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British American Tobacco Fundamentals

Company Name British American Tobacco Last Updated 29 Sep 2020
Industry Consumer Goods Sector Tobacco
Shares in Issue (m) 2,294.23 Market Cap (£m) 63,825.54
PE Ratio 11.14 Div per Share (p) 204.85
Div Yield 7.43 Div Cover 1.21
EPS 249.70 EPS Growth (%) -5.42
PEG -2.06 DPS Growth (%) 3.91
Debt Ratio 47.49 Debt Equity Ratio 0.76
Net Gearing 52.71 Gross Gearing 54.50
Asset Equity Ratio 2.20 Cash Equity Ratio 3.94
Quick Ratio 0.38 Current Ratio 0.71
Price To Book Value 0.99 ROCE 6.48

British American Tobacco Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 01 Oct 2020 12 Nov 2020 GBX 52.60
Q1 Dividend 09 Jul 2020 19 Aug 2020 GBX 52.60
H2 Dividend 26 Mar 2020 13 May 2020 GBX 52.60 204.85
Q3 Dividend 24 Dec 2019 06 Feb 2020 GBX 50.75
H1 Dividend 03 Oct 2019 14 Nov 2019 GBX 50.75
Q1 Dividend 27 Jun 2019 08 Aug 2019 GBX 50.75
H2 Dividend 21 Mar 2019 13 May 2019 GBX 50.75 197.15
Q3 Dividend 27 Dec 2018 07 Feb 2019 GBX 48.80
H1 Dividend 04 Oct 2018 15 Nov 2018 GBX 48.80
H1 Dividend 28 Jun 2018 08 Aug 2018 GBX 48.80
H2 Dividend 22 Mar 2018 09 May 2018 GBX 48.80 195.20
Q3 Dividend 28 Dec 2017 08 Feb 2018 GBX 43.60
H1 Dividend 17 Aug 2017 28 Sep 2017 GBX 56.50
H2 Dividend 16 Mar 2017 04 May 2017 GBX 118.10 169.40
H1 Dividend 18 Aug 2016 28 Sep 2016 GBX 51.30
H2 Dividend 17 Mar 2016 05 May 2016 GBX 104.60 154.00

British American Tobacco Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 5,518 5,166 4,882
Intangible Assets 118,787 124,013 117,785
Investments 3,426 4,508 4,405
Total Fixed Assets 127,731 133,687 127,072
Stocks 6,094 6,029 5,864
Debtors 4,093 3,588 4,053
Cash & Equivalents 2,526 2,602 3,291
Other Assets 561 436 758
Total Assets 141,005 146,342 141,038
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 18,823 16,329 15,544
Creditors after 1 year 58,022 64,325 64,468
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 76,845 80,654 80,012
Net assets 64,160 65,688 61,026
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 614 614 614
Share Premium 26,609 26,606 26,602
Profit / Loss 7,912 8,351 29,591
Other Equity -3,555 -333 -3,395
Preference & Minorities 258 244 222
Total Capital Employed 64,160 65,688 61,026
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 47.49 49.48 51.37
Debt-to-Equity 0.76 0.80 0.81
Net Gearing 52.71 53.34 54.40
Gross Gearing 54.50 55.11 56.73
Assets / Equity 2.20 2.23 2.31
Cash / Equity 3.94 3.96 5.39
EPS 249.70 264.00 1,836.30
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 8,996 10,295 5,347
Cashflow before financing 8,357 9,274 -13,197
Increase in Cash -236 -494 1,171
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 25,877 24,492 20,292
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 9,016 9,313 6,476
Pre-Tax profit 7,912 8,351 29,591
Profit / Loss for the year 614 614 614

British American Tobacco Company Background

Sector Tobacco
Activities British American Tobacco plc is a global tobacco and nicotine products company. Its brands are sold in more than 200 markets and it employs around 55,000 people worldwide. BAT's cigarettes are chosen by around one in eight of the world's one billion adult smokers and its five Global Drive Brands are Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans. Alongside its traditional tobacco business, BAT is developing a portfolio of innovative next generation tobacco and nicotine products to offer consumers a choice of potentially less risky alternatives to conventional cigarettes. BAT is market leader in over 55 countries and in 2016 the Group generated reported revenue of £14.75 billion and adjusted profit of £5.48 billion. In July 2017, British American Tobacco plc acquired the remaining 57.8% of Reynolds American Inc. that BAT did not already own, creating a stronger, global tobacco and Next Generation Products company.
Latest Interim Date 31 Jul 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 27 Feb 2020

British American Tobacco Directors

Appointed Director Position
2019-01-01 Jack Bowles Chief Executive Officer
2019-08-05 Tadeu Luiz Marroco Finance Director
2009-09-01 Richard George William Burrows Non-Executive Chairman
2020-09-14 Karen Guerra Non-Executive Director
2015-02-02 Dimitri Panayotopoulos Non-Executive Director
2014-01-06 Savio Kwan Non-Executive Director
2017-07-25 Holly Keller Koeppel Non-Executive Director
2017-07-25 Luc Jobin Non-Executive Director
2016-08-01 Dr Marion Helmes Non-Executive Director
2019-09-01 Jeremy Stephen Gary Fowden Non-Executive Director
2015-02-02 Susan Jane Farr Non-Executive Director

British American Tobacco Contact Details

Company Name British American Tobacco
Company Address Globe House, 4 Temple Place, London WC2R 2PG.
Company Telephone +44 (0)20 7845 1000
Company Website http://www.bat.com/

British American Tobacco Advisors

Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AG.
Auditor Website http://www.kpmg.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)20 7694 2011
Registrar Name Computershare Investor Service
Registrar Address The Pavillions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol BS99 1XZ.
Registrar Website http://www-uk.computershare.com/
Registrar Telephone 0870 702 0010
Broker Name JPMorgan Cazenove
Broker Address 20 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA.
Broker Website http://www.jpmorgancazenove.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7588 2828
Adviser Name n/a
Adviser Address n/a
Adviser Website n/a
Adviser Telephone n/a
Solicitor Name Herbert Smith LLP
Solicitor Address Exchange House, Primrose Street, London EC2A 2HS.
Solicitor Website http://www.herbertsmith.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7374 8000
Stockbroker Name UBS Investment Bank
Stockbroker Address 1 Finsbury Avenue, London EC2M 2PP.
Stockbroker Website http://www.ibb.ubs.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 (0)20 7567 8000