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

LSE - LSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBp
2,739.50
+14.50 (+0.53%)
At close: 4:41PM GMT
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Previous Close2,725.00
Open2,770.00
Bid2,686.00 x 54200
Ask2,800.00 x 67200
Day's Range2,737.50 - 2,790.00
52 Week Range2,643.00 - 5,108.00
Volume5,417,142
Avg. Volume5,589,634
Market Cap58.212B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.36
PE Ratio (TTM)1.63
EPS (TTM)1,676.00
Earnings DateFeb 20, 2019 - Feb 25, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.95 (7.16%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-12-27
1y Target Est3,922.11
  • Hopes May will win no-confidence vote lift British stocks
    Reuters8 hours ago

    Hopes May will win no-confidence vote lift British stocks

    British stocks rose on Wednesday as investors welcomed conciliatory talk from U.S. President Trump on trade and became more convinced Prime Minister Theresa May would see off a leadership challenge and win a no-confidence vote. The FTSE 100 (.FTSE) ended the day up 1.1 percent as financials and materials stocks rallied. Heavyweight lender HSBC (HSBA.L), which makes a big chunk of its revenue in China, was the biggest contributor to gains followed by BHP and Glencore, boosted by higher metals prices.

  • Reuters18 hours ago

    British American Tobacco stands by full-year target

    The maker of Lucky Strike and Dunhill cigarettes said it still plans to exceed its target for high single-digit growth in adjusted earnings per share for 2018, excluding a currency impact of around 6 percent. BAT reiterated that those cigarette alternatives would reach 900 million pounds of revenue this year. In the United States, a key market for BAT, volume is in line with expectations, with industry-wide volume of cigarettes expected to fall 4 to 4.5 percent this year, it said.

  • Reuters18 hours ago

    British American Tobacco stands by full-year target

    The maker of Lucky Strike and Dunhill cigarettes said it still plans to exceed its target for high single-digit growth in adjusted earnings per share for 2018, excluding a currency impact of around 6 percent. BAT reiterated that those cigarette alternatives would reach 900 million pounds of revenue this year. In the United States, a key market for BAT, volume is in line with expectations, with industry-wide volume of cigarettes expected to fall 4 to 4.5 percent this year, it said.

  • Altria Is Set to Invest $1.8 Billion in Cronos Group
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Altria Is Set to Invest $1.8 Billion in Cronos Group

    Altria Group (MO) is all set to leverage growth opportunities in the cannabis space with its decision to buy a stake in Cronos Group (CRON). Today, Altria announced that it had agreed to invest $1.8 billion (2.4 billion Canadian dollars) in Cronos Group to support its innovation and distribution footprint. The transaction will give Altria a 45% stake in Cronos Group at a price of 16.25 Canadian dollars per share.

  • Here's How Massive Altria Group's Juul Investment Could Be
    Investor's Business Daily13 days ago

    Here's How Massive Altria Group's Juul Investment Could Be

    Altria's potential investment in e-cigarette maker Juul could be worth as much as $4 billion-$7 billion and could be part of a plan to buy the vaping startup.

  • Correction in Altria’s Stock Price: A Buying Opportunity?
    Market Realist19 days ago

    Correction in Altria’s Stock Price: A Buying Opportunity?

    As of November 21, Altria Group (MO) was trading at $54.39, which represents a fall of 12.7% since the announcement of its third-quarter earnings on October 25. In the third quarter, which ended on September 30, Altria posted an adjusted EPS of $1.08 on revenues (net of excise tax) of $5.29 billion. Altria outperformed analysts’ EPS expectation of $1.07 and revenue expectation of $5.22 billion.

  • Time to Buy Big Tobacco on the Dip?
    GuruFocus.com23 days ago

    Time to Buy Big Tobacco on the Dip?

    Tobacco companies are the companies that everybody loves to hate. On one hand, these companies produce cigarettes, which have been linked in no uncertain terms to cancer and many other deadly diseases. On the other hand, tobacco companies are fantastically run businesses.

  • Barrons.com24 days ago

    Big Tobacco Won’t Give Up Menthol Cigarettes Easily

    One analyst says the odds are remote that the FDA will “actually finalize” its menthol and e-cigarette restrictions.

  • Winners and Losers From FDA's New E-Cig Rules
    Motley Fool25 days ago

    Winners and Losers From FDA's New E-Cig Rules

    Regulatory agency is going after e-cig flavors, though it's not banning them. Yet.

  • Is British American Tobacco a Buy?
    Motley Fool26 days ago

    Is British American Tobacco a Buy?

    The global tobacco giant has several advantages over its rivals, but also headwinds.

  • Buy Altria and British American Tobacco
    GuruFocus.com26 days ago

    Buy Altria and British American Tobacco

    As a reaction to the proposed plan of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban menthol cigarettes Thursday, shares of sellers collapsed on the stock market. Altria Group Inc. (MO) declined 10% to $57.28 per share, and British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) plummeted 16% to $35.18 per share for the last five days through Nov. 15, as the rumor of a possible ban emerged on Nov. 9. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 1 Warning Sign with EXTN.

  • Reuters27 days ago

    U.S. FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts. The much-anticipated announcement will mean that only tobacco, mint and menthol e-cigarette flavors can be sold at most traditional retail outlets such as convenience stores. The FDA also plans to seek a ban on menthol cigarettes, a longtime goal of public health advocates, as well as flavored cigars.

  • FDA restricts most flavored e-cig sales to curb 'astonishing' teen vaping surge, pursues menthol ban
    CNBC27 days ago

    FDA restricts most flavored e-cig sales to curb 'astonishing' teen vaping surge, pursues menthol ban

    Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb outlined a slew of policies, including restrictions on sales of flavored e-cigarettes, and essentially threatened to pull products from the market if manufacturers do not follow them.

  • 7 Heavily Discounted Stocks to Buy Today
    InvestorPlace28 days ago

    7 Heavily Discounted Stocks to Buy Today

    Investors have plenty of worries, including higher interest rates, oil prices, China’s economic health and a changing political outlook following the elections. Reports claim said fund stole money and that Goldman Sachs “cheated” in its dealings in the matter.

  • Big tobacco's new marketing push: Smartphones, style and EDM
    Engadget28 days ago

    Big tobacco's new marketing push: Smartphones, style and EDM

    This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. British American Tobacco (BAT) -- the third-largest publicly traded tobacco company in the world -- is engaged in an elaborate and ethically questionable online-marketing strategy across Europe and Asia. Dunhill and Kent cigarettes are among the BAT labels benefitting from spinout brands in South Korea, Romania and Switzerland.

  • The Wall Street Journal29 days ago

    [$$] Juul Says It Will Quit Social Media

    E-cigarette startup Juul Labs Inc. said it is shutting down its Facebook and Instagram accounts and curbing its use of other social media in the U.S., part of the company’s response to the Food and Drug Administration’s call for changes to curb underage e-cigarette use. Sales of Juul’s vaporizers and flavored nicotine liquids have surged over the past year, fueled in part by the product’s popularity among teenagers and children. Its rapid growth was helped by the San Francisco company’s use of social media to advertise its products as well as by user-generated posts that glamorized Juul.

  • Reuters29 days ago

    Juul Labs to pull sweet e-cig flavors to curb youth use

    Juul Labs Inc, the U.S. market leader for electronic cigarettes, said on Tuesday it will pull popular flavors such as mango, cucumber and fruit from retail store shelves in an effort to reduce surging teenage use of its products. The move comes as Juul and other e-cigarette makers have faced heightened scrutiny from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amid a sharp increase by high school students in use of the devices, which look like a USB flash drive and vaporize a flavored liquid containing nicotine. Juul said it will stop selling flavors except for tobacco, mint and menthol in all retail outlets, including convenience stores and vape shops, until retailers can install technology that scans buyers' IDs to independently verify they are aged 21 or older.

  • Benzinga29 days ago

    Analysts Weigh In On The FDA's Position On E-Cigarettes, Menthols

    The Food and Drug Administration is set on introducing restrictions on the sale of electronic cigarettes, including prohibiting most flavored products in convenience stores and gas stations, The Washington Post reported Nov. 8. The Wall Street Journal followed up with its own report Friday that said the FDA could propose a ban on menthol cigarettes.

  • Juul Labs Inc to pull sweet flavours from stores
    Reuters29 days ago

    Juul Labs Inc to pull sweet flavours from stores

    The move comes as Juul and other e-cigarette makers have faced heightened scrutiny from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amid a sharp increase in high school use of the devices, which look like a USB flash drive and vaporize a flavoured liquid containing nicotine.

  • Associated Presslast month

    Lumentum, SAP fall; Coty, Athenahealth rise

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday: Coty Inc., up 16 cents to $8.65 The struggling cosmetics company named a new CEO and chairman. Athenahealth Inc., up $11.62 to $131.97 The struggling ...

  • Why British American Tobacco, Lumentum Holdings, and Edison International Slumped Today
    Motley Foollast month

    Why British American Tobacco, Lumentum Holdings, and Edison International Slumped Today

    Find out what made these stocks lead the stock market lower.

  • Dow loses 600 points, US crude posts longest losing streak on record
    Yahoo Financelast month

    Dow loses 600 points, US crude posts longest losing streak on record

    Stocks fell, the dollar rose and domestic oil prices slipped for the eleventh consecutive day, marking the longest losing streak on record.