British American Tobacco provides cigarettes and other tobacco products worldwide. It manufactures vapour and tobacco heating products, oral tobacco and nicotine products, such as snus and moist snuff, cigars, and e-cigarettes. The Company offers its products under the Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Rothmans, Vogue, Viceroy, Kool, Peter Stuyvesant and other brands. It sells its products to retail outlets.

London, GB
Size (employees)
55,761 (est)-2%
British American Tobacco was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at British American Tobacco

Jerome Abelman

Jerome Abelman

Director, Legal and External Affairs and General Counsel
Jack Bowles

Jack Bowles

Alan Davy

Alan Davy

Director, Operations
Giovanni Giordano

Giovanni Giordano

Director, Group Human Resources
Andrew Gray

Andrew Gray

Chief Marketing Officer
Tadeu Marroco

Tadeu Marroco

Regional Director, Europe and North Africa
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British American Tobacco Office Locations

British American Tobacco has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
4 Temple Pl
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British American Tobacco Financials and Metrics

British American Tobacco Revenue

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British American Tobacco's revenue was reported to be £20.29 b in FY, 2017 which is a 37.6% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

20.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

15.3 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

37.7 b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

6.5 b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

3.3 b


143.1 b
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


13.1 b14.8 b20.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3 b3.7 b5 b

Gross profit

10.1 b11 b15.3 b
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017


2.2 b3.3 b

Accounts Receivable

2.7 b3.3 b

Prepaid Expenses

168 m289 m


5.8 b5.9 b
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

428 m607 m902 m


(520 m)(638 m)1.4 b

Accounts Payable

732 m428 m(749 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

4.7 b4.6 b5.3 b
GBPY, 2017


22.1 x


26.8 x


363.9 k


0.8 x


0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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British American Tobacco Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cigarette Volume

667 b663 b665 b686 b


41 41 42 42

Manufacturing Facilities

44 44 44 45


200 200 200 200
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British American Tobacco Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Reynolds American January 17, 2017$49.40 m

British American Tobacco Revenue Breakdown

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British American Tobacco revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 20.8% from United States, 22.2% from Asia-Pacific, 19.3% from Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa, 15.4% from Americas and 22.3% from Western Europe

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British American Tobacco Online and Social Media Presence

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British American Tobacco News and Updates

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British American Tobacco Company Life and Culture

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