BATS:LSE-British American Tobacco p.l.c (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Tobacco | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 2,819.50

Change

+2.00 (+0.07)%

Market Cap

GBX 64.65B

Volume

2.27M

Average Target Price

GBX 3,517.91 (+24.77%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

British American Tobacco p.l.c. provides tobacco and nicotine products to consumers worldwide. It offers vapour products, tobacco heating products, and modern oral products; combustible products; and traditional oral products, such as Swedish-style snus and American moist snuff. The company distributes its products to retail outlets. British American Tobacco p.l.c. was founded in 1902 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2021-05-13 )

Largest Industry Peers for Tobacco

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
IMB:LSE Imperial Brands PLC

-20.00 (-1.25%)

GBX15.14B 10.12 6.96

ETFs Containing BATS

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Tobacco)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 4.12% 100% A+ 42% F
Dividend Return 1.99% 50% F 83% B
Total Return 6.11% 100% A+ 48% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -5.69% 50% F 10% F
Dividend Return 7.08% 50% F 88% B+
Total Return 1.39% 50% F 15% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -33.26% 100% A+ 17% F
Dividend Return 20.82% 50% F 76% C
Total Return -12.44% 100% A+ 21% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -10.58% 100% A+ 11% F
Dividend Return 4.76% 50% F 84% B
Total Return -5.82% 100% A+ 14% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 20.20% 50% F 54% F
Risk Adjusted Return -28.81% 100% A+ 12% F
Market Capitalization 64.65B 100% A+ 99% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Tobacco)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 10.10 100% A+ 71% C-
Price/Book Ratio 1.04 100% A+ 71% C-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.61 50% F 49% F
EV/EBITDA 8.99 50% F 66% D
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 10.33% 50% F 75% C
Return on Invested Capital 9.14% 50% F 73% C
Return on Assets 5.08% 50% F 79% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.65 50% F 77% C+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.