British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Jefferies Financial Group in a report issued on Friday. They presently have a GBX 4,900 ($64.03) price target on the stock. Jefferies Financial Group’s price objective points to a potential upside of 59.12% from the company’s previous close.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on BATS. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,000 ($52.27) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research report on Thursday, February 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 4,000 ($52.27) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, March 11th. Goldman Sachs Group boosted their target price on British American Tobacco Plc Ads from GBX 4,860 ($63.50) to GBX 4,910 ($64.16) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 28th. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 4,010 ($52.40) target price on British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, March 11th. Finally, Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a research note on Tuesday, March 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company. British American Tobacco Plc Ads currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 3,868.67 ($50.55).

BATS opened at GBX 3,079.50 ($40.24) on Friday. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a twelve month low of GBX 2,336.50 ($30.53) and a twelve month high of GBX 4,339 ($56.70). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 72.33, a current ratio of 0.78 and a quick ratio of 0.40. The stock has a market cap of $65.44 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.70.

In other British American Tobacco Plc Ads news, insider Ben Stevens bought 689 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 5th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 2,883 ($37.67) per share, with a total value of £19,863.87 ($25,955.66).

British American Tobacco Plc Ads Company Profile

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 and moist snuff; cigars; and e-cigarettes. The company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, State Express 555, and Shuang Xi brands.

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