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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 fifth most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 1.39 trillion, which is about 7.44% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

BTI566.00 ▾ 8.39 (1.46%)
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Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price566.00
Day’s High Price575.43
Traded Volume587,528
Number of Deals4,846
Gross Turnover335M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share84.1484
Price/Earning Ratio6.73
Dividend Per Share51.27
Dividend Yield9.06%
Shares Outstanding2.46B
Market Capitalization1.39T
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 566.00. BTI closed its last trading day (Friday, March 1, 2024) at 566.00 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 1.5% drop from its previous closing price of 574.39 ZAR. British American Tobacco began the year with a share price of 541.51 ZAR and has since gained 4.52% on that price valuation, ranking it 73rd on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

British American Tobacco is the 70th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Nov 30, 2023 - Mar 1, 2024). BTI has traded a total volume of 55.3 million shares—in 365,178 deals—valued at ZAR 30.9 billion over the period, with an average of 877,352 traded shares per session. A volume high of 5.67 million was achieved on December 6th, and a low of 174,206 on December 29th, 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 Richemont1.64T3,057.00+19.1%
RCLRCL Foods Limited8.9B10.00+17.5%
CAACA Sales Holdings Ltd5.35B11.25+9.22%
AVIAVI Ltd30.3B89.34+8.86%
QFHQuantum Foods Hldgs Ltd900M4.50+5.88%
PMRPremier Group Ltd8.41B65.24+3.57%
OCEOceana Group Ltd9.38B71.88+1.71%
RFGRFG Holdings Limited3.6B13.70+1.48%
LBRLibstar Holdings Ltd2.39B3.50
AHLAH-Vest Limited16.3M0.16

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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