British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) insider Naresh Sethi bought 3 shares of British American Tobacco plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 2nd. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 4,815 ($63.51) per share, with a total value of £144.45 ($190.54).

Naresh Sethi also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, July 5th, Naresh Sethi bought 3 shares of British American Tobacco plc stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 5,204 ($68.65) per share, with a total value of £156.12 ($205.94).
  • On Wednesday, June 7th, Naresh Sethi bought 2 shares of British American Tobacco plc stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 5,587 ($73.70) per share, with a total value of £111.74 ($147.39).

Shares of British American Tobacco plc (BATS) opened at 5053.00 on Monday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 93.88 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 5,296.14 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 5,223.71. British American Tobacco plc has a 52-week low of GBX 4,237.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 5,643.60.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 17th will be issued a GBX 56.50 ($0.75) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.06%.

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BATS has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. UBS AG set a GBX 5,670 ($74.79) target price on British American Tobacco plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 5,670 ($74.79) target price on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Citigroup Inc. restated a “buy” rating on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research note on Saturday, May 20th. Jefferies Group LLC raised their target price on British American Tobacco plc from GBX 5,800 ($76.51) to GBX 6,600 ($87.06) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 6,000 ($79.15) target price on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research note on Monday, July 31st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. British American Tobacco plc presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 5,638.24 ($74.37).

British American Tobacco plc Company Profile

British American Tobacco p.l.c. is a tobacco and next generation products company. The Company’s tobacco product range includes cigarettes, fine cut (roll-your-own and make-your-own tobacco) and Swedish-style snus. Its segments include Asia-Pacific, Americas, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA).

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