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BT Group (also known as BT and formerly British Telecom) is a company that develops and sells communications products and services as well as builds and operates networks. It is organized into 2 units: Consumer and Enterprise. The Consumer unit provides mobile, broadband, home phone, and TV services. The Enterprise unit sells communications and IT services to businesses and public sector organizations, as well as delivers network products and services to communications providers.
TypePublic
Founded1846
HQLondon, GB
Websitebt.com

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)105,300(-1%)
Job Openings433
Revenue (FY, 2020)$22.9 B(-2%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)£1.2
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at BT

Philip Jansen

Philip Jansen

Chief Executive
Simon Lowth

Simon Lowth

Group Chief Financial Officer
Bas Burger

Bas Burger

CEO, BT's Global division
Hriday Ravindranath

Hriday Ravindranath

Chief Technology and Information Officer
Martin Smith

Martin Smith

CFO
Rebecca Kilpatrick-Markovits

Rebecca Kilpatrick-Markovits

Chief HR officer
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BT Office Locations

BT has offices in London, Sevenoaks, Suffolk, New York and in 16 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
81 Newgate Street
Sevenoaks, GB
160 London Rd
Suffolk, GB
Adastral Park Martlesham Heath Ipswich
North Sydney, AU
Level 1 76 Berry Street
Diegem, BE
Telecomlaan 9
Sao Paulo, BR
Condomínio Pro Indiviso do Shopping Villa Lobos - Av. das Nações Unidas, 4777 - 14th floor - Vila Olímpia
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BT Financials and Metrics

BT Revenue

BT's revenue was reported to be $22.91 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

22.9b

Net income (FY, 2020)

1.7b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

3.3b

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2020)

12.2b

Closing stock price (13-Nov-2020)

1.2

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

1.5b

EV

27.1b
BT's current market capitalization is £12.2 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

24.1b23.7b23.4b22.9b

Revenue growth, %

27%(1%)(1%)

Cost of goods sold

1.2b1.3b5.8b

Gross profit

22.9b22.4b17.6b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

11.8b11.6b11.5b

Cost of goods sold

1.9b2.8b3.1b

Gross profit

9.9b8.8b8.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

84%76%73%
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

528.0m528.0m1.7b1.5b

Accounts Receivable

2.7b1.7b3.2b1.4b

Inventories

227.0m239.0m369.0m300.0m

Current Assets

6.9b8.3b10.4b12.0b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

353.0m431.0m499.0m

Accounts Receivable

3.8b3.6b3.2b

Inventories

243.0m305.0m315.0m

Current Assets

8.1b10.2b10.2b
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

1.9b2.0b2.2b1.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.6b3.5b3.5b4.3b

Inventories

(33.0m)(14.0m)(138.0m)

Accounts Payable

(152.0m)(345.0m)57.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

1.8b1.7b2.1b

Inventories

53.0m

Accounts Payable

(541.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

2.6b754.0m2.2b
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

226.1k

Financial Leverage

5.1 x

P/E Ratio

99.9
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BT Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Broadband Connections

19.09 m19.89 m20 m20.10 m20.30 m20.32 m20.40 m20.50 m20.60 m20.34 m

TV Customers

1.14 m1.56 m1.60 m1.70 m1.70 m1.75 m1.80 m1.80 m1.80 m1.74 m

Countries

170 180 180 180 180 180 180 180 180 180 180 180 180 180 180 180

Mobile Customers

30.45 m30.30 m30.20 m30.20 m30 m29.80 m29.70 m29.80 m29.56 m28 m
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BT Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
IP TradeMay 02, 2017
Tikit Group LimitedNovember 15, 2012
Wire One TechnologiesJune 02, 2008
Infonet ServicesNovember 04, 2004
BTexact Technologies Limited
BTexact Venturing Limited
BTGS Mexico S.A. de C.V.
BTGS USVI Limited
BTIH Teleconsult Drustvo sa organicenom odgovornoscu za posredovanje i zastupanje d.o.o. Sarajevo
BT LatAm
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BT Revenue Breakdown

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BT revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.7% from Europe, Middle East and Africa, 83.9% from UK and 6.4% from Other

BT Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

50/100

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BT Online and Social Media Presence

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BT News and Updates

BT launches virtual Sports Day competition

With schools unable to host a Sports Day this year, BT is giving children across the UK the chance to race at a virtual sports event, including the opportunity to win brand new tech equipment for their schools.

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund snaps up shares in BT as it searches for stockmarket bargains

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has snapped up shares in BT as it searches for stockmarket bargains. The kingdom's £263billion Public Investment Fund (PIF) bought shares in the telecoms giant as they languished at lows not seen since 2009.

BT and Vodafone told to stock up on Huawei kit over US sanctions

British security officials have told telecoms operators to ensure they have adequate stockpiles of Huawei equipment owing to fears that US sanctions will disrupt the Chinese firm’s ability to maintain critical supplies, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

BT and Plug and Play aim to find, scale and invest in UK clean tech firms

BT has partnered with a US firm in a bid to bring UK clean tech firms to market. The telecoms giant aims to use any successful technologies unearthed by the partnership within its operations.

BT Group shares slip after Labour vows to partially nationalize telecom provider

Shares of BT Group PLC fell as much as 3.6% on Friday before recouping losses after the U.K. Labour Party said it plans to partially nationalize the telecommunications provider if it wins the Dec. 12 General Election. The remarks came from an excerpt of a speech planned for Friday by Labour leader …

Leading UK Telecommunications Provider EE, Part of the BT Group, Partners with Qualitest to Assist in Pioneering 5G and Their Digital Future

LONDON, Sept. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading UK Telecommunications provider BT will be working with Qualitest, the world's largest software testing and quality assurance company, who will support the delivery of the backbone to their digital infrastructure, including the further...
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BT Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was BT founded?

    BT was founded in 1846.

  • Who are BT key executives?

    BT's key executives are Philip Jansen, Simon Lowth and Bas Burger.

  • How many employees does BT have?

    BT has 105,300 employees.

  • What is BT revenue?

    Latest BT annual revenue is $22.9 b.

  • What is BT revenue per employee?

    Latest BT revenue per employee is $217.5 k.

  • Who are BT competitors?

    Competitors of BT include Telenor, Telefonica and Virgin Group.

  • Where is BT headquarters?

    BT headquarters is located at 81 Newgate Street, London.

  • Where are BT offices?

    BT has offices in London, Sevenoaks, Suffolk, New York and in 16 other locations.

  • How many offices does BT have?

    BT has 21 offices.