British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) had its target price trimmed by DZ Bank from GBX 2,600 ($34.20) to GBX 2,200 ($28.94) in a report published on Friday, Stock Target Advisor reports. The brokerage currently has a sell rating on the stock.

BATS has been the topic of several other reports. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a neutral rating and issued a GBX 3,000 ($39.46) price target on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Wednesday, November 27th. Morgan Stanley cut their price target on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads from GBX 3,500 ($46.04) to GBX 3,460 ($45.51) and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, March 3rd. Citigroup reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Monday, March 2nd. Bank of America raised shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads to a buy rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 2,500 ($32.89) to GBX 3,400 ($44.73) in a report on Monday, December 16th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group increased their target price on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads from GBX 4,070 ($53.54) to GBX 4,250 ($55.91) and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Wednesday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 3,690.77 ($48.55).

BATS traded down GBX 90 ($1.18) during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 2,540.50 ($33.42). The company had a trading volume of 9,789,833 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,160,000. The company has a market cap of $58.28 billion and a PE ratio of 10.20. The business has a 50-day moving average of GBX 3,171.32 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 3,059.54. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 70.71, a current ratio of 0.71 and a quick ratio of 0.37. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a 1-year low of GBX 116.50 ($1.53) and a 1-year high of GBX 3,507 ($46.13).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 26th will be issued a dividend of GBX 52.60 ($0.69) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.66%. This is a boost from British American Tobacco Plc Ads’s previous dividend of $50.75. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 26th. British American Tobacco Plc Ads’s dividend payout ratio is 0.84%.

British American Tobacco Plc Ads Company Profile

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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