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British American Tobacco Debt-to-Equity

: 0.77 (As of Jun. 2019)
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British American Tobacco's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 was $11,041 Mil. British American Tobacco's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 was $52,701 Mil. British American Tobacco's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 was $82,740 Mil. British American Tobacco's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 was 0.77.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

NYSE:BTI' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73   Max: 3.47
Current: 0.77

0.73
3.47

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of British American Tobacco was 3.47. The lowest was 0.73. And the median was 1.29.

NYSE:BTI's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
74% of the 27 Companies
in the Tobacco Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.11 vs. NYSE:BTI: 0.77 )

British American Tobacco Debt-to-Equity 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
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.23 3.47 2.38 0.81 0.73

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
Debt-to-Equity 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 2.71 0.81 0.78 0.73 0.77

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 Debt-to-Equity Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where British American Tobacco's Debt-to-Equity falls into.



British American Tobacco Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

British American Tobacco's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2018 is calculated as

Debt to Equity=Total Debt / Total Stockholders Equity
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Total Stockholders Equity
=(5348.10126582 + 54789.8734177) / 82840.5063291
=0.73

British American Tobacco's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 is calculated as

Debt to Equity=Total Debt / Total Stockholders Equity
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Total Stockholders Equity
=(11040.5576679 + 52700.887199) / 82740.1774398
=0.77

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


British American Tobacco  (NYSE:BTI) Debt-to-Equity Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


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