Liberum Capital reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) in a research report released on Friday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Bank of America set a GBX 2,400 ($31.36) target price on British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a sell rating in a report on Monday, October 21st. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an underweight rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Monday, July 15th. Barclays reaffirmed an overweight rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Monday, November 4th. Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 2,800 ($36.59) target price on British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 4,035 ($52.72) target price on British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, September 18th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. British American Tobacco Plc Ads presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 3,600.36 ($47.05).
BATS traded up GBX 20.50 ($0.27) on Friday, reaching GBX 2,885.50 ($37.70). The stock had a trading volume of 3,028,829 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,160,000. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a fifty-two week low of GBX 2,336.50 ($30.53) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 3,451 ($45.09). The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2,792.26 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 2,910.54. 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 capitalization of $66.12 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.74.
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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