British American Tobacco plc (BATS) Insider Nicandro Durante Purchases 3 Shares of Stock
British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) insider Nicandro Durante acquired 3 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 5th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 4,951 ($64.63) per share, with a total value of £148.53 ($193.88).
Shares of British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) opened at 4870.976 on Monday. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 4,825.96 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 4,512.10. British American Tobacco plc has a 12 month low of GBX 3,536.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 5,135.00. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 90.50 billion.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 18th were given a dividend of GBX 51.30 ($0.67) per share. This represents a yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 18th.
A number of analysts have commented on BATS shares. Deutsche Bank AG increased their price objective on shares of British American Tobacco plc from GBX 4,500 ($58.74) to GBX 5,000 ($65.27) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. Citigroup Inc. restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 5,800 ($75.71) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a GBX 5,340 ($69.70) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 5th. Societe Generale restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,700 ($61.35) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a report on Monday, June 27th. Finally, Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,285 ($55.93) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a report on Tuesday, June 14th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 4,863.15 ($63.48).
About British American Tobacco plc
British American Tobacco p.l.c. is a tobacco company. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and marketing cigarettes and other tobacco products. Its segments include Asia-Pacific, Americas, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA). The Company’s brands include Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans.
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