company background image
BATS logo

British American Tobacco LSE:BATS Stock Report

Last Price

UK£23.64

Market Cap

UK£52.7b

7D

-0.8%

1Y

-24.8%

Updated

27 Feb, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

British American Tobacco p.l.c.

LSE:BATS Stock Report

Market Cap: UK£52.7b

BATS Stock Overview

British American Tobacco p.l.c. engages in the provision of tobacco and nicotine products to consumers worldwide.

BATS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends4/6

British American Tobacco p.l.c. Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for British American Tobacco
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£23.64
52 Week HighUK£32.05
52 Week LowUK£22.33
Beta0.24
1 Month Change1.33%
3 Month Change-5.99%
1 Year Change-24.80%
3 Year Change-6.80%
5 Year Change-18.50%
Change since IPO466.23%

Recent News & Updates

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Feb 13
British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Is British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Using Debt In A Risky Way?

Feb 09
Is British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Using Debt In A Risky Way?

Recent updates

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Feb 13
British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Is British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Using Debt In A Risky Way?

Feb 09
Is British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Using Debt In A Risky Way?

The Return Trends At British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Look Promising

Nov 06
The Return Trends At British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Look Promising

These 4 Measures Indicate That British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Sep 12
These 4 Measures Indicate That British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Returns On Capital Are Showing Encouraging Signs At British American Tobacco (LON:BATS)

Jul 27
Returns On Capital Are Showing Encouraging Signs At British American Tobacco (LON:BATS)

British American Tobacco's (LON:BATS) Dividend Will Be Increased To £0.5772

Jul 03
British American Tobacco's (LON:BATS) Dividend Will Be Increased To £0.5772

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To £0.5772

Jun 10
British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To £0.5772

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At £0.5772

May 22
British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At £0.5772

British American Tobacco's (LON:BATS) Dividend Will Be Increased To £0.5772

May 08
British American Tobacco's (LON:BATS) Dividend Will Be Increased To £0.5772

Is British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Using Too Much Debt?

Apr 04
Is British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Using Too Much Debt?

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At £0.5772

Feb 12
British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At £0.5772

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Feb 07
British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Beyond Meat, Tesla and British American Tobacco: Our lukewarm take on recent earnings and news

Dec 08
Beyond Meat, Tesla and British American Tobacco: Our lukewarm take on recent earnings and news

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Is Paying Out A Dividend Of £0.5445

Dec 08
British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Is Paying Out A Dividend Of £0.5445

Is British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Using Too Much Debt?

Nov 20
Is British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Using Too Much Debt?

Some Investors May Be Worried About British American Tobacco's (LON:BATS) Returns On Capital

Oct 05
Some Investors May Be Worried About British American Tobacco's (LON:BATS) Returns On Capital

British American Tobacco's (LON:BATS) Dividend Will Be £0.5445

Sep 20
British American Tobacco's (LON:BATS) Dividend Will Be £0.5445

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Is Paying Out A Dividend Of £0.5445

Aug 25
British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Is Paying Out A Dividend Of £0.5445

Here's Why British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Aug 14
Here's Why British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Analysts Are Updating Their British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LON:BATS) Estimates After Its Half-Year Results

Jul 29
Analysts Are Updating Their British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LON:BATS) Estimates After Its Half-Year Results

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Will Pay A Dividend Of £0.5445

Jul 27
British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Will Pay A Dividend Of £0.5445

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Has Announced A Dividend Of £0.5445

Jul 13
British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Has Announced A Dividend Of £0.5445

Shareholder Returns

BATSGB TobaccoGB Market
7D-0.8%-1.7%-0.5%
1Y-24.8%-21.7%-4.4%

Return vs Industry: BATS underperformed the UK Tobacco industry which returned -21.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BATS underperformed the UK Market which returned -4.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BATS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BATS volatility
BATS Average Weekly Movement3.9%
Tobacco Industry Average Movement2.4%
Market Average Movement4.9%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market11.4%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.6%

Stable Share Price: BATS has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: BATS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
190246,725Tadeu Marrocohttps://www.bat.com

British American Tobacco p.l.c. engages in the provision of tobacco and nicotine products to consumers worldwide. It also offers vapour, heated, and modern oral nicotine products; combustible cigarettes; and traditional oral products, such as snus and moist snuff. The company offers its products under the Vuse, glo, Velo, Grizzly, Kodiak, Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Camel, Natural American Spirit, Newport, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant, Craven A, State Express 555 and Shuang Xi brands.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. Fundamentals Summary

How do British American Tobacco's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BATS fundamental statistics
Market capUK£52.73b
Earnings (TTM)-UK£14.41b
Revenue (TTM)UK£27.28b

1.9x

P/S Ratio

-3.7x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
BATS income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£27.28b
Cost of RevenueUK£4.89b
Gross ProfitUK£22.39b
Other ExpensesUK£36.80b
Earnings-UK£14.41b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2023

Next Earnings Date

Mar 14, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)-6.46
Gross Margin82.07%
Net Profit Margin-52.82%
Debt/Equity Ratio74.5%

How did BATS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

10.0%

Current Dividend Yield

-36%

Payout Ratio

Does BATS pay a reliable dividends?

See BATS dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy BATS by to receive an upcoming dividend?
British American Tobacco dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateMar 21 2024
Dividend Pay DateMay 02 2024
Days until Ex dividend21 days
Days until Dividend pay date63 days

Does BATS pay a reliable dividends?

See BATS dividend history and benchmarks
Simply Wall Street Pty Ltd (ACN 600 056 611), is a Corporate Authorised Representative (Authorised Representative Number: 467183) of Sanlam Private Wealth Pty Ltd (AFSL No. 337927). Any advice contained in this website is general advice only and has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should not rely on any advice and/or information contained in this website and before making any investment decision we recommend that you consider whether it is appropriate for your situation and seek appropriate financial, taxation and legal advice. Please read our Financial Services Guide before deciding whether to obtain financial services from us.