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

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
4,849.50
+21.50 (+0.45%)
At close: 5:11PM BST
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Previous close4,828.00
Open4,838.00
Bid4,792.00 x 54200
Ask4,900.00 x 67200
Day's range4,821.00 - 4,875.00
52-week range2,879.89 - 5,643.60
Volume3,325,039
Avg. volume5,204,203
Market cap110.98B
Beta1.01
PE ratio (TTM)21.34
EPS (TTM)227.2
Earnings dateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield2.16 (3.40%)
Ex-dividend date2017-08-17
1y target est5,666.88
  • Business Wire6 days ago

    British American Tobacco Certified as a Top Employer in Africa

    The Top Employers Institute is an independent organisation studying the employee offerings of major employers around the world and comparing them against the international standard. The Top Employers certification recognises leading employers around the world, who provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organisation, and which strive to continuously optimise employment practices.

  • Fool.co.uk9 days ago

    A solid dividend stock I’d buy to complement British American Tobacco plc

    The dividend yield at British American Tobacco plc (LSE: BATS) is rising, and there are more like it too.

  • Reuters13 days ago

    FTSE on the defensive as stronger pound drags

    (This October 9 story corrects to remove reference to Magellan Asset Management short position on Tesco. Magellan has a 3.41 percent stake in Tesco) By Helen Reid LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's major share ...

  • Fool.co.uk16 days ago

    GlaxoSmithKline plc is one of 10 top stocks for a Footsie starter portfolio

    G A Chester's quarterly review of 10 FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) industry giants, including GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON:GSK).

  • Reuters18 days ago

    Energy stocks weigh on Britain's FTSE as May attacks "rip-off" prices

    Energy providers Centrica and SSE dragged on Britain's main share index on Wednesday after Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans to cap energy prices. The FTSE 100 (.FTSE) closed flat at 7,467.58 points after British Gas owner Centrica (CNA.L) sank more than 6 percent, closely followed by a 3.2 percent fall in SSE (SSE.L).

  • Reuters - UK Focus18 days ago

    Energy stocks weigh on Britain's FTSE as May attacks "rip-off" prices

    Energy providers Centrica and SSE dragged on Britain's main share index on Wednesday after Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans to cap energy prices. The FTSE 100 closed flat at 7,467.58 points after ...

  • The Wall Street Journal19 days ago

    [$$] Big Tobacco to Spend Millions on Self-Critical Ads in U.S.

    Altria and British American Tobacco are set to begin running court-mandated TV and newspaper ads with messages about how deadly smoking is and how addictive cigarettes are.

  • Most Profitable Asia Cigarette Maker Faces Cheap Cigar Flood
    Bloomberg19 days ago

    Most Profitable Asia Cigarette Maker Faces Cheap Cigar Flood

    British American Tobacco Plc’s unit in Sri Lanka says it’s poised to lose its dominant position in the market to leaf-rolled cigars made by small local rivals.

  • Reuters - UK Focus24 days ago

    Fading banks rally, falling Imperial limit FTSE gains

    Enthusiasm about U.S. tax reforms and rate hikes dissipated on Thursday, taking the wind out of the sails of Britain's banking stocks after earlier gains, and leaving the main share index modestly up on ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus26 days ago

    Oil stocks, BAT stem financials-driven losses on FTSE 100

    The UK's top share index fell for a second day on Tuesday, although a rise in oil prices lifted energy stocks and a broker upgrade gave support to British American Tobacco. Britain's blue chip FTSE 100 ...

  • Fool.co.uklast month

    Why I’d ditch this high-risk growth share to buy British American Tobacco plc

    After a sharp decline, British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) could be worth a fresh look.

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  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Sterling's slip from one-year high curbs Britain's FTSE losses

    The FTSE 100 recouped most of its losses at the close on Wednesday, as sterling gradually came off a one-year high which had hit Britain's top share index during the morning session. The FTSE 100, edged ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    BAT restructures to help e-cigarettes go mainstream

    British American Tobacco (Kuala Lumpur: 4162.KL - news) has reorganized its regional management structure to integrate its vaping products with its core business, in a push by the world’s biggest listed tobacco company to help cigarette alternatives go mainstream. The move, announced on Thursday, follows the company’s $49 billion takeover of U.S. peer Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI - news) , which added Camel cigarettes and Vuse e-cigarettes to a BAT portfolio that includes Lucky Strike cigarettes, Vype e-cigarettes and the glo tobacco-heating device.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    BAT changes regional management structure after Reynolds deal

    British American Tobacco said on Thursday it has reorganized its regional management structure to integrate the next generation products business following the completion of the Reynolds American Inc acquisition. ...

  • Fool.co.uk2 months ago

    2 Buffett-style income stocks for retirees

    You should consider tucking away these income stocks, say one Fool.

  • Fool.co.uk2 months ago

    One FTSE 100 stock I’d buy over British American Tobacco plc

    This defensive play makes a viable alternative to British American Tobacco plc (LON: BATS).

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    FRN Variable Rate Fix

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Re: British American Tobacco Capital Corporation USD 100,860,000.00 MATURING: 15-Aug-2022 ISIN: USU05526AH81   PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 15-Aug-2017 ...

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    FRN Variable Rate Fix

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Re: British American Tobacco Capital Corporation USD 102,010,000.00 MATURING: 14-Aug-2020 ISIN: USU05526AF26   PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 15-Aug-2017 ...

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    FRN Variable Rate Fix

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Re: British American Tobacco Capital Corporation USD 649,140,000.00 MATURING: 15-Aug-2022 ISIN: US05526DAW56   PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 15-Aug-2017 ...

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    FRN Variable Rate Fix

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Re: British American Tobacco Capital Corporation USD 897,990,000.00 MATURING: 14-Aug-2020 ISIN: US05526DAS45   PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 15-Aug-2017 ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Philip Morris bond tries to find the right snuff

    Tobacco company Philip Morris International amassed an order book of US$2.4bn for its US$1.25bn investment-grade bond deal on Monday, leaving the trade slightly less than twice covered. The sector's second deal in as many weeks - after the recent US$17.25bn offering from rival British American Tobacco (Kuala Lumpur: 4162.KL - news) - left some feeling oversupplied, one bond buyer said. "We just had a big tobacco deal," he told IFR.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Ex-divs to take 9.64 points off FTSE 100 on Aug. 17

    The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, ...

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