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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.21
BTI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. BTI: 0.21 )
BTI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.21

0.2
0.49
Equity to Asset 0.26
BTI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. BTI: 0.26 )
BTI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.26

0.03
0.38
Interest Coverage 9.00
BTI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. BTI: 9.00 )
BTI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.85   Max: 56.88
Current: 9

2.85
56.88
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.27
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 35.74
BTI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 26.16 vs. BTI: 35.74 )
BTI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 14.2   Max: 36.21
Current: 35.74

14.2
36.21
Net-margin (%) 24.93
BTI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. BTI: 24.93 )
BTI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.86   Max: 26.25
Current: 24.93

4.86
26.25
ROE (%) 54.30
BTI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 26.78 vs. BTI: 54.30 )
BTI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 12.42   Max: 109.49
Current: 54.3

12.42
109.49
ROA (%) 13.47
BTI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 12.45 vs. BTI: 13.47 )
BTI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.58   Max: 15.38
Current: 13.47

3.58
15.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 124.91
BTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 124.91 vs. BTI: 124.91 )
BTI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 29.19   Max: 161.35
Current: 124.91

29.19
161.35
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.40
BTI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. BTI: 2.40 )
BTI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.9   Max: 15
Current: 2.4

-1.9
15
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.50
BTI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. BTI: 9.50 )
BTI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.7   Max: 17.5
Current: 9.5

-11.7
17.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.50
BTI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. BTI: 12.50 )
BTI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.9   Max: 49.9
Current: 12.5

-26.9
49.9
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BTI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 19,558 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 166,891 sh (+213.66%)
Tom Russo 13,550 sh (+105.3%)
Jim Simons 140,200 sh (+9.96%)
Jeff Auxier 20,450 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 12,052 sh (-9.06%)
Steven Cohen 2,900 sh (-25.72%)
Ken Fisher 18,032 sh (-97.05%)
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Q1 2014

BTI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Rogers 42,166 sh (+115.59%)
Sarah Ketterer 205,977 sh (+23.42%)
Tom Russo 13,699 sh (+1.1%)
Jeremy Grantham 12,052 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 20,400 sh (-0.24%)
Ken Fisher 7,590 sh (-57.91%)
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Q2 2014

BTI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 50,516 sh (New)
Jim Simons 22,800 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 28,152 sh (+133.59%)
Sarah Ketterer 227,477 sh (+10.44%)
Tom Russo 13,799 sh (+0.73%)
Jeff Auxier 20,400 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 34,170 sh (-18.96%)
Ken Fisher 5,494 sh (-27.62%)
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Q3 2014

BTI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Charles Brandes 1,889 sh (New)
Jim Simons 98,700 sh (+332.89%)
Sarah Ketterer 233,467 sh (+2.63%)
Tom Russo 13,999 sh (+1.45%)
Jeff Auxier 20,400 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 28,152 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 23,686 sh (-30.68%)
Ken Fisher 3,564 sh (-35.13%)
Joel Greenblatt 24,561 sh (-51.38%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BTI

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -51.38%0.04%$114.33 - $122.92 $ 109.24-8%24561
John Rogers 2014-09-30 Reduce -30.68%0.02%$114.33 - $122.92 $ 109.24-8%23686
Charles Brandes 2014-09-30 New Buy$114.33 - $122.92 $ 109.24-8%1889
Ken Fisher 2014-09-30 Reduce -35.13%$114.33 - $122.92 $ 109.24-8%3564
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.08%$110.09 - $122.99 $ 109.24-7%50516
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 Reduce -27.62%$110.09 - $122.99 $ 109.24-7%5494
John Rogers 2014-03-31 Add 115.59%0.03%$94.45 - $111.11 $ 109.245%42166
Ken Fisher 2014-03-31 Reduce -57.91%$94.45 - $111.11 $ 109.245%7590
Ken Fisher 2013-12-31 Reduce -97.05%0.16%$102.1 - $111.03 $ 109.243%18032
John Rogers 2013-12-31 New Buy0.03%$102.1 - $111.03 $ 109.243%19558
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.10
BTI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. BTI: 17.10 )
BTI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.74   Max: 33
Current: 17.1

6.74
33
P/B 9.54
BTI's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 11.47 vs. BTI: 9.54 )
BTI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.09   Max: 10.34
Current: 9.54

3.09
10.34
P/S 4.54
BTI's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. BTI: 4.54 )
BTI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.58   Max: 4.83
Current: 4.54

1.58
4.83
PFCF 17.95
BTI's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 22.63 vs. BTI: 17.95 )
BTI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.17   Max: 34.31
Current: 17.95

12.17
34.31
EV-to-EBIT 12.35
BTI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. BTI: 12.35 )
BTI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 16.9
Current: 12.35

6.5
16.9
PEG 1.88
BTI's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. BTI: 1.88 )
BTI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 13.54
Current: 1.88

0.53
13.54
Shiller P/E 21.01
BTI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 24.49 vs. BTI: 21.01 )
BTI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.65   Max: 26.42
Current: 21.01

15.65
26.42
Current Ratio 1.13
BTI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. BTI: 1.13 )
BTI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.13

0.93
1.55
Quick Ratio 0.65
BTI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. BTI: 0.65 )
BTI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.65

0.59
0.97

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.41
BTI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
87% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. BTI: 4.41 )
BTI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.58   Max: 4.86
Current: 4.41

2.58
4.86
Dividend Payout 0.76
BTI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
83% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. BTI: 0.76 )
BTI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.36
Current: 0.76

0.3
1.36
Dividend growth (3y) 9.50
BTI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. BTI: 9.50 )
BTI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 54.8
Current: 9.5

0
54.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.55
BTI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
77% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. BTI: 7.55 )
BTI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.43   Max: 8.34
Current: 7.55

4.43
8.34
Share Buyback Rate 1.50
BTI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. BTI: 1.50 )
BTI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.8   Max: -14.3
Current: 1.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.63
BTI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BTI: 1.63 )
BTI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 2.54
Current: 1.63

1.34
2.54
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
BTI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BTI: 1.30 )
BTI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.2
Current: 1.3

0.29
1.2
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.87
BTI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. BTI: 1.87 )
BTI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.87

0.54
1.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.10
BTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
85% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. BTI: 8.10 )
BTI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 15.4
Current: 8.1

5.9
15.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.91
BTI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. BTI: 13.91 )
BTI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 18.5
Current: 13.91

5.1
18.5

Business Description

Industry: Tobacco Products » Tobacco
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Traded in other countries:BATS.UK, BTAFF.USA, BMTA.Germany, BMT.Germany, BTI.South Africa, BATS.Switzerland,
British American Tobacco PLC was incorporated in the United Kingdom on 23rd July, 1997. The Company is a holding company which owns, directly or indirectly, investments in the numerous companies constituting the British American Tobacco Group of companies. All subsidiary undertakings are involved in activities directly or indirectly related to the manufacture, distribution or sale of tobacco products. The company has operations in the Asia-Pacific, Americas and Western Europe. Its brand portfolio includes Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall.
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