British American Tobacco Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 2,822
+37.50 (+1.35 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 2,822
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 2,699.99
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 2,822
Volume4.47 million shs
Average Volume3.20 million shs
Market Capitalization£64.75 billion
P/E Ratio10.12
Dividend Yield7.73%
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 and Hedges, 555, Peter Stuyvesant, Double Happiness, Granit, Mocca, and Kodiak 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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Tobacco
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£25.78 billion
Cash FlowGBX 149.79 per share
Book ValueGBX 2,735 per share



Outstanding Shares2,294,612,000
Market Cap£64.75 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable


British American Tobacco Share Chat
March 25, 2021 |  lse.co.uk
British Am. Tobacco : BAT enters strategic R&D collaboration with OGI
March 12, 2021 |  markets.businessinsider.com
UPDATE 3-BAT looks beyond tobacco to Canadian marijuana
March 11, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

2.26 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 4.5Community Rank: 3.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
GBX 2,822
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(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is British American Tobacco a buy right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for British American Tobacco in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" British American Tobacco stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than British American Tobacco?

Wall Street analysts have given British American Tobacco a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but British American Tobacco wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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How has British American Tobacco's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

British American Tobacco's stock was trading at GBX 2,883 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BATS stock has decreased by 2.1% and is now trading at GBX 2,822.
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How often does British American Tobacco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for British American Tobacco?

British American Tobacco declared a dividend on Wednesday, February 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 8th will be paid a dividend of GBX 53.90 per share on Thursday, August 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 8th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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Is British American Tobacco a good dividend stock?

British American Tobacco pays an annual dividend of GBX 2.10 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.73%. BATS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of British American Tobacco is 0.75%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for BATS?

11 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for British American Tobacco's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 3,100 to GBX 4,100. On average, they anticipate British American Tobacco's share price to reach GBX 3,570.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are British American Tobacco's key executives?

British American Tobacco's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jack Marie Henry David Bowles, CEO, Member of Management Board & Director (Age 57, Pay $4.5M)
  • Mr. Tadeu Luiz Marroco, Fin. Director, Member of Management Board & Exec. Director (Age 55, Pay $1.43M)
  • Mr. Kingsley Wheaton, Chief Marketing Officer & Member of Management Board (Age 48)
  • Mr. Johan Vandermeulen, Regional Director of Europe & North Africa and Member of Management Board (Age 53)
  • Dr. David O'Reilly, Director of Research & Science and Member of Management Board (Age 55)
  • Mr. Jerome B. Abelman, Director of Legal & External Affairs, Gen. Counsel and Member of Management Board (Age 57)
  • Mr. Luciano Comin, Regional Director for Americas & Sub-Saharan Africa and Member of Management Board (Age 52)
  • Mr. Paul Lageweg, Director of New Categories & Member of Management Board (Age 52)
  • Ms. Marina Bellini, Director of Digital & Information and Member of Management Board (Age 47)
  • Mr. Guy Meldrum, Pres & CEO of Reynolds American and Member of Management Board (Age 49)

Who are some of British American Tobacco's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of British American Tobacco own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other British American Tobacco investors own include British American Tobacco (BTI), 775589 (RAI), Imperial Brands (IMB), BP (BP), Vodafone Group (VOD), Glencore (GLEN), Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB), AstraZeneca (AZN), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB).

What is British American Tobacco's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of British American Tobacco?

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.
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What is British American Tobacco's stock price today?

One share of BATS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,822.

How much money does British American Tobacco make?

British American Tobacco has a market capitalization of £64.75 billion and generates £25.78 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does British American Tobacco have?

British American Tobacco employs 56,689 workers across the globe.

What is British American Tobacco's official website?

The official website for British American Tobacco is www.bat.com.

Where are British American Tobacco's headquarters?

British American Tobacco is headquartered at Globe House, 4 Temple Place, LONDON, WC2R 2PG, United Kingdom.

How can I contact British American Tobacco?

British American Tobacco's mailing address is Globe House, 4 Temple Place, LONDON, WC2R 2PG, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-78452000.

This page was last updated on 4/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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