Associated British Foods Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:ABF)

GBX 2,843 -17.00 (-0.59 %)
(As of 12/15/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,843
Today's RangeGBX 2,806 - GBX 2,870
52-Week RangeGBX 2,335 - GBX 3,387
Volume1.55 million shs
Average Volume977,954 shs
Market Capitalization£22.51 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)

Associated British Foods logoAssociated British Foods plc is an international food, ingredients and retail company. The Company's segments include grocery, sugar, agriculture, ingredients and retail. Its geographical segments include the United Kingdom, Europe and Africa, the Americas and Asia Pacific. The grocery segment manufactures grocery products, including hot beverages, sugar and sweeteners, vegetable oils, bread and baked goods, cereals, ethnic foods, herbs and spices, and meat products, which are sold to retail, wholesale and foodservice businesses. The sugar segment is engaged in growing and processing of sugar beet and sugar cane for sale to industrial users. The agriculture segment manufactures animal feeds and the provision of other products and services for the agriculture sector. The ingredients segment manufactures bakers yeast, bakery ingredients and enzymes, among others. The retail segment buys and merchandises value clothing and accessories through the Primark and Penneys retail chains.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Food Processing
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorNon-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
SymbolLON:ABF
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-20-73996500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSGBX 1.52
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins7.01%
Return on Equity12.97%
Return on Assets8.47%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares791,670,000

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Associated British Foods' stock symbol?

Associated British Foods trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "ABF."

How often does Associated British Foods pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Associated British Foods?

Associated British Foods declared a dividend on Tuesday, November 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of GBX 29.65 per share on Friday, January 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. This is a boost from Associated British Foods's previous dividend of $11.35. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Associated British Foods' Dividend History.

How were Associated British Foods' earnings last quarter?

Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 7th. The company reported $127.10 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $125.90 by $1.20. The business had revenue of $15.36 billion for the quarter. Associated British Foods had a net margin of 7.01% and a return on equity of 12.97%. View Associated British Foods' Earnings History.

Where is Associated British Foods' stock going? Where will Associated British Foods' stock price be in 2017?

18 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Associated British Foods' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,800 to GBX 3,700. On average, they expect Associated British Foods' share price to reach GBX 3,365.76 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Associated British Foods.

Who are some of Associated British Foods' key competitors?

Who are Associated British Foods' key executives?

Associated British Foods' management team includes the folowing people:

  • George G. Weston, Chief Executive, Executive Director (Age 53)
  • John George Bason, Finance Director, Executive Director (Age 60)
  • Paul A. Lister, Company Secretary (Age 52)
  • Charles Sinclair, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (Age 69)
  • Emma Adamo, Non-Executive Director (Age 54)
  • Wolfhart G. Hauser, Non-Executive Director (Age 67)
  • Ruth Cairnie, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 63)
  • Timothy Clarke, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 60)

How do I buy Associated British Foods stock?

Shares of Associated British Foods and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Associated British Foods' stock price today?

One share of Associated British Foods stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,843.

How big of a company is Associated British Foods?

Associated British Foods has a market capitalization of £22.51 billion.

How can I contact Associated British Foods?

Associated British Foods' mailing address is Weston Centre, 10 Grosvenor Street, LONDON, W1K 4QY, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-73996500.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  657 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  591 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,248
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Associated British Foods and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.522.572.632.50
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
12 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
7 Hold Rating(s)
13 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
7 Hold Rating(s)
12 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
11 Hold Rating(s)
11 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,312.79GBX 3,273.32GBX 3,223.12GBX 3,068.15

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/11/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,500View Rating Details
12/8/2017Deutsche BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,500View Rating Details
12/7/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,700View Rating Details
12/5/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 3,600View Rating Details
11/28/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual WeightGBX 2,800 -> GBX 3,100View Rating Details
11/2/2017HSBCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,700View Rating Details
11/13/2017Kepler Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 3,300 -> GBX 3,400View Rating Details
11/8/2017Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,600View Rating Details
11/7/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/27/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageUnderperformGBX 2,900View Rating Details
9/22/2017Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,585View Rating Details
9/22/2017Societe GeneraleBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 3,600 -> GBX 3,650View Rating Details
9/18/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 3,100 -> GBX 3,200View Rating Details
9/13/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,410View Rating Details
9/11/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,500View Rating Details
8/1/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 3,150View Rating Details
4/21/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,923View Rating Details
1/13/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutralGBX 2,900 -> GBX 2,800View Rating Details
9/15/2016CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,600 -> GBX 3,000View Rating Details
9/13/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/6/2016Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHoldGBX 2,725View Rating Details
2/22/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
1/28/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 3,200View Rating Details
(Data available from 12/16/2015 forward)

Earnings

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)

Associated British Foods (LON ABF) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2017Y 2017GBX 125.90GBX 127.10GBX 1,535.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Earnings Estimates

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/7/2017GBX 29.650.97%12/14/201712/14/20171/12/2018
4/19/2017GBX 11.350.41%6/8/20176/8/20177/7/2017
11/8/2016GBX 26.451%12/15/201612/15/20161/13/2017
4/19/2016GBX 10.300.3%6/2/20166/2/20167/1/2016
11/3/2015GBX 250.73%12/10/201512/10/20151/8/2016
4/21/2015GBX 100.37%6/4/20156/4/20157/3/2015
11/4/2014GBX 24.300.87%12/11/201412/11/20141/9/2015
4/23/2014GBX 9.700.33%6/4/20146/4/20147/4/2014
11/5/2013GBX 22.651%12/4/201312/4/20131/10/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Associated British Foods (LON ABF) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trades by Quarter for Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)

Associated British Foods (LON ABF) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/27/2017John BasonInsiderSell21,716GBX 3,043£660,817.88
2/9/2017Ruth CairnieInsiderBuy876GBX 2,489£21,803.64
11/24/2016Charles J F SinclairInsiderBuy3,240GBX 2,595£84,078
7/13/2016Reid ,RichardInsiderBuy3,347GBX 2,820£94,385.40
7/7/2016Hauser,WolfhartInsiderBuy2,000GBX 2,659£53,180
7/1/2016Bason,JohnInsiderBuy469GBX 2,733£12,817.77
11/24/2015Weston,George GInsiderSell11,586GBX 3,452£399,948.72
11/23/2015Bason,JohnInsiderBuy16,168GBX 1,433£231,687.44
4/22/2015Ruth CairnieInsiderBuy555GBX 2,729£15,145.95
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Associated British Foods (LON ABF) News Headlines

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Associated British Foods Plc : ABF-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 15, 2017Associated British Foods Plc : ABF-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 16 at 11:15 AM
ETFs with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : December 11, 2017ETFs with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : December 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 11 at 3:38 PM
J P Morgan Chase & Co Reaffirms Overweight Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)J P Morgan Chase & Co Reaffirms Overweight Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 10:46 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche BankAssociated British Foods (ABF) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 3:10 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Given Outperform Rating at Credit Suisse GroupAssociated British Foods (ABF) Given Outperform Rating at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 9 at 10:02 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Plans Dividend Increase - GBX 29.65 Per ShareAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Plans Dividend Increase - GBX 29.65 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 9 at 1:18 PM
ETFs with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : November 29, 2017ETFs with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : November 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 11:24 AM
Insider Selling: Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Insider Sells 21,716 Shares of StockInsider Selling: Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Insider Sells 21,716 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 1:58 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Rating Lowered to Equal weight at Morgan StanleyAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Rating Lowered to Equal weight at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 6:52 AM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Price Target Raised to GBX 3,500Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Price Target Raised to GBX 3,500
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 10:32 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & CoAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 10:10 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Price Target Raised to GBX 3,700Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Price Target Raised to GBX 3,700
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 6:04 PM
Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 12:36 AM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 23 at 5:46 PM
ETFs with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : November 15, 2017ETFs with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : November 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 10:32 AM
 Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 9:52 PM
HSBC Holdings plc Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)HSBC Holdings plc Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 4:40 PM
HSBC Reiterates Buy Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)HSBC Reiterates Buy Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 3:18 PM
Associated British Foods Plc :ABF-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : November 13, 2017Associated British Foods Plc :ABF-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : November 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 2:53 AM
Associated British Foods Plc :ABF-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended September 30, 2017 : November 13, 2017Associated British Foods Plc :ABF-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended September 30, 2017 : November 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 2:53 AM
Associated British Foods (ASBFY) CEO George Weston on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptAssociated British Foods' (ASBFY) CEO George Weston on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - November 11 at 3:11 PM
Bunzl blip and retail weakness keep FTSE feebleBunzl blip and retail weakness keep FTSE feeble
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 8:26 AM
Edited Transcript of ABF.L earnings conference call or presentation 7-Nov-17 9:00am GMTEdited Transcript of ABF.L earnings conference call or presentation 7-Nov-17 9:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 10:18 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $1.20 EPSAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $1.20 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 8 at 4:44 PM
Primark spurs 50% profit jump at owner Associated British Foods - Financial TimesPrimark spurs 50% profit jump at owner Associated British Foods - Financial Times
www.ft.com - November 7 at 9:53 PM
ABF to Raise Bread Prices, Keep Primark Costs LevelABF to Raise Bread Prices, Keep Primark Costs Level
blogs.wsj.com - November 7 at 4:50 PM
HSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms Buy Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)HSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms Buy Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 3 at 10:51 AM
FTSE 100 finishes in the red, yanked lower by Next, StanChart gloom - MarketWatchFTSE 100 finishes in the red, yanked lower by Next, StanChart gloom - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - November 2 at 3:23 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Earns "Buy" Rating from Jefferies Group LLCAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Earns "Buy" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 23 at 12:58 AM
European Discounters Are Coming for Your Retail Sales, America - BloombergEuropean Discounters Are Coming for Your Retail Sales, America - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - October 16 at 3:19 PM
Is Associated British Foods plc’s (LSE:ABF) 14.93% ROE Good Enough Compared To Its Industry?Is Associated British Foods plc’s (LSE:ABF) 14.93% ROE Good Enough Compared To Its Industry?
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 3:18 PM
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www.marketwatch.com - October 12 at 3:17 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 3:17 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - October 8 at 8:19 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AGAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 8 at 10:00 AM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 4 at 2:52 PM
Is Associated British Foods plc’s (LSE:ABF) PE Ratio A Signal To Buy For Investors?Is Associated British Foods plc’s (LSE:ABF) PE Ratio A Signal To Buy For Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 3:05 PM
Credit Suisse Group Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)Credit Suisse Group Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 12:40 PM
Global Nutraceutical Ingredients Market Report 2017 - Growth, Trends and Forecasts to 2022 - Research and MarketsGlobal Nutraceutical Ingredients Market Report 2017 - Growth, Trends and Forecasts to 2022 - Research and Markets
www.businesswire.com - September 29 at 3:02 PM
Credit Suisse Group Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)Credit Suisse Group Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Associated British Foods plc (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 6:32 PM
Societe Generale Increases Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Price Target to GBX 3,650Societe Generale Increases Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Price Target to GBX 3,650
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 12:52 AM
Associated British Foods plcs (ABF) Buy Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Associated British Foods plc's (ABF) Buy Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 22 at 9:02 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Given New GBX 3,200 Price Target at Berenberg BankAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Given New GBX 3,200 Price Target at Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 20 at 10:16 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Earns Buy Rating from InvestecAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Earns Buy Rating from Investec
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 8:05 AM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 12:40 AM
[$$] ABF investors prove wet blankets as Primark weathers the storm[$$] ABF investors prove wet blankets as Primark weathers the storm
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 8:50 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 3:46 PM
[$$] Strong summer sales boost Primark[$$] Strong summer sales boost Primark
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 3:46 PM

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