BAT British American Tobacco Kenya Ltd

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British American Tobacco Kenya Limited is a Kenya-based company, and part of the British American Tobacco Group, the world’s second largest tobacco Group. Our core operations in Kenya are cigarette manufacturing for domestic and export consumption, cut rag (semi processed) tobacco manufacture for Egypt, leaf growing operations, and green leaf threshing in Thika. It began operations in Kenya in 1907, and has grown to become a market leader in the domestic cigarette industry. The Nairobi cigarette factory was set up in 1956 and has since matured to become one of the Group’s strategic manufacturing hubs. Approximately 60% of the volumes produced in the Nairobi factory are exported to 17 markets within the East African Community Common Market and COMESA trade bloc. Domestic leaf growing began in 1975, and this was quickly followed by the set-up of the Green Leaf Threshing Plant in 1978 in Thika. BAT Kenya is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange since 1969 and is currently one of the largest companies. The company was in 2013 recognised as the 4th largest taxpayer in Kenya with a record remittance of Kshs 14.5bn in Excise, VAT and Corporate taxes, an increase of 11% over 2012.

Likoni Road, Industrial Area PO Box 30000, Nairobi,, 00100 Nairobi Kenya

Sector Peers

Symbol Change Change (%) Last Trade
BAT 0.00 0.00 0.00
BAUM 0.00 0.00 0.00
BOC 0.00 0.00 0.00
CARB 0.00 0.00 0.00
EABL 0.00 0.00 0.00
EVRD 0.00 0.00 0.00
FTGH 0.00 0.00 0.00
MSC 0.00 0.00 0.00
ORCH 0.00 0.00 0.00
UNGA 0.00 0.00 0.00

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Additional Information

Shares In Issue 100 M
Mkt Cap. 78.5 B
EPS 49.76
DPS 42.50
PE Ratio 15.77
DY 5.41
EY 6.34
NAV 120.80


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September 21, 2018 British American Tobacco Kenya Ltd Dividend
September 21, 2018 British American Tobacco Kenya Ltd Dividend
May 11, 2018 British American Tobacco Kenya Ltd Dividend
March 16, 2018 British American Tobacco Kenya Ltd Other
March 11, 2018 British American Tobacco Kenya Ltd Dividend
September 21, 2017 British American Tobacco Kenya Ltd Dividend
Market Information and Financial Ratio’s contained herein have been republished with permission of the Nairobi Securities Exchange, and are current with the latest publication of the NSE Investor Handbook