British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) insider Jerome Abelman purchased 3 shares of British American Tobacco plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 4,887 ($64.49) per share, with a total value of £146.61 ($193.47).

Shares of British American Tobacco plc (LON BATS) traded down GBX 36.50 ($0.48) during trading on Monday, hitting GBX 4,959 ($65.44). 1,886,913 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,180,000. British American Tobacco plc has a twelve month low of GBX 4,237 ($55.91) and a twelve month high of GBX 5,643.60 ($74.47).

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A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 5,500 ($72.58) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 5,610 ($74.03) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 6,000 ($79.18) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Whitman Howard reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 5,300 ($69.94) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 5,800 ($76.54) price target on shares of British American Tobacco plc in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. British American Tobacco plc presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 5,677.14 ($74.92).

About British American Tobacco plc

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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