British American Tobacco Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Recent Insider Transactions

LSE:BATS Recent Insider Transactions by Companies or Individuals
DateValueNameEntityRoleSharesMax Price
13 Sep 22SellUK£175,030Hae KimIndividual5,000UK£35.01
03 Aug 22BuyUK£97,911Karen GuerraIndividual3,000UK£32.65
05 May 22BuyUK£265,750Ming KwanIndividual8,000UK£33.22
04 Apr 22SellUK£65Zafar KhanIndividual2UK£32.26
04 Apr 22SellUK£1,774Guy MeldrumIndividual55UK£32.26

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: BATS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of BATS?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Employee Share Scheme1,244,3710.06%
State or Government2,393,3720.1%
Private Companies2,424,9330.1%
Individual Insiders194,294,8458.7%
General Public373,026,09016.7%
Institutions1,658,762,27574.3%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 59.45% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
13.93%
Capital Research and Management Company
310,997,275£10.6b5.83%0.8%
8.64%
Kenneth Dart
192,831,005£6.6b0%no data
7.36%
BlackRock, Inc.
164,259,363£5.6b-4.77%0.15%
4.29%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
95,830,329£3.3b-0.67%0.08%
3.08%
Allan Gray Limited
68,680,164£2.3b0%21.37%
2.77%
GQG Partners LLC
61,734,358£2.1b0.29%3.48%
2.16%
Reinet Fund Manager SA
48,300,000£1.6b0%no data
1.95%
Public Investment Corporation Limited
43,451,444£1.5b0%3.65%
1.86%
Legal & General Investment Management Limited
41,533,651£1.4b-1.32%0.48%
1.57%
State Street Global Advisors, Inc.
35,059,072£1.2b1.51%0.07%
1.51%
First Eagle Investment Management, LLC
33,729,018£1.1b1.6%2.1%
1.4%
Orbis Investment Management Limited
31,215,025£1.1b-3.87%4.92%
1.29%
UBS Asset Management
28,782,990£980.9m3.37%0.22%
1.04%
FMR LLC
23,317,510£794.7m-5.81%0.08%
0.65%
Independent Franchise Partners, LLP
14,615,706£498.1m-1.06%4.7%
0.64%
Ignis Investment Services Limited
14,259,735£486.0m-8.16%2.01%
0.63%
Massachusetts Financial Services Company
14,160,315£482.6m-8.8%0.14%
0.63%
Royal London Asset Management Limited
13,976,937£476.3m2.64%1%
0.62%
Invesco Ltd.
13,938,595£475.0m-0.22%0.18%
0.6%
Federated Hermes, Inc.
13,345,171£454.8m7.25%1.52%
0.6%
Wellington Management Group LLP
13,299,931£453.3m0.49%0.09%
0.57%
Pictet Asset Management Limited
12,729,836£433.8m0.25%0.43%
0.56%
Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Limited
12,444,603£424.1m-0.1%6.82%
0.55%
Janus Henderson Group plc
12,331,825£420.3m-0.62%0.26%
0.55%
abrdn plc
12,276,087£418.4m-0.61%0.43%