About British American Tobacco plc
British 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
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- 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
Consensus Ratings for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) (?) The ratings breakdown includes the most recent rating from each analyst that has rated the stock within the last twelve months. The ratings score is a calculation of the average number of sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). The consensus price target is a mean average of the most recent price target set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
|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)
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)
|2/14/2017||Citigroup Inc.||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 5,600|
|2/10/2017||Berenberg Bank||Upgrade||Buy||GBX 5,150 -> GBX 5,670|
|2/7/2017||Whitman Howard||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 5,300|
|1/24/2017||Barclays PLC||Reiterated Rating||Equal Weight||GBX 5,100|
|1/18/2017||Credit Suisse Group||Boost Price Target||Outperform||GBX 4,950 -> GBX 5,100|
|1/16/2017||Jefferies Group LLC||Boost Price Target||Buy||GBX 5,700 -> GBX 5,800|
|12/5/2016||BNP Paribas||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||GBX 5,100|
|11/15/2016||Deutsche Bank AG||Lower Price Target||Buy||GBX 6,000 -> GBX 5,700|
|11/2/2016||Morgan Stanley||Set Price Target||Buy||GBX 5,400|
|10/28/2016||Societe Generale||Set Price Target||Buy||GBX 5,400|
|10/27/2016||Beaufort Securities||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|10/25/2016||J P Morgan Chase & Co||Reiterated Rating||Overweight||GBX 5,420|
|10/24/2016||Royal Bank Of Canada||Reiterated Rating||Underperform||GBX 4,300 -> GBX 4,400|
|10/24/2016||RBC Capital Markets||Set Price Target||Sell||GBX 4,400|
|10/21/2016||S&P Global Inc.||Set Price Target||Neutral||GBX 5,200|
|10/14/2016||Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)||Set Price Target||Buy||GBX 5,500|
|9/8/2016||Investec||Upgrade||Buy||GBX 4,000 -> GBX 5,200|
|7/6/2016||Independent Research GmbH||Set Price Target||Neutral||GBX 5,200|
|5/3/2016||Canaccord Genuity||Boost Price Target||Sell||GBX 3,165 -> GBX 3,585|
|3/10/2016||AlphaValue||Reiterated Rating||Reduce||GBX 4,128|
|3/1/2016||Nomura||Boost Price Target||Buy||GBX 4,810 -> GBX 4,930|
|11/5/2015||SBG Securities||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 4,125|
|10/28/2015||S&P Equity Research||Set Price Target||Neutral||GBX 4,200|
|9/11/2015||Panmure Gordon||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 4,200 -> GBX 4,070|
|7/29/2015||Charles Stanley||Reiterated Rating||accumulate|
|6/29/2015||Renaissance Capital||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 3,800|
|5/5/2015||Standard Investment Bank Ltd||Reiterated Rating||Sell||GBX 599.34|
Earnings History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Earnings Estimates for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $246.68 EPS
Dividend History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|2/1/2017||Giovanni Giordano||Insider||Buy||2||GBX 4,897||GBX 9,794|
|1/4/2017||Jerome Abelman||Insider||Buy||3||GBX 4,600||£138|
|12/7/2016||Nicandro Durante||Insider||Buy||4||GBX 4,343||£173.72|
|11/2/2016||Nicandro Durante||Insider||Buy||3||GBX 4,615||£138.45|
|10/5/2016||Nicandro Durante||Insider||Buy||3||GBX 4,951||£148.53|
|8/18/2016||Jack Bowles||Insider||Sell||511||GBX 4,840||£24,732.40|
|10/8/2015||Kwan ,Savio||Insider||Buy||40||GBX 3,670||£1,468|
|6/10/2015||Savio Kwan||Insider||Buy||3,000||GBX 3,404.81||£102,144.30|
|6/8/2015||Ben Stevens||Insider||Buy||536||GBX 3,410||£18,277.60|
|5/21/2015||Dimitri Panayotopoulos||Insider||Buy||2,750||GBX 3,638.30||£100,053.25|
|4/30/2015||Dimitri Panayotopoulos||Insider||Buy||550||GBX 3,604.50||£19,824.75|
|3/30/2015||Ben Stevens||Insider||Sell||9,893||GBX 3,594.50||£355,603.89|
Latest Headlines for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
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.