British American Tobacco plc Company Profile (LON:BATS)

About British American Tobacco plc

British American Tobacco plc logoBritish American Tobacco p.l.c. is a tobacco company. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and marketing cigarettes and other tobacco products. Its segments include Asia-Pacific, Americas, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA). The Company's brands include Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans. Its portfolio also includes other international brands, such as Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, State Express 555 and Shuang Xi. Its tobacco product range consists of Fine Cut (roll-your-own and make-your-own tobacco), Swedish-style snus and cigars. The Company also offers vapor products (e-cigarettes), battery-powered electronic devices, tobacco heating products, licensed medicinal products and licensed nicotine products. The Company has approximately 44 factories in over 41 countries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Defensive
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: BATS
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $62.19
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $4796.1602
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $4702.6699
  • 52-Week Range: £18,580,000 - GBX 3,776.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.5661
  • P/E Growth: 1.4700
  • Market Cap: $93120.24B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,858,000,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 5,106.65

Analysts' Ratings History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/14/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,600View Rating Details
2/10/2017Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyGBX 5,150 -> GBX 5,670View Rating Details
2/7/2017Whitman HowardReiterated RatingHoldGBX 5,300View Rating Details
1/24/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 5,100View Rating Details
1/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 4,950 -> GBX 5,100View Rating Details
1/16/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 5,700 -> GBX 5,800View Rating Details
12/5/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 5,100View Rating Details
11/15/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuyGBX 6,000 -> GBX 5,700View Rating Details
11/2/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuyGBX 5,400View Rating Details
10/28/2016Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetBuyGBX 5,400View Rating Details
10/27/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/25/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 5,420View Rating Details
10/24/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 4,300 -> GBX 4,400View Rating Details
10/24/2016RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetSellGBX 4,400View Rating Details
10/21/2016S&P Global Inc.Set Price TargetNeutralGBX 5,200View Rating Details
10/14/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Set Price TargetBuyGBX 5,500View Rating Details
9/8/2016InvestecUpgradeBuyGBX 4,000 -> GBX 5,200View Rating Details
7/6/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 5,200View Rating Details
5/3/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetSellGBX 3,165 -> GBX 3,585View Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 4,128View Rating Details
3/1/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 4,810 -> GBX 4,930View Rating Details
11/5/2015SBG SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,125View Rating Details
10/28/2015S&P Equity ResearchSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 4,200View Rating Details
9/11/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,200 -> GBX 4,070View Rating Details
7/29/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
6/29/2015Renaissance CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 3,800View Rating Details
5/5/2015Standard Investment Bank LtdReiterated RatingSellGBX 599.34View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $246.68 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/28/2016GBX 51.301.07%8/18/20168/18/20169/28/2016
2/25/2016GBX 104.602.7%3/17/20163/17/20165/5/2016
7/29/2015GBX 49.401.34%8/20/20158/20/20159/30/2015
7/30/2014GBX 47.501.34%8/20/20148/20/20149/30/2014
2/27/2014GBX 97.403.02%3/12/20143/12/20145/8/2014
(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 TransactionDetails
2/1/2017Giovanni GiordanoInsiderBuy2GBX 4,897GBX 9,794
1/4/2017Jerome AbelmanInsiderBuy3GBX 4,600£138
12/7/2016Nicandro DuranteInsiderBuy4GBX 4,343£173.72
11/2/2016Nicandro DuranteInsiderBuy3GBX 4,615£138.45
10/5/2016Nicandro DuranteInsiderBuy3GBX 4,951£148.53
9/7/2016Durante,NicandroInsiderBuy3GBX 4,801£144.03
9/2/2016Helmes,MarionInsiderBuy3,600GBX 4,809£173,124
9/1/2016Helmes,MarionInsiderBuy900GBX 4,758£42,822
8/18/2016Jack BowlesInsiderSell511GBX 4,840£24,732.40
8/3/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy3GBX 4,749£142.47
7/6/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy3GBX 4,993£149.79
6/1/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy4GBX 4,200£168
5/9/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy13GBX 4,180£543.40
5/6/2016Durante,NicandroInsiderBuy3GBX 4,122£123.66
5/4/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy3GBX 4,122£123.66
4/6/2016Durante,NicandroInsiderBuy4GBX 4,104£164.16
3/23/2016Stevens,BenInsiderSell5,823GBX 3,995£232,628.85
3/22/2016Durante,NicandroInsiderSell10,425GBX 3,974£414,289.50
3/4/2016Stevens,BenInsiderSell4,300GBX 4,021£172,903
3/2/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,990£159.60
2/3/2016Stevens,BenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,840£153.60
1/6/2016Durante,NicandroInsiderBuy4GBX 3,691£147.64
12/2/2015Stevens,BenInsiderBuy3GBX 3,885£116.55
11/5/2015Stevens,BenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,864£154.56
10/9/2015Stevens,BenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,717£148.68
10/8/2015Kwan ,SavioInsiderBuy40GBX 3,670£1,468
9/7/2015Durante,NicandroInsiderBuy5GBX 3,371£168.55
8/7/2015Stevens,BenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,831£153.24
7/3/2015Durante,NicandroInsiderBuy4GBX 3,488£139.52
6/10/2015Savio KwanInsiderBuy3,000GBX 3,404.81£102,144.30
6/8/2015Ben StevensInsiderBuy536GBX 3,410£18,277.60
5/21/2015Dimitri PanayotopoulosInsiderBuy2,750GBX 3,638.30£100,053.25
4/30/2015Dimitri PanayotopoulosInsiderBuy550GBX 3,604.50£19,824.75
3/30/2015Ben StevensInsiderSell9,893GBX 3,594.50£355,603.89
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
DateHeadline
News IconBAT loses major case against printing gory images on cigarette ... - The Star, Kenya (LON:BATS)
www.the-star.co.ke - February 17 at 10:35 AM
News IconHow Analysts See British American Tobacco plc (LSE:BATS ... - Simply Wall St (LON:BATS)
simplywall.st - February 17 at 10:35 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoRetire early with these under-appreciated growth stocks (LON:BATS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRBC Capital Downgrades Reynolds American (LON:BATS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 3:25 PM
News IconSignal Watch: Checking the Numbers for British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L) - Rives Journal (LON:BATS)
rivesjournal.com - February 13 at 4:19 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoBritish American Tobacco plc 12.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Berenberg - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:BATS)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 10 at 9:25 PM
News IconThe Briefcase: NC Appeals Court denies BAT appeal on shareholder lawsuit - Winston-Salem Journal (LON:BATS)
www.journalnow.com - February 10 at 4:22 PM
News IconMarket Review: Indicator Watch for British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L) - Baldwin Journal (LON:BATS)
baldwinjournal.com - February 10 at 2:03 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Reynolds American Profit and Revenue Climb (LON:BATS)
www.wsj.com - February 9 at 3:59 PM
thestreet.com logoReynolds American Bucks Tradition With Upbeat Earnings Report (LON:BATS)
www.thestreet.com - February 9 at 3:59 PM
News IconTrading View on Shares of British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L) - Davidson Register (LON:BATS)
davidsonregister.com - February 8 at 2:47 AM
News IconChart Focus: Eye on Technicals for British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L) - Rives Journal (LON:BATS)
rivesjournal.com - February 7 at 4:46 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo3 FTSE 100 stocks with magnificent moats (LON:BATS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:46 PM
News IconAdvocacy group wants FTC to oppose BAT-Reynolds deal (LON:BATS)
www.journalnow.com - February 4 at 2:02 AM
News IconInvestors in British American Tobacco plc (LSE:BATS) are paying ... - Simply Wall St (LON:BATS)
simplywall.st - February 3 at 3:57 PM
investors.com logoPhilip Morris International Earnings Miss, Sales Top (LON:BATS)
www.investors.com - February 2 at 3:51 PM
News IconTale of the Tape: Technical Recap for British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:BATS)
springdaletimes.com - February 1 at 4:00 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy I’m bullish on this 4.7% yielder (LON:BATS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 3:59 PM
News IconBritish American Tobacco plc (BATS)'s Trend Up, Especially After Today's 52-Week High Milestone - The Randolph Guide (LON:BATS)
randolphguide.com - January 31 at 9:03 PM
News IconWill Britvic Plc Soar Faster Than Unilever plc, Diageo plc, British American Tobacco plc And Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc After Q1 Update? (LON:BATS)
investomania.co.uk - January 31 at 4:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoA Preview Of Big Tobacco's Q4 Earnings (LON:BATS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 4:02 PM
News IconBritish American Tobacco (LON:BATS) New Price Targets - UK ... - UK Market News (LON:BATS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 26 at 9:17 PM
News IconWill Diageo plc's Shares Climb Faster Than Imperial Brands PLC, Burberry Group plc, British American Tobacco plc ... - Investomania (blog) (LON:BATS)
investomania.co.uk - January 26 at 4:16 PM
reuters.com logoBAT agrees purchase of Bosnian FDS tobacco business from Austrian fund - Reuters (LON:BATS)
www.reuters.com - January 26 at 4:16 PM
News IconTracking CCI Levels on Shares of British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:BATS)
springdaletimes.com - January 26 at 4:16 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoBAT agrees purchase of Bosnian FDS tobacco business from Austrian fund (LON:BATS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 4:16 PM
fool.com logoWill "Heat-Not-Burn" E-Cigs Kill Off Vaping? (LON:BATS)
www.fool.com - January 25 at 4:02 PM
News IconBritish American Tobacco plc (BATS) Earns Buy Rating from Citigroup Inc (LON:BATS)
prensariotiretail.com - January 24 at 9:20 PM
News IconIndicator Level Review for British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:BATS)
springdaletimes.com - January 24 at 4:18 PM
News IconTechnical Level Spotcheck on Shares of British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:BATS)
springdaletimes.com - January 23 at 4:10 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoBritish American Tobacco plc 8.1% Potential Upside Indicated by Barclays Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:BATS)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 23 at 4:10 PM
News IconDeal Watch: Six Firms Bum Roles on Huge Tobacco Tie-Up - The American Lawyer (LON:BATS)
www.americanlawyer.com - January 22 at 8:46 PM
News IconBritish American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Broker Roundup (LON:BATS)
flapship.com - January 20 at 9:58 PM
ft.com logoInvestors Chronicle: Watkin Jones, British American Tobacco, Pearson - Financial Times (LON:BATS)
www.ft.com - January 20 at 4:53 PM
insidermonkey.com logo7 Cigarette Brands With Lowest Tar and Nicotine (LON:BATS)
www.insidermonkey.com - January 20 at 4:53 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoBritish American Tobacco plc 10.4% Potential Upside Indicated by Credit Suisse - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:BATS)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 20 at 3:00 AM
News IconChart Inspection on Shares of British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:BATS)
springdaletimes.com - January 20 at 3:00 AM
bizjournals.com logoSelect a City - Charlotte Business Journal (LON:BATS)
www.bizjournals.com - January 20 at 3:00 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 FTSE 100 stocks I’m tipping to take off in February (LON:BATS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 3:00 AM
News IconCan British American Tobacco plc (LSE:BATS) Continue To Outperform Its Industry? (LON:BATS)
simplywall.st - January 19 at 4:55 PM
fool.com logoHow Will Philip Morris Respond to the BAT-Reynolds Merger? (LON:BATS)
www.fool.com - January 19 at 4:55 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Europe Begins 2017 With a Flurry of Deals (LON:BATS)
www.wsj.com - January 19 at 4:55 PM
News IconBritish American Tobacco P.l.c. (BTI) Valuation According To Analysts (LON:BATS)
itapunta.com - January 19 at 2:32 AM
News IconAnalysts view BAT offer as fair for remaining Reynolds stake - Independent Tribune (LON:BATS)
www.independenttribune.com - January 18 at 9:30 PM
News IconBAT Takes Control of Reynolds for $49 Billion - CFO (LON:BATS)
ww2.cfo.com - January 18 at 9:30 PM
News IconTobacco giant to emerge from $49 billion deal - New Jersey Herald (LON:BATS)
www.njherald.com - January 18 at 4:27 PM
News IconReynolds board agrees to accept $49.4 billion offer from British American Tobacco - Morganton News Herald (LON:BATS)
www.morganton.com - January 18 at 4:27 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoVape companies try to galvanize Trump administration to ease FDA rules (LON:BATS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:27 PM
News IconTobacco giant to emerge from $49 billion deal - The Missoulian (LON:BATS)
missoulian.com - January 18 at 2:34 AM
reuters.com logoBAT agrees to buy Reynolds for $49 billion - Reuters (LON:BATS)
www.reuters.com - January 18 at 2:34 AM

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What is British American Tobacco plc's stock symbol?

British American Tobacco plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BATS."

How often does British American Tobacco plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for British American Tobacco plc?

British American Tobacco plc announced a dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 18th will be paid a dividend of GBX 51.30 per share on Wednesday, September 28th. This represents a yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 18th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.

Where is British American Tobacco plc's stock going? Where will British American Tobacco plc's stock price be in 2017?

21 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for British American Tobacco plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 3,585 to GBX 5,800. On average, they expect British American Tobacco plc's share price to reach GBX 5,106.65 in the next twelve months.

How do I buy British American Tobacco plc stock?

Shares of British American Tobacco plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of British American Tobacco plc stock cost?

One share of British American Tobacco plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 5,004.


Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff