NYSE:BTI - British American Tobacco Stock Price, Price Target & More

$51.62 -3.22 (-5.87 %)
(As of 04/19/2018 11:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$54.84
Today's Range$50.82 - $53.90
52-Week Range$50.82 - $73.41
Volume3.81 million shs
Average Volume1.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$120.93 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.57%
Beta1.06

About British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI)

British American Tobacco logoBritish 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 and moist snuff; cigars; and e-cigarettes. The company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Tobacco products
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNYSE:BTI
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-7845-1000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.72%
Current Ratio0.90%
Quick Ratio0.52%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E Ratio11.89
P/E Growth1.64

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$26.15 billion
Price / Sales4.21
Cash Flow$3.7057 per share
Price / Cash13.93
Book Value$36.91 per share
Price / Book1.40

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees49,817
Outstanding Shares2,130,990,000

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British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is British American Tobacco's stock symbol?

British American Tobacco trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BTI."

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

British American Tobacco announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.6792 per share on Tuesday, November 20th. This represents a $2.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 4th. View British American Tobacco's Dividend History.

When did British American Tobacco's stock split? How did British American Tobacco's stock split work?

Shares of British American Tobacco split before market open on Tuesday, February 14th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, January 13th 2017. The newly minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Monday, February 13th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of British American Tobacco stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What price target have analysts set for BTI?

10 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for British American Tobacco's stock. Their forecasts range from $78.00 to $79.00. On average, they expect British American Tobacco's share price to reach $78.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for British American Tobacco.

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

Who are British American Tobacco's key executives?

British American Tobacco's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Nicandro Durante, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. John Benedict Stevens, Chief Information Officer, Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Jack Marie Henry David Bowles, Member of Management Board & COO of International Bus. (Excluding US) (Age 54)
  • Mr. Kingsley Wheaton, Regional Director of Americas & Sub-Saharan Africa and Member of Management Board (Age 45)
  • Mr. Johan Vandermeulen, Regional Director of Asia-Pacific & Middle East and Member of Management Board (Age 50)

Has British American Tobacco been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about BTI stock has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. British American Tobacco earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.37 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

How do I buy shares of British American Tobacco?

Shares of BTI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is British American Tobacco's stock price today?

One share of BTI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.69.

How big of a company is British American Tobacco?

British American Tobacco has a market capitalization of $120.93 billion and generates $26.15 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $48.37 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.68 on an earnings per share basis. British American Tobacco employs 49,817 workers across the globe.

How can I contact British American Tobacco?

British American Tobacco's mailing address is GLOBE HOUSE 4 TEMPLE PLACE, LONDON X0, WC2R 2PG. The company can be reached via phone at 44-20-7845-1000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for British American Tobacco (BTI)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  120 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  98 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  218
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about British American Tobacco and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BTI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BTI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
10 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for British American Tobacco in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $78.50, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 52.07%. The high price target for BTI is $79.00 and the low price target for BTI is $78.00. There are currently 1 hold rating and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.902.913.002.93
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
12 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
13 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $78.50$78.50$78.50$79.00
Price Target Upside: 52.07% upside29.07% upside18.62% upside26.74% upside

British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI)

British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/28/2018CitigroupDowngradeBuy -> NeutralHighView Rating Details
11/18/2017Jefferies GroupSet Price TargetBuy$78.00N/AView Rating Details
10/9/2017Goldman SachsUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
9/26/2017CowenUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformHighView Rating Details
8/9/2017JPMorgan ChaseReiterated RatingOverweightLowView Rating Details
8/4/2017InvestecUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
8/1/2017UBSReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
7/31/2017SBG SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
7/31/2017Piper JaffrayReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
7/6/2017Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetBuy$79.00LowView Rating Details
4/6/2017Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeOutperformN/AView Rating Details
3/6/2017ArgusUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
2/10/2017Berenberg BankUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/6/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector PerformN/AView Rating Details
11/2/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
10/28/2016Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
7/8/2016BarclaysDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/19/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) Dividend Information

British American Tobacco pays an annual dividend of $2.02 per share, with a dividend yield of 3.91%. BTI's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Tuesday, November 20. British American Tobacco pays out 54.89% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Next Dividend:11/20/2018
Annual Dividend:$2.02
Dividend Yield:3.91%
Dividend Growth:-22.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:54.89% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
46.54% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
43.16% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI)

British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/23/2018quarterly$0.67924.33%10/4/201810/5/201811/20/2018
2/23/2018quarterly$0.67924.33%6/28/20186/29/20188/13/2018
2/23/2018quarterly$0.67924.33%12/27/201812/28/20182/12/2019
2/22/2018None$0.67404.33%3/22/20183/23/20185/14/2018
12/5/2017None$0.58101.73%12/28/201712/29/20172/13/2018
7/27/2017None$0.72808/16/20178/18/201710/3/2017
7/27/2017None$0.72802.28%8/16/20178/18/201710/3/2017
3/2/2017semiannual$1.47714.63%3/15/20173/17/20175/9/2017
8/1/2014semiannual$1.60412.76%8/20/20148/22/201410/3/2014
3/3/2014semiannual$3.26456.02%3/12/20143/14/20145/13/2014
8/2/2013semiannual$1.36412.51%8/21/20138/23/201310/3/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

British American Tobacco (NYSE BTI) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Institutional Ownership Percentage: 8.78%
Insider Trading History for British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI)

British American Tobacco (NYSE BTI) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

British American Tobacco (NYSE BTI) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Piper Jaffray Reaffirms Buy Rating for British American Tobacco (BTI)Piper Jaffray Reaffirms Buy Rating for British American Tobacco (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:35 AM
JPMorgan Chase Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for British American Tobacco (BTI)JPMorgan Chase Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for British American Tobacco (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 4:31 PM
Will Philip Morris’s 1Q18 Earnings Boost Its Stock Price?Will Philip Morris’s 1Q18 Earnings Boost Its Stock Price?
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 4:54 PM
Lundbeck (HLUYY) & British American Tobacco (BTI) Financial ComparisonLundbeck (HLUYY) & British American Tobacco (BTI) Financial Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 9:43 AM
Analyzing British American Tobacco (BTI) & Pharming Group (PHGUF)Analyzing British American Tobacco (BTI) & Pharming Group (PHGUF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 1:23 PM
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsBritish American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 9:48 AM
British American Tobacco (BTI) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment ResearchBritish American Tobacco (BTI) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 8:56 PM
Amid a Push for Tougher Nicotine Regulations, Here's the One Tobacco Stock to BuyAmid a Push for Tougher Nicotine Regulations, Here's the One Tobacco Stock to Buy
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 4:57 PM
Critical Comparison: British American Tobacco (BTI) & Altria Group (MO)Critical Comparison: British American Tobacco (BTI) & Altria Group (MO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 11:34 AM
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www.reuters.com - March 28 at 9:12 AM
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www.reuters.com - March 28 at 9:12 AM
Altria’s Stock Price Rose Due to Deutsche Bank’s ‘Buy’ RatingAltria’s Stock Price Rose Due to Deutsche Bank’s ‘Buy’ Rating
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:45 PM
Better Buy: Altria Group Inc. vs. British American TobaccoBetter Buy: Altria Group Inc. vs. British American Tobacco
finance.yahoo.com - March 25 at 5:37 PM
Citigroup Lowers British American Tobacco (BTI) to NeutralCitigroup Lowers British American Tobacco (BTI) to Neutral
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 5:44 PM
Zacks: Analysts Anticipate British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Will Post Earnings of $2.00 Per ShareZacks: Analysts Anticipate British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Will Post Earnings of $2.00 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 5:20 PM
Bad News for the Tobacco Industry as the FDA Moves Toward Nicotine RegulationBad News for the Tobacco Industry as the FDA Moves Toward Nicotine Regulation
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 8:57 AM
FDA moves toward menthol tobacco rule; British American most vulnerable - Seeking AlphaFDA moves toward menthol tobacco rule; British American most vulnerable - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 22 at 5:00 PM
British American Tobacco (BTI) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment ResearchBritish American Tobacco (BTI) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 7:16 PM
Time to Quit Tobacco Stocks?Time to Quit Tobacco Stocks?
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 5:06 PM
British American Tobacco plc (BTI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 22, 2018 - NasdaqBritish American Tobacco plc (BTI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 22, 2018 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 21 at 9:53 AM
The FDA is going after menthol cigarettes—and maybe even fruity e-cig flavorsThe FDA is going after menthol cigarettes—and maybe even fruity e-cig flavors
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 4:46 PM
FDA Considers Restricting Tobacco Flavors, Including MentholFDA Considers Restricting Tobacco Flavors, Including Menthol
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 4:46 PM
British American Tobacco: A Lucky StrikeBritish American Tobacco: A Lucky Strike
seekingalpha.com - March 20 at 9:10 AM
[$$] Big tobacco keeps tabs on growth of vaping[$$] Big tobacco keeps tabs on growth of vaping
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 5:53 PM
British American Tobacco Underlines Commitment to Transforming Tobacco in Latest Group ReportsBritish American Tobacco Underlines Commitment to Transforming Tobacco in Latest Group Reports
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 5:27 PM
Should You Buy British American Tobacco pl.c. (LON:BATS) At £41.66?Should You Buy British American Tobacco pl.c. (LON:BATS) At £41.66?
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 6:20 PM
British American Tobacco PLC to Post FY2018 Earnings of $4.20 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (BTI)British American Tobacco PLC to Post FY2018 Earnings of $4.20 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 10:06 AM
FY2019 EPS Estimates for British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Lifted by AnalystFY2019 EPS Estimates for British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Lifted by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 13 at 3:07 PM
Children around the world are being exposed to cigarette advertising near their schoolsChildren around the world are being exposed to cigarette advertising near their schools
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 6:02 PM
Why British American Tobacco Stock Fell 13% in FebruaryWhy British American Tobacco Stock Fell 13% in February
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 6:01 PM
Reynolds American gives bonuses, keeps 99 pct. of tax cutsReynolds American gives bonuses, keeps 99 pct. of tax cuts
marketbeat.com - March 8 at 11:18 AM
Reynolds American will pay 4,500 employees a $1,000 tax reform bonusReynolds American will pay 4,500 employees a $1,000 'tax reform bonus'
www.bizjournals.com - March 8 at 9:10 AM
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Bought by Tocqueville Asset Management L.P.British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Bought by Tocqueville Asset Management L.P.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 3:40 PM
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Bought by ETRADE Capital Management LLCBritish American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Bought by ETRADE Capital Management LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 1:10 PM
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Stake Decreased by Aviance Capital Partners LLCBritish American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Stake Decreased by Aviance Capital Partners LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 4:44 AM
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Sold by Assetmark Inc.British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Sold by Assetmark Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 4:42 AM
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Sold by Commerce BankBritish American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Sold by Commerce Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 5:32 AM
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Sold by Allianz Asset Management GmbHBritish American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Sold by Allianz Asset Management GmbH
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 4:16 AM
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Position Raised by Lazard Asset Management LLCBritish American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Position Raised by Lazard Asset Management LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 1:40 PM
Maverick Capital Ltd. Acquires New Holdings in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)Maverick Capital Ltd. Acquires New Holdings in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 4:25 PM
James Hambro & Partners Takes Position in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)James Hambro & Partners Takes Position in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 2:34 PM
London Co. of Virginia Has $2.95 Million Holdings in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)London Co. of Virginia Has $2.95 Million Holdings in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 12:34 PM
UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Sells 154,320 Shares of British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Sells 154,320 Shares of British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 5:35 PM
Eagle Global Advisors LLC Has $8.44 Million Position in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)Eagle Global Advisors LLC Has $8.44 Million Position in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 2:26 PM
Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. Has $1.54 Million Holdings in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. Has $1.54 Million Holdings in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 5:02 AM
Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership Purchases Shares of 201,192 British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership Purchases Shares of 201,192 British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 4:34 AM
First Republic Investment Management Inc. Sells 3,349 Shares of British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)First Republic Investment Management Inc. Sells 3,349 Shares of British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 2:06 PM
Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. Has $6.76 Million Position in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. Has $6.76 Million Position in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 7:54 AM
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Plans $0.68 Quarterly DividendBritish American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Plans $0.68 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 23 at 5:24 PM
British American Tobacco PLC Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.68 (BTI)British American Tobacco PLC Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.68 (BTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 23 at 5:24 PM

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