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British American Tobacco PLC $ 34.53 -0.38 (-1.09%)

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British American Tobacco makes the list

While gurus hold positions in these companies, their share prices and returns continue to decline. The following are the worst-performing stocks over the past six months with a long-term presence in more than five gurus' portfolios.

Shares of HDFC Bank Ltd. (HDB) declined 6.49% over the past six months. The stock is held by seven gurus.

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The Indian bank has a $94.70 billion market cap. The stock was trading with a price-earnings ratio of 13.74. As of Thursday, the share price of $102 was 21.46% below the 52-week high and 21.15% above

172 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-09-19 20:11
Discussion of markets and holdings

Market overview

  • After a relatively calm start to 2019, global equity markets faced greater volatility in the second quarter, hampered by lingering US/China trade issues, potential for new tariffs and slowing global growth.
  • Global equity markets, particularly China, declined sharply in May, ending a four-month rally. Trade and tariff issues, which were not limited to the US and China, clouded the outlook for many global economies. Disagreement within the UK about its withdrawal from the European Union increased uncertainty for the UK and Eurozone economies.
  • Following better performance in June, most global equity markets managed modest positive returns for
19 Views    Holly LaFon    2019-09-19 19:53
Booking Holdings tops the list

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, the following companies have high business predictability ratings and a wide margin of safety.

Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG)

The company has a 3.5-star business predictability rank (out of five) and, according to the discounted cash flow calculator, a 19.60% margin of safety at $2,068 per share.

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The online travel agency has a market cap of $87.74 billion and an enterprise value of $90.09 billion. Over the past five years, its revenue has grown 18.10%.

Over the last 12 months, the stock has risen 9.16% and it is currently

161 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-09-18 20:14

PR Newswire

LONDON, Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --

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Kingsley Wheaton, Chief Marketing Officer, British American Tobacco, said:

"We welcome the USA's Food & Drug Administration (FDA) shining a spotlight on the important issue of preventing youth access to vapour products and consumer safety. We wish to work with governments and regulators worldwide

0 Views    PRNewswire    2019-09-12 16:01
Pfizer tops the list

Companies that are growing their earnings are often good investments because they can return a solid profit to investors. According to the discounted cash flow calculator as of Wednesday, the following undervalued companies have grown their earnings per share over a five-year period.

Pfizer Inc.'s (PFE) earnings per share have grown 10.20% per year over the past five years.

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According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced by 42.22% at $37.38 per share. The price-earnings ratio is 17.08. The share price has been as high as $46.47 and as low as $33.97 in

126 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-09-11 19:53

PR Newswire

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On 7th September 2019, the USA's Food & Drug Administration issued a statement in response to recent reports of respiratory illnesses following the use of vaping products. This statement included a recommendation that consumers should "avoid buying vaping products of any kind on the street, and to refrain from using THC oil or modifying/adding any substances to products purchased in stores". Below is British American

0 Views    PRNewswire    2019-09-09 16:01
These stocks are Altria, Philip Morris and British American Tobacco

The directors of the following tobacco giants have reported changes to their beneficial ownership. This information is important to investors because it can give a hint about the next trend in the share price of each stock.

These three directors acquired common shares of Altria Group Inc. (MO) on March 29 at an average price of $57.135 per common share of the tobacco company under the deferred fee plan for non-employee directors of Altria.

Thomas F. Farrell II acquired 240 common shares for a total direct ownership of 107,837 common shares of which 31,856 shares are held

190 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2019-04-03 16:10
Novo Nordisk tops the list

Companies that are growing their earnings are often good investments because they can return a solid profit to investors. According to the discounted cash flow calculator, the following undervalued companies have grown their earnings per share over a five-year period.

The earnings per share of Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) have grown 12.20% annually over the last five years.

According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued and is trading with a 22% margin of safety at $52 per share. The price-earnings ratio is 21.81. The share price has been as high as $52.83 and as low as $41.23 in

106 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-04-02 19:32
British American Tobacco PLC, Kellogg Co., Conagra Brands Inc. and Seneca Foods Corp have declined to their respective three-year lows

British American Tobacco PLC (BTI), Kellogg Co. (K), Conagra Brands Inc. (CAG), and Seneca Foods Corp. (SENEB) have declined to their three-year lows.

British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) declined to $31.41

The prices of British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) shares have declined to $31.41 on Jan. 25, which is only 2.4% above the three-year low of $30.67.

British American Tobacco PLC is a British international tobacco company that is the largest publicly traded tobacco company in the world. The company has a market leading position in over 50 countries and operations in 180 countries. Some of its largest selling brands

119 Views    Shuda Xia    2019-01-27 16:05
Share prices have fallen to 2010 levels, while the company continues to grow

British American Tobacco (BTI) has seen its stock fall by more than 50% in the last 52 weeks, all while its financial performance has never been better. More importantly, the underlying business will survive any short-term market volatility. And, with the stock trading in the low-$30 range, it is a bargain issue paying out more than 8% in annual dividends.

Less than two years ago, in the summer of 2017, British American Tobacco acquired Reynolds American, further consolidating the cigarette industry. And, while the market punished shareholders in 2018, the future still looks green for the maker of Lucky Strike,

354 Views    Jonathan Poland    2019-01-15 16:56
Starbucks on the list

Companies that are growing their earnings are often good investments because they can return a solid profit to investors. According to the discounted cash flow calculator, the following undervalued companies have grown their earnings over a five-year period.

The earnings per share of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) have grown 16% annually over the last five years.

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According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued and is trading with a 4% margin of safety at $70 per share. The price-earnings ratio is 12.89. The share price has been as high as $86.31

219 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-01-09 17:24
Biogen, Starbucks make the list

Companies that are growing their earnings are often good investments because they can return a solid profit to investors. According to the discounted cash flow calculator, the following undervalued companies have grown their earnings over a five-year period.

The earnings per share of Biogen Inc. (BIIB) have grown 19% annually over the last five years.

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According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued and is trading with a 27% margin of safety at $300 per share. The price-earnings ratio is 19.09. The share price has been as high as $388.67 and as low

188 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2018-12-20 21:13
Gilead Sciences Inc., AT&T Inc., British American Tobacco PLC and Lloyds Banking Group PLC have declined to their respective 3-year lows

Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD), AT&T Inc. (T), British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) and Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) have declined to their three-year lows.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) declined to $65.57

The prices of Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) shares have declined to $65.57 on Dec. 14, which is only 2.8% above the three-year low of $63.76.

Gilead Sciences Inc. is an American international pharmaceutical and biotechnology company that develops and commercializes therapeutics. The company focuses primarily on antiviral drugs used in the treatment of HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and influenza. Some of the products that the company developed include

141 Views    Shuda Xia    2018-12-15 20:49
After slumping, Altria and British American are appealing

Tobacco companies are the companies that everybody loves to hate.

On one hand, these companies produce cigarettes, which have been linked in no uncertain terms to cancer and many other deadly diseases.

On the other hand, tobacco companies are fantastically run businesses. Even though their products have been under attack from regulators and policymakers around the world and the consumption of cigarettes is in terminal decline, these companies have produced some of the best returns for investors on the market.

Several tailwinds

There are several reasons why these companies have generated such fantastic returns, despite their

733 Views    Rupert Hargreaves    2018-11-19 21:05
Because of rumour on FDA's plan to ban menthols the share price declined to an attractive point

As a reaction to the proposed plan of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban menthol cigarettes Thursday, shares of sellers collapsed on the stock market.

Altria Group Inc. (MO) declined 10% to $57.28 per share, and British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) plummeted 16% to $35.18 per share for the last five days through Nov. 15, as the rumor of a possible ban emerged on Nov. 9.

The market fears that such a proposal may significantly curb the profitability of these two tobacco giants since the sale of menthol cigarettes represents a huge stake of the total sales volume

459 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2018-11-16 16:06
Each of them is offering a compelling dividend yield

Following the potential illegal marketing of e-cigarette products that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating, the major tobacco stocks are more affordable today than a they were a few days ago.

These tobacco giants are now beating the 20-Year High-Quality Market (HQM) Corporate Bond and the S&P 500 index in terms of a higher yield. The spot rate on the 20-Year HQM Corporate Bond is 4.4% while the dividend yield on the S&P 500 index is around 1.9%.

British American Tobacco PLC ADR (BTI) closed at $43.27 on Friday, for a forward dividend yield of 6.28% versus an

132 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2018-10-15 16:43

PR Newswire

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

Independent certification verifies company's employer value in South Africa, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Nigeria and Mozambique 

The internationally recognised Top Employers Institute has certified British American Tobacco as one of the best companies to work for in Africa.

Only the organisations that achieve certification in at least four countries within

2 Views    PRNewswire    2018-10-05 12:04
Companies are trading below their Peter Lynch values

As trade tensions between the U.S. and China continue to build, some investors are looking to other markets for solid investment ideas. On Wednesday, CNBC reported European indexes posted slight gains as investors attempted to shrug off the mounting uncertainty. As a result, some good investment opportunities may be found among European companies trading below their Peter Lynch values.

A renowned value investor, Lynch developed this method of evaluating stocks based on their price-earnings ratios. With the belief that good, stable companies eventually trade at 15 times their annual earnings, he compared the price of a stock over time

512 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-09-19 16:42
Philip Morris International Inc., British American Tobacco PLC, Westpac Banking Corp and National Grid PLC have declined to their three-year lows

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM), British American Tobacco PLC (BTI), Westpac Banking Corp. (WBK) and National Grid PLC (NGG) have declined to their three-year lows.

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) declined to $79.33

The prices of Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) shares have declined to $79.33 on Sept. 14, which is only 3.9% above the 3-year low of $76.21.

Philip Morris International Inc. is an American international cigarette and tobacco manufacturing company best known for its Marlboro brand. The company has sold products in over 180 countries and is a component of the S&P 100.

Philip Morris International Inc. has

130 Views    Shuda Xia    2018-09-15 15:34
The British multinational tobacco giant is granting a dividend yield of 5.7%

Is it time to realign your portfolio with a value investing strategy? What about increasing a bet on British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)?

For the 52 weeks through Sept. 10, its share price has declined 26% to $47.40, trading 17.5% below the 200-day simple moving average line and approximately 10% below the 100- and 50-SMA lines.

The current share price is almost on par with the 52-week low of $47.34 and more than 50% from the 52-week high of $71.44.

British American Tobacco has a market capitalization of $108.23 billion on the New York Stock Exchange.

290 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2018-09-11 16:33

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