. British American Tobacco Plc Ads’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.76%.

In other news, insider Jack Bowles sold 6,811 shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,947 ($38.51), for a total value of £200,720.17 ($262,276.45).

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, 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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