British American Tobacco (BATS)

Sector:

Tobacco

Index:

FTSE 100

3,352.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      9.00p
  • 52 Week High: 3,507.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 2,648.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 2,293.89m
  • Volume: 2,434,664
  • Market Cap: £76,903m
  • RiskGrade: 87

BAT sales boosted by new products

By Frank Prenesti

Date: Thursday 01 Aug 2019

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - British American Tobacco reported a 4.6% rise in first half revenue as new products helped offset the global trend in declining cigarette sales.
The maker of Lucky Strike and Dunhill cigarettes maker on Thursday said its first half revenue rose to £12.17bn, with adjusted earnings per share of 146.9 pence.

Pre-tax profits before tax fell to £3.8bn from £3.9bn.

Revenue growth from its new categories division, such as vaping and tobacco heating products rose 27% to £531m on a constant currency basis with faster growth expected in the second half.

Net debt rose to £45.5bn from £44.7bn.

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BATS Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 3,352.50p
Change Today 9.00p
% Change 0.27 %
52 Week High 3,507.00p
52 Week Low 2,648.00p
Volume 2,434,664
Shares Issued 2,293.89m
Market Cap £76,903m
RiskGrade 87

BATS Star Ratings

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100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average
Income
85.10% above the market average85.10% above the market average85.10% above the market average85.10% above the market average85.10% above the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average
Growth
57.68% above the market average57.68% above the market average57.68% above the market average57.68% above the market average57.68% above the market average
100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 13
Buy 1
Neutral 4
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 18
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Ex-Div 24-Dec-19 03-Oct-19
Paid 06-Feb-20 14-Nov-19
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BATS Key Personnel

Chair Richard Burrows
CEO Jack Bowles
Finance Director Tadeu Marroco

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