British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) went down by -0.05% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $41.58. The company’s stock price has collected -0.21% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 04/20/21 that Biden Administration Resparks Danger for Cigarette Stocks
Is It Worth Investing in British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE :BTI) Right Now?
British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 9.94 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for BTI is at 0.87. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 2 analysts out of 2 who provided ratings for British American Tobacco p.l.c. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 0 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $50.12, which is $11.73 above the current price. BTI currently public float of 2.28B and currently shorts hold a 0.29% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BTI was 3.12M shares.
BTI’s Market Performance
BTI stocks went down by -0.21% for the week, with a monthly drop of -2.83% and a quarterly performance of 1.58%, while its annual performance rate touched 1.29%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.29% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.36% for British American Tobacco p.l.c.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.96% for BTI stocks with a simple moving average of 4.20% for the last 200 days.
BTI Trading at -0.61% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought BTI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -9.02% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.36%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.29%, as shares sank -2.32% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +3.16% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BTI fell by -0.21%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +6.74% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $38.54. In addition, British American Tobacco p.l.c. saw 0.91% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for BTI
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +44.08 for the present operating margin
- +70.33 for the gross margin
The net margin for British American Tobacco p.l.c. stands at +24.84. The total capital return value is set at 10.54, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.27. Equity return is now at value 9.80, with 4.40 for asset returns.
Based on British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BTI), the company’s capital structure generated 69.36 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 40.95. Total debt to assets is 31.57, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 63.71. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 37.62.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.98, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.42. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.43 and the total asset turnover is 0.18. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.88.