bat plc annual report 2007 - At a glance

 
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Annual Report and Accounts 2007

2007 results

British American Tobacco has had another very good year, with increased profit and share growth in many markets. At current rates of exchange, revenue was ahead by 3 per cent and profit from operations, excluding exceptionals, by 7 per cent, despite the £106 million adverse impact of exchange rates. At comparable rates of exchange, revenue was up 5 per cent and profit from operations, excluding exceptionals, up 11 per cent.

Total Shareholder return (annual %) FTSE100

Median: 13.9%; British American Tobacco: 33.9%

The FTSE 100 comparison is based on three month's average values

Group results 2007
Gross turnover (including duty, excise and other taxes)
+4%
£26,234 million
Revenue
+3%
£10,018 million
Profit from operations
+11%
£2,905 million
Profit from operations, excluding exceptional items
+7%
£3,003 million
Basic earnings per share
+14%
105.19 pence
Adjusted diluted earnings per share
+11%
108.53 pence
Dividend per share declared
+18%
66.20 pence
Group cigarette volumes, excluding associates
-1%
684 billion
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