The stock of British American Tobacco Plc ADR (BTI) has gone up by 1.93% for the week, with a 6.34% rise in the past month and a -1.55% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.02%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 1.16% for BTI. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 3.89% for BTI stock, with a simple moving average of -6.00% for the last 200 days.
Is It Worth Investing in British American Tobacco Plc ADR (NYSE: BTI) Right Now?
British American Tobacco Plc ADR (NYSE: BTI) has a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.84x that is above its average ratio. Additionally, the 36-month beta value for BTI is 0.60. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 2 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 1 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”
The average price predicted by analysts for BTI is $38.00, which is $6.29 above the current price. The public float for BTI is 2.23B and currently, short sellers hold a 0.13% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of BTI on November 21, 2023 was 3.67M shares.
BTI) stock’s latest price update
The stock of British American Tobacco Plc ADR (NYSE: BTI) has increased by 0.79 when compared to last closing price of 31.46. Despite this, the company has experienced a 1.93% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Seeking Alpha reported 2023-11-17 that British American Tobacco has experienced a significant decline, raising concerns about whether it is a value trap. BTI’s financials show a strong balance sheet and impressive margins, indicating a solid company. The company’s success in the New Categories segment and its ability to adapt to changing market dynamics make it a promising investment option.
Analysts’ Opinion of BTI
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BTI stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for BTI by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for BTI in the upcoming period, according to Morgan Stanley is $38 based on the research report published on November 01, 2023 of the current year 2023.
BTI Trading at 1.59% 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 -25.14% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.16%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.02%, as shares surge +6.41% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -4.37% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BTI rose by +1.93%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -16.40% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $30.62. In addition, British American Tobacco Plc ADR saw -20.69% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Stock Fundamentals for BTI
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +43.03 for the present operating margin
- +70.11 for the gross margin
The net margin for British American Tobacco Plc ADR stands at +23.91. The total capital return value is set at 10.77, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.10. Equity return is now at value 11.51, with 5.64 for asset returns.
Based on British American Tobacco Plc ADR (BTI), the company’s capital structure generated 51.57 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 34.02. Total debt to assets is 25.31, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 51.38. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 33.90.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.23, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.35. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.45 and the total asset turnover is 0.19. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.86.
In conclusion, British American Tobacco Plc ADR (BTI) has seen mixed performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others rating it as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.