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British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L)

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11 Aug 2020
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Fri, Jul 31 2020

BAT first-half beats expectations on 'resilient' U.S. demand

British American Tobacco reported stronger-than-expected first-half profit on Friday, as consumers bought more vaping products and higher-priced cigarettes in the United States, its biggest market.

UPDATE 3-BAT first-half beats expectations on 'resilient' U.S. demand

* Shares up 1.6% (Adds analyst quote, context; updates shares)

BAT first-half profit tops estimates on market demand

July 31 British American Tobacco reported better-than-expected profits on Friday, as the company sold more high-priced cigarettes and saw strong demand for vaping products in the United States, its biggest market.

BAT cuts profit view in first sign of COVID hit to Big Tobacco

British American Tobacco (BAT) cut its annual adjusted profit and revenue forecasts on Tuesday, pointing to a worsening outlook for an industry that had previously reported little impact from the coronavirus pandemic on sales and operations. Shares in the world's second largest cigarette maker fell almost 4% after it lowered revenue and profit growth estimates for this year by a couple of percentage points each.

UPDATE 3-BAT cuts profit view in first sign of COVID hit to Big Tobacco

* Stock down 3.9% in afternoon trade (Adds CEO, analyst comments; updates shares)

European shares inch lower as BAT, banks weigh

June 9 European shares inched lower on Tuesday as declines in UK's British American Tobacco and banking stocks halted a rally driven by optimism over a global recovery from the coronavirus crisis.

BAT says potential COVID-19 vaccine using tobacco leaves ready for human trials

World's No.2 cigarette company British American Tobacco said on Friday it was ready to test its potential COVID-19 vaccine using proteins from tobacco leaves on humans, after it generated a positive immune response in pre-clinical trials.

BAT says potential COVID-19 vaccine using tobacco leaves ready for human trials

May 15 World's No.2 cigarette company British American Tobacco said on Friday it was ready to test its potential COVID-19 vaccine using proteins from tobacco leaves on humans, after it generated a positive immune response in pre-clinical trials.

UPDATE 1-BAT sticks to earnings forecast, flags first signs of sales weakness

April 30 British American Tobacco said on Thursday it was maintaining its guidance of high single figure earnings per share growth for 2020 while expecting some impact on volume and revenue growth in the second-quarter due to the coronavirus.

BAT sticks to earnings forecast, flags first signs of sales weakness

British American Tobacco said on Thursday it was maintaining its guidance of high single figure earnings per share growth for 2020 while expecting some impact on volume and revenue growth in the second-quarter due to the coronavirus.

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