Insider Selling: British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS) Insider Sells 6,811 Shares of Stock

British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) insider Jack Bowles sold 6,811 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 2,947 ($38.51), for a total transaction of £200,720.17 ($262,276.45).

Jack Bowles also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, April 1st, Jack Bowles sold 8 shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,135 ($40.96), for a total transaction of £250.80 ($327.71).
  • On Friday, March 29th, Jack Bowles sold 825 shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,194 ($41.74), for a total transaction of £26,350.50 ($34,431.60).

British American Tobacco Plc Ads stock opened at GBX 3,014.50 ($39.39) on Wednesday. British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a fifty-two week low of GBX 2,249 ($29.39) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 4,265 ($55.73). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 72.33, a current ratio of 0.78 and a quick ratio of 0.40. The company has a market capitalization of $63.96 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.45.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 21st were issued a GBX 50.75 ($0.66) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 21st. This is an increase from British American Tobacco Plc Ads’s previous dividend of $48.80. British American Tobacco Plc Ads’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.77%.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on BATS. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,000 ($52.27) price target on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Wednesday, March 20th. Citigroup upgraded shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the stock from GBX 3,000 ($39.20) to GBX 3,600 ($47.04) in a report on Thursday, March 28th. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads in a report on Tuesday, April 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 4,000 ($52.27) price target on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, March 18th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 4,010 ($52.40) price target on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, March 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. British American Tobacco Plc Ads presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,851.88 ($50.33).

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About British American Tobacco Plc Ads

British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides cigarettes and other tobacco products worldwide. It manufactures vapour and tobacco heating products; oral tobacco and nicotine products, such as snus, tobacco-free nicotine pouches, and moist snuff; cigars; and e-cigarettes. The company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Newport, Camel, Natural American Spirit, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, State Express 555, and Shuang Xi brands.

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