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Associated British Foods plc Company Profile (LON:ABF)

Consensus Ratings for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Sell Rating(s), 12 Hold Rating(s), 8 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.12)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,241.90

Analysts' Ratings History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/28/2016Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyGBX 3,450 -> GBX 2,760View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/28/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/27/2016Goldman SachsReiterated RatingSellGBX 2,600View 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
5/24/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,880View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/12/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 3,010View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/26/2016HSBCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 3,760 -> GBX 3,770View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/21/2016Numis Securities LtdUpgradeHoldGBX 2,800 -> GBX 3,145View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/20/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 4,000View 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
4/18/2016RBC CapitalBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 3,000 -> GBX 3,200View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/14/2016Credit SuisseReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,450View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/4/2016BarclaysDowngradeEqual weightGBX 3,300 -> GBX 3,400View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/24/2016InvestecBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 3,600 -> GBX 3,770View 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
2/23/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/22/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingSellGBX 2,600View 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 BankReiterated 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 6/29/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
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Earnings Estimates for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
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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 Trading History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
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)
Latest Headlines for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
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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, ...
06/22/16 07:03 AMMorgan Stanley issued a report on (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods PLC, cutting its stock price target to GBX2,650 ... - Breaking Finance News
06/22/16 05:31 AMDebenhams suffers as Britons buy cars and holidays -
06/21/16 11:45 AMETF’s with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : June 21, 2016 -
06/20/16 08:48 AMAssociated British Foods (LON:ABF) Broker Price Targets - Fiscal Standard
06/17/16 10:11 AMWorld excipient market worth 728.4 kilo tons by 2020, accounting for a revenue of $6.4 billion
06/13/16 07:23 AM[$$] UK retailers struggle with global move away from physical shops - [at Financial Times] - For a nation of shopkeepers, Britain has had an exceptionally bad time of it recently. BHS and Austin Reed, two of the country's best-known retailers with 200 years of trading history between them, collapsed ...
06/11/16 10:26 AMQuestor share tip: Things looks sweet for Associated British Foods after sugar price recovery - Telegraph.co.uk
06/10/16 02:16 PMShould you buy, sell or hold Tesco plc, Associated British Foods plc and Fuller, Smith & Turner plc? - AOL Money UK
06/10/16 06:48 AMShould you buy, sell or hold Tesco plc, Associated British Foods plc and Fuller, Smith & Turner plc? -
06/08/16 10:43 AMPrimark is Three Times Cheaper Than Most US Retailers - Sourcing Journal Online
06/07/16 07:50 PMEl Nino, drought play havoc with Illovo - Independent Online
06/06/16 11:50 AMIllovo upbeat on sugar price and Zambia output increases - BDlive
06/03/16 10:43 AMIllovo Sugar: In a sticky situation - Moneyweb.co.za
06/03/16 09:23 AMBHS to close with thousands of job losses -
06/02/16 12:48 PM[$$] Primark, Sports Direct and Next eye BHS sites - [at Financial Times] - As BHS succumbs to savage competition on the high street, some of the winners in the battle for market share are ready to move into its most attractive stores. Primark, the most visited clothes retailer ...
06/02/16 10:25 AMBritish retailer BHS to close after rescue bids fail -
05/31/16 02:16 PMZachary S. Wochok, Ph.D. Joins Marrone Bio Innovations' Board of Directors - PharmiWeb.com (press release) - Zachary S. Wochok, Ph.D. Joins Marrone Bio Innovations' Board of DirectorsPharmiWeb.com (press release)Previously he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PGP International, Inc., a 250+ employee stand-alone company of ABF Ingredients Company, a division of Associated British Foods, based in Woodland, CA. Before that, he also served as the ...and more »
05/30/16 09:03 PMLiberum Capital Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF) - Let Me Know About This - Liberum Capital Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)Let Me Know About ThisAssociated British Foods plc logo Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)'s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Liberum Capital in a research note issued to investors on Monday. They currently have a GBX 3,880 ($56.14) price target on the stock ...and more »
05/26/16 12:46 PMNew Analyst Ratings For Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) - Share Trading News - New Analyst Ratings For Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)Share Trading NewsA number of investment brokers have recently updated their price targets on shares of Associated British Foods (LON:ABF). According to ... Associated British Foods plc is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales. The ...and more »
05/25/16 11:51 AMBRIEF-AB Foods says South Africa's Illovo Sugar shareholders vote to approve deal - May 25 (Reuters) - Associated British Foods Plc : * Confirms proposal to move to full ownership of Illovo Sugar has received requisite shareholder approvals in South Africa, at general meeting held on 25 May * Transaction is expected to complete on 28 June ...
05/25/16 11:51 AMAssociated British Foods PLC Acquisition of Illovo minority interest - Further to the announcement on 8 April 2016, Associated British Foods plc ("ABF") today confirms that its proposal to move to full ownership of Illovo Sugar Limited ("Illovo") has received the requisite shareholder approvals in South Africa, at a ...
05/20/16 12:06 PMAssociated British Foods (LON:ABF) New Price Targets - FTSE News - Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) New Price TargetsFTSE NewsRecently stock market broker analysts have updated their ratings and price targets on shares of Associated British Foods (LON:ABF). The latest broker ... Associated British Foods plc is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group ...and more »
05/17/16 12:42 PMU.K. Stocks Advance Third Day as Miners Gain; Vodafone Climbs - Ashtead Group Plc rose 5.8 percent after Exane BNP Paribas upgraded its rating to the equivalent of a buy, while Associated British Foods Plc, Unilever and Diageo Plc fell with their European peers. The FTSE 100 Index climbed 0.3 percent at the close of ...
05/16/16 07:07 PMLondon midday: Stocks rise despite slowdown in UK inflation -
05/14/16 06:04 AMAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) Receives 'Hold' Rating From Brokers At Jefferies International - FTSE News - Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) Receives 'Hold' Rating From Brokers At Jefferies InternationalFTSE NewsAssociated 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 ...and more »
05/10/16 11:10 AM[$$] ABF weighs sale of Chinese sugar business - [at Financial Times] - Associated British Foods is looking to sell its lossmaking sugar business in China to focus on its sugar operations in Europe and Africa. The British conglomerate, which owns retail chain Primark, has ...
05/10/16 06:06 AMAssociated British Foods Mulls China Sugar-Business Sale for Up to $1 Billion - British food and retail group Associated British Foods ASBFY 1.69 % PLC is considering a sale of its China sugar business that could fetch $1 billion, according to people familiar with the situation. The company is inviting bids for its AB Sugar unit’s ...
05/10/16 03:42 AMAB Foods Said in Early Stages of Sale of Chinese Sugar Business -
05/10/16 02:32 AM[$$] Associated British Foods Mulls China Sugar-Business Sale -
05/09/16 06:04 AMAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Earns "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital - In analysts report shared with investors and clients on Monday, 9 May, Jefferies International reaffirmed their Buy rating on shares of Georgia Healthcare Group Plc (LON:GHG). Barclays now has a GBX 375 ($5.50) price objective on the stock. Peel Hunt's ...
05/09/16 06:04 AMShawbrook Group PLC (SHAW) Given Overweight Rating at Barclays - Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)'s stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Liberum Capital in a research note issued on Monday, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. Barclays now has a GBX 375 ($5.50) price objective on the stock.
05/05/16 06:06 AMUBS Reiterated Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) As 'Neutral' - Share Trading News - UBS Reiterated Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) As 'Neutral'Share Trading NewsAssociated 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 ...Associated British Foods reiterated as Neutral By UBSRisers & Fallersall 2 news articles »
05/04/16 05:12 AMAssociated British Foods (LON:ABF) Broker Updates - Share Trading News - Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Broker UpdatesShare Trading NewsRecently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Associated British Foods (LON:ABF). The latest broker ... Associated British Foods plc is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales. The ...and more »
04/29/16 06:54 AMWhy I’m avoiding shares of Associated British Foods plc -
04/28/16 06:04 AMAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) Receives Sell Rating From Goldman Sachs Analysts - Risers & Fallers - Risers & FallersAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) Receives Sell Rating From Goldman Sachs AnalystsRisers & FallersAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) had its stock rating reiterated as 'Sell' in a report released by analysts at Goldman Sachs. Goldman Sachs today set a target price of 3000 on the company's stock. According to the analyst this now indicates there ...Goldman Sachs Keeps GBX 3000.00 Target Price per Share On Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF), Keeps Sell ...Franklin IndependentAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Given "Sell" Rating at Goldman SachsWeb Breaking Newsall 706 news articles »
04/27/16 07:07 PMLondon midday: Stocks drop as traders weigh Fed and BoJ policy -
04/27/16 06:54 AMAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) maintained as 'Buy' At HSBC Securities - Share Trading News - Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) maintained as 'Buy' At HSBC SecuritiesShare Trading NewsAssociated 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 ...
04/27/16 06:54 AMAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) Receives Buy Rating From HSBC Analysts - Risers & Fallers - The PostAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) Receives Buy Rating From HSBC AnalystsRisers & FallersAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) had its stock rating retained as 'Buy' in a report released by analysts at HSBC. HSBC today set a target price of 3770 on the company's stock. According to the analyst this now indicates there is a potential ...Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) Investors: HSBC Reiterates “Buy” Rating, Sees GBX 3770.00/ShareFranklin IndependentAssociated British Foods plc 20.6% Potential Upside Indicated by HSBCDirectorsTalk Interviewsall 345 news articles »
04/26/16 02:14 PMETF’s with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : April 26, 2016 -
04/26/16 06:33 AMAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) reiterated as 'Outperform' At Exane BNP Paribas - Share Trading News - Risers & FallersAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) reiterated as 'Outperform' At Exane BNP ParibasShare Trading NewsAssociated 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 ...Exane BNP Paribas Gives Associated British Foods PLC Price Target With Potential 27.59% UpsideFTSE NewsAssociated British Foods plc 27.4% Potential Upside Indicated by Exane BNP ParibasDirectorsTalk InterviewsExane BNP Paribas Indicates Potential 27.59% Increase In Shares Of Associated British Foods PLCRisers & Fallersall 8 news articles »
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.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: ABF
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.70
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $2902.95
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $3150.91
  • P/E Ratio: 27.07
  • P/E Growth: 2.72
  • Market Cap: $20.18B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $103.05 EPS
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