|Bid||3,039.00 x 0|
|Ask||3,040.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||2,986.50 - 3,046.00|
|52 Week Range||2,336.50 - 4,163.50|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.50|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||11.32|
|Earnings Date||Feb 20, 2019 - Feb 25, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.03 (6.69%)|
|1y Target Est||3,825.26|
British stocks edged down on Thursday led by a surging dollar and oil giant Shell’s profits miss. The FTSE 100 (UK:UKX) fell in early trading after disappointment over the Federal Reserve’s guidance over future easing spilled over to the U.K. The blue-chip index moved off lows as traders digested Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s comments that Wednesday’s 25 basis point cut was a mid-cycle adjustment rather than the start of a “lengthy cutting cycle”.
British American Tobacco reported better than expected first half sales on Thursday, helped by higher demand for e-cigarettes and tobacco heating products, and said revenue growth would accelerate in the second half of the year. The Lucky Strike and Dunhill cigarette maker, which is the world's No. 2 tobacco company by sales, said it was on track to deliver high single digit constant currency-adjusted earnings growth this year, even as it invests more money into its brands. It said growth came mainly from new categories that include modern oral products - small nicotine pouches applied on gums - e-cigarettes and tobacco heating devices, with their total revenue rising 27% to 531 million pounds in the first half.
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Declining cigarette sales and volumes continue to pressure large tobacco companies. To combat falling tobacco demand, industry giant Altria Group, Inc. (MO) has raised its prices six cents per pack, or $3 per carton, according to Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog, per Barron's. Herzog argues that the move demonstrates Altria's pricing power, adding that British American Tobacco p.l.c.
British American Tobacco said in a news release Wednesday that it expects global industry volume to be down by around 3.5 percent in 2019. Despite a guide for lower volume shipments, British American said it remains on track for constant currency revenue growth in the mid-to-upper half of its long-term guidance of 3-5 percent.
The warning highlighted the challenges dogging the tobacco industry as smokers, particularly in the United States, turn to less harmful alternatives such as e-cigarettes and vaping products. The maker of Lucky Strike and Dunhill cigarettes said it expects global industry volumes to fall around 3.5% this year, compared with its earlier estimate of a 3% drop. BAT said it would invest further in what it calls its "New Category" business and announced plans to consolidate the portfolio, which makes tobacco heating product glo and Vype e-cigarettes as well as snuff and nicotine pouches.