British American Tobacco plc (BTI) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds

Postado Agosto 13, 2017

The company has a market cap of $116.89 billion, a PE ratio of 20.96 and a beta of 1.02. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $71.00. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 6,000 ($78.14) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded British American Tobacco p.l.c. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $75.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, April 21st. British American Tobacco p.l.c. earned a media sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern's scale. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $68.79 and a 200-day moving average price of $75.53. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 5,632.35 ($73.35). Prospera Financial Services Inc purchased a new position in shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. during the second quarter valued at approximately $378,000. If you are accessing this piece of content on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright & trademark law.

Additionally the company recently declared a dividend that was paid on Tuesday the 9th of May 2017. Atria Investments LLC raised its position in British American Tobacco PLC by 17.1% in the second quarter. The original version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/08/12/j-p-morgan-chase-co-reiterates-overweight-rating-for-british-american-tobacco-p-l-c-nysebti.html. The value of the company's investment in British American Tobacco Indus increased from $889,000 to $3,689,000 a change of $2,800,000 quarter over quarter. Bollard Group LLC now owns 26,438 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,812,000 after buying an additional 338 shares in the last quarter. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 18th will be issued a $0.728 dividend. British American Tobacco plc has a 52-week low of GBX 2,879.89 and a 52-week high of GBX 5,643.60. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday the 15th of March 2017. SBG Securities upgraded British American Tobacco p.l.c. from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Monday, July 31st.

News stories about British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Cumberland Partners Ltd's holdings in British American Tobacco p.l.c. were worth $7,308,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. United States Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund increased its stake in shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c.by 320.6% in the first quarter. If you are reading this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide trademark & copyright legislation. This dividend amount was represent a yeild of $3.44.

Several research analysts have commented on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies began coverage on British American Tobacco p.l.c.in a research note on Thursday, May 25th.

About British American Tobacco p.l.c. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock.

About British American Tobacco p.l.c.

British American Tobacco p.l.c.is a tobacco and next generation products company.

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