British American Tobacco plc Company Profile (LON:BATS)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Rating(s), 9 Hold Rating(s), 10 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.32)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 4,637.40

Analysts' Ratings History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/18/2016Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetBuyGBX 5,050View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/12/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 5,040 -> GBX 5,380View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/8/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 5,000View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/8/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual weightGBX 4,400 -> GBX 5,100View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/7/2016Berenberg BankDowngradeHoldGBX 4,285 -> GBX 4,840View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/6/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 5,200View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/6/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 4,500 -> GBX 5,000View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/6/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,800View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Set Price TargetBuyGBX 5,340View 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
5/3/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetSellGBX 3,165 -> GBX 3,585View 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
4/27/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaSet 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
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 4,128View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/1/2016Nomura Holdings Inc.Boost 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 7/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
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Dividends

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 Trades

Insider Trading History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
7/6/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy3GBX 4,993£149.79Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
DateHeadline
07/18/16 07:39 AMBritish American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Broker Updates - Fiscal Standard
07/17/16 07:27 AMHow Many British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)'s Analysts Are Bullish? - Consumer Eagle
07/17/16 06:50 AM[$$] HMRC 'worst-case' liabilities rise to £55bn - [at Financial Times] - The UK tax authority would have to pay up to £55bn in refunds if it lost all the legal battles it is fighting with taxpayers, according to official figures that show its exposure rose by more than a quarter ...
07/14/16 02:49 PMBAT to Cut 950 Jobs at German Cigarette Factory to Reduce Costs - Bloomberg
07/13/16 10:52 AMJP Morgan Cazenove Reiterated British American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) As 'Overweight' - FTSE News
07/12/16 02:50 PMAnalysts At JP Morgan Cazenove Reiterated British American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) As Overweight - Fiscal Standard
07/12/16 04:52 AMTobacco Products Market - Global Industry Analysis, Growth, Trends, Forecast 2019
07/12/16 04:52 AMBritish American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) stock price target upped to 5,380GBX as recorded today by JP Morgan Cazenove
07/12/16 01:15 AMLooking for a safe haven? 3 stocks better than bonds -
07/10/16 07:27 AMBritish American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) Receives 'Equal Weight' Rating From Brokers At Barclays Capital - FTSE News
07/08/16 10:48 AMBroker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on British American Tobacco PLC
07/07/16 02:47 PME Cigarettes & Vapourizer Market to Reach $28.57 billion with 21.1% CAGR to 2022
07/05/16 02:44 PMLONDON MARKETS: FTSE 100 Trudges Higher, But Banks, Property Stocks Get Hit
07/05/16 07:29 AMBritish American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) target price upped to GBX5,000 as covered today by Credit Suisse
07/03/16 07:29 AMJP Morgan Cazenove recorded (LON:BATS) British American Tobacco PLC, bumping up its price target to GBX5,040 ... - Breaking Finance News
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

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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: $63.28
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $4537.77
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $4124.62
  • P/E Ratio: 20.90
  • P/E Growth: 1.93
  • Market Cap: $89.48B
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $239.12 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
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