British American Tobacco Plc

British American Tobacco Plc BATS

Dividend Summary

The next British American Tobacco Plc dividend went ex 16 days ago for 53.9p and will be paid in 1 month.
The previous British American Tobacco Plc dividend was 52.6p and it went ex 4 months ago and it was paid 2 months ago.
There are typically 4 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 1.5.

Latest Dividends
Summary Previous dividend Next dividend
Status Paid Declared
Type Quarterly Quarterly
Per share 52.6p 53.9p
Declaration date 27 Feb 2020 (Thu) 31 Jul 2020 (Fri)
Ex-div date 17 Dec 2020 (Thu) 25 Mar 2021 (Thu)
Pay date 03 Feb 2021 (Wed) 12 May 2021 (Wed)

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Forecast Accuracy
95%
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Dividend Yield Today
7.7%
The dividend yield is calculated by dividing the annual dividend payment by the prevailing share price
The table below shows the full dividend history for British American Tobacco Plc
Status Type Decl. date Ex-div date Pay date Decl. Currency Forecast amount Decl. amount Accuracy
Forecast Quarterly 26 Jul 2024 18 Dec 2025 04 Feb 2026 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 26 Jul 2024 25 Sep 2025 06 Nov 2025 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 26 Jul 2024 03 Jul 2025 14 Aug 2025 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 20 Mar 2025 07 May 2025 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 28 Jul 2023 19 Dec 2024 05 Feb 2025 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 28 Jul 2023 26 Sep 2024 07 Nov 2024 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 28 Jul 2023 04 Jul 2024 15 Aug 2024 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 28 Jul 2023 21 Mar 2024 08 May 2024 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 29 Jul 2022 21 Dec 2023 07 Feb 2024 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 29 Jul 2022 28 Sep 2023 09 Nov 2023 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 29 Jul 2022 06 Jul 2023 17 Aug 2023 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 29 Jul 2022 23 Mar 2023 10 May 2023 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 30 Jul 2021 22 Dec 2022 08 Feb 2023 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 30 Jul 2021 29 Sep 2022 10 Nov 2022 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 30 Jul 2021 07 Jul 2022 18 Aug 2022 GBP Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 30 Jul 2021 24 Mar 2022 11 May 2022 GBP Sign up
Declared Quarterly 31 Jul 2020 23 Dec 2021 09 Feb 2022 GBP 53.9p 53.9p 😄
Declared Quarterly 31 Jul 2020 30 Sep 2021 11 Nov 2021 GBP 53.9p 53.9p 😄
Declared Quarterly 31 Jul 2020 08 Jul 2021 19 Aug 2021 GBP 53.9p 53.9p 😄
Declared Quarterly 31 Jul 2020 25 Mar 2021 12 May 2021 GBP 55p 53.9p 😃
Paid Quarterly 27 Feb 2020 17 Dec 2020 03 Feb 2021 GBP 52.75p 52.6p 😄
Paid Quarterly 27 Feb 2020 01 Oct 2020 12 Nov 2020 GBP 52.75p 52.6p 😄
Paid Quarterly 27 Feb 2020 09 Jul 2020 19 Aug 2020 GBP 52.75p 52.6p 😄
Paid Quarterly 27 Feb 2020 26 Mar 2020 13 May 2020 GBP 52.75p 52.6p 😄
Paid Quarterly 26 Jul 2018 24 Dec 2019 06 Feb 2020 GBP 50.75p 50.75p 😄
Paid Quarterly 26 Jul 2018 03 Oct 2019 14 Nov 2019 GBP 50.75p 50.75p 😄
Paid Quarterly 26 Jul 2018 27 Jun 2019 08 Aug 2019 GBP 50.75p 50.75p 😄
Paid Quarterly 26 Jul 2018 21 Mar 2019 08 May 2019 GBP 50.75p 50.75p 😄
Paid Quarterly 26 Apr 2017 27 Dec 2018 07 Feb 2019 GBP 48.8p 48.8p 😄
Paid Quarterly 26 Apr 2017 04 Oct 2018 15 Nov 2018 GBP 48.8p 48.8p 😄
Paid Quarterly 26 Apr 2017 28 Jun 2018 08 Aug 2018 GBP 48.8p 48.8p 😄
Paid Quarterly 26 Apr 2017 22 Mar 2018 09 May 2018 GBP 47.5p 48.8p 😃
Paid Final 26 Apr 2017 28 Dec 2017 08 Feb 2018 GBP 42.5p 43.6p 😃
Paid Interim 26 Apr 2017 17 Aug 2017 28 Sep 2017 GBP 42.5p 56.5p 😒
Paid Final 09 Dec 2016 16 Mar 2017 04 May 2017 GBP 108.8p 118.1p 😊
Paid Interim 28 Jul 2016 18 Aug 2016 28 Sep 2016 GBP 51.4p 51.3p 😄
Paid Final 10 Dec 2015 17 Mar 2016 05 May 2016 GBP 104.6p
Paid Interim 29 Apr 2015 20 Aug 2015 30 Sep 2015 GBP 49.4p
Paid Final 04 Dec 2014 19 Mar 2015 07 May 2015 GBP 100.6p
Paid Interim 30 Apr 2014 20 Aug 2014 30 Sep 2014 GBP 47.5p
Paid Final 05 Dec 2013 12 Mar 2014 08 May 2014 GBP 97.4p
Paid Interim 25 Apr 2013 21 Aug 2013 30 Sep 2013 GBP 45p
Paid Final 07 Dec 2012 13 Mar 2013 08 May 2013 GBP 92.7p
Paid Interim 15 Aug 2012 26 Sep 2012 GBP 42.2p
Paid Interim 17 Aug 2011 28 Sep 2011 GBP 38.1p
Paid Final 09 Mar 2011 05 May 2011 GBP 81p
Paid Interim 18 Aug 2010 29 Sep 2010 GBP 33.2p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 GBP 99.5p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 GBP 83.7p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 GBP 66.2p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 GBP 55.9p
Year Amount Change
2006 55.9p
2007 66.2p
18.4%
2008 83.7p
26.4%
2009 99.5p
18.9%
2010 114.2p
14.8%
2011 38.1p
-66.6%
2012 134.9p
254.1%
2013 142.4p
5.6%
2014 148.1p
4.0%
2015 154.0p
4.0%
2016 169.4p
10.0%
2017 100.1p
-40.9%
2018 195.2p
95.0%
2019 203.0p
4.0%
2020 210.4p
3.6%
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British American Tobacco Plc Optimized Dividend Chart

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Dividend Yield Today
7.7%
Optimized Yield
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52 Week High
12.5% on 21 September 2020
52 Week Low
7.5% on 17 December 2020
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About British American Tobacco Plc

British American Tobacco was founded in 1902 as a joint venture between the UK’s Imperial Tobacco Company and the American Tobacco Company. It is second only to Philip Morris in the World cigarette market, with more than 300 brands sold in around 180 markets. At one stage is was a large conglomerate operating in retail and financial services as well as tobacco, but these businesses were demerged and the company now focusses excluvely on tobacco. 

British American Tobacco dividends

It has a record of consistent dividend growth over many years.

Sector
Tobacco
Country
United Kingdom
Share Price
£27.86 (yesterday's closing price)
Shares in Issue
1,930 million
Market Cap
£53.8bn
Dividend Cover
How many times is the dividend covered by company income. A cover of 1 means all income is paid out in dividends
1.5
CADI
The Consecutive Annual Dividend Increases - the number of years this company has been increasing its dividends
3
Market Indices
FTSE Eurotop 100, STOXX600, FTSE 350, FTSE 100, CBOE 350, CBOE 100
Home Page URL
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FULL YEAR HIGHLIGHTS     •     Revenue at constant rates of exchange grew by 4% with continued good pricing momentum.   •     Reported revenue was down 1% due to adverse currency movements.   •     Adjusted profit from operations at constant rates of exchange increased by 8%.   •     Reported profit from operations increased by 15%.   •     All four regions grew operating margin, contributing to the excellent growth of 160 basis points at Group level, to 37.4%.   •     Group volumes were 694 billion, down 1.6%, mainly due to industry contractions in some of our larger markets.   •     The four Global Drive Brands grew volume by 3%. Dunhill volumes were up 2%, Kent was up 1%, Lucky Strike grew 11%, and Pall Mall 3%.   •     Adjusted diluted earnings per share rose by 7% and at constant rates, adjusted diluted earnings per share would have been up by 12%, principally as a result of the growth in profit from operations.   •     Basic earnings per share were up 26% at 198.1p (2011: 157.1p).   •     Recommended final dividend of 92.7p, taking the total dividend in respect of 2012 to 134.9p, an increase of 7%.   •     Free cash flow was 81% of adjusted earnings.   •     38.9 million shares were bought back at a cost of £1.25 billion, excluding transaction costs. The Board agreed a £1.5 billion share buy-back programme for 2013.   •     New Management Board appointees announced. Des Naughton, currently Group Operations Director, appointed as Managing Director Next Generation Product, and Alan Davy to take over as Group Operations Director, effective 1 March 2013.
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