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Current Price:
4941.50p
on 27-12-2017 at 09:22:50
Change: 28.50p fall 0.57 %
Buy: 4941.50p
Sell: 4940.50p

British American Tobacco is one of the world's largest tobacco companies and is currently listed on the FTSE 100 share price index. The company was formed in 1902 by the Imperial Tobacco Company and the American Tobacco Company. The venture between the companies was intended to organise the production and marketing of both companies' products outside of the UK and USA, the respective 'home' markets. The original companies would instead trade in their own home market drawing on the brands of both companies.

Having begun its operations in Germany, Japan, Africa and Australia, the company continued to expand throughout Western Europe, South East Asia and Africa after the turn of the century. By the second decade of the twentieth century, the American Tobacco Company had divested its interest in the business and it was listed on the London Stock Exchange independently. After opening a division to focus on central and South America, British American Tobacco itself began trading in the USA with the acquisition of Brown & Williamson in the 1920s. After the Second World War the company was left in a weakened state but was able to re-strengthen its position through continued acquisition, including the well known Benson and Hedges brand. Throughout the 1960s the firm diversified into food production and distribution which continues in decades that follow with acquisitions such as Argos and Allied Dunbar in the UK, and Saks Fifth Avenue in the US. By the late 1980s, the firm's tobacco business was stable and the firm began to divest its non-tobacco interests. The firm now employs over 50,000 staff and had revenues of over £26 billion in 2007.

British American Tobacco (BATS, BATS.L, LON:BATS) Price Details (LSE MAIN Listed Equity)
Last Trade: Sell 73 at 4941.50p Days Range: 4920.50 - 4968.50p
Day's Volume: 436,029 52wk Range: 4558.00 - 5643.00p
Last Close: 4970.00p Market Capitalisation:* £ 113.36 bn
Open: 4920.50p VWAP: 4940.47p
ISIN: GB0002875804 Shares in Issue: 2.29 bn
Sector: Tobacco Listed in: UK All Shares, European first 300, UK 100, UK 350

FTSE 100 Sees Quiet Opening

News - Wednesday, December 06, 2017

The FTSE 100 opened to some muted trading, lurking just lower than Tuesday’s closing level, as a weak pound helped to support the internationally-focused companies in the index.

Weak Pound And BAT Gains Boost FTSE 100

News - Friday, August 04, 2017

British American Tobacco was one of the top performers in the FTSE 100 on Thursday, as the weaker pound helped to boost the London index.

Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Sell734941.50p1804123167014724Automated Trade09:22:45 - 27/12
Sell1014941.50p1804123167014723Automated Trade09:22:45 - 27/12
Buy1604942.50p1804123167014721Automated Trade09:22:42 - 27/12
Buy174942.00p1804123167014719Automated Trade09:22:42 - 27/12
Sell1314941.50p1804123167014715Automated Trade09:22:42 - 27/12
Sell1004941.50p1804123167014714Automated Trade09:22:42 - 27/12
Time period : to Frequency :
Date Open High Low Close Volume
26 Dec 2017 (Tue) 5,030.00 5,058.00 4,970.00 4,970.00 917,802
25 Dec 2017 (Mon) 5,030.00 5,058.00 4,970.00 4,970.00 917,802
22 Dec 2017 (Fri) 5,030.00 5,058.00 4,970.00 4,970.00 917,802
21 Dec 2017 (Thu) 4,934.00 5,037.00 4,920.50 5,013.00 2,630,657
20 Dec 2017 (Wed) 4,983.00 4,999.50 4,064.00 4,920.00 2,504,333
19 Dec 2017 (Tue) 4,985.00 5,037.00 4,948.00 4,995.00 4,966,218
18 Dec 2017 (Mon) 4,962.00 5,015.00 4,956.50 4,960.00 2,986,524
15 Dec 2017 (Fri) 4,898.50 5,031.00 4,898.50 4,967.00 5,944,083
14 Dec 2017 (Thu) 5,020.00 5,027.00 4,924.50 4,924.50 3,183,144
13 Dec 2017 (Wed) 5,031.00 5,071.00 4,995.50 5,029.00 3,900,912
12 Dec 2017 (Tue) 5,017.00 5,055.50 4,981.50 5,002.00 1,770,198
11 Dec 2017 (Mon) 4,973.50 5,044.00 4,965.00 4,939.00 2,116,489
8 Dec 2017 (Fri) 4,938.00 4,965.00 4,890.50 4,958.50 1,664,796
7 Dec 2017 (Thu) 5,047.00 5,056.73 4,923.50 5,028.00 2,650,388
6 Dec 2017 (Wed) 4,837.50 5,058.00 4,830.50 4,850.00 2,630,435
5 Dec 2017 (Tue) 4,810.50 4,885.00 4,810.00 4,795.50 1,971,098
4 Dec 2017 (Mon) 4,818.50 4,826.00 4,744.50 4,784.50 2,415,180
1 Dec 2017 (Fri) 4,674.00 4,780.00 4,673.50 4,689.00 3,490,438
30 Nov 2017 (Thu) 4,799.00 4,898.29 4,689.00 4,689.00 11,194,164
29 Nov 2017 (Wed) 4,924.50 4,928.50 4,800.50 4,802.00 4,138,325
28 Nov 2017 (Tue) 4,965.50 4,985.50 4,928.00 4,969.00 2,757,520
27 Nov 2017 (Mon) 4,991.00 5,024.00 4,967.00 4,967.50 2,132,392


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