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British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L)

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British American Tobacco p.l.c. is a tobacco company. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and marketing cigarettes and other tobacco products. Its segments include Asia-Pacific, Americas, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA). The Company's brands include Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall... (more)


Beta: 1.17
Market Cap(Mil.): £88,744.20
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 1,864.37
Dividend: 51.30
Yield (%): --


  BATS.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 20.55 35.95 39.27
EPS (TTM): 2.32 -- --
ROI: 19.42 53.17 59.22
ROE: 71.36 57.44 66.93

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Jan 17 2017

BAT agrees to buy Reynolds for $49 billion

LONDON British American Tobacco has agreed a $49.4 billion takeover of U.S. rival Reynolds American Inc , creating the world's biggest listed tobacco company after it increased an earlier offer by more than $2 billion. | Video

Jan 17 2017

UPDATE 5-BAT agrees to buy Reynolds for $49 billion

* Deal brings together makers of Pall Mall, Camel, Newport (Adds analyst and CEO comments)

Jan 17 2017

Fitch: Higher Reynolds Bid Points to Two-Notch Downgrade for BAT

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, January 17 (Fitch) The increased price and cash component of British American Tobacco's (BAT) revised deal to acquire full control of Reynolds American will result in higher leverage than under the original proposal, Fitch Ratings says. It also means a two-notch downgrade is the most likely outcome for BAT's 'A-' IDR, which was placed on Rating Watch Negative following the first approach in October. We said at the time that

Jan 17 2017

BRIEF-BAT agrees terms to buy remaining stake in Reynolds

* Agreed terms of a recommended offer for BAT to acquire remaining 57.8 pct of Reynolds it does not already own Source text for Eikon: For full story, click on: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

Jan 17 2017

BAT agrees terms to buy Reynolds for $49.4 billion

LONDON, Jan 17 British American Tobacco said on Tuesday it had agreed terms to buy U.S. rival Reynolds American Inc after it increased its offer for the 57.8 percent of the company it did not already own to $49.4 billion.

Jan 17 2017

BAT quits nicotine inhaler to focus on vaping

LONDON British American Tobacco (BAT) has quit plans to market a nicotine inhaler called Voke to focus on consumer items like e-cigarettes rather than health products.

Jan 05 2017

Credit Suisse, AstraZeneca among top BofA-ML's top European picks for first quarter

LONDON Credit Suisse and AstraZeneca are among Bank of America-Merrill Lynch's top picks for the first quarter of 2017, as the market is overly pessimistic on both stocks, according to analysts at the bank.

Jan 03 2017

BAT nears takeover of Bosnian FDS tobacco business

SARAJEVO An Austrian fund backed by British American Tobacco agreed to increase its stake in Bosnian holding firm Fabrika Duhana Sarajevo (FDS) to 78.8 percent, paving the way for BAT to acquire FDS's tobacco assets.

Dec 21 2016

Philip Morris looks beyond cigarettes with alternative products

LONDON Philip Morris International , the world's largest international tobacco company, said it could eventually stub out cigarette sales as it launched an alternative product in Britain on Wednesday.

Nov 30 2016

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