LON:BATS - British American Tobacco Plc Ads Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 2,972 +14.50 (+0.49 %) (As of 05/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 2,957.50Today's RangeGBX 2,915.50 - GBX 2,97252-Week RangeGBX 2,249 - GBX 4,265Volume2.04 million shsAverage Volume4.16 million shsMarket Capitalization£63.11 billionP/E Ratio11.29Dividend Yield6.79%BetaN/A ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides cigarettes and other tobacco products worldwide. It manufactures vapour and tobacco heating products; oral tobacco and nicotine products, such as snus, tobacco-free nicotine pouches, and moist snuff; cigars; and e-cigarettes. The company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Newport, Camel, Natural American Spirit, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, State Express 555, and Shuang Xi brands. The company sells its products to retail outlets. British American Tobacco p.l.c. was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Receive BATS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BATS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Tobacco Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Defensive Current SymbolLON:BATS Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.bat.com Phone+44-20-78452000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio72.33 Current Ratio0.78 Quick Ratio0.40Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.29 Forward P/E Ratio0.09 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£24.49 billion Price / Sales2.58 Cash FlowGBX 122.20 per share Price / Cash Flow24.32 Book ValueGBX 2,849.20 per share Price / Book1.04Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees65,593 Outstanding Shares2,123,590,016Market Cap£63.11 billion Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) Frequently Asked Questions What is British American Tobacco Plc Ads' stock symbol? British American Tobacco Plc Ads trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BATS." How often does British American Tobacco Plc Ads pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for British American Tobacco Plc Ads? British American Tobacco Plc Ads declared a dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 21st will be paid a dividend of GBX 50.75 per share on Wednesday, May 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 21st. This is a boost from British American Tobacco Plc Ads's previous dividend of $48.80. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View British American Tobacco Plc Ads' Dividend History. When is British American Tobacco Plc Ads' next earnings date? British American Tobacco Plc Ads is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for British American Tobacco Plc Ads. What price target have analysts set for BATS? 17 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for British American Tobacco Plc Ads' shares. Their predictions range from GBX 2,700 to GBX 4,910. On average, they expect British American Tobacco Plc Ads' share price to reach GBX 3,851.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for British American Tobacco Plc Ads. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for British American Tobacco Plc Ads? 17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for British American Tobacco Plc Ads in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for British American Tobacco Plc Ads. Has British American Tobacco Plc Ads been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about BATS stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. British American Tobacco Plc Ads earned a news impact score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of British American Tobacco Plc Ads' key competitors? Some companies that are related to British American Tobacco Plc Ads include Imperial Brands (IMB), Fyolo Technology (AHII), Japan Tobacco (JAPAF), Slang Worldwide (SLGWF), Standard Diversified (SDOIB), SWEDISH MATCH A/ADR (SWMAY), Swedish Match (SWMAF), Vapor Group (VPOR) and VPR Brands (VPRB). What other stocks do shareholders of British American Tobacco Plc Ads own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other British American Tobacco Plc Ads investors own include British American Tobacco (BTI), Reynolds American (RAI), Imperial Brands (IMB), BP (BP), Glencore (GLEN), Vodafone Group (VOD), AstraZeneca (AZN), Unilever (ULVR), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and National Grid (NG). Who are British American Tobacco Plc Ads' key executives? British American Tobacco Plc Ads' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Jack Marie Henry David Bowles, CEO, Member of Management Board & Director (Age 55)Mr. John Benedict Stevens, Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 60)Mr. Kingsley Wheaton, Chief Marketing Officer & Member of Management Board (Age 46)Mr. Johan Vandermeulen, Regional Director of Europe & North Africa and Member of Management Board (Age 51)Dr. David O'Reilly, Director of Scientific Research & Member of Management Board (Age 53) How do I buy shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads? Shares of BATS 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. What is British American Tobacco Plc Ads' stock price today? One share of BATS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,972. How big of a company is British American Tobacco Plc Ads? British American Tobacco Plc Ads has a market capitalization of £63.11 billion and generates £24.49 billion in revenue each year. British American Tobacco Plc Ads employs 65,593 workers across the globe. What is British American Tobacco Plc Ads' official website? The official website for British American Tobacco Plc Ads is http://www.bat.com/. How can I contact British American Tobacco Plc Ads? British American Tobacco Plc Ads' mailing address is Globe House, 4 Temple Place, LONDON, WC2R 2PG, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-78452000. MarketBeat Community Rating for British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON BATS)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 916 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 645 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,561MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about British American Tobacco Plc Ads and other stocks. 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