British American Tobacco Share Price (BATS)

3,617.00 +96.00 (+2.73%) delayed: 4:56PM BST
Bid price 3,615.50 Open price 3,584.50
Ask price 3,617.00 Prev close 3,617.00
High price 3,617.00 Spread 0.04%
Low price 3,535.50 Volume 7,989,960

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British American Tobacco Share Price Information

Name British American Tobacco Epic BATS
Sector Tobacco ISIN GB0002875804
Activites British American Tobacco plc is a global tobacco and nicotine products company. Its brands are sold in more than 200 markets and it employs around 55,000 people worldwide. BAT's cigarettes are chosen by around one in eight of the world's one billion adult smokers and its five Global Drive Brands are Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans. Alongside its traditional tobacco business, BAT is developing a portfolio of innovative next generation tobacco and nicotine products to offer consumers a choice of potentially less risky alternatives to conventional cigarettes. BAT is market leader in over 55 countries and in 2016 the Group generated reported revenue of £14.75 billion and adjusted profit of £5.48 billion. In July 2017, British American Tobacco plc acquired the remaining 57.8% of Reynolds American Inc. that BAT did not already own, creating a stronger, global tobacco and Next Generation Products company. Index FTSE 100

British American Tobacco Key Numbers

Latest Share Price (p) 3,617.00 Net Gearing (%) 54.40
Market Capitalisation (£m) 80,762.68 Gross Gearing (%) 56.73
Shares in issue (m) 2,293.74 Debt Ratio 51.37
P/E Ratio 1.92 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.81
Total dividends per share (p) 195.20 Assets / Equity Ratio 2.31
Dividend Yield (%) 5.54 Price to book value 1.32
Dividend cover (x) 9.41 ROCE (%) 23.58
Earning per share (p) 1,836.30 EPS Growth (%) 633.93
52 week high / low 5,108.00 / 3,465.00 DPS Growth (%) 15.23

British American Tobacco Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
21/08/2018 DRI Nicandro Durante CEO 1,745
21/08/2018 DRI Savio Kwan NED 74
13/08/2018 DRI Nicandro Durante CEO 2,106
13/08/2018 DRI Tadeu Marroco RES 174
21/05/2018 DRI Nicandro Durante CEO 1,885

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British American Tobacco Company News

10:00 20/09/2018

British American Tobacco CEO Nicandro Durante to retire

British American Tobacco said Thursday CEO Nicandro Durante would be retiring in April next year. 'Nicandro has been an outstanding Chief Executive. He was the architect of the current strategy to transform the business and, with the successful establishment of BAT's potentially reduced risk...

07:00 20/09/2018

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 3695B British American Tobacco PLC 20 September 2018   This announcement contains inside information   20 September 2018   BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO ANNOUNCES CEO'S INTENTION TO RETIRE ON 1 APRIL 2019   British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BAT) has announced...

09:20 18/09/2018

Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on British American Tobacco PLC

Morgan Stanley today initiates coverage of British American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) with a equal weight investment rating and price target of 3920p. Story provided by Broker Forecasts data provided by

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10 months ago

British American Tobacco puffing billy rules ok! (BATS)

the public ban has zero effect on smoker numbers. if public bans worked there would be no drug addicts at all. looks to me like its ready to climb after its latest correct.

more than 1 year ago

Trading BATS (BATS)

BATS is nudging its head on 880 again 10 Day: 2 Day: Keeping an eye on the others:

more than 1 year ago

Traders Thread - Tuesday 24th February (BATS)

UK PreMarket Futures FTSE +5 DAX -5 DOW -5 S&P -0.4 Nasdaq Unch 1 Day 2 Day   5 Day UK News   Gold/Bond Pivots Markets...

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