British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LON:BATS) Plans Dividend Increase – GBX 58.88 Per Share

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LON:BATSGet Free Report) declared a dividend on Thursday, February 8th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, September 26th will be given 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 2.5 %

Shares of British American Tobacco stock opened at GBX 2,421 ($30.35) on Friday. 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 current ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 58.06. The stock has a market cap of £54.23 billion, a PE ratio of 625.58, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.00 and a beta of 0.26. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2,336.79 and a two-hundred day moving average of GBX 2,480.11.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

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

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About British American Tobacco

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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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