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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 1.47 trillion, which is about 8.09% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

BTI596.99 ▾ 1.38 (0.23%)
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Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price591.76
Day’s High Price597.32
Traded Volume168,266
Number of Deals2,428
Gross Turnover100M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share81.0054
Price/Earning Ratio7.39
Dividend Per Share51.91
Dividend Yield8.68%
Shares Outstanding2.46B
Market Capitalization1.47T
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 596.99. BTI closed its last trading day (Thursday, September 28, 2023) at 598.37 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 0.2% gain over its previous closing price of 597.44 ZAR. British American Tobacco began the year with a share price of 674.10 ZAR but has since lost 11.2% off that price valuation, ranking it 277th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

British American Tobacco is the 88th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jun 30 - Sep 28, 2023). BTI has traded a total volume of 47.4 million shares—in 371,682 deals—valued at ZAR 29.1 billion over the period, with an average of 751,780 traded shares per session. A volume high of 1.84 million was achieved on July 27th, and a low of 240,069 on August 25th, 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
CFRCompagnie Financière Richemont120B2,290.56+926%
CAACA Sales Holdings Ltd3.97B8.35+30.5%
OCEOceana Group Ltd9.87B75.66+19.5%
PMRPremier Group Ltd7.8B60.50+0.83%
ANHAnheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV1.78T1,021.79-0.2%
AVIAVI Ltd25B74.01-1.6%
NWLNu-World Holdings Limited555M24.50-2%
QFHQuantum Foods Hldgs Ltd860M4.30-7.53%
RCLRCL Foods Limited7.92B8.90-11%
AHLAH-Vest Limited16.3M0.16-11.1%

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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