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British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BATS.L)

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2,599.00+6.00 (+0.23%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close2,593.00
Open2,606.00
Bid2,600.00 x 0
Ask2,601.50 x 0
Day's range2,595.50 - 2,618.50
52-week range2,422.50 - 2,961.50
Volume2,502,541
Avg. volume3,123,815
Market cap59.638B
Beta (5Y monthly)0.73
PE ratio (TTM)9.63
EPS (TTM)269.80
Earnings date28 Jul 2021
Forward dividend & yield2.16 (8.30%)
Ex-dividend date23 Dec 2021
1y target est3,499.50
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