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British American Tobacco plc Company Profile (LON:BATS)

Consensus Ratings for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Rating(s), 7 Hold Rating(s), 11 Buy Rating(s), 1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.45)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 4,347.40

Analysts' Ratings History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 4,650 -> GBX 5,040View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/28/2016Goldman SachsUpgradeConviction-BuyGBX 3,620 -> GBX 5,185View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/27/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,700View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/27/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 4,300View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/21/2016Deutsche BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,500View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/14/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,285View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/1/2016Credit SuisseReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 4,100View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/1/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/3/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetSellGBX 3,165 -> GBX 3,585View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/2/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 4,400View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/28/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,800View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/27/2016RBC CapitalSet Price TargetSellGBX 3,400View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/27/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetNeutralGBX 4,300View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/27/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/26/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 4,400View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 4,128View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/1/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 4,810 -> GBX 4,930View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/5/2015SBG SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,125View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/28/2015S&P Equity ResearchSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 4,200View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/11/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,200 -> GBX 4,070View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/31/2015InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 3,800View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/29/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/29/2015Renaissance CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 3,800View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/5/2015Standard Investment Bank LtdReiterated RatingSellGBX 599.34View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/1/2014 forward)
Earnings History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
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Earnings Estimates for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
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Dividend History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
2/25/2016GBX 104.602.7%3/17/20163/17/20165/5/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2015GBX 49.401.34%8/20/20158/20/20159/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2014GBX 47.501.34%8/20/20148/20/20149/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/27/2014GBX 97.403.02%3/12/20143/12/20145/8/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/1/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy4GBX 4,200£168Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/9/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy13GBX 4,180£543.40Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/6/2016Durante,NicandroInsiderBuy3GBX 4,122£123.66Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/4/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy3GBX 4,122£123.66Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/6/2016Durante,NicandroInsiderBuy4GBX 4,104£164.16Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/23/2016Stevens,BenInsiderSell5,823GBX 3,995£232,628.85Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/22/2016Durante,NicandroInsiderSell10,425GBX 3,974£414,289.50Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/4/2016Stevens,BenInsiderSell4,300GBX 4,021£172,903Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/2/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,990£159.60Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/3/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,840£153.60Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/6/2016Durante,NicandroInsiderBuy4GBX 3,691£147.64Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/2/2015Stevens,BenInsiderBuy3GBX 3,885£116.55Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/5/2015Stevens,BenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,864£154.56Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/9/2015Stevens,BenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,717£148.68Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/8/2015Kwan ,SavioInsiderBuy40GBX 3,670£1,468Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/7/2015Durante,NicandroInsiderBuy5GBX 3,371£168.55Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/7/2015Stevens,BenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,831£153.24Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/3/2015Durante,NicandroInsiderBuy4GBX 3,488£139.52Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/10/2015Savio KwanInsiderBuy3,000GBX 3,404.81£102,144.30Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/8/2015Ben StevensInsiderBuy536GBX 3,410£18,277.60Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/21/2015Dimitri PanayotopoulosInsiderBuy2,750GBX 3,638.30£100,053.25Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/30/2015Dimitri PanayotopoulosInsiderBuy550GBX 3,604.50£19,824.75Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/30/2015Ben StevensInsiderSell9,893GBX 3,594.50£355,603.89Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
DateHeadline
06/30/16 08:11 PMBritish American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms - euronews
06/30/16 02:55 PMBritish American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms - The Star Online
06/30/16 10:37 AMBritish American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms - Thomson Reuters Foundation
06/30/16 10:37 AMBritish American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) Receives 'Overweight' Rating From Brokers At JP Morgan - FTSE News
06/30/16 07:46 AMBrexit fears put aside as corporates go for sterling - [Reuters - UK Focus] - British American Tobacco and Brown-Forman reopened the sterling corporate market on Thursday after a month-long hiatus, attracting blowout demand just a week after the UK voted to leave the European Union. US wine and spirits company Brown-Forman announced it would tap investors for sterling and euro financing on Thursday morning, and was followed shortly afterwards by the London-headquartered cigarette maker.
06/30/16 06:33 AMBritish American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms -
06/30/16 05:09 AMU.K. Opens Bond Market With Cigarettes, Alcohol After Brexit -
06/29/16 02:43 PMBritish American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) Receives 'Conviction Buy' Rating From Brokers At Goldman Sachs - FTSE News
06/29/16 10:56 AMLooking for Brexit-proof portfolios? Try drugs, alcohol and tobacco
06/28/16 07:10 AMA Post-Brexit Britain Offers Silver Linings for Diageo, BAT - Bloomberg
06/27/16 02:22 PMDIRECTOR DEALINGS: BAT Executive Sells 1,000 Shares
06/27/16 02:22 PMIs it too late to buy safe-haven stocks Unilever plc, Diageo plc and British American Tobacco plc?
06/25/16 02:43 PMCigarettes and pop could take edge off Brexit stress
06/24/16 06:48 AMWhy are Randgold Resources Limited (+13%), British American Tobacco plc (+4%) & National Grid plc (+1%) bucking the Brexit downtrend? -
06/23/16 10:38 AMThe metamorphosis of ITC under Y.C. Deveshwar
06/22/16 07:32 AMIndia cigarette maker ITC's CEO Deveshwar to step down next year | Reuters
06/22/16 07:32 AMRBC Capital Markets recorded (OTC:BATS) British American Tobacco PLC, bumping its price target to $23 today
06/22/16 03:05 AMAre these the safest Brexit buys in the FTSE 100? -
06/21/16 12:16 PMITC Chief Deveshwar to Step Down Next Year, Continue as Chairman -
06/21/16 04:00 AMAre Diageo plc, British American Tobacco plc and Purplebricks Group plc set to keep beating the FTSE 100? -
06/20/16 10:30 AMTurnaround in Brexit Polls Sends UK Stocks Higher -
06/20/16 09:08 AMBritish American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Broker Price Targets - Fiscal Standard
06/18/16 07:27 AMBritish American Tobacco (BAT) cigarette van Hijacked - Roodepoort Record
06/18/16 07:27 AMOutstanding Analyst Ratings For British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) - FTSE News
06/18/16 07:27 AMBerenberg issued a report on (LON:BATS) British American Tobacco PLC, upholding its price target to GBX4,285 today - Breaking Finance News
06/17/16 02:40 PMBritish American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) stock price target bumped up to GBX4,650, reported today by JP Morgan ... - Breaking Finance News
06/17/16 10:41 AMBritish American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) stock price target bumped up to GBX4,650, reported today by JP Morgan Cazenove
06/17/16 09:12 AMBetter Buy: Philip Morris International, Inc. vs. British American Tobacco -
06/16/16 08:06 PMBritish American Tobacco scales back NZ business - Scoop.co.nz (press release)
06/16/16 02:44 PMReynolds board has another BAT representative change; Robert Lerwill resigns
06/15/16 02:49 PMReynolds board has another BAT representative change; Robert Lerwill resigns - Winston-Salem Journal
06/14/16 07:53 AMShould you buy defensive stocks Centrica plc, British American Tobacco plc and The Sage Group plc ahead of the EU ... - Motley Fool UK
06/10/16 10:32 AMReynolds American Inc. -- Moody's Revises Reynolds American's Outlook to Positive; Ratings Affirmed -
06/10/16 06:53 AMJ Sainsbury plc, Next plc & British American Tobacco plc: blue-chip bargains or value traps? -
06/09/16 08:44 PMBAT disposes of PJ Virginia Park factories, land for RM218 mil - The Edge Markets MY
06/08/16 09:06 PMBAT sells factory in PJ to LGB Properties for RM218mil - The Star Online
06/08/16 11:13 AMBAT to sell PJ properties to LGB for RM218mil - The Star Online
06/06/16 02:35 PMShould you sell 'overvalued' Unilever plc, Diageo plc and British American Tobacco plc? - Motley Fool UK
06/06/16 10:55 AMShould you sell 'overvalued' Unilever plc, Diageo plc and British American Tobacco plc? - Yahoo Finance UK
06/05/16 08:01 PMBAT seeks enforcement of Tobacco Control Act to reduce smuggling - BusinessDay
06/03/16 11:17 AMBritish American Tobacco BAT ulaže dodatnih 30 milijuna eura u proizvodnju u Hrvatskoj - Večernji list
06/03/16 11:17 AMBritish American Tobacco plc (BATS) Given “Buy” Rating at Citigroup Inc. - Let Me Know About This
06/02/16 02:50 PMBAT Fights Illegal Tobacco - Peace FM Online - Peace FM OnlineBAT Fights Illegal TobaccoPeace FM OnlineMr Messanvi stated further that “it is important to note that the sales of illegal tobacco are reported to fund human trafficking, drug and arms trades as well as terrorist organisations. The amount of illegal tobacco is much more significant than is ...and more »
06/02/16 11:26 AMBritish American Tobacco investing more in Croatia, Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Dalekovod land major contracts abroad - Total Croatia News - Total Croatia NewsBritish American Tobacco investing more in Croatia, Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Dalekovod land major contracts abroadTotal Croatia NewsPrime Minister Tihomir Orešković met with representatives of British American Tobacco, headed by Nicandro Durante, who announced a 30 million Euro investment in increasing and upgrading production capacity in Croatia, HINA reports on June 2, 2016. In ...and more »
06/02/16 11:26 AMNew Analyst Ratings For British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) - Share Trading News - FTSE NewsNew Analyst Ratings For British American Tobacco (LON:BATS)Share Trading NewsA number of investment brokers have recently updated their price targets on shares of British American Tobacco (LON:BATS). According to the latest broker reports outstanding on Thursday 2nd of June, ... 27/04/2016 – British American Tobacco had its ...Analyst Coverage Updates - British American Tobacco (LON:BATS)Risers & Fallersall 320 news articles »
06/01/16 02:48 PMIn KadunaMedical practitioners call for tobacco ban - Pulse Nigeria - Pulse NigeriaIn KadunaMedical practitioners call for tobacco banPulse Nigeria"Approximately one person dies from a Tobacco-caused disease every six seconds in the world, equivalent to almost 6 million people a year. Smoking causes general adverse effects on the body, including inflammation and decreased immune function.and more »
06/01/16 11:15 AMBAT appoints new legal chief following internal team overhaul - Legal Business (blog) - Legal Business (blog)BAT appoints new legal chief following internal team overhaulLegal Business (blog)British American Tobacco (BAT) has appointed Irish lawyer Ronan Barry as its new legal chief to succeed incumbent Benoit Belhomme (pictured), following an internal shake-up of the company's legal division. In recent weeks Barry assumed the role as head ...
05/31/16 02:49 PMBAT calls for effective enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act - Naija247news - Naija247newsBAT calls for effective enforcement of the Tobacco Control ActNaija247news... Director, Legal and External Affairs Director, BAT West Africa stated that in line with our belief in the value of a balanced, workable and evidenced-based regulatory framework, British American Tobacco Nigeria continually supports the objective of ...
05/31/16 08:30 AMBAT and its broken promise - Malaya - BAT and its broken promiseMalayaThat is exactly what BAT has done . The foreign cigarette maker cheated the Philippines openly by not hiding the correct price it was paying the foreign supplier. I recall, British American Tobacco also cheated the Philippine government in huge amounts ...
05/30/16 07:40 PMNew Zealand, Norway Plan to Require Plain Packs for Tobacco -
About British American Tobacco plc

British American Tobacco plc logoBritish American Tobacco PLC is a global tobacco company with brands sold in more than 200 markets. The Company's four principal brands include Dunhill, Kent Lucky Strike and Pall Mall. The Company has many other international and local brands, including State Express 555, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Shuang Xi, Craven A, Benson & Hedges and John Player Gold Leaf. The Company's products include cigarettes, Fine Cut (roll-your-own and makeyour-own tobacco) and cigars. As of December 31, 2014, the Company has 44 cigarette factories in 41 countries. The Company is also investing in building a portfolio of new tobacco and nicotine-based products alongside its traditional tobacco business. The Company's products include e-cigarettes, medicinal nicotine products and tobacco heating products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Defensive
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: BATS
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $63.88
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $4246.64
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $4002.08
  • P/E Ratio: 21.03
  • P/E Growth: 2.29
  • Market Cap: $90.02B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $233.73 EPS
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