British American Tobacco plc Given “Buy” Rating at Beaufort Securities (BATS)
British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Beaufort Securities in a note issued to investors on Thursday, American Banking & Market News reports.
A number of other firms have also recently commented on BATS. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 3,600 ($60.48) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 3,850 ($64.68) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 2,600 ($43.68) price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,587.41 ($60.27).
Shares of British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) traded down 1.52% on Thursday, hitting GBX 3396.50. 2,856,775 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. British American Tobacco plc has a one year low of GBX 2871.00 and a one year high of GBX 3807.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 3348. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 3244.. The company’s market cap is £64.093 billion.
British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LON:BATS) is a holding company.
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