BATS.L - British American Tobacco p.l.c.

LSE - LSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBp
2,809.00
-2.00 (-0.07%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous Close2,811.00
Open2,805.00
Bid2,804.00 x 54200
Ask2,805.00 x 67200
Day's Range2,781.00 - 2,814.50
52 Week Range2,336.50 - 4,265.00
Volume2,341,831
Avg. Volume4,189,705
Market Cap64.221B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.60
PE Ratio (TTM)10.67
EPS (TTM)263.20
Earnings DateAug 1, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield2.03 (7.22%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-06-27
1y Target Est3,825.26
  • Investing.com16 hours ago

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  • Price Hikes May Light Up Tobacco Stocks
    Investopedia6 days ago

    Price Hikes May Light Up Tobacco Stocks

    Declining cigarette sales and volumes continue to pressure large tobacco companies. To combat falling tobacco demand, industry giant Altria Group, Inc. (MO) has raised its prices six cents per pack, or $3 per carton, according to Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog, per Barron's. Herzog argues that the move demonstrates Altria's pricing power, adding that British American Tobacco p.l.c.

  • Financial Times7 days ago

    Big Tobacco seeks to recast with tech-focused workforce

    Few of the children at Ashton Gate Primary in Bristol will know that their school was once the headquarters of a global tobacco company. Imperial Tobacco moved from the premises to a purpose-built £18m office that brought all of its office staff together under one roof. The glass-fronted building, which has won a number of architectural awards, is just one outward sign of how the tobacco industry is reshaping itself.

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  • Benzinga14 days ago

    Why Tobacco Stocks Are Trading Down Wednesday

    British American Tobacco said in a news release Wednesday that it expects global industry volume to be down by around 3.5 percent in 2019. Despite a guide for lower volume shipments, British American said it remains on track for constant currency revenue growth in the mid-to-upper half of its long-term guidance of 3-5 percent.

  • BAT warns of steeper declines in cigarette sales, shares slip
    Reuters14 days ago

    BAT warns of steeper declines in cigarette sales, shares slip

    The warning highlighted the challenges dogging the tobacco industry as smokers, particularly in the United States, turn to less harmful alternatives such as e-cigarettes and vaping products. The maker of Lucky Strike and Dunhill cigarettes said it expects global industry volumes to fall around 3.5% this year, compared with its earlier estimate of a 3% drop. BAT said it would invest further in what it calls its "New Category" business and announced plans to consolidate the portfolio, which makes tobacco heating product glo and Vype e-cigarettes as well as snuff and nicotine pouches.

  • Reuters14 days ago

    UPDATE 2-BAT warns of steeper declines in cigarette sales, shares slip

    The maker of Lucky Strike and Dunhill cigarettes forecast global industry volumes to fall around 3.5% this year, with the U.S. expected to decline 4%-5%. Demand for cigarettes has been slowing, particularly in the United States, as smokers turn to alternatives such as e-cigarettes and vaping products, prompting companies to rapidly expand their non-cigarette products. BAT said it would invest further in what it calls its "New Category" business and announced plans to consolidate the portfolio, which makes tobacco heating product glo and Vype e-cigarettes as well as snuff and nicotine pouches.

  • Benzinga15 days ago

    FDA Issues Guidelines for E-Cig Makers Seeking Approval Of Vape Devices

    Under FDA regulation of e-cigarettes that began in 2016, e-cigarettes, known by the agency as electronic nicotine delivery systems, or ENDS, that were already on the market had to apply for FDA approval to remain available after August 2021.

  • Why Philip Morris Stock Fell 11% Last Month
    Motley Fool19 days ago

    Why Philip Morris Stock Fell 11% Last Month

    Shares of the tobacco giant dipped on negative sales data alongside its peers.

  • Reuters28 days ago

    Imperial Brands says U.S. cigarette volume down 6.4%

    The Nielsen report had pushed down shares of Imperial Brands, British American Tobacco and Altria between 1% and 3% on Tuesday. Imperial Brands said late on Wednesday that its figures were based on data from MSAi, which compiles data from over 300,000 stores, representing at least 95% of U.S. tobacco volumes. The company also said it expects U.S. industry volumes to fall between 4.5% and 5% in 2019, close to larger rival Altria's forecast of a 4%-5% drop.

  • Tobacco stocks tumble as cigarette sales decline
    CNBC29 days ago

    Tobacco stocks tumble as cigarette sales decline

    Tobacco stocks slid Tuesday after new Nielsen data showed cigarette sales volumes declined 11.2% in the past month, according to Nielsen.

  • FTSE 100 chokes as tobacco firms fall on sales report, drugmakers dip
    Reuters29 days ago

    FTSE 100 chokes as tobacco firms fall on sales report, drugmakers dip

    The FTSE 100 was 0.1% lower, while the mid-cap FTSE 250 rose 0.4%. British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands were among the biggest drags on the main index after data from Nielsen showed cigarette industry volumes deteriorated in the four weeks to May 18. The session's trading came against the backdrop of continued uncertainty over China's trade dispute with the United States, after U.S. President Donald Trump said Washington was not ready to make a deal with Beijing but that he expected one in the future.

  • CNBC29 days ago

    Brazil sues Big Tobacco over health costs from smoking

    Brazil is suing Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco over the financial toll of smoking. The Brazilian attorney general's office is seeking reimbursement for costs over the past five years, as well as future costs, of treating patients with 26 tobacco-related diseases. Public health groups praised Brazil's lawsuit.

  • Reuterslast month

    In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs

    Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years. The Brazilian solicitor general's office, known as the AGU, announced the lawsuit late on Tuesday against the two multinational companies and their Brazilian subsidiaries, who produce most of the cigarettes sold in the country. The suit seeks to recover the cost of treating patients for 26 illnesses related to smoking tobacco or coming into contact with cigarette smoke, the AGU said in a statement.

  • Brexit worries hit domestic stocks but sterling slide lifts FTSE 100
    Reuterslast month

    Brexit worries hit domestic stocks but sterling slide lifts FTSE 100

    The main index, whose companies earn more than two-thirds of their profit from abroad, ended 0.1% higher, while the more domestically-focused FTSE 250 slipped 0.7%. A slump in sterling lifted internationally-exposed companies GlaxoSmithKline, Unilever and AstraZeneca, the biggest boosts to the FTSE 100. Stocks most sensitive to the any increased risk of a hard Brexit stumbled after multiple media reported rumours May's ministers could oust her in a row over her latest deal to exit the European Union.

  • CNBClast month

    Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco

    Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. Regulators are pressuring them to fix what they're calling an epidemic of teen vaping.

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    Motley Fool2 months ago

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  • Reuters2 months ago

    Trade concerns keep a lid on Europe's rise, upbeat earnings boost Germany

    German shares led gains in Europe on Wednesday as robust earnings from the country's Siemens and Wirecard overshadowed mounting worries over a U.S.-China trade deal. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will travel to Washington on Thursday for two days of trade talks, in a bid to avoid a sharp increase in tariffs on Chinese goods that U.S. President Donald Trump had threatened to impose over the weekend. "The fact that Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He is still expected to arrive in Washington to keep the talks going is probably the reason why this has not turned into an absolute meltdown," Elwin de Groot, head of macro strategy at Rabobank, said.