British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) insider Jerome Abelman sold 10,303 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 4,092 ($57.84), for a total transaction of £421,598.76 ($595,899.31).
BATS stock opened at GBX 4,119 ($58.22) on Friday. British American Tobacco has a 52 week low of GBX 4,064 ($57.44) and a 52 week high of GBX 5,643.60 ($79.77).
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 22nd will be paid a GBX 48.80 ($0.69) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 22nd. This is a boost from British American Tobacco’s previous dividend of $43.60. This represents a yield of 1.09%.
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About British American Tobacco
British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides cigarettes and other tobacco products worldwide. It manufactures vapour and tobacco heating products; oral tobacco and nicotine products, such as snus and moist snuff; cigars; and e-cigarettes. The company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, Benson & Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, State Express 555, and Shuang Xi brands.
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