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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) which is in the industry Cigarettes, gaining 3.10% today. In the last week its performance is 2.59%, and 5.88% for the past quarter. Currently, British American Tobacco p.l.c., BTI has a target price of 139, so today’s gain of 3.10% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 2.97%.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI), has a market cap of 115441.6, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 4.60%, and institutional ownership is 3.00%.

At the current price of 129.19, it has a dividend yield of 3.39%, and its target price is 139. This is with a profit margin of 32.30%, and total debt/equity of 3.31. British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) has a P/E of 21.02, as well as a forward P/E of 19.97.

With a current EPS of 6.15, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -1.45%,British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 9.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.20%.

Performance for the year is 27.22%. Since its IPO date on 4/14/1980, the total performance to date is 21.22%.

Volume today for British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI), is 438300, while its average volume is 290.01. Whilst the total gain today was 3.10%, it did have a day high of -0.60%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.01%, and 0.89% for the month. The 52-week low for British American Tobacco p.l.c., BTI has been 34.14%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.60%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 14.70%, and its return on assets is 14.10%. British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) has an operating margin of 33.10%. With a sales growth of -1.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that British American Tobacco p.l.c., BTI is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 2.44, and has a current ratio of 0.9 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of British American Tobacco p.l.c.? Well its PEG is 3.39, and the P/S is 6.51, along with a P/B of 14.8. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 44.78.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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