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LON:BATS

British American Tobacco - BATS Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 3,279.50
-30.00 (-0.91%)
(As of 08/10/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
3,271
3,331
50-Day Range
3,219.50
3,628
52-Week Range
2,507.50
3,645
Volume
3.68 million shs
Average Volume
3.85 million shs
Market Capitalization
£73.90 billion
P/E Ratio
1,395.53
Dividend Yield
6.66%
Price Target
GBX 3,997.78

British American Tobacco MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
21.9% Upside
GBX 3,997.78 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-4.00
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.50mentions of British American Tobacco in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
£44,635 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.05 out of 5 stars

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About British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Stock

British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides tobacco and nicotine products to consumers worldwide. It offers vapour, tobacco heating, and modern oral nicotine products; combustible products; and traditional oral products, such as snus and moist snuff. The company offers its products under the Kent, Dunhill, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Camel, Newport, Natural American Spirit, being Vapour, THP, and Modern Oral brands. It distributes its products to retail outlets. British American Tobacco p.l.c. was incorporated in 1902 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities analysts have commented on BATS shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an "overweight" rating and issued a GBX 4,500 ($54.37) price target on shares of British American Tobacco in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Barclays restated an "overweight" rating and set a GBX 4,400 ($53.17) target price on shares of British American Tobacco in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Royal Bank of Canada raised their target price on shares of British American Tobacco from GBX 3,100 ($37.46) to GBX 3,500 ($42.29) and gave the stock a "sector perform" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. Jefferies Financial Group set a GBX 4,300 ($51.96) target price on shares of British American Tobacco in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft restated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 4,000 ($48.33) target price on shares of British American Tobacco in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of GBX 3,997.78 ($48.31).

British American Tobacco Price Performance

Shares of LON:BATS opened at GBX 3,301.50 ($39.89) on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 60.59, a current ratio of 0.88 and a quick ratio of 0.47. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of GBX 3,449.49 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 3,340.34. British American Tobacco has a 1-year low of GBX 2,507.50 ($30.30) and a 1-year high of GBX 3,645 ($44.04). The company has a market cap of £74.39 billion and a PE ratio of 1,408.30.

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BATS Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 8/17 Dividend
7/07/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Dividend Payable
8/17/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Tobacco
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
54,365
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 3,997.78
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 4,500
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 3,500
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+21.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.83
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£26.38 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 185.25 per share
Book Value
GBX 3,260.60 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
2,253,329,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£73.90 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Jack Marie Henry David Bowles (Age 58)
    CEO, Member of Management Board & Director
    Comp: $4.66M
  • Mr. Tadeu Luiz Marroco (Age 56)
    Fin. & Transformation Director, Member of Management Board and Exec. Director
    Comp: $2.33M
  • Mr. Kingsley Wheaton (Age 49)
    Chief Marketing Officer & Member of Management Board
  • Mr. Johan Vandermeulen (Age 54)
    Regional Director of Europe & Member of Management Board
  • Dr. David O'Reilly (Age 56)
    Director of Research & Science and Member of Management Board
  • Mr. Jerome B. Abelman (Age 58)
    Director of Legal & External Affairs, Gen. Counsel and Member of Management Board
  • Mr. Luciano Comin (Age 52)
    Regional Director for Americas & Sub-Saharan Africa and Member of Management Board
  • Mr. Paul Lageweg (Age 52)
    Director of New Categories & Member of Management Board
  • Mr. Guy Meldrum (Age 50)
    Member of Management Board
  • Ms. Hae In Kim (Age 48)
    Director of Talent, Culture & Inclusion and Member of Management Board













BATS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell British American Tobacco stock right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for British American Tobacco in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" BATS shares.
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What is British American Tobacco's stock price forecast for 2022?

6 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for British American Tobacco's stock. Their BATS share price forecasts range from GBX 3,500 to GBX 4,500. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach GBX 3,997.78 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have BATS shares performed in 2022?

British American Tobacco's stock was trading at GBX 2,733.50 at the beginning of the year. Since then, BATS shares have increased by 20.7% and is now trading at GBX 3,300.50.
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How often does British American Tobacco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for British American Tobacco?

British American Tobacco announced a dividend on Friday, February 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of GBX 54.45 per share on Thursday, November 10th. This represents a yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 29th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is British American Tobacco a good dividend stock?

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) pays an annual dividend of GBX 2.71 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.66%. BATS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 115.15%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What other stocks do shareholders of British American Tobacco own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other British American Tobacco investors own include British American Tobacco (BTI), Ra International Group (RAI), Imperial Brands (IMB), BP (BP), Vodafone Group Public (VOD), Glencore (GLEN), Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB), AstraZeneca (AZN), GSK (GSK) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB).

What is British American Tobacco's stock symbol?

British American Tobacco trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BATS."

How do I buy shares of British American Tobacco?

Shares of BATS stock and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.
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What is British American Tobacco's stock price today?

One share of BATS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,300.50.

How much money does British American Tobacco make?

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) has a market capitalization of £74.37 billion and generates £26.38 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does British American Tobacco have?

The company employs 54,365 workers across the globe.

How can I contact British American Tobacco?

British American Tobacco's mailing address is Globe House, 4 Temple Place, LONDON, WC2R 2PG, United Kingdom. The official website for the company is www.bat.com. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-78452000.

This page (LON:BATS) was last updated on 8/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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