British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) insider Jerome Abelman sold 10,303 shares of British American Tobacco stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 4,092 ($58.59), for a total value of £421,598.76 ($603,663.75).
LON BATS traded up GBX 50 ($0.72) during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 3,700 ($52.98). 9,223,567 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,160,000. British American Tobacco has a fifty-two week low of GBX 4,064 ($58.19) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 5,643.60 ($80.81).
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 22nd will be issued a dividend of GBX 48.80 ($0.70) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 22nd. This is a boost from British American Tobacco’s previous dividend of $43.60.
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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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