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British American Tobacco plc (BATS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives' employment history.- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsBritish American Tobacco plc (BAT) is a manufacturer and distributor of cigarettes and other tobacco related products. The company also offers an array of nicotine containing products. The product portfolio consists of cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, fine cut (roll-your-own) tobacco, snus, E-Cigarettes and tobacco heating products. BAT markets these products under various brands, namely, Pall Mall, Vogue, Viceroy, Benson & Hedges, Kool, Kent, Rothmans, Peter Stuyvesant, and Lucky Strike. The company has presence in Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, and North and South America. BAT is headquartered in London, the UK.British American Tobacco plc Key Recent DevelopmentsJul 21,2017: BATS to add three non-exec directors to boardJul 04,2017: British American Tobacco to invest EUR 60 million in Ploiesti factoryMar 07,2017: British American Tobacco Kenya appoints Obatoyinbo s new managing directorFeb 23,2017: British American Tobacco annual profit increasesFeb 09,2017: British American Tobacco recognised as a Top Employer in Europe for seventh consecutive yearKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors' business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies' strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 3List of Tables 4List of Figures 4Section 1 - About the Company 5British American Tobacco plc - Key Facts 5British American Tobacco plc - Key Employees 6British American Tobacco plc - Key Employee Biographies 7British American Tobacco plc - Major Products and Services 8British American Tobacco plc - History 9British American Tobacco plc - Company Statement 10British American Tobacco plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 11Head Office 11Other Locations & Subsidiaries 11Joint Venture 13Section 2 - Company Analysis 15British American Tobacco plc - Business Description 15Business Description - Americas 15Americas - Overview 15Business Description - Asia-Pacific 15Asia-Pacific - Overview 15Business Description - Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) 15Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) - Overview 15Business Description - Western Europe 15Western Europe - Overview 15British American Tobacco plc - Corporate Strategy 16British American Tobacco plc - SWOT Analysis 17SWOT Analysis - Overview 17British American Tobacco plc - Strengths 17British American Tobacco plc - Weaknesses 18British American Tobacco plc - Opportunities 19British American Tobacco plc - Threats 20British American Tobacco plc - Key Competitors 21Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23Performance Chart 26Financial Performance 26Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28British American Tobacco plc, Recent Deals Summary 29Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 30Feb 23, 2017: British American Tobacco annual profit increases 30Section 5 - Appendix 31Methodology 31Ratio Definitions 31About GlobalData 35Contact Us 35Disclaimer 35List of TablesBritish American Tobacco plc, Key Facts 5British American Tobacco plc, Key Employees 6British American Tobacco plc, Key Employee Biographies 7British American Tobacco plc, Major Products and Services 8British American Tobacco plc, History 9British American Tobacco plc, Other Locations 11British American Tobacco plc, Subsidiaries 12British American Tobacco plc, Joint Venture 13British American Tobacco plc, Key Competitors 21British American Tobacco plc, Ratios based on current share price 22British American Tobacco plc, Annual Ratios 23British American Tobacco plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 24British American Tobacco plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 25British American Tobacco plc, Interim Ratios 27British American Tobacco plc, Recent Deals Summary 29Currency Codes 31Capital Market Ratios 31Equity Ratios 32Profitability Ratios 32Cost Ratios 33Liquidity Ratios 33Leverage Ratios 34Efficiency Ratios 34List of FiguresBritish American Tobacco plc, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 26British American Tobacco plc, Ratio Charts 28