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

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
4,968.50
+18.50 (+0.37%)
As of 10:56AM GMT. Market open.
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Previous close4,950.00
Open4,930.50
Bid4,966.50 x 54200
Ask4,968.00 x 67200
Day's range4,930.50 - 4,970.00
52-week range2,879.89 - 17,365.40
Volume1,044,014
Avg. volume3,362,791
Market cap113.703B
Beta1.01
PE ratio (TTM)21.87
EPS (TTM)227.20
Earnings date22 Feb 2018
Forward dividend & yield2.16 (3.40%)
Ex-dividend date2017-08-17
1y target est5,763.67
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    British American Tobacco Named as a Top Employer in Asia Pacific

    British American Tobacco is proud to announce that it has earned the Top Employer Asia Pacific seal of recognition, in addition to being certified as a Top Employer in five countries: Australia, Japan, Indonesia, Russia and Malaysia. The annual international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognises leading employers around the world: those that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organisation, and which strive to continuously optimise employment practices. Crucial to the Top Employers process is that participating companies must complete a stringent research process and meet the required high standard to achieve the certification.

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