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British American Tobacco Gross Profit

: $25,243 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2019)
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British American Tobacco's gross profit for the six months ended in Jun. 2019 was $12,810 Mil. British American Tobacco's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2019 was $25,243 Mil.

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. British American Tobacco's gross profit for the six months ended in Jun. 2019 was $12,810 Mil. British American Tobacco's Revenue for the six months ended in Jun. 2019 was $15,425 Mil. Therefore, British American Tobacco's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 was 83.05%.

British American Tobacco had a gross margin of 83.05% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 => Durable competitive advantage

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of British American Tobacco was 82.68%. The lowest was 71.72%. And the median was 77.30%.


British American Tobacco Gross Profit 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
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 17,122.07 15,076.35 12,980.02 19,478.55 25,243.04

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
Gross Profit 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 7,014.08 12,135.39 12,442.82 13,398.73 12,809.89

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 Gross Profit Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where British American Tobacco's Gross Profit falls into.



British American Tobacco Gross Profit Calculation

Gross Profit is the different between the sale prices and the cost of buying or producing the goods.

British American Tobacco's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2018 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Dec. 2018 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=31002.5316456 - 5759.49367089
=25,243

British American Tobacco's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Jun. 2019 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=15424.5880862 - 2614.70215463
=12,810

For stock reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2019 was $25,243 Mil.

Gross Profit is the numerator in the calculation of Gross Margin:

British American Tobacco's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (Q: Jun. 2019 )=Gross Profit (Q: Jun. 2019 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2019 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=12,810 / 15424.5880862
=83.05 %

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

A positive Gross Profit is only the first step for a company to make a net profit. The gross profit needs to be big enough to also cover related labor, equipment, rental, marketing/advertising, research and development and a lot of other costs in selling the products.


British American Tobacco  (NYSE:BTI) Gross Profit Explanation

Warren Buffett believes that firms with excellent long term economics tend to have consistently higher margins.

Durable competitive advantage creates a high Gross Margin % because of the freedom to price in excess of cost. Companies can be categorized by their Gross Margin %

1. Greater than 40% = Durable competitive advantage
2. Less than 40% = Competition eroding margins
3. Less than 20% = no sustainable competitive advantage
Consistency of Gross Margin is key

British American Tobacco had a gross margin of 83.05% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 => Durable competitive advantage


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