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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
AMEX:BTI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. AMEX:BTI: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AMEX:BTI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.24 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.12
Equity to Asset 0.17
AMEX:BTI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. AMEX:BTI: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AMEX:BTI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.17
0.16
0.37
Interest Coverage 7.57
AMEX:BTI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 13.75 vs. AMEX:BTI: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AMEX:BTI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 7.56 Max: 56.88
Current: 7.57
6.4
56.88
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.24
WACC vs ROIC
8.04%
15.99%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 33.07
AMEX:BTI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. AMEX:BTI: 33.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AMEX:BTI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.86  Med: 30.07 Max: 36.21
Current: 33.07
26.86
36.21
Net-margin (%) 32.27
AMEX:BTI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 9.84 vs. AMEX:BTI: 32.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AMEX:BTI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.09  Med: 20.77 Max: 32.74
Current: 32.27
19.09
32.74
ROE (%) 76.21
AMEX:BTI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 22.98 vs. AMEX:BTI: 76.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AMEX:BTI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.97  Med: 36.45 Max: 82.47
Current: 76.21
28.97
82.47
ROA (%) 13.43
AMEX:BTI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 9.06 vs. AMEX:BTI: 13.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AMEX:BTI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.02  Med: 11.46 Max: 14.87
Current: 13.43
10.02
14.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 148.73
AMEX:BTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 58.31 vs. AMEX:BTI: 148.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AMEX:BTI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 123.89  Med: 153.39 Max: 182.12
Current: 148.73
123.89
182.12
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.40
AMEX:BTI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. AMEX:BTI: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMEX:BTI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 0.7 Max: 15
Current: -3.4
-3.4
15
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.70
AMEX:BTI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. AMEX:BTI: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMEX:BTI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.5  Med: 9.3 Max: 17.6
Current: 2.7
-10.5
17.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.70
AMEX:BTI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. AMEX:BTI: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMEX:BTI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.9  Med: 12.3 Max: 50.7
Current: 5.7
-24.9
50.7
» AMEX:BTI's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-28)


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

BTI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 360,300 sh (+26.91%)
Sarah Ketterer 285,808 sh (+12.72%)
Charles Brandes 3,238 sh (+9.21%)
Jeff Auxier 20,250 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 47,484 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 46,685 sh (-0.74%)
Tom Russo 6,146 sh (-11.25%)
Ken Fisher 2,325 sh (-30.45%)
Joel Greenblatt 29,168 sh (-36.51%)
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Q4 2015

BTI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 608,700 sh (+68.94%)
John Rogers 68,232 sh (+46.15%)
Ken Fisher 2,389 sh (+2.75%)
Sarah Ketterer 291,783 sh (+2.09%)
Joel Greenblatt 29,352 sh (+0.63%)
Jeff Auxier 20,250 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 6,061 sh (-1.38%)
Charles Brandes 2,925 sh (-9.67%)
Jeremy Grantham 23,784 sh (-49.91%)
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Q1 2016

BTI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Rogers 87,182 sh (+27.77%)
Jim Simons 678,200 sh (+11.42%)
Tom Russo 6,136 sh (+1.24%)
Jeff Auxier 20,250 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 29,091 sh (-0.89%)
Charles Brandes 2,646 sh (-9.54%)
Ken Fisher 1,893 sh (-20.76%)
Sarah Ketterer 228,221 sh (-21.78%)
Jeremy Grantham 10,984 sh (-53.82%)
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Q2 2016

BTI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 59,584 sh (+442.46%)
John Rogers 96,775 sh (+11.00%)
Sarah Ketterer 230,360 sh (+0.94%)
Jeff Auxier 20,250 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Tom Russo 5,516 sh (-10.10%)
Ken Fisher 1,654 sh (-12.63%)
Jim Simons 536,300 sh (-20.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 14,453 sh (-50.32%)
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Business Description

Industry: Tobacco Products » Tobacco
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British American Tobacco PLC is a holding company that owns, directly or indirectly investments in the numerous companies constituting the British American Tobacco Group of companies. Its brand portfolio includes Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall.

British American Tobacco PLC was incorporated in the United Kingdom on July 23, 1997. It 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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 21.29
BTI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. BTI: 21.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BTI' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.52  Med: 17.4 Max: 23.4
Current: 21.29
12.52
23.4
Forward P/E 19.92
BTI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 9 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 18.48 vs. BTI: 19.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.38
BTI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
59% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 19.70 vs. BTI: 21.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BTI' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.52  Med: 17.4 Max: 23.4
Current: 21.38
12.52
23.4
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 25.85
BTI's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 16.68 vs. BTI: 25.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
BTI' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.43  Med: 17.6 Max: 28.9
Current: 25.85
10.43
28.9
P/B 15.07
BTI's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. BTI: 15.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BTI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.97  Med: 5.97 Max: 18.94
Current: 15.07
3.97
18.94
P/S 7.02
BTI's P/S is ranked lower than
87% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. BTI: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BTI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.54  Med: 3.8 Max: 7.07
Current: 7.02
2.54
7.07
PFCF 22.34
BTI's PFCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 17.53 vs. BTI: 22.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BTI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.16  Med: 18.98 Max: 34.56
Current: 22.34
12.16
34.56
POCF 19.49
BTI's POCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 13.79 vs. BTI: 19.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BTI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.01  Med: 15.54 Max: 24.22
Current: 19.49
10.01
24.22
EV-to-EBIT 16.80
BTI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
74% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 10.58 vs. BTI: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BTI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.6  Med: 12.2 Max: 16.6
Current: 16.8
9.6
16.6
EV-to-EBITDA 15.76
BTI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
76% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 9.75 vs. BTI: 15.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BTI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.7  Med: 11.1 Max: 15.6
Current: 15.76
8.7
15.6
PEG 4.12
BTI's PEG is ranked lower than
71% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. BTI: 4.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BTI' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.74 Max: 4.13
Current: 4.12
1.12
4.13
Shiller P/E 30.26
BTI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 12 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 24.30 vs. BTI: 30.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BTI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.7  Med: 25.54 Max: 32.53
Current: 30.26
19.7
32.53
Current Ratio 0.91
BTI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. BTI: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BTI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.91
0.65
1.4
Quick Ratio 0.51
BTI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BTI: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BTI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.51
0.37
0.85
Days Inventory 461.52
BTI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
97% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 142.26 vs. BTI: 461.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BTI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 266.05  Med: 354.53 Max: 483.14
Current: 461.52
266.05
483.14
Days Sales Outstanding 92.51
BTI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
81% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 17.77 vs. BTI: 92.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BTI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.49  Med: 55.65 Max: 90.97
Current: 92.51
40.49
90.97
Days Payable 552.17
BTI's Days Payable is ranked higher than
97% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 49.44 vs. BTI: 552.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BTI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.05  Med: 313.72 Max: 673.61
Current: 552.17
59.05
673.61

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.42
BTI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. BTI: 3.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BTI' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.58  Med: 3.77 Max: 4.72
Current: 3.42
2.58
4.72
Dividend Payout 0.66
BTI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
52% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. BTI: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BTI' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.04
Current: 0.66
0.13
2.04
Dividend Growth (3y) 4.70
BTI's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
71% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. BTI: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BTI' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.5 Max: 54.8
Current: 4.7
0
54.8
Forward Dividend Yield 3.42
BTI's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. BTI: 3.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.83
BTI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.65 vs. BTI: 4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BTI' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.65  Med: 5.34 Max: 6.68
Current: 4.83
3.65
6.68
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.20
BTI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. BTI: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BTI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12  Med: 1.1 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.2
-12
1.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.00
BTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. BTI: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BTI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 8.2 Max: 10.4
Current: 6
6
10.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.97
BTI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 9.15 vs. BTI: 8.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BTI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.9  Med: 13.2 Max: 17.2
Current: 8.97
8.9
17.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $19,512
EPS (TTM) $ 6.71
Beta1.07
Short Percentage of Float0.03%
52-Week Range $99.81 - 131.34
Shares Outstanding (Mil)932.17

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 19,006 20,260 20,851
EPS ($) 5.87 6.15 6.18
EPS w/o NRI ($) 5.87 6.15 6.18
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
8.42%
Dividends Per Share ($) 4.44 4.47 4.97
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