British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) insider Tadeu Marroco bought 3 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 3rd. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 4,911 ($65.66) per share, for a total transaction of £147.33 ($196.99).

Tadeu Marroco also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, November 17th, Tadeu Marroco bought 2,980 shares of British American Tobacco stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 4,985 ($66.65) per share, for a total transaction of £148,553 ($198,626.82).

British American Tobacco plc (BATS) opened at GBX 4,944 ($66.11) on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $113,990.00 and a P/E ratio of 2,177.97. British American Tobacco plc has a 1-year low of GBX 4,064 ($54.34) and a 1-year high of GBX 5,643.60 ($75.46).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 28th will be issued a dividend of GBX 43.60 ($0.58) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th.

Several research firms have commented on BATS. Jefferies Group cut their target price on British American Tobacco from GBX 6,500 ($86.91) to GBX 6,100 ($81.56) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 5,500 ($73.54) price objective on British American Tobacco and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 6,000 ($80.22) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 4,800 ($64.18) price objective on British American Tobacco and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 5,610 ($75.01) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. British American Tobacco currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 5,628.67 ($75.26).

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British American Tobacco 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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