Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 22nd will be given a GBX 48.80 ($0.69) dividend. This represents a yield of 2.37%. The firm has a market capitalization of $126,602.34, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.99, a PEG ratio of 1.73 and a beta of 1.06.
Several research analysts have commented on BATS shares. Citigroup lowered shares of British American Tobacco from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 28th.
Shares of British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) opened at 5055.00 on Friday. Finally, Deutsche Bank restated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 6,000 ($84.81) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. According to 2017Q4 Securities and Exchange form the decrease is 74.79%. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.3856241477644 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company.
British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides cigarettes and other tobacco products worldwide. The company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, State Express 555, and Shuang Xi brands.