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British American Tobacco Shares Outstanding (EOP)

: 2,294 Mil (As of Jun. 2019)
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Shares outstanding are shares that have been authorized, issued, and purchased by investors and are held by them. British American Tobacco's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 was 2,294 Mil.

British American Tobacco's quarterly shares outstanding increased from Dec. 2018 (2,294 Mil) to Jun. 2019 (2,294 Mil). It means British American Tobacco issued new shares from Dec. 2018 to Jun. 2019 .

British American Tobacco's annual shares outstanding increased from Dec. 2017 (2,294 Mil) to Dec. 2018 (2,294 Mil). It means British American Tobacco issued new shares from Dec. 2017 to Dec. 2018 .


British American Tobacco Shares Outstanding (EOP) Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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British American Tobacco Annual Data
Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Shares Outstanding (EOP) Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,868.16 1,864.20 1,864.34 2,293.51 2,293.73

British American Tobacco Semi-Annual Data
Dec09 Jun10 Dec10 Jun11 Dec11 Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17 Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19
Shares Outstanding (EOP) Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,864.37 2,293.51 2,293.63 2,293.73 2,293.77

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


British American Tobacco Shares Outstanding (EOP) Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where British American Tobacco's Shares Outstanding (EOP) falls into.



British American Tobacco Shares Outstanding (EOP) Calculation

Shares outstanding are shares that have been authorized, issued, and purchased by investors and are held by them. They have voting rights and represent ownership in the corporation by the person that holds the shares. They should be distinguished from treasury shares, which are shares held by the corporation itself, having no exercisable rights.

Shares outstanding can be calculated as either basic or fully diluted. The fully diluted shares outstanding count includes diluting securities, such as options, warrants or convertibles.

Please note: GuruFocus named Shares Outstanding (EOP) is the shares for that end of period. It is usually used to calculate balance sheet related items, such as Book Value per Share, etc. While Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) and Shares Outstanding (Basic Average) are the weighted average shares over a period of time (a year, a quarter, or so). They are usually used to calculate income statement or cashflow statement related items, such as Earnings per Share (Diluted), etc.


British American Tobacco  (NYSE:BTI) Shares Outstanding (EOP) Explanation

A company may buy back shares or issue shares in any fiscal period. If a company buys back shares, we should observe that the total number of shares decline. If the company issues new shares, the number of shares outstanding increases.

If a company buys back shares, we should also observe negative number for Net Issuance of Stock in its cash flow statement. If a company issues shares, we will observe positive number of Net Issuance of Stock.

Usually the presence of treasury shares and a history of buyback are good indicators that company has competitive advantage. But studies have shown that companies usually buy back at wrong time. Buying back shares below its intrinsic value increases value for remaining shareholders. Buying back overvalued shares destroys value for existing shareholders.


Be Aware

Warren Buffett looks for consistency and upward long term trend. Because of share repurchase it is possible for net earnings trend to differ from EPS trend. He preferred net income over EPS. The companies with durable competitive advantage companies report higher % net earnings to total revenues.

Important: If a company is showing net earnings history greater than 20% on total revenues, it is probably benefiting from a long term competitive advantage.

If net earnings is less than 10%, likely to be in a highly competitive business.


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