British American Tobacco PLC (BTIJ.J)
18 Jun 2019
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* Shares on course for worst day in seven months (Adds details, analyst comments, background)
** Cigarette maker British American Tobacco's shares fall as much as 6.2% to 2,882p; on track for worst day since mid-November
** Cigarette maker says H1 new category rev growth approaching FY forecast range, which analysts say could suggest some softness
June 12 British American Tobacco on Wednesday said it expected revenue growth in its vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year, leading it to affirm its full-year targets.
BRASILIA, May 22 Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to recover the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years.
April 25 British American Tobacco Plc expects another year of good earnings growth in 2019, despite concerns of tighter regulations in the U.S., Chairman Richard Burrows said at the company's annual general meeting on Thursday.
April 25 British American Tobacco Plc expects another year of good earnings growth in 2019, Chairman Richard Burrows said at the company's annual general meeting on Thursday.
European shares ended higher on Thursday as short covering kicked in ahead of a long Easter weekend and strong quarterly results including those from Unilever and Nestle tempered data showing euro zone businesses unexpectedly slowed this month. | Video
** British tobacco stocks Imperial Brands shares up 1.9 pct, BAT up 1.4 pct after Citi upgrades stocks to "buy"