Consumer Staples Stocks with Strong Growth Prospects: British American Tobacco PLC (ADR) (BTI)
We recommend investing in British American Tobacco PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BTI), which engages in the production and sale of tobacco products. This London, U.K-based company has been witnessing positive estimate revisions for 2017 and 2018 over the past 30 days. This Zacks Rank #2 stock has a long-term earnings growth rate of 10.63% and a Growth Score of ‘A.’
Looking into the stock price history, we note that British American shares have gained 24.9% on a year-to-date basis, outperforming the Zacks categorized Tobacco industry, which showcased growth of 15.1%.