British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LON:BATS) Announces Dividend of GBX 58.88

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LON:BATSGet Free Report) announced a dividend on Thursday, February 8th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, September 26th will be paid a dividend of GBX 58.88 ($0.74) per share on Friday, November 1st. This represents a yield of 2.54%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 26th. This is an increase from British American Tobacco’s previous dividend of $57.72. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

British American Tobacco Trading Down 2.0 %

Shares of British American Tobacco stock opened at GBX 2,435 ($30.53) on Friday. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 2,338.53 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 2,481.74. British American Tobacco has a 12-month low of GBX 2,233 ($27.99) and a 12-month high of GBX 3,242.50 ($40.65). The company has a market capitalization of £54.54 billion, a P/E ratio of 641.86, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.00 and a beta of 0.26. The company has a current ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 58.06.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 4,100 ($51.40) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “sector perform” rating and issued a GBX 3,500 ($43.88) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco in a research note on Friday, November 24th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 2,700 ($33.85) price objective on shares of British American Tobacco in a research note on Thursday, December 14th.

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British American Tobacco Company Profile

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British American Tobacco p.l.c. engages in the provision of tobacco and nicotine products to consumers worldwide. It offers vapour, tobacco heating, and modern oral nicotine products; combustible cigarettes; and traditional oral products, such as snus and moist snuff. The company offers its products under the Vuse, glo, Velo, Grizzly, Kodiak, Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Camel, Natural American Spirit, Newport, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, State Express 555 and Shuang Xi brands.

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