British American Tobacco p.l.c. Share Price and Company Fundamentals

28.000 (0.888%)
52 week
2478.0 - 3242.0

Last traded: Yesterday at 4:45 PM

British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides tobacco and nicotine products to consumers worldwide. It offers vapour products, tobacco heating products, and modern oral products; combustible products; and traditional oral products, such as Swedish-style snus and American moist snuff. The company distributes its products to retail outlets. British American Tobacco p.l.c. was founded in 1902 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorTobacco / Consumer Defensive
Mailing addressGlobe House 4 Temple Place London WC2R 2PG United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 20 7845 1000 / 44 20 7845 2118


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British American Tobacco p.l.c. paid £2.12 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 23 Dec 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 78.47%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.BATS dividend payout ratio is between 70-90%. The lower dividend payout ratio is preferrable since it provides company margin to grow the dividends in future.

BATS's forward dividend amount is £2.16 and the forward dividend yield is 6.84%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Jan 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on British American Tobacco p.l.c..

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Jack Marie Henry David BowlesCEO, Member of Management Board & Director574.28M
Mr. Tadeu Luiz MarrocoFin. & Transformation Director, Member of Management Board and Exec. Director552.11M
Mr. Kingsley WheatonChief Marketing Officer & Member of Management Board48
Mr. Johan VandermeulenRegional Director of Europe & North Africa and Member of Management Board53
Dr. David O'ReillyDirector of Research & Science and Member of Management Board55
Mr. Jerome B. AbelmanDirector of Legal & External Affairs, Gen. Counsel and Member of Management Board57
Mr. Luciano CominRegional Director for Americas & Sub-Saharan Africa and Member of Management Board51
Mr. Paul LagewegDirector of New Categories & Member of Management Board51
Ms. Marina BelliniDirector of Digital & Information and Member of Management Board47
Mr. Guy MeldrumMember of Management Board49

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of British American Tobacco p.l.c. is and its enterprise value is .

The BATS's stocks Beta value is 0.69 making it 31% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LSE:BATS) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is British American Tobacco p.l.c.'s Stock Symbol?

British American Tobacco p.l.c. trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "BATS".

2. What is British American Tobacco p.l.c.'s stock price today?

One share of BATS stock can currently be purchased for approximately £3180.

3. How can I contact British American Tobacco p.l.c.?

British American Tobacco p.l.c.'s mailing address is Globe House 4 Temple Place London WC2R 2PG United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 7845 1000.

4. What is British American Tobacco p.l.c.'s official website?

The official website of British American Tobacco p.l.c. is