NYSE:BTI - British American Tobacco Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$40.54 -0.88 (-2.12 %)
(As of 03/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$40.54
Today's Range$40.54 - $41.19
52-Week Range$30.67 - $60.81
Volume2.13 million shs
Average Volume2.88 million shs
Market Capitalization$86.39 billion
P/E Ratio11.02
Dividend Yield6.61%
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 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 Cigarettes
SectorConsumer Staples
Previous SymbolNYSEMKT:BTI



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$32.69 billion
Cash Flow$4.5398 per share
Book Value$41.15 per share



Outstanding Shares2,130,990,000
Market Cap$86.39 billion
Next Earnings Date3/28/2019 (Estimated)

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, March 1st. Investors of record on Friday, March 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.6745 per share on Monday, May 13th. This represents a $2.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 21st. View British American Tobacco's Dividend History.

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

British American Tobacco's stock split on the morning of Tuesday, February 14th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, January 13th 2017. The newly issued shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes 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.

When is British American Tobacco's next earnings date?

British American Tobacco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for British American Tobacco.

What price target have analysts set for BTI?

7 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for British American Tobacco's shares. Their predictions range from $66.00 to $66.00. On average, they expect British American Tobacco's share price to reach $66.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 62.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for British American Tobacco.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for British American Tobacco?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for British American Tobacco in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for British American Tobacco.

Has British American Tobacco been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about BTI stock has been trending neutral on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. British American Tobacco earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting British American Tobacco?

British American Tobacco saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,752,950 shares, an increase of 112.8% from the January 31st total of 1,763,611 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,030,230 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. View British American Tobacco's Current Options Chain.

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

Some companies that are related to British American Tobacco include Philip Morris International (PM), Altria Group (MO), Vector Group (VGR), mCig (MCIG) and White Fox Ventures (AWAW).

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 Altria Group (MO), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), Philip Morris International (PM), British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Coca-Cola (KO), Kraft Heinz (KHC), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and General Motors (GM).

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 62)
  • Mr. John Benedict Stevens, Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Jack Marie Henry David Bowles, Member of Management Board, COO of International Bus. & Director (Age 55)
  • 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)

Who are British American Tobacco's major shareholders?

British American Tobacco's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (1.31%), Newport Trust Co (0.20%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.17%), Northern Trust Corp (0.15%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.15%) and Cambiar Investors LLC (0.14%).

Which institutional investors are selling British American Tobacco stock?

BTI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Cambiar Investors LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Bank of Montreal Can and Tocqueville Asset Management L.P..

Which institutional investors are buying British American Tobacco stock?

BTI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Boston Partners, OLD Mission Capital LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP and FNY Investment Advisers LLC.

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 $40.54.

How big of a company is British American Tobacco?

British American Tobacco has a market capitalization of $86.39 billion and generates $32.69 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $8.05 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.68 on an earnings per share basis. British American Tobacco employs 55,761 workers across the globe.

What is British American Tobacco's official website?

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

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 (NYSE BTI)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  198 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  405
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.
This page was last updated on 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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