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British American Tobacco Rising Today on Above-Average Volume (BTI)

By Amy Schwartz

British American Tobacco's stock is up 4.2% to $123.89 on heavy trading volume. Today's volume of 313,000 shares tops the average 30-day volume of 252,000 shares. Unusually high volume can signify a potential turning point or validate a breakout.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in British American Tobacco. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of British American Tobacco in search of a potential trend change.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of British American Tobacco have traded between a low of $99.81 and a high of $124.87 and are now at $124.06, which is 24% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 0.9% while the 200-day MA has remained constant.

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Ticker(s): BTI