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BAT stocks are the shares of the British American Tobacco company. The company is one of the world's largest tobacco companies, and its products are sold in over 200 countries. BAT stocks are traded on the London Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.

The company was founded in 1902 by James Buchanan Duke. In 1911, it merged with Imperial Tobacco to form Imperial Tobacco Company of Great Britain and Ireland. In 1991, the company was renamed British American Tobacco.

BAT stocks have a long history of paying dividends. The company has paid dividends every year since 1902. The dividend yield on BAT stocks is currently around 5%.

BAT stocks are considered to be a relatively safe investment. The company has a strong brand and a global market. However, the company is also exposed to a number of risks, including the potential for regulation of tobacco products, the impact of new technologies, and the growth of the e-cigarette market.

Overall, BAT stocks are a good investment for investors who are looking for a safe and reliable dividend income. However, investors should be aware of the risks associated with the tobacco industry before investing in BAT stocks.

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