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

LSE - LSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBp
2,809.00
-9.00 (-0.32%)
At close: 4:36PM GMT
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Previous Close2,818.00
Open2,830.50
Bid2,735.00 x 54200
Ask2,910.00 x 67200
Day's Range2,791.00 - 2,830.50
52 Week Range2,336.50 - 4,509.50
Volume2,272,789
Avg. Volume4,868,656
Market Cap59.688B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.52
PE Ratio (TTM)1.68
EPS (TTM)1,676.00
Earnings DateFeb 28, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.95 (6.83%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-12-27
1y Target Est3,825.26
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