British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) insider Tadeu Marroco purchased 3 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 3rd. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 4,911 ($66.60) per share, for a total transaction of £147.33 ($199.80).
Tadeu Marroco also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, November 17th, Tadeu Marroco acquired 2,980 shares of British American Tobacco stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 4,985 ($67.60) per share, for a total transaction of £148,553 ($201,455.11).
Shares of British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) opened at GBX 5,015 ($68.01) on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $115,030.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,209.25. British American Tobacco plc has a 1-year low of GBX 4,064 ($55.11) and a 1-year high of GBX 5,643.60 ($76.53).
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 28th will be issued a dividend of GBX 43.60 ($0.59) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.88%.
A number of brokerages recently commented on BATS. Jefferies Group decreased their target price on British American Tobacco from GBX 6,100 ($82.72) to GBX 5,900 ($80.01) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, November 17th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 5,610 ($76.08) target price on shares of British American Tobacco in a report on Friday, October 20th. Credit Suisse Group cut their price target on British American Tobacco from GBX 6,100 ($82.72) to GBX 5,800 ($78.65) and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Deutsche Bank restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 6,000 ($81.37) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Finally, UBS Group set a GBX 5,800 ($78.65) price objective on British American Tobacco and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 5,628.67 ($76.33).
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British American Tobacco 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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