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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 0.78% today. In the last week its performance is 1.84%, and 1.65% for the past quarter. Currently, British American Tobacco p.l.c., BTI has a target price of 146.7, so today’s gain of 0.78% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.32%.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI), has a market cap of 119287.59, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 4.60%, and institutional ownership is 3.00%.

At the current price of 125.86, it has a dividend yield of 3.48%, and its target price is 146.7. 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 20.53, as well as a forward P/E of 18.59.

With a current EPS of 6.13, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 3.09%,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 11.00%.

Performance for the year is 21.57%. Since its IPO date on 4/14/1980, the total performance to date is 18.10%.

Volume today for British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI), is 149200, while its average volume is 264.19. Whilst the total gain today was 0.78%, it did have a day high of -3.32%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.97%, and 1.15% for the month. The 52-week low for British American Tobacco p.l.c., BTI has been 30.69%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.32%.

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 1.87, and the P/S is 6.74, along with a P/B of 14.45. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 46.38.

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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