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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...

BTI566.93 ▴ 13.85 (2.5%)
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Opening Price
Day’s Low Price546.01
Day’s High Price568.65
Traded Volume314,748
Number of Deals2,308
Gross Turnover177M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share59.6833
Price/Earning Ratio9.27
Dividend Per Share44.20
Dividend Yield7.99%
Shares Outstanding2.29B
Market Capitalization1.27T
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 566.93. BTI closed its last trading day (Monday, December 6, 2021) at 553.08 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 1.8% gain over its previous closing price of 543.30 ZAR. British American Tobacco began the year with a share price of 545.45 ZAR and has since gained 1.4% on that price valuation, ranking it 320th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders can be optimistic about BTI knowing the stock has accrued 7% over the past four-week period—57th best on JSE.

British American Tobacco is the 96th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Sep 7 - Dec 6, 2021). BTI has traded a total volume of 55.4 million shares—in 275,356 deals—valued at ZAR 29.4 billion over the period, with an average of 878,668 traded shares per session. A volume high of 2.4 million was achieved on September 16th, and a low of 232,092 on November 16th, 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 Richemont136B236.18+80.2%
DGHDistell Group Hldgs Ltd35.9B161.05+69.5%
RCLRCL Foods Limited12B12.60+49.1%
MTAMetair Investments Ltd5.47B27.50+46.7%
ARLAstral Foods Ltd7.47B174.09+24.8%
NWLNu-World Holdings Limited746M32.94+17.6%
RFGRFG Holdings Limited3.53B13.43+11.2%
AVIAVI Ltd27.3B80.96+10.6%
LBRLibstar Holdings Ltd4.6B6.75+6.64%
OCEOceana Group Ltd7.6B58.30-9.26%

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Stock 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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