British American Tobacco (BTI) Earns News Impact Score of 0.24
Media coverage about British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. British American Tobacco earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.1874333711838 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- What Analysts Recommend for Altria ahead of 4Q17 Earnings (finance.yahoo.com)
- British American Tobacco (BTI) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Altria’s 4Q17 Earnings: Why Investors Are Optimistic (finance.yahoo.com)
- Stocks Luring Investors with Juicy Profitability- British American Tobacco plc (NYSE:BTI), Service Corporation … – Investing News Update (investingbizz.com)
- There’s More to Philip Morris International’s No-Smoking Resolution Than Quitting Cigarettes – Madison.com (host.madison.com)
Shares of British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) opened at $70.07 on Monday. British American Tobacco has a 1 year low of $60.15 and a 1 year high of $73.41. The company has a quick ratio of 0.48, a current ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.91.
Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of British American Tobacco from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 14th. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded shares of British American Tobacco from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Finally, Jefferies Group set a $78.00 price target on shares of British American Tobacco and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $79.00.
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About British American Tobacco
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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