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BTI - British American Tobacco Plc

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British American Tobacco P.L.C. operates as a holding company for a group of companies that manufactures, markets, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products including cigars and roll-your-own tobacco.

British American Tobacco (BAT) is one of the world's leading consumer goods companies, with nicotine and tobacco brands sold around the globe. We employ over 55 000 people, partner with over 90 000 farmers and have factories in 48 countries, with offices in even more.

Following the acquisition of Reynolds American, British American Tobacco is neck-and-neck with Philip Morris International to be the largest listed global tobacco company--slightly larger than PMI on net revenue, but slightly smaller on volumes. British...

British American Tobacco Plc is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). British American Tobacco is traded on the JSE under the ticker symbol “BTI”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of JSE:BTI is GB0002875804. British American Tobacco Plc is currently the fourth most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 1.54 trillion, which is about 7.87% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

BTI678.24 ▾ 15.30 (2.21%)
2 hours ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price671.31
Day’s High Price690.34
Traded Volume649,902
Number of Deals5,287
Gross Turnover442M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share64.3851
Price/Earning Ratio10.53
Dividend Per Share43.81
Dividend Yield6.46%
Shares Outstanding2.27B
Market Capitalization1.54T
Monetary values are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) unless otherwise stated

BTI Stock Market Performance


The current share price of British American Tobacco Plc (BTI) is ZAR 678.24. BTI closed its last trading day (Thursday, May 19, 2022) at 678.24 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 2.2% drop from its previous closing price of 693.54 ZAR. British American Tobacco began the year with a share price of 585.91 ZAR and has since gained 15.8% on that price valuation, ranking it 41st on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders can be optimistic about BTI knowing the stock has accrued 6% over the past four-week period—24th best on JSE.

British American Tobacco is the 82nd most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Feb 15 - May 19, 2022). BTI has traded a total volume of 66.1 million shares—in 333,992 deals—valued at ZAR 42.7 billion over the period, with an average of 1.05 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 2.32 million was achieved on March 4th, and a low of 385,397 on May 4th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of British American Tobacco on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Profile of British American Tobacco Plc

British American Tobacco Plc was founded on July 23, 1997 and operates in the Consumer Goods sector, specifically, the Tobacco industry. British American Tobacco contracts an estimated total number of 94,846 employees.

Factsheet of British American Tobacco Plc

Consumer Goods
Globe House, 4 Temple Place London, WC2R 2PG, United Kingdom
+44-20-7845-1000, +27-21-003-6712

BTI Industrial Market Competitors

British American Tobacco Plc, issuers of the BTI stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Consumer Goods sector and/or Tobacco industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
AHLAH-Vest Limited52M0.51+4.08%
DGHDistell Group Hldgs Ltd38.5B172.60+2.25%
CKSCrookes Brothers Ltd614M40.25+0.65%
MTAMetair Investments Ltd5.47B27.51+0.04%
ILEImbalie Beauty Limited13.8M0.01
ARLAstral Foods Ltd7.37B171.80-0.49%
OCEOceana Group Ltd7.07B54.20-2.41%
SHGSea Harvest Group Ltd3.88B12.99-5.87%
NWLNu-World Holdings Limited634M28.00-10.3%
ANHAnheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV1.74T862.37-10.4%

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Securities Exchange
  6. Malawi Stock Exchange
  7. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

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