|Bid||3,800.00 x 54200|
|Ask||3,903.00 x 67200|
|Day's range||3,767.00 - 3,876.50|
|52-week range||2,879.89 - 17,365.40|
|PE ratio (TTM)||2.11|
|Earnings date||26 Jul 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||1.95 (4.92%)|
|1y target est||5,138.33|
I reckon British American Tobacco plc’s (LON: BATS) fat dividend tops off the firm’s defensive attractions.
At the end of May 21, Altria Group (MO) was trading at $55.64, a decline of 22.1% from the beginning of this year. In Q1 2018, the company had posted adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.91 on net revenues of $4.7 billion. Analysts were expecting EPS of $0.80 on revenues of $4.8 billion. Although Altria outperformed analysts’ EPS estimate, the stock price of the company declined due to a dip in cigarette shipment volumes of 4.2%. Also, the uncertainty surrounding the long-term potential of Philip Morris International’s iQOS has made investors skeptical about Altria’s future earnings.
May 21 (Reuters) - British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd : * QTRLY REVENUE 637.6 MILLION RGT * QTRLY NET PROFIT 95.9 MILLION RGT * YEAR AGO QTRLY REVENUE 748.4 MILLION RGT, NET PROFIT 114.2 MILLION RGT ...
Britain's leading stock index posted its eighth straight week of gains despite dipping slightly on Friday as investor enthusiasm waned following the previous day's record close. The FTSE 100 ended the session down 0.1 percent at 7,778.79 points, in line with the FTSE 250 which hit a fresh record earlier in the session before turning lower. The FTSE sealed its longest winning streak in 13 years, marking a strong comeback for British stocks.
Dutch insurer NN Group (NN.AS) will no longer invest in the tobacco industry and said on Thursday it aims to divest all tobacco-related holdings on its own accounts and in the funds of its asset manager within a year. NN's step follows similar moves by BNP Paribas Asset Management and insurers AXA (AXAF.PA), Aviva (AV.L) and Scor (SCOR.PA), who all decided to sell out of the industry because of the health, social and environmental costs linked to tobacco. "Tobacco no longer fits with our responsible investment approach", NN Chief Investment Officer Jelle van der Giessen said.
Dutch insurer NN Group will no longer invest in the tobacco industry and said on Thursday it aims to divest all tobacco-related holdings on its own accounts and in the funds of its asset manager within ...
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Philip Morris International sells Marlboro cigarettes outside the US, but the company says it's focused on smoke-free products.
British shares rose on Tuesday as data showed manufacturing growth slowed to a 17-month low, sending the pound lower and boosting dollar-earning companies. The data was the latest in a run of weak economic ...
Altria Group (MO) posted its 1Q18 earnings before the market opened yesterday. The company posted adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.95 on revenues, net of excise taxes, of $4.67 billion. Compared to 1Q17, the company’s EPS grew 30.1%, while its revenue increased 1.8%.
In February, BAT said it planned to increase spending on "next generation" products by 500 million pounds in 2018. BAT, the world's second-biggest international tobacco company by revenue, currently trails Philip Morris International (PM.N) in tobacco-heating products.
British American Tobacco (Kuala Lumpur: 4162.KL - news) is raising its investment in new vaping devices again, as Big Tobacco reacts to new competitors such as fast-growing U.S. group Juul. In February, BAT said it planned to increase spending on "next generation" products by 500 million pounds ($697 million)in 2018. BAT, the world's second-biggest international tobacco company by revenue, currently trails Philip Morris International (IOB: 0M8V.IL - news) in tobacco-heating products.
British American Tobacco plans to increase investment in next-generation products such as e-cigarettes and devices that heat tobacco without burning it, this year, with a large number of launches planned ...
Philip Morris International (PM) posted its 1Q18 earnings before the market opened on April 19, 2018. The company reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1 on revenue of $6.9 billion. The company’s EPS rose 2.0% YoY (year-over-year), while its revenue rose 13.7%.
Weak shipment volumes stemming from declining cigarette sales have long been a hurdle for firms in the tobacco space. However, RRPs are likely to continue expanding.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Phillip Morris International, Altria and British American Tobacco
A slim, USB-chargeable e-cigarette that comes in flavors like “crème brulée” and “cool cucumber,” the Juul has quickly become one of the most popular such products among teens and young adults. While experts, parents and teachers say they’re worried about the trend, young adults may be missing one of the crucial reasons why, a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Tobacco Control has found. Only a minority of young people who were familiar with or had recently used the Juul knew that it contains the addictive stimulant nicotine, according to the study.