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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  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: ABF
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $39.43
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $2836.05
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $3047.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.44
  • P/E Growth: 3.55
  • Market Cap: $23.44B
  • Outstanding Shares: 789,822,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 13 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.24)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,037.32

Analysts' Ratings History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/24/2016Kepler Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageReduceGBX 2,700View Rating Details
8/16/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,550View Rating Details
8/11/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,600View Rating Details
8/10/2016HSBCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,300View Rating Details
8/3/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,300View Rating Details
8/1/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeBuyGBX 3,000 -> GBX 3,200View Rating Details
8/1/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformerView Rating Details
7/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingSellGBX 2,475View Rating Details
7/8/2016InvestecLower Price TargetBuyGBX 3,800 -> GBX 2,750View Rating Details
7/8/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/8/2016Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetHoldGBX 3,400 -> GBX 3,150View Rating Details
7/8/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 2,800View Rating Details
7/7/2016Numis Securities LtdUpgradeAddGBX 3,145 -> GBX 3,016View Rating Details
7/6/2016Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHoldGBX 2,725View Rating Details
7/5/2016Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetHoldGBX 3,010 -> GBX 2,600View Rating Details
6/28/2016Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyGBX 3,450 -> GBX 2,760View Rating Details
6/22/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual weightGBX 3,500 -> GBX 2,650View Rating Details
4/19/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/24/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView 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
1/15/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 3,700View 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 8/24/2014 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: $103.35 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
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
breakingfinancenews.com logoGoldman Sachs covered (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods, bumping its price target to 2,600GBX earlier today (LON:ABF)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 17 at 3:16 PM
News IconHow Analysts Feel About Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)? - Press Telegraph (LON:ABF)
presstelegraph.com - July 17 at 8:02 AM
fiscalstandard.com logoShares Of Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Rated As Sell By Analysts At Goldman Sachs - Fiscal Standard (LON:ABF)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 13 at 3:18 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoSociete Generale downgraded Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) to 'Hold' With 3150 PT - FTSE News (LON:ABF)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 13 at 3:18 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoA statement released today by Societe Generale about (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods ups the target price to ... - Breaking Finance News (LON:ABF)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 12 at 3:16 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoGoldman Sachs covered (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods, bumping its price target to 2475GBX today - Breaking Finance News (LON:ABF)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 12 at 3:16 PM
fiscalstandard.com logoAssociated British Foods (LON:ABF) Analyst Target Changes - Fiscal Standard (LON:ABF)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 12 at 9:40 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoBarclays Capital Reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) As 'Equal Weight' - FTSE News (LON:ABF)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 9 at 3:16 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoInvestec Reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) As 'Buy' - FTSE News (LON:ABF)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 9 at 3:16 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoExane BNP Paribas reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) as 'Outperform' With 3300 PT - FTSE News (LON:ABF)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 9 at 3:16 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoBarclays Capital reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) as 'Equal weight' With 2800 PT - FTSE News (LON:ABF)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 9 at 11:23 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoLiberum Capital reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) as 'Buy' With 3600 PT - FTSE News (LON:ABF)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 8 at 8:27 PM
fiscalstandard.com logoAnalysts At Exane BNP Paribas Reiterated Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) As Outperform - Fiscal Standard (LON:ABF)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 8 at 11:19 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoAssociated British Foods plc 13.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Societe Generale - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - July 8 at 11:19 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoAssociated British Foods plc 36.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - July 7 at 3:16 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoAssociated British Foods plc 36.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - July 7 at 3:16 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Brexit and sterling: burn, baby, burn (LON:ABF)
ad.doubleclick.net - July 7 at 2:55 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Provident bounces on post-Brexit optimism (LON:ABF)
ad.doubleclick.net - July 7 at 1:48 PM
marketwatch.com logoPrimark owner AB Foods sees FX boost to earnings (LON:ABF)
www.marketwatch.com - July 7 at 11:11 AM
4-traders.com logoAssociated British Foods helps FTSE to rebound (LON:ABF)
www.4-traders.com - July 7 at 11:11 AM
nasdaq.com logoAssociated British Foods Q3 Underlying Performance Ahead Of Its Expectation (LON:ABF)
www.nasdaq.com - July 7 at 11:11 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoAssociated British Foods benefits from plunging pound (LON:ABF)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - July 7 at 11:11 AM
money.aol.co.uk logoShould you buy Associated British Foods plc, Great Portland Estates plc and Dunelm Group plc following today's news? (LON:ABF)
money.aol.co.uk - July 7 at 11:11 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Fears Primark growth is starting to falter (LON:ABF)
ad.doubleclick.net - July 7 at 8:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGlobal Yeast Market Worth USD 4.95 Billion by 2021 - Rising Demand for Bakery Products - Research and Markets (LON:ABF)
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 8:03 AM
News IconAnhui's Shouxian County Partners European Food Giant (LON:ABF)
english.anhuinews.com - July 6 at 8:03 AM
fiscalstandard.com logoAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) Receives Hold Rating From Jefferies & Co Analysts - Fiscal Standard (LON:ABF)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 5 at 8:02 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoHSBC announced (LON:ABF) Associated British Foods, reducing its price target to GBX3,300 earlier today - Breaking Finance News (LON:ABF)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 3 at 8:03 AM
4-traders.com logoAssociated British Foods : *HSBC CUTS AB FOODS PRICE TARGET TO 3,300 (3,770) PENCE - 'BUY' (LON:ABF)
www.4-traders.com - June 30 at 3:16 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoAssociated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Berenberg - FTSE News (LON:ABF)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - June 29 at 11:09 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoGoldman Sachs reiterated Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) as 'Sell' With 2600 PT - FTSE News (LON:ABF)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - June 28 at 8:26 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Hargreaves Lansdown leads broad market rebound (LON:ABF)
www.ft.com - June 28 at 6:42 PM

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