|Bid||3,073.00 x 0|
|Ask||3,073.50 x 0|
|Day's Range||3,048.00 - 3,112.00|
|52 Week Range||2,336.50 - 4,265.00|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.44|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||11.64|
|Earnings Date||Aug 1, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.03 (6.62%)|
|1y Target Est||3,825.26|
BTI's dividend yield has flared to 7% as the stock price has dipped about 30% recently -- a drag for existing shareholders but a burning opportunity for new investors.
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OUTSIDE THE BOX In late June, San Francisco banned e-cigarette sales completely. That means no bricks-and-mortar sales. And no e-cigarette deliveries for online purchases. Many cities already restrict vaping and e-cigarette sales.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 slid Tuesday after new Nielsen data showed cigarette sales volumes declined 11.2% in the past month, according to Nielsen.
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.
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.