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: $62.91
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $4831.71
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $4343.46
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 3,354.60 - GBX 5,135
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.53
  • P/E Growth: 1.80
  • Market Cap: $88.34B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,858,000,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 4,646.65

Analysts' Ratings History for British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/25/2016Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 3,950 -> GBX 3,800View Rating Details
8/24/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 5,220View Rating Details
8/23/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingConviction-BuyView Rating Details
8/22/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,300View Rating Details
8/19/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeHoldGBX 4,700 -> GBX 5,200View Rating Details
8/1/2016Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 4,840 -> GBX 4,900View Rating Details
7/29/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/29/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 5,100 -> GBX 4,975View Rating Details
7/28/2016S&P Global Inc.Set Price TargetNeutralGBX 4,800View Rating Details
7/27/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 4,900View Rating Details
7/6/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 5,200View Rating Details
7/6/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,800View Rating Details
5/3/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetSellGBX 3,165 -> GBX 3,585View Rating Details
4/28/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,800View Rating Details
4/27/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaSet Price TargetSellGBX 3,400View Rating Details
4/27/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetNeutralGBX 4,300View 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
7/31/2015InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 3,800View 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 8/30/2014 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: $243.13 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
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 IconPhilip Morris, British American Tobacco under tax audit - Korea Times (LON:BATS)
www.koreatimes.co.kr - August 30 at 9:33 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoBrokers: Deutsche lights up British American Tobacco (LON:BATS)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - August 22 at 8:33 AM
News IconBritish American Tobacco Plc - Notification And Public Disclosure Of Transactions By Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities (LON:BATS)
www.sharenet.co.za - August 22 at 8:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoShould Tobacco Investors Fear Plain Packaging Laws? (LON:BATS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 20 at 8:45 AM
News IconBritish American Tobacco 'bribed' police - affidavit - News24 (LON:BATS)
www.news24.com - August 16 at 3:50 PM
News IconBritish American Tobacco executive bashed and stabbed in ... - Daily Mail (LON:BATS)
www.dailymail.co.uk - August 13 at 11:55 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoElectronic Marlboro sucks Japanese smokers away from Japan Tobacco (LON:BATS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 12:24 PM
News IconOnly BAT nominee on ITC board resigns | Business Standard News - Business Standard (LON:BATS)
www.business-standard.com - August 6 at 11:29 AM
News IconNo BAT nominee on ITC board (LON:BATS)
wap.business-standard.com - August 5 at 9:07 PM
News IconNo BAT nominee on ITC board - Business Standard (LON:BATS)
www.business-standard.com - August 5 at 3:45 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoBerenberg Bank Gives British American Tobacco PLC Price Target With Potential 2.48% Upside - FTSE News (LON:BATS)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - August 2 at 8:32 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoJP Morgan Cazenove disclosed (LON:BATS) British American Tobacco PLC, reducing its price target to 5220GBX ... - Breaking Finance News (LON:BATS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 31 at 3:40 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoBritish American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) Issued With 'Neutral ... - FTSE News (LON:BATS)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 30 at 3:50 PM
bloomberg.com logoBAT Hunts for Acquisitions in Asia, North Africa, CFO Says ... - Bloomberg (LON:BATS)
www.bloomberg.com - July 28 at 4:48 PM
News IconBAT hunts for acquisitions in Asia, North Africa: CFO (LON:BATS)
www.moneyweb.co.za - July 28 at 12:30 PM
wsj.com logoBAT Sees Year of Good Earnings Growth (LON:BATS)
www.wsj.com - July 28 at 12:30 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoBATS' half-year figures kick butt (LON:BATS)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - July 28 at 12:30 PM
nasdaq.com logoBritish American Tobacco Pre-tax Profit Dips; On Track For Earnings Growth In FY (LON:BATS)
www.nasdaq.com - July 28 at 12:30 PM
4-traders.com logoBritish American Tobacco : BAT Sees Year of Good Earnings Growth--2nd Update (LON:BATS)
www.4-traders.com - July 28 at 12:30 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoA report released today by Exane BNP Paribas about (LON:BATS) British American Tobacco PLC raises the target price to 4,900GBX (LON:BATS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 28 at 12:30 PM
thestreet.com logoBritish American Tobacco Beats First-Half Expectations (LON:BATS)
www.thestreet.com - July 28 at 7:28 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2016 British American Tobacco PLC Earnings Release - 02:00 am ET (LON:BATS)
biz.yahoo.com - July 28 at 7:07 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] BAT Sees Year of Good Earnings Growth (LON:BATS)
www.wsj.com - July 28 at 7:04 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAre these 3 shares simply the best Brexit buys after today’s results? (LON:BATS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 5:53 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoBritish American Tobacco sales rise (LON:BATS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 3:52 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoCredit Suisse reiterated British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) as 'Outperform' With 5050 PT - FTSE News (LON:BATS)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 27 at 3:44 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Brewin Dolphin leads rally in wealth managers (LON:BATS)
ad.doubleclick.net - July 27 at 1:39 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoCredit Suisse reiterated British American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) as 'Outperform' With 5050 PT - FTSE News (LON:BATS)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 26 at 11:46 AM
fiscalstandard.com logoBritish American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Broker Updates - Fiscal Standard (LON:BATS)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 18 at 8:39 AM
News IconHow Many British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)'s Analysts Are Bullish? - Consumer Eagle (LON:BATS)
www.consumereagle.com - July 17 at 8:27 AM
ft.com logo[$$] HMRC 'worst-case' liabilities rise to £55bn (LON:BATS)
ad.doubleclick.net - July 17 at 7:50 AM
bloomberg.com logoBAT to Cut 950 Jobs at German Cigarette Factory to Reduce Costs - Bloomberg (LON:BATS)
www.bloomberg.com - July 14 at 3:49 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoJP Morgan Cazenove Reiterated British American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) As 'Overweight' - FTSE News (LON:BATS)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 13 at 11:52 AM
fiscalstandard.com logoAnalysts At JP Morgan Cazenove Reiterated British American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) As Overweight - Fiscal Standard (LON:BATS)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 12 at 3:50 PM
sbwire.com logoTobacco Products Market - Global Industry Analysis, Growth, Trends, Forecast 2019 (LON:BATS)
www.sbwire.com - July 12 at 5:52 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoBritish American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) stock price target upped to 5,380GBX as recorded today by JP Morgan Cazenove (LON:BATS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 12 at 5:52 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoLooking for a safe haven? 3 stocks better than bonds (LON:BATS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 2:15 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoBritish American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) Receives 'Equal Weight' Rating From Brokers At Barclays Capital - FTSE News (LON:BATS)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 10 at 8:27 AM
stockmarketwire.com logoBroker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on British American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS)
www.stockmarketwire.com - July 8 at 11:48 AM
einnews.com logoE Cigarettes & Vapourizer Market to Reach $28.57 billion with 21.1% CAGR to 2022 (LON:BATS)
www.einnews.com - July 7 at 3:47 PM
nasdaq.com logoLONDON MARKETS: FTSE 100 Trudges Higher, But Banks, Property Stocks Get Hit (LON:BATS)
www.nasdaq.com - July 5 at 3:44 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoBritish American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) target price upped to GBX5,000 as covered today by Credit Suisse (LON:BATS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 5 at 8:29 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoJP Morgan Cazenove recorded (LON:BATS) British American Tobacco PLC, bumping up its price target to GBX5,040 ... - Breaking Finance News (LON:BATS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 3 at 8:29 AM
News IconBritish American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms - euronews (LON:BATS)
www.euronews.com - June 30 at 9:11 PM
News IconBritish American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms - The Star Online (LON:BATS)
www.thestar.com.my - June 30 at 3:55 PM
News IconBritish American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms - Thomson Reuters Foundation (LON:BATS)
news.trust.org - June 30 at 11:37 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoBritish American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) Receives 'Overweight' Rating From Brokers At JP Morgan - FTSE News (LON:BATS)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - June 30 at 11:37 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBrexit fears put aside as corporates go for sterling (LON:BATS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 8:46 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritish American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms (LON:BATS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 7:33 AM
bloomberg.com logoU.K. Opens Bond Market With Cigarettes, Alcohol After Brexit (LON:BATS)
www.bloomberg.com - June 30 at 6:09 AM

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