Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upgraded shares of British American Tobacco PLC (NYSEMKT:BTI) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Monday morning, StockTargetPrices.com reports.
BTI has been the subject of a number of other reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of British American Tobacco PLC from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, June 23rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an overweight rating on shares of British American Tobacco PLC in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Investec upgraded shares of British American Tobacco PLC from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. British American Tobacco PLC currently has a consensus rating of Buy.
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) opened at 64.46 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $62.80 and a 200 day moving average of $66.71. British American Tobacco PLC has a 12 month low of $52.71 and a 12 month high of $73.41. The firm has a market capitalization of $119.77 billion and a PE ratio of 21.50.
The business also recently disclosed a None dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 18th were given a dividend of $0.728 per share. The ex-dividend date was 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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