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British American Tobacco Competitors

GBX 2,485.50
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2,478
Now: GBX 2,485.50
2,580.02
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MA: GBX 2,703.55
2,800
52-Week Range
2,362.50
Now: GBX 2,485.50
3,308.50
Volume6.14 million shs
Average Volume3.09 million shs
Market Capitalization£57.02 billion
P/E Ratio8.91
Dividend Yield8.45%
BetaN/A

Competitors

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) Vs. ULVR, DGE, TSCO, IMB, CCH, and TATE

Should you be buying BATS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "consumer defensive" are considered alternatives and competitors to British American Tobacco, including Unilever (ULVR), Diageo (DGE), Tesco (TSCO), Imperial Brands (IMB), Coca-Cola HBC (CCH), and Tate & Lyle (TATE).

Unilever (LON:ULVR) and British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) are both large-cap consumer defensive companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Unilever and British American Tobacco's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
UnileverN/AN/AN/AGBX 252.7014.77
British American Tobacco£25.78 billion2.21N/AGBX 278.908.91

British American Tobacco is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Unilever, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Unilever pays an annual dividend of GBX 1.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. British American Tobacco pays an annual dividend of GBX 1.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Unilever pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. British American Tobacco pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. British American Tobacco is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Unilever and British American Tobacco, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Unilever32602.27
British American Tobacco111202.79

Unilever presently has a consensus target price of GBX 4,708.18, indicating a potential upside of 26.12%. British American Tobacco has a consensus target price of GBX 3,495.17, indicating a potential upside of 40.62%. Given British American Tobacco's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe British American Tobacco is more favorable than Unilever.

Profitability

This table compares Unilever and British American Tobacco's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
UnileverN/AN/AN/A
British American TobaccoN/AN/AN/A

Summary

British American Tobacco beats Unilever on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Diageo (LON:DGE) and British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) are both large-cap consumer defensive companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Diageo and British American Tobacco's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Diageo£11.43 billion5.76N/AGBX 4858.59
British American Tobacco£25.78 billion2.21N/AGBX 278.908.91

British American Tobacco is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Diageo, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Diageo pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. British American Tobacco pays an annual dividend of GBX 1.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Diageo pays out 1.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. British American Tobacco pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. British American Tobacco is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Diageo and British American Tobacco, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Diageo241402.60
British American Tobacco111202.79

Diageo presently has a consensus target price of GBX 3,210.53, indicating a potential upside of 14.15%. British American Tobacco has a consensus target price of GBX 3,495.17, indicating a potential upside of 40.62%. Given British American Tobacco's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe British American Tobacco is more favorable than Diageo.

Profitability

This table compares Diageo and British American Tobacco's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
DiageoN/AN/AN/A
British American TobaccoN/AN/AN/A

Summary

British American Tobacco beats Diageo on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Tesco (LON:TSCO) and British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) are both large-cap consumer defensive companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Tesco and British American Tobacco's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Tesco£64.97 billion0.34N/AGBX 14.3015.72
British American Tobacco£25.78 billion2.21N/AGBX 278.908.91

British American Tobacco is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Tesco, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Tesco pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. British American Tobacco pays an annual dividend of GBX 1.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Tesco pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. British American Tobacco pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. British American Tobacco is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Tesco and British American Tobacco, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Tesco01802.89
British American Tobacco111202.79

Tesco presently has a consensus target price of GBX 281.57, indicating a potential upside of 25.25%. British American Tobacco has a consensus target price of GBX 3,495.17, indicating a potential upside of 40.62%. Given British American Tobacco's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe British American Tobacco is more favorable than Tesco.

Profitability

This table compares Tesco and British American Tobacco's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
TescoN/AN/AN/A
British American TobaccoN/AN/AN/A

Summary

British American Tobacco beats Tesco on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) and Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) are both large-cap consumer defensive companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
British American Tobacco£25.78 billion2.21N/AGBX 278.908.91
Imperial Brands£16.60 billion0.76N/AGBX 158.108.43

Imperial Brands is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than British American Tobacco, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

British American Tobacco pays an annual dividend of GBX 1.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Imperial Brands pays an annual dividend of GBX 1.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. British American Tobacco pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Imperial Brands pays out 1.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
British American Tobacco111202.79
Imperial Brands12902.67

British American Tobacco presently has a consensus price target of GBX 3,495.17, indicating a potential upside of 40.62%. Imperial Brands has a consensus price target of GBX 1,925.82, indicating a potential upside of 44.47%. Given Imperial Brands' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Imperial Brands is more favorable than British American Tobacco.

Profitability

This table compares British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
British American TobaccoN/AN/AN/A
Imperial BrandsN/AN/AN/A

Summary

British American Tobacco beats Imperial Brands on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) and Coca-Cola HBC (LON:CCH) are both consumer defensive companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares British American Tobacco and Coca-Cola HBC's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
British American Tobacco£25.78 billion2.21N/AGBX 278.908.91
Coca-Cola HBCN/AN/AN/AGBX 143.3015.62

British American Tobacco is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Coca-Cola HBC, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

British American Tobacco pays an annual dividend of GBX 1.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Coca-Cola HBC pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. British American Tobacco pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Coca-Cola HBC pays out 0.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for British American Tobacco and Coca-Cola HBC, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
British American Tobacco111202.79
Coca-Cola HBC01902.90

British American Tobacco presently has a consensus price target of GBX 3,495.17, indicating a potential upside of 40.62%. Coca-Cola HBC has a consensus price target of GBX 2,402.50, indicating a potential upside of 7.35%. Given British American Tobacco's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe British American Tobacco is more favorable than Coca-Cola HBC.

Profitability

This table compares British American Tobacco and Coca-Cola HBC's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
British American TobaccoN/AN/AN/A
Coca-Cola HBCN/AN/AN/A

Summary

British American Tobacco beats Coca-Cola HBC on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) and Tate & Lyle (LON:TATE) are both consumer defensive companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares British American Tobacco and Tate & Lyle's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
British American Tobacco£25.78 billion2.21N/AGBX 278.908.91
Tate & Lyle£2.80 billion1.22N/AGBX 52.7013.80

British American Tobacco is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Tate & Lyle, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

British American Tobacco pays an annual dividend of GBX 1.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Tate & Lyle pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. British American Tobacco pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Tate & Lyle pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. British American Tobacco is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for British American Tobacco and Tate & Lyle, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
British American Tobacco111202.79
Tate & Lyle04302.43

British American Tobacco presently has a consensus price target of GBX 3,495.17, indicating a potential upside of 40.62%. Tate & Lyle has a consensus price target of GBX 706.67, indicating a potential downside of 2.80%. Given British American Tobacco's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe British American Tobacco is more favorable than Tate & Lyle.

Profitability

This table compares British American Tobacco and Tate & Lyle's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
British American TobaccoN/AN/AN/A
Tate & LyleN/AN/AN/A

Summary

British American Tobacco beats Tate & Lyle on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.


British American Tobacco Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Unilever logo
ULVR
Unilever
2.1$3,733.00-2.4%£98.15 billionN/A14.77News Coverage
Gap Down
Diageo logo
DGE
Diageo
1.9$2,812.50-3.1%£65.80 billion£11.43 billion58.59Analyst Report
Gap Down
Tesco logo
TSCO
Tesco
2.1$224.80-1.1%£22.02 billion£64.97 billion15.72Insider Buying
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Imperial Brands logo
IMB
Imperial Brands
2.3$1,333.00-5.0%£12.62 billion£16.60 billion8.43Insider Buying
Gap Down
Coca-Cola HBC logo
CCH
Coca-Cola HBC
1.5$2,238.00-3.4%£8.15 billionN/A15.62Analyst Report
Gap Down
Tate & Lyle logo
TATE
Tate & Lyle
1.3$727.00-1.0%£3.41 billion£2.80 billion13.80News Coverage
Fevertree Drinks logo
FEVR
Fevertree Drinks
1.0$2,279.00-2.9%£2.66 billion£247.40 million55.72Gap Down
Britvic logo
BVIC
Britvic
1.5$809.50-2.6%£2.16 billion£1.41 billion22.87News Coverage
PZ Cussons logo
PZC
PZ Cussons
1.0$245.00-2.9%£1.05 billion£616.10 million272.22Insider Buying
Gap Down
Dairy Crest Group logo
DCG
Dairy Crest Group
0.9$620.50-0.0%£958.60 million£461.60 million22.08
Hilton Food Group logo
HFG
Hilton Food Group
1.7$1,102.00-0.7%£903.02 million£2.17 billion24.49
Greencore Group plc (GNC.L) logo
GNC
Greencore Group plc (GNC.L)
1.0$151.90-1.9%£799.78 million£1.26 billion-58.42Analyst Upgrade
TOT
Total Produce
1.0$170.00-0.0%£660.83 millionN/A9.77
A.G. BARR logo
BAG
A.G. BARR
1.3$501.00-0.6%£561.27 million£246.40 million26.79News Coverage
Naked Wines logo
WINE
Naked Wines
1.0$752.00-0.4%£550.17 million£272.55 million84.49
Bakkavor Group plc (BAKK.L) logo
BAKK
Bakkavor Group plc (BAKK.L)
1.7$89.00-0.0%£515.69 million£1.84 billion21.19News Coverage
Hotel Chocolat Group plc (HOTC.L) logo
HOTC
Hotel Chocolat Group plc (HOTC.L)
0.9$364.00-0.3%£458.35 million£136.29 million-66.18
AEP
Anglo-Eastern Plantations
1.1$603.00-0.2%£239.01 million£244.37 million8.53
ACRL
Accrol Group
0.7$61.00-4.9%£199.27 million£132.01 million203.33News Coverage
CCEP
Coca-Cola European Partners
1.0$42.15-2.1%£195.46 million£10.61 billion38.67
Tribal Group logo
TRB
Tribal Group
0.7$93.00-1.1%£191.45 million£76.02 million-66.43Gap Down
PureCircle logo
PURE
PureCircle
0.7$99.50-0.0%£183.53 million£121.14 million-2.78
Kerry Group logo
KYGA
Kerry Group
1.0$100.30-1.8%£177.23 million£6.95 billion32.10Gap Down
Carr's Group logo
CARR
Carr's Group
0.9$128.50-0.8%£118.82 million£395.63 million12.60News Coverage
Gap Down
CBOX
Cake Box Holdings Plc (CBOX.L)
1.2$240.00-2.9%£93.20 million£18.56 million32.00
WBI
Woodbois
0.7$6.15-0.8%£87.99 million£18.70 million-5.59News Coverage
W7L
Warpaint London
1.0$90.28-2.5%£70.61 million£43.87 million300.92
WEY
Wey Education
0.5$34.00-0.0%£47.55 million£8.36 million56.67
DVRG
DeepVerge
0.3$27.00-1.9%£45.92 million£1.48 million-12.27
DVRG
DeepVerge
0.3$27.00-1.9%£45.92 million£1.48 million-12.27
BSD
B.S.D Crown
0.3$32.98-4.5%£41.39 millionN/A29.98News Coverage
Gap Down
GLB
Glanbia
1.1$10.75-1.4%£31.09 million£3.82 billion22.12Dividend Increase
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Down
FIH
FIH group
0.8$229.00-1.7%£28.14 million£39.55 million-4.81
GUS
Gusbourne
0.4$68.95-0.7%£25.75 million£1.90 million-10.45
Dekel Agri-Vision logo
DKL
Dekel Agri-Vision
0.9$4.70-1.1%£24.84 millionN/A-9.40Gap Up
BAR
Brand Architekts Group plc (BAR.L)
1.2$140.50-0.4%£24.55 million£16.25 million10.89High Trading Volume
DIS
Distil
0.6$1.90-0.0%£9.54 million£3.50 million19.00News Coverage
Gap Up
OBOR
Starcrest Education The Belt & Road Limited (OBOR.L)
0.5$42.00-0.0%£9.06 millionN/A-0.08High Trading Volume
GFHG
Grand Fortune High Grade Limited (GFHG.L)
0.6$3.75-0.0%£6 million£26.00-18.75Gap Up
MLVN
Malvern International
0.5$0.25-4.0%£3.01 million£5.93 million-0.09
UKR
Ukrproduct Group Limited (UKR.L)
0.8$5.50-0.5%£2.18 million£55.25 million2.50News Coverage
Gap Up
AAAP
Anglo African Agriculture
0.5$7.00-0.0%£1.54 million£1.64 million-4.67
WALG
Walcom Group Limited (WALG.L)
0.5N/AN/A£207,000.00N/A0.00
(CVR.L) logo
CVR
(CVR.L)
0.6N/AN/A£0.00N/A0.00High Trading Volume
Gap Up
CRAW
Crawshaw Group
0.6$2.00-0.0%£0.00N/A0.00
Tate & Lyle plc (BD15.L) logo
BD15
Tate & Lyle plc (BD15.L)
1.2$112.00-0.9%£0.00£2.88 billion2.15
This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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