The company's stock sank 16.55% while Wintergreen Advisers Llc sold 736,847 shares. The stock's market capitalization is GBX 93.92 billion.
BATS opened at GBX 4,119 ($58.22) on Friday. British American Tobacco earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern's scale.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 9th. This represents a yield of 1.09%. Citigroup lowered shares of British American Tobacco from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 28th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 4th.
Several research analysts have commented on BATS shares. British American Tobacco plc has a 1-year low of GBX 3,776.50 and a 1-year high of GBX 5,135.00. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of GBX 5,126.65 ($63.88). British American Tobacco has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $79.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 4,850.78 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 4,710.87.
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