Associated British Foods plc Company Profile (LON:ABF)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 14 Hold Rating(s), 8 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,043.86

Analysts' Ratings History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
Show:
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/25/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,550View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/18/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated Ratingsector performGBX 2,800View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingSellGBX 2,475View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/11/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,600View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/8/2016InvestecLower Price TargetBuyGBX 3,800 -> GBX 2,750View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/8/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/8/2016BNP ParibasBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 3,100 -> GBX 3,300View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/8/2016Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetHoldGBX 3,400 -> GBX 3,150View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/8/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 2,800View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/7/2016Numis Securities LtdUpgradeAddGBX 3,145 -> GBX 3,016View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/6/2016Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHoldGBX 2,725View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/5/2016Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetHoldGBX 3,010 -> GBX 2,600View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/30/2016HSBCLower Price TargetBuyGBX 3,770 -> GBX 3,300View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/28/2016Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyGBX 3,450 -> GBX 2,760View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/22/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual weightGBX 3,500 -> GBX 2,650View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/19/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/24/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/22/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/19/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutralGBX 3,000View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/1/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 3,000View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/28/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 3,200View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/15/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 3,700View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/3/2015Davy ResearchReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/7/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingSellGBX 2,630View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/9/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingReduceView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Dividend History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
4/19/2016GBX 10.300.3%6/2/20166/2/20167/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/3/2015GBX 250.73%12/10/201512/10/20151/8/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/21/2015GBX 100.37%6/4/20156/4/20157/3/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2014GBX 24.300.87%12/11/201412/11/20141/9/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2014GBX 9.700.33%6/4/20146/4/20147/4/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2013GBX 22.651%12/4/201312/4/20131/10/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
7/13/2016Reid ,RichardInsiderBuy3,347GBX 2,820£94,385.40Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/7/2016Hauser,WolfhartInsiderBuy2,000GBX 2,659£53,180Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/1/2016Bason,JohnInsiderBuy469GBX 2,733£12,817.77Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/24/2015Weston,George GInsiderSell11,586GBX 3,452£399,948.72Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/23/2015Bason,JohnInsiderBuy16,168GBX 1,433£231,687.44Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/22/2015Ruth CairnieInsiderBuy555GBX 2,729£15,145.95Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
DateHeadline
07/27/16 02:17 PMAssociated British Foods (LON:ABF) Analyst Target Prices - FTSE ... - FTSE News
07/26/16 11:06 AMCredit Suisse Reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF ... - FTSE News
07/25/16 07:03 AMAssociated British Foods : *UBS CUTS AB FOODS PRICE TARGET TO 3000 PENCE - 'NEUTRAL'
07/22/16 07:16 PM"Food Enzymes Market - Global Forecasts to 2021" Published
07/22/16 02:15 PMAssociated British Foods (LSE:ABF) A digestion suggestion? - Proactive Investors UK
07/22/16 09:23 AM[$$] Murdoch steps into Jimmy Choo with £34,000 stake - [at Financial Times] - Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of media magnate Rupert Murdoch and his second wife, Anna Murdoch Mann, joined the board of luxury group Jimmy Choo late last year. Roughly eight months later, Ms Murdoch has ...
07/19/16 08:28 AMRBC Capital Markets covered (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods, bumping its target price to 2800GBX earlier today - Breaking Finance News
07/19/16 08:28 AMShares Of Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Rated As Sector Perform By Analysts At RBC Capital Markets - Fiscal Standard
07/18/16 02:16 PMRBC Capital Markets covered (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods, bumping its target price to 2,800GBX earlier today
07/18/16 07:04 AMGoldman Sachs covered (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods, bumping its price target to 2600GBX earlier today - Breaking Finance News
07/17/16 02:16 PMGoldman Sachs covered (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods, bumping its price target to 2,600GBX earlier today
07/17/16 07:02 AMHow Analysts Feel About Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)? - Press Telegraph
07/13/16 02:18 PMShares Of Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Rated As Sell By Analysts At Goldman Sachs - Fiscal Standard
07/13/16 02:18 PMSociete Generale downgraded Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) to 'Hold' With 3150 PT - FTSE News
07/12/16 02:16 PMA statement released today by Societe Generale about (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods ups the target price to ... - Breaking Finance News
07/12/16 02:16 PMGoldman Sachs covered (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods, bumping its price target to 2475GBX today - Breaking Finance News
07/12/16 08:40 AMAssociated British Foods (LON:ABF) Analyst Target Changes - Fiscal Standard
07/09/16 02:16 PMBarclays Capital Reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) As 'Equal Weight' - FTSE News
07/09/16 02:16 PMInvestec Reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) As 'Buy' - FTSE News
07/09/16 02:16 PMExane BNP Paribas reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) as 'Outperform' With 3300 PT - FTSE News
07/09/16 10:23 AMBarclays Capital reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) as 'Equal weight' With 2800 PT - FTSE News
07/08/16 07:27 PMLiberum Capital reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) as 'Buy' With 3600 PT - FTSE News
07/08/16 10:19 AMAnalysts At Exane BNP Paribas Reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) As Outperform - Fiscal Standard
07/08/16 10:19 AMAssociated British Foods plc 13.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Societe Generale - DirectorsTalk Interviews
07/07/16 02:16 PMAssociated British Foods plc 36.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews
07/07/16 02:16 PMAssociated British Foods plc 36.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews
07/07/16 01:55 PM[$$] Brexit and sterling: burn, baby, burn - [at Financial Times] - Fetishism is always a temptation for Tory MPs. Their riskiest kink is for strong sterling, rather than peccadilloes tabloids might expose. Margaret Thatcher fetishised a rampant pound, as did George Osborne ...
07/07/16 12:48 PM[$$] Provident bounces on post-Brexit optimism - [at Financial Times] - Doorstep lender Provident Financialled a London market rebound on Thursday as analysts backed management to navigate a post-Brexit downturn. Ahead of interim results due on July 26, Provident bounced 8 ...
07/07/16 10:11 AMPrimark owner AB Foods sees FX boost to earnings
07/07/16 10:11 AMAssociated British Foods helps FTSE to rebound
07/07/16 10:11 AMAssociated British Foods Q3 Underlying Performance Ahead Of Its Expectation
07/07/16 10:11 AMAssociated British Foods benefits from plunging pound
07/07/16 10:11 AMShould you buy Associated British Foods plc, Great Portland Estates plc and Dunelm Group plc following today's news?
07/07/16 07:05 AM[$$] Fears Primark growth is starting to falter - [at Financial Times] - Primark, which for years has been the main growth driver behind Associated British Foods, is heading for its first annual drop in same-store sales for 15 years. A sharp slowdown in like-for-like sales ...
07/06/16 07:03 AMGlobal Yeast Market Worth USD 4.95 Billion by 2021 - Rising Demand for Bakery Products - Research and Markets
07/06/16 07:03 AMAnhui's Shouxian County Partners European Food Giant
07/05/16 07:02 AMAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) Receives Hold Rating From Jefferies & Co Analysts - Fiscal Standard
07/03/16 07:03 AMHSBC announced (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods, reducing its price target to GBX3,300 earlier today - Breaking Finance News
06/30/16 02:16 PMAssociated British Foods : *HSBC CUTS AB FOODS PRICE TARGET TO 3,300 (3,770) PENCE - 'BUY'
06/29/16 10:09 AMAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Berenberg - FTSE News
06/28/16 07:26 PMGoldman Sachs reiterated Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) as 'Sell' With 2600 PT - FTSE News
06/28/16 05:42 PM[$$] Hargreaves Lansdown leads broad market rebound - [at Financial Times] - Hargreaves Lansdown was the top performer as a broad rally snapped the FTSE 100's post-Brexit losing streak. Wealth managers including Hargreaves have dived in parallel with the mark-to-market value of ...
06/28/16 02:15 PMAssociated British Foods : *BERENBERG RAISES AB FOODS TO 'BUY' ('HOLD') - TARGET 2,760 (3,450) PENCE
06/28/16 02:15 PMAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) price target reduced to GBX2,760 as announced today by Berenberg
06/28/16 11:30 AMPound And FTSE Make Gains After Brexit Slump -
06/28/16 07:03 AMAssociated British Foods : *EXANE BNP CUTS AB FOODS PRICE TARGET TO 3,100 (4,000) PENCE - 'OUTPERFORM'
06/28/16 07:03 AMAssociated British Foods (LON:ABF) stock price target raised to GBX2,760 as covered today by Berenberg Bank
06/27/16 07:02 AMAssociated British Foods : *GOLDMAN CUTS AB FOODS PRICE TARGET TO 2,600 (3,000) PENCE - 'SELL'
06/23/16 08:25 PMMorgan Stanley Downgraded Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) To 'Equal Weight' - FTSE News
06/22/16 12:52 PM[$$] AB Foods misses out on pre-EU poll rally - [at Financial Times] - , The UK's pre-referendum rally extended into a fourth day on Wednesday but Primark owner Associated British Foods missed out. Morgan Stanley turned cautious on AB Foods based on worries that Primark, ...

Social

About Associated British Foods plc

Associated British Foods plc logoAssociated British Foods plc is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales. The Company operates in 47 countries across Europe, southern Africa, the Americas, Asia and Australia. The Company operates in five segments, including Sugar, Agriculture, Retail, Grocery and Ingredients. Grocery segment manufactures grocery products. Sugar segment grows and process of sugar beet and sugar cane for sale to industrial users and to Silver Spoon. Agriculture segment manufactures animal feeds and the provision of other products for the agriculture sector. Ingredients segment manufactures bakers' yeast, bakery ingredients, enzymes, lipids, yeast extracts and cereal specialities. Retail segment buys and merchandise value clothing and accessories through the Primark and Penneys retail chains.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: ABF
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $35.68
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $2757.30
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $3063.74
  • P/E Ratio: 28.51
  • P/E Growth: 3.58
  • Market Cap: $21.25B
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $103.26 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
Additional Links: