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Current Price:  
5485.00p
on 21-07-2017 at 17:04:21
Change:   60.00p rise 1.11 %
Buy:   5485.00p
Sell:   5466.00p
   

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 262 at 5463.16p Days Range: 5416.00 - 5485.00p
Day's Volume: 6,646,423 52wk Range: 4258.50 - 5643.00p
Last Close: 5485.00p Market Capitalisation:* £ 102.24 bn
Open: 5423.00p VWAP: 5471.91p
ISIN: GB0002875804 Shares in Issue: 1.86 bn
Sector:  Tobacco    Listed in:  UK All SharesEuropean first 300UK 100UK 350

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Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Sell2625463.16p179599276666605632Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:04:21 - 21/07
Sell979825465.96p454402828868341824Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:03:21 - 21/07
Sell61445473.23p460285353515896896Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:01:59 - 21/07
Sell2415470.86p215265233506226240Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:50:46 - 21/07
Sell1625474.28p54336450788937792Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:48:49 - 21/07
Sell410805467.08p294797513479770176Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:48:13 - 21/07
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Date Open High Low Close Volume
21 Jul 2017 (Fri) 5,423.00 5,485.00 5,416.00 5,485.00 6,646,423
20 Jul 2017 (Thu) 5,325.00 5,433.00 5,308.00 5,425.00 4,594,328
19 Jul 2017 (Wed) 5,220.00 5,315.00 5,215.00 5,288.00 2,953,084
18 Jul 2017 (Tue) 5,247.00 5,271.00 5,214.00 5,237.00 3,184,188
17 Jul 2017 (Mon) 5,288.00 5,330.00 5,281.00 5,305.00 2,094,371
14 Jul 2017 (Fri) 5,275.00 5,289.00 5,253.00 5,277.00 2,599,063
13 Jul 2017 (Thu) 5,285.00 5,308.00 5,276.00 5,290.00 2,961,383
12 Jul 2017 (Wed) 5,189.00 5,289.00 5,184.00 5,278.00 2,910,906
11 Jul 2017 (Tue) 5,160.00 5,197.00 5,133.00 5,180.00 3,078,438
10 Jul 2017 (Mon) 5,220.00 5,227.00 5,178.00 5,210.00 2,139,934
7 Jul 2017 (Fri) 5,168.00 5,247.00 5,160.00 5,219.00 2,372,325
6 Jul 2017 (Thu) 5,246.00 5,277.00 5,158.00 5,184.00 2,681,680
5 Jul 2017 (Wed) 5,177.00 5,262.00 5,160.00 5,257.00 3,060,859
4 Jul 2017 (Tue) 5,205.00 5,228.00 5,177.00 5,177.00 1,565,504
3 Jul 2017 (Mon) 5,214.00 5,253.00 5,210.00 5,236.00 2,133,457
30 Jun 2017 (Fri) 5,235.00 5,280.00 5,222.00 5,234.00 2,926,157
29 Jun 2017 (Thu) 5,340.00 5,371.00 5,235.00 5,235.00 3,003,775
28 Jun 2017 (Wed) 5,409.00 5,426.00 5,346.00 5,351.00 2,752,930
27 Jun 2017 (Tue) 5,465.00 5,488.00 5,423.00 5,428.00 2,561,385
26 Jun 2017 (Mon) 5,507.00 5,518.00 5,477.00 5,477.00 2,158,696
23 Jun 2017 (Fri) 5,467.00 5,517.00 5,439.00 5,482.00 1,653,794
22 Jun 2017 (Thu) 5,561.00 5,566.00 5,484.00 5,485.00 2,147,885
21 Jun 2017 (Wed) 5,578.00 5,582.00 5,490.00 5,553.00 2,505,503

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