Zacks Rating on British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BTI)

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BTI) : Zacks Investment Research ranks British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BTI) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 3 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. The average broker rating of 3 research analysts is 1, which indicates as a Strong Buy.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BTI) : The most positive equity analysts on British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BTI) expects the shares to touch $139, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $134 in the short term. The company is covered by 2 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $136.5 with an expected fluctuation of $3.54 from the mean.


Shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. rose by 0.16% in the last five trading days and 2.25% for the last 4 weeks. British American Tobacco p.l.c. is up 5.93% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 20%. British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSEMKT:BTI): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $129.4 with an intraday high of $129.44. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $127.65. However, the stock managed to close at $127.89, a loss of 0.62% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $128.69. The total traded volume of the day was 177,064 shares.

British American Tobacco PLC is a global tobacco company with brands sold in more than 200 markets. The Companys four principal brands include Dunhill, Kent Lucky Strike and Pall Mall. The Company has many other international and local brands, including State Express 555, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Shuang Xi, Craven A, Benson & Hedges and John Player Gold Leaf. The Companys products include cigarettes, Fine Cut (roll-your-own and makeyour-own tobacco) and cigars. As of December 31, 2014, the Company has 44 cigarette factories in 41 countries. The Company is also investing in building a portfolio of new tobacco and nicotine-based products alongside its traditional tobacco business. The Companys products include e-cigarettes, medicinal nicotine products and tobacco heating products.

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