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British American Tobacco (BATS) Stock Forecast & Price Target

GBX 2,497
+33.00 (+1.34%)
(As of 07/17/2024 ET)

British American Tobacco - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 4 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for British American Tobacco in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy." Out of the 4 analysts, 2 have given a hold rating, and 2 have given a buy rating for BATS.

Consensus Price Target

GBX 3,237.50
High ForecastGBX 3,500
Average ForecastGBX 3,237.50
Low ForecastGBX 2,700

According to the 4 analysts' twelve-month price targets for British American Tobacco, the average price target is GBX 3,237.50. The highest price target for BATS is GBX 3,500, while the lowest price target for BATS is GBX 2,700. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 29.66% from the current price of GBX 2,497.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/18/23 to 7/17/24
1 Month Ago
6/18/23 to 6/17/24
3 Months Ago
4/19/23 to 4/18/24
1 Year Ago
7/18/22 to 7/18/23
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Hold
Moderate Buy
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
2 Buy rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
Hold
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price TargetGBX 3,237.50GBX 3,237.50GBX 3,433.33GBX 3,788.89
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BATS Analyst Recommendations By Month

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BATS Price Targets by Month

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British American Tobacco Stock vs. The Competition

TypeBritish American TobaccoConsumer Defensive Companies
Consensus Rating Score
2.50
2.37
Consensus RatingModerate BuyHold
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Neutral News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
5/21/2024Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
2 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetBuyGBX 4,000 ➝ GBX 3,450+40.07%
4/22/2024Jefferies Financial Group
2 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,300+39.89%
12/14/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.
3 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,700+14.48%
11/24/2023Royal Bank of Canada
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 Reiterated RatingSector PerformGBX 3,500+37.17%
2/14/2023Barclays
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Gaurav Jain
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Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 4,000+28.35%
2/13/2023Credit Suisse Group
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Eamonn Ferry
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Set TargetGBX 3,900+28.08%
2/9/2023The Goldman Sachs Group
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Richard Felton
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Set TargetGBX 3,500+16.55%
12/9/2022UBS Group
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Nik Oliver
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Set TargetGBX 4,100+23.62%
7/26/2022Citigroup
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 Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,900+12.36%

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BATS Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is British American Tobacco's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 4 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for British American Tobacco is GBX 3,237.50, with a high forecast of GBX 3,500 and a low forecast of GBX 2,700.

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

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for British American Tobacco in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" BATS shares.

Does British American Tobacco's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, British American Tobacco's stock has a predicted upside of 33.07% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover British American Tobacco?

British American Tobacco has been rated by research analysts at Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, and Jefferies Financial Group in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like British American Tobacco more than its competitors?

Analysts like British American Tobacco more than other "consumer defensive" companies. The consensus rating for British American Tobacco is Moderate Buy while the average consensus rating for "consumer defensive" companies is Hold. Learn more on how BATS compares to other companies.


This page (LON:BATS) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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