Associated British Foods plc Company Profile (LON:ABF)

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:
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  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: ABF
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.77
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $2910.83
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $2982.89
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 1,910 - GBX 3,606
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.47
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $20.48B
  • Outstanding Shares: 789,822,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 13 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,059.05

Analysts' Ratings History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/23/2016Numis Securities LtdUpgradeAddGBX 2,942 -> GBX 3,000View Rating Details
9/22/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,550View Rating Details
9/19/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,300View Rating Details
9/19/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 3,300View Rating Details
9/19/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,200View Rating Details
9/16/2016HSBCLower Price TargetBuyGBX 3,300 -> GBX 3,150View Rating Details
9/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,600 -> GBX 3,000View Rating Details
9/13/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,300View Rating Details
9/13/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/13/2016Jefferies GroupDowngradeUnderperformGBX 2,600 -> GBX 2,300View Rating Details
9/13/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 2,800 -> GBX 3,050View Rating Details
9/12/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,600View Rating Details
9/6/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutralGBX 2,475 -> GBX 3,100View Rating Details
8/31/2016Berenberg BankDowngradeHoldGBX 2,760 -> GBX 3,000View Rating Details
8/24/2016Kepler Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageReduceGBX 2,700View Rating Details
7/8/2016InvestecLower Price TargetBuyGBX 3,800 -> GBX 2,750View Rating Details
7/8/2016Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetHoldGBX 3,400 -> GBX 3,150View Rating Details
7/6/2016Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHoldGBX 2,725View Rating Details
6/22/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual weightGBX 3,500 -> GBX 2,650View Rating Details
4/19/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/22/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
2/19/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutralGBX 3,000View Rating Details
1/28/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 3,200View Rating Details
11/3/2015Davy ResearchReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
9/7/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingSellGBX 2,630View Rating Details
7/9/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingReduceView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $103.74 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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

Insider Trading History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
DateHeadline
ft.com logo[$$] Leading British food producers suffer fall in sales (LON:ABF)
www.ft.com - September 23 at 8:04 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoAssociated British Foods plc 31.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Credit Suisse - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - September 22 at 8:12 AM
4-traders.com logoAssociated British Foods : ABF announces sale of ACH’s herbs and spices business (LON:ABF)
www.4-traders.com - September 21 at 10:59 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Primark counts cost of slow online connection (LON:ABF)
www.ft.com - September 19 at 4:05 PM
News IconAssociated British Foods Announces Trading Update (LON:ABF)
www.esmmagazine.com - September 15 at 12:07 PM
capitalcube.com logoAssociated British Foods Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:ABF) : September 14, 2016 (LON:ABF)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 3:15 PM
capitalcube.com logoAssociated British Foods Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:ABF) : September 14, 2016 (LON:ABF)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 3:15 PM
nasdaq.com logoLONDON MARKETS: FTSE 100 Loses Grip Of Early Gain As Oil Shares Fall - Nasdaq (LON:ABF)
www.nasdaq.com - September 13 at 8:03 AM
News IconShares Of Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) Rated As Outperform By Analysts At Exane BNP Paribas - National Daily Press (LON:ABF)
www.nationaldailypress.com - September 13 at 8:03 AM
capitalcube.com logoAssociated British Foods Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ABF-GB : September 13, 2016 (LON:ABF)
www.capitalcube.com - September 13 at 8:03 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's FTSE stabilises after sell-off, underperforms Europe (LON:ABF)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 8:03 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE stabilises after sell-off, underperforms Europe (LON:ABF)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 8:03 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoInflation rate unchanged at 0.6% in August (LON:ABF)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 8:03 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoInflation rate unchanged at 0.6% - Office for National Statistics (LON:ABF)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 8:03 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoPlunging pound boosts profits at Associated British Foods - Proactive Investors UK (LON:ABF)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - September 12 at 3:16 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE Stumbles To Six Week Low On US Rate Rise Concerns (LON:ABF)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 3:16 PM
News IconAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Upgraded to Buy at Deutsche Bank AG - NewsDen (LON:ABF)
newsden.net - September 12 at 8:03 AM
News IconIs Associated British Foods plc Better Value Than Unilever plc, Diageo plc, Tesco PLC And Burberry Group plc After ... - Investomania (blog) (LON:ABF)
investomania.co.uk - September 12 at 8:03 AM
News IconAssociated British Foods plc (LON:ABF): Says Performance Ahead Of Expectation, But Shares Tumble - Simply Wall St (LON:ABF)
simplywall.st - September 12 at 8:03 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAB Foods flags UK pension deficit, hit from sterling (LON:ABF)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 8:03 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAB Food sells China sugar cane ops for $500 mln -sources (LON:ABF)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 8:03 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAB Food sells China sugar cane ops for $500 million - sources (LON:ABF)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 8:03 AM
bloomberg.com logoAB Foods' Fast Fashion and Pensions Mashup (LON:ABF)
www.bloomberg.com - September 12 at 8:03 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoPREVIEW: Primark in focus as investors await Associated British Foods Plc trading update - Proactive Investors UK (LON:ABF)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - September 11 at 8:03 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoNext and Associated British Foods in vogue with Goldman (LON:ABF)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - September 6 at 8:02 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoAssociated British Foods plc 19.3% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - August 31 at 3:16 PM
4-traders.com logoAssociated British Foods : *BERENBERG CUTS AB FOODS TO 'HOLD' ('BUY') - TARGET 3000 PENCE (LON:ABF)
www.4-traders.com - August 31 at 8:00 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoPetrofac at an inflection point, says Barclays (LON:ABF)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - August 31 at 8:00 AM
4-traders.com logoFTSE dragged down by miners and housebuilders (LON:ABF)
www.4-traders.com - August 30 at 3:15 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's FTSE underperforms Europe after long weekend (LON:ABF)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 3:15 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's FTSE dragged down by miners and housebuilders (LON:ABF)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 3:15 PM
ft.com logo[$$] ABF climbs on optimism over Primark (LON:ABF)
www.ft.com - August 30 at 3:15 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoAssociated British Foods plc 9.2% Potential Decrease Indicated by Kepler Cheuvreux - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - August 24 at 3:18 PM
trustnet.com logoBroker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF)
www.trustnet.com - August 24 at 11:35 AM
News IconResearch details developments in the mold inhibitors market : global industry size growth analysis and forecast, 2015 - 2021 (LON:ABF)
www.whatech.com - August 19 at 8:17 PM
News IconGlobal Food Enzyme Market 2016 Analysis and Forecast to 2022 (LON:ABF)
empowerednews.net - August 18 at 11:39 AM
reuters.com logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 16 (LON:ABF)
www.reuters.com - August 15 at 8:48 PM
bloomberg.com logoU.K. Stocks More Alluring Than Ever as BOE Sinks Gilt Yields (LON:ABF)
www.bloomberg.com - August 12 at 8:38 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's FTSE rises, though Barclays, RBS fall after stress test (LON:ABF)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 11:59 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoAssociated British Foods plc 16.4% Potential Upside Indicated by Deutsche Bank - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - August 1 at 8:02 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoAssociated British Foods (LON:ABF) Analyst Target Prices - FTSE ... - FTSE News (LON:ABF)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 27 at 3:17 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoCredit Suisse Reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF ... - FTSE News (LON:ABF)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 26 at 12:06 PM
4-traders.com logoAssociated British Foods : *UBS CUTS AB FOODS PRICE TARGET TO 3000 PENCE - 'NEUTRAL' (LON:ABF)
www.4-traders.com - July 25 at 8:03 AM
sbwire.com logo"Food Enzymes Market - Global Forecasts to 2021" Published (LON:ABF)
www.sbwire.com - July 22 at 8:16 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoAssociated British Foods (LSE:ABF) A digestion suggestion? - Proactive Investors UK (LON:ABF)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - July 22 at 3:15 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Murdoch steps into Jimmy Choo with £34,000 stake (LON:ABF)
ad.doubleclick.net - July 22 at 10:23 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoRBC Capital Markets covered (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods, bumping its target price to 2800GBX earlier today - Breaking Finance News (LON:ABF)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 19 at 9:28 AM
fiscalstandard.com logoShares Of Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Rated As Sector Perform By Analysts At RBC Capital Markets - Fiscal Standard (LON:ABF)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 19 at 9:28 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoRBC Capital Markets covered (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods, bumping its target price to 2,800GBX earlier today (LON:ABF)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 18 at 3:16 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoGoldman Sachs covered (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods, bumping its price target to 2600GBX earlier today - Breaking Finance News (LON:ABF)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 18 at 8:04 AM

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Last Updated on 9/29/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff