British American Tobacco Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.19 (+0.52 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 10:40 AM ET)
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Volume17,288 shs
Average Volume2.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$78.59 billion
P/E Ratio8.65
Dividend Yield8.01%
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About British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco plc is a holding company, which engages in the manufacture and distribution of tobacco products. Its brands include Kent, Dunhill, Lucky Strike, and Pall Mall. It operates through the following geographical segments: United States, Asia-Pacific and Middle East (APME), Americas and Sub-Saharan Africa (AMSSA), and Europe and North Africa (ENA). The APME geographical segment consists of markets in the Middle East merged with Asia-Pacific. The AMSSA geographical segment comprises of markets in East and Central Africa, West Africa, and Southern Africa merged with the Americas region. The ENA geographical segment includes markets in Russia, Ukraine, Caucasus, Central Asia, Belarus, Turkey, and North Africa merged with the Western Europe region. The company was founded by James Buchanan Duke on September 29, 1902 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.


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1.92 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

104th out of 179 stocks

Cigarettes Industry

4th out of 5 stocks

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British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is British American Tobacco a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for British American Tobacco in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" British American Tobacco stock.
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Are investors shorting British American Tobacco?

British American Tobacco saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,240,000 shares, a drop of 55.2% from the August 15th total of 2,770,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,500,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.5 days.
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How has British American Tobacco's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

British American Tobacco's stock was trading at $37.26 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BTI shares have decreased by 1.5% and is now trading at $36.70.
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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 quarterly dividend on Friday, February 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.7412 per share on Monday, February 14th. This represents a $2.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.08%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 22nd.
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Is British American Tobacco a good dividend stock?

British American Tobacco pays an annual dividend of $2.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.01%. BTI has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. British American Tobacco does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of British American Tobacco is 68.54%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, British American Tobacco will have a dividend payout ratio of 61.09% next year. This indicates that British American Tobacco will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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 minted shares were distributed 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.

Who are British American Tobacco's key executives?

British American Tobacco's management team includes the following people:
  • Jack Marie Henry David Bowles, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
  • Zafar Aslam Khan, Operations Director
  • Tadeu Luiz Marroco, Executive Director & Finance Director
  • David O'Reilly, Director-Scientific Research
  • Marina Fagundes Bellini, Director-Digital & Information

What is Jack Bowles' approval rating as British American Tobacco's CEO?

6 employees have rated British American Tobacco CEO Jack Bowles on Jack Bowles has an approval rating of 66% among British American Tobacco's employees.

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 Altria Group (MO), British American Tobacco (BATS), AT&T (T), Philip Morris International (PM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) and CVS Health (CVS).

What is British American Tobacco's stock symbol?

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

Who are British American Tobacco's major shareholders?

British American Tobacco's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Capital International Investors (0.47%), FMR LLC (0.34%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.28%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.28%), BlackRock Inc. (0.27%) and Federated Hermes Inc. (0.18%).

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, Millennium Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, State Street Corp, Invesco Ltd., Citigroup Inc., Newport Trust Co, and Wells Fargo & Company MN.

Which institutional investors are buying British American Tobacco stock?

BTI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of America Corp DE, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Capital International Investors, Marshall Wace LLP, Marshall Wace LLP, and Federated Hermes Inc..

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is British American Tobacco's stock price today?

One share of BTI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.70.

How much money does British American Tobacco make?

British American Tobacco has a market capitalization of $78.27 billion and generates $33.10 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $8.22 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.26 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does British American Tobacco have?

British American Tobacco employs 55,329 workers across the globe.

When was British American Tobacco founded?

British American Tobacco was founded in 1902.

What is British American Tobacco's official website?

The official website for British American Tobacco is

Where are British American Tobacco's headquarters?

British American Tobacco is headquartered at GLOBE HOUSE 4 TEMPLE PLACE, LONDON X0, WC2R 2PG.

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 442078451000 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/23/2021 by Staff
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