Our company in numbers
(including duty, excise and other taxes)
(after deducting duty, excise and other taxes)
|Profit from operations||£4,655 million|
|Adjusted profit from operations*||£5,480 million|
|Global cigarette volumes||665 billion|
|Market share growth||+50 basis points|
|Major taxes paid||£33.2 billion|
|Markets where brands sold||More than 200|
|Markets where largest market share||55+|
|Factories producing cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products||44 in 42 countries|
|Group Environmental, Health and Safety expenditure||£20 million|
|Group Research & Development expenditure||US$1 billion over the last three years|
|Group charitable and community donations||£8.3 million (London Benchmarking Group criteria)**|
|Shareholders (combined UK and South African registers)||116,610***|
|Size of shareholding||No. of holders||
|500,000 and over||357||77.58|
|Treasury shares (UK)||1||8.02|
* Adjusted profit from operations is derived after excluding the adjusting items from the profit from operations. These items include restructuring and integration costs, amortisation and impairment of trademarks and similar intangibles, and a payment and release of a provision relating to non-tobacco litigation.
** The LBG comprises more than 100 companies working together to measure corporate community investment.
***As at 31 December 2016.