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British American Tobacco Dividend Yield %

: 6.95% (As of Today)
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As of today (2019-11-18), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of British American Tobacco is 6.95%.

NYSE:BTI' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.79   Max: 8.16
Current: 6.95

2.79
8.16

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of British American Tobacco was 8.16%. The lowest was 2.79%. And the median was 3.95%.

NYSE:BTI's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
74% of the 23 Companies
in the Tobacco Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.63 vs. NYSE:BTI: 6.95 )

British American Tobacco's Dividend Payout Ratio for the six months ended in Jun. 2019 was 0.81.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of British American Tobacco PLC is 0.74, which seems too high.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of British American Tobacco was 0.87. The lowest was 0.12. And the median was 0.67.

As of today (2019-11-18), the Forward Dividend Yield % of British American Tobacco is 7.32%.

British American Tobacco's Dividends per Share for the six months ended in Jun. 2019 was $1.26.

During the past 12 months, British American Tobacco's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 0.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.00% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of British American Tobacco was 54.80% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 10.30% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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British American Tobacco Dividend Yield % 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
Dividend Yield % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4.21 4.11 3.47 4.38 8.35

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
Dividend Yield % 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 0.00 4.38 5.32 8.35 7.60

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 Dividend Yield % Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where British American Tobacco's Dividend Yield % falls into.



British American Tobacco Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

British American Tobacco Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.6742019-10-032019-10-042019-11-19Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.6162019-06-272019-06-282019-08-13Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.6602019-03-212019-03-222019-05-13Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.6322018-12-272018-12-282019-02-12Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

British American Tobacco's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.582/37.24
=6.93 %

Current Share Price is $37.24.
British American Tobacco's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.582.

British American Tobacco's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.696/37.24
=7.24 %

Current Share Price is $37.24.
British American Tobacco's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.674 * 4 = $2.696.

* 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) Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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