Insider Buying: British American Tobacco plc (BATS) Insider Buys 3 Shares of Stock

British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) insider Tadeu Marroco acquired 3 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 3rd. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 4,911 ($66.60) per share, for a total transaction of £147.33 ($199.80).

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

  • On Friday, November 17th, Tadeu Marroco acquired 2,980 shares of British American Tobacco stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 4,985 ($67.60) per share, for a total transaction of £148,553 ($201,455.11).

British American Tobacco plc (BATS) opened at GBX 4,965 ($67.33) on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $113,950.00 and a PE ratio of 2,187.22. British American Tobacco plc has a one year low of GBX 4,064 ($55.11) and a one year high of GBX 5,643.60 ($76.53).

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 28th will be paid a dividend of GBX 43.60 ($0.59) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Goldman Sachs Group reduced their target price on British American Tobacco from GBX 5,400 ($73.23) to GBX 5,340 ($72.42) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 6,000 ($81.37) target price on shares of British American Tobacco in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Berenberg Bank reduced their target price on British American Tobacco from GBX 5,670 ($76.89) to GBX 5,500 ($74.59) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, October 6th. Jefferies Group reduced their target price on British American Tobacco from GBX 6,500 ($88.15) to GBX 6,100 ($82.72) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reduced their target price on British American Tobacco from GBX 6,100 ($82.72) to GBX 5,800 ($78.65) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 5,628.67 ($76.33).

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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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