British American Tobacco (BATS)

Sector:

Tobacco

Index:

FTSE 100

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4,849.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      21.50p
  • 52 Week High: 5,643.00
  • 52 Week Low: 4,258.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 2,293.55m
  • Volume: 3,325,039
  • Market Cap: 111,226m
  • RiskGrade: 96

BATS Overview

British American Tobacco was founded in 1902 as a joint venture between the UKs Imperial Tobacco Company and the American Tobacco Company. It is second only to Philip Morris in the World cigarette market, with more than 300 brands sold in around 180 markets.

1 Day Chart (20-10-2017)

6 Month Chart

Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 3.5% 3.8%
Div Cover 1.5 1.5
Op Mrgn 31.6% 39.0%
ROCE 40.9%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 19.5 17.2
PEG 1.0 1.2
Pr/Revenue 7.5 5.4
Pr/Book 13.2  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 12.6% 39.9%
PBT 6.7% 28.8%
EPS 18.9% 13.8%
DPS 10.0% 8.6%

BATS Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-12 15,190.00 5,592.00 103.15p 30.3 6.1 +5% 67.45p 2.2%
31-Dec-13 15,260.00 5,799.00 108.70p 29.8 6.0 +5% 71.20p 2.2%
31-Dec-14 13,971.00 4,848.00 104.35p 33.5 n/a -4% 74.05p 2.1%
31-Dec-15 13,104.00 5,855.00 208.90p 18.1 0.2 +100% 154.00p 4.1%
31-Dec-16 14,751.00 6,245.00 248.40p 18.6 1.0 +19% 169.40p 3.7%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

BATS Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-17 20,633.73 8,044.70 282.61p 17.2 1.2 +14% 183.95p 3.8%
31-Dec-18 27,099.83 10,331.33 311.31p 15.6 1.5 +10% 200.82p 4.1%

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BATS Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 17-Oct-2017 15:00 RNS
TR-1 Notification 16-Oct-2017 13:30 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 16-Oct-2017 11:30 RNS

Latest BATS Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
16-Oct-17 Exercise of option Nicandro Durante 2,536.00p 591 14,987.76
12-Oct-17 Buy Dividends Alan Davy 4,913.50p 2 98.27
11-Oct-17 Exercise of option Naresh Sethi 2,787.00p 322 8,974.14

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

BATS Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 4,849.50p
Change Today 21.50p
% Change 0.45 %
52 Week High 5,643.00
52 Week Low 4,258.50
Volume 3,325,039
Shares Issued 2,293.55m
Market Cap 111,226m
RiskGrade 96

BATS Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
64.31% below the market average64.31% below the market average64.31% below the market average64.31% below the market average64.31% below the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average
Price Trend
0.81% below the market average0.81% below the market average0.81% below the market average0.81% below the market average0.81% below the market average
100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average
Income
46.51% above the market average46.51% above the market average46.51% above the market average46.51% above the market average46.51% above the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average
Growth
13.53% above the market average13.53% above the market average13.53% above the market average13.53% above the market average13.53% above the market average
100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 17
Buy 1
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 21
strong_buy
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BATS Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 17-Aug-17 16-Mar-17
Paid 28-Sep-17 04-May-17
Amount 56.50p 118.10p

Trades for 20-Oct-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
17:10 584 @ 4,849.06p
17:10 584 @ 4,849.06p
17:05 1,000 @ 4,849.02p
17:05 1,000 @ 4,849.02p
17:06 4,178 @ 4,832.79p

BATS Key Personnel

Finance Director Ben Stevens
CEO Nicandro Durante
Chair Richard Burrows
COO Jack Bowles

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