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

-43.000 (-1.315%)
52 week
2507.5 - 3645.0

Last traded: Last Friday at 4:22 PM

British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides tobacco and nicotine products to consumers worldwide. It offers vapour, tobacco heating, and modern oral nicotine products; combustible products; and traditional oral products, such as snus and moist snuff. The company offers its products under the Kent, Dunhill, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Camel, Newport, Natural American Spirit, being Vapour, THP, and Modern Oral brands. It distributes its products to retail outlets. British American Tobacco p.l.c. was incorporated in 1902 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorTobacco / Consumer Defensive
Full time employees54365
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 £2.18 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 22 Dec 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 115.25%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.BATS dividend payout ratio is more than 90% making it difficult for the company to maintain the dividends and increase it year by year.

BATS's forward dividend amount is £2.18 and the forward dividend yield is 6.75%. 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 Oct 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 & Director574.66M
Mr. Tadeu Luiz MarrocoFin. & Transformation Director, Member of Management Board and Exec. Director552.33M
Mr. Kingsley WheatonChief Growth Officer & Member of Management Board48
Mr. Johan VandermeulenRegional Director of Europe & 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
Mr. Guy MeldrumMember of Management Board49
Ms. Hae In KimDirector of Talent, Culture & Inclusion and Member of Management Board47

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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 0.41 making it 59% 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 £3226.5.

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