Brokerages Set British American Tobacco plc (BATS) Target Price at $5512.67

Marco Green
January 22, 2018

Therefore 55% are positive.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. engages in the production and sale of tobacco products. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded shares of British American Tobacco from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, October 9th. More interesting news about British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) were released by: Marketwatch.com and their article: "British American Tobacco profit jumps on FX effect" published on July 27, 2017 as well as Fool.com's news article titled: "Can Reynolds American Get a Reduced-Risk Label for This Tobacco Product?" with publication date: January 06, 2018. Argus Research has "Hold" rating and $114 target. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of British American Tobacco from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th.

J Kevin Kenny Jr increased its stake in British Amern Tob Plc (BTI) by 11.85% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:REV). Amundi Pioneer Asset Management has invested 0% in Revlon, Inc. The Luminus Management Llc holds 779,940 shares with $9.34 million value, down from 2.01 million last quarter. The stock increased 1.63% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $69.68. Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of British American Tobacco in the third quarter valued at $109,000. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 16.63% since January 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500.

Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $18.46 million activity. (NYSE:HD) on Wednesday, November 8 with "Buy" rating. (NYSE:PFE) for 118 shares. Shares for $86,137 were sold by Kallsen Terri R. $361,194 worth of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) was sold by Murtagh Nigel J on Tuesday, October 31. The stock of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LON:BATS) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, September 21 by Jefferies. Therefore 73% are positive. F&M Bank had 56 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LON:BATS) on Tuesday, March 29 with "Overweight" rating. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Friday, August 28 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has "Buy" rating by Vetr given on Wednesday, August 19. The stock has "Buy" rating by Societe Generale on Friday, October 28. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, December 1. British American Tobacco has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of GBX 5,628.67 ($76.33). The company was maintained on Friday, July 29 by Beaufort Securities. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The rating was maintained by S&P Research with "Strong Buy" on Friday, September 25. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, August 16.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. The company has a quick ratio of 0.48, a current ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.91. It improved, as 53 investors sold PFE shares while 700 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 21 raised stakes. (NYSE:REV). Financial Bank Of New York Mellon invested 0% of its portfolio in Revlon, Inc. Boston Ptnrs, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 632,147 shares. 796.24 million shares or 3.15% less from 822.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Finally, Asset Management One Co. Bluemountain Cap Mngmt Limited Liability has 47 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Fjarde Ap has 284,201 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio.

Athena Capital Advisors Llc, which manages about $5.10 billion and $388.33M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Tr (IWV) by 7,423 shares to 37,888 shares, valued at $5.66M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Korea Invest holds 0.26% or 1.28 million shares. The stock increased 1.88% or $0.0033 during the last trading session, reaching $0.1789. About 4.19 million shares traded or 23.60% up from the average.

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) has been given a GBX 5,500 ($74.59) price target by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group in a research report issued on Wednesday, January 10th.

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