British American Tobacco plc Given “Buy” Rating at Jefferies Group (BATS)
British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Jefferies Group in a research report issued on Monday. They currently have a GBX 3,900 ($66.43) target price on the stock. Jefferies Group’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 12.14% from the company’s current price.
A number of other firms have also recently commented on BATS. Analysts at Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research note on Friday. They now have a GBX 3,850 ($65.58) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research note on Friday. They now have a GBX 2,600 ($44.29) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 3,700 ($63.02) price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 3,604.90 ($61.40).
Shares of British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) traded up 0.05% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting GBX 3477.6501. The stock had a trading volume of 2,634,421 shares. British American Tobacco plc has a 52-week low of GBX 2871.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 3625.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 3530. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 3296.86. The company’s market cap is £65.624 billion.
British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LON:BATS) is a holding company.
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