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Company Overview of The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited

Company Overview

The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited manufactures and sells cigarettes primarily in Trinidad and Tobago and CARICOM markets. It sells cigarettes primarily under Dunhill, du Maurier, and Broadway brand names. The company was founded in 1904 and is based in Champs Fleurs, Trinidad and Tobago. The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited is a subsidiary of British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited.

Corner Eastern Main Road and Mount D'Or Road

Champs Fleurs,  

Trinidad & Tobago

Founded in 1904

186 Employees

Phone:

868-662-2271

Fax:

868-663-5451

Key Executives for The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited

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The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited Key Developments

The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited Announces Interim Dividend with Payment Date on May 31, 2016

The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited announced interim dividend of TWD 1.00 per share. Ex-dividend date is May 6, 2016, record date is May 10, 2016 and the payment date is May 31, 2016.

The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter Ended December 31, 2015; Approves Final Dividend, Payable May 6, 2016

The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited reported unaudited earnings results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of TTD 303,854,000 compared to TTD 311,070,000 a year ago. Operating profit was TTD 214,697,000 compared to TTD 218,718,000 a year ago. Profit before taxation was TTD 214,699,000 compared to TTD 218,721,000 a year ago. Total comprehensive income for the period was TTD 167,140,000 or TTD 1.91 per share compared to TTD 159,471,000 or TTD 1.90 per share a year ago. The company announced that the final dividend of TWD 2.18 per share was approved at the Annual Meeting held on 07 April 2016. This, when added to the interim dividends of TWD 3.70, result in a total dividend of TWD 5.88 per share for 2015. The final dividend will be paid on 6 May 2016 to shareholders of record at close of business on 19 April 2016. The Register of Shareholders will be closed on 20 and 21 April 2016 for the processing of transfers.

The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited Reports Audited Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2015

The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited reported audited earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2015. For the year, the company reported revenue of TTD 1,052,924,000 compared to TTD 1,017,368,000 a year ago. Operating profit was TTD 693,496,000 compared to TTD 655,090,000 a year ago. Profit before taxation was TTD 693,526,000 compared to TTD 655,115,000 a year ago. Profit for the year was TTD 515,486,000 or TTD 6.121 per share compared to TTD 489,195,000 or TTD 5.81 per share a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was TTD 528,223,000 against TTD 497,767,000 a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was TTD 17,810,000 against TTD 11,262,000 a year ago.

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