Associated British Foods plc Company Profile (LON:ABF)

About Associated British Foods plc

Associated British Foods plc 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: ABF
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $32.09
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $2550.59
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $2663.85
  • 52-Week Range: £7,901,600 - GBX 1,910
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.23
  • P/E Growth: 2.22
  • Market Cap: $20.62B
  • Outstanding Shares: 790,160,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 12 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.45)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,000.16

Analysts' Ratings History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/15/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,200View Rating Details
2/15/2017Shore CapitalUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
2/15/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,350View Rating Details
2/13/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeOverweightGBX 2,650 -> GBX 2,800View Rating Details
2/6/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,100View Rating Details
1/23/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 3,050View Rating Details
1/17/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 3,300View Rating Details
1/13/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutralGBX 2,900 -> GBX 2,800View Rating Details
1/12/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,300View Rating Details
1/12/2017Numis Securities LtdDowngradeAddGBX 3,128View Rating Details
1/6/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,700View Rating Details
1/5/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,450View Rating Details
11/28/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,600 -> GBX 2,650View Rating Details
11/10/2016Societe GeneraleUpgradeBuyGBX 2,820 -> GBX 3,150View Rating Details
9/22/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,550View Rating Details
9/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,600 -> GBX 3,000View Rating Details
9/13/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/31/2016Berenberg BankDowngradeHoldGBX 2,760 -> GBX 3,000View Rating Details
7/8/2016InvestecLower Price TargetBuyGBX 3,800 -> GBX 2,750View Rating Details
7/6/2016Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHoldGBX 2,725View 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 2/19/2015 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: $118.54 EPS

Dividends

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

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

Latest Headlines for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)
DateHeadline
News IconTechnical Roundup on Shares of Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L) - Searcy News (LON:ABF)
searcysentinel.com - February 17 at 6:49 PM
News IconDigging Deeper into Shares of Associated British Foods plc (LSE:ABF) - Midway Monitor (LON:ABF)
midwaymonitor.com - February 16 at 5:59 AM
News IconStock Review: Checking in on Share of Associated British Foods plc (LSE:ABF) - Benton Bulletin (LON:ABF)
bentonbulletin.com - February 15 at 1:25 AM
News IconChart Level Analysis on Shares of Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L) - Providence Standard (LON:ABF)
providencestandard.com - February 14 at 1:29 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoAssociated British Foods PLC boosted by Morgan Stanley upgrade - Proactive Investors UK (LON:ABF)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 13 at 3:20 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoPrimark sees plenty of scope to expand German business - AB Foods CFO (LON:ABF)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 3:20 PM
ft.com logo[$$] AB Foods climbs on hopes over 'healthy' fundamentals (LON:ABF)
www.ft.com - February 13 at 3:20 PM
News IconStock Levels in Review for Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L) - Rives Journal (LON:ABF)
rivesjournal.com - February 13 at 1:19 AM
News IconStock Momentum in Focus on Shares of Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L) - The Standard (LON:ABF)
6milestandard.com - February 10 at 3:17 PM
News IconSignal Watch: Checking the Numbers for Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L) - Baldwin Journal (LON:ABF)
baldwinjournal.com - February 9 at 3:13 PM
News IconChecking in on Signals for Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L) - Davidson Register (LON:ABF)
davidsonregister.com - February 8 at 3:20 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: 3i Group plc, 4d Pharma PLC, Associated British Foods plc, Aberdeen Asset Management plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 8 at 3:20 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: 3i Group plc, Anglo American plc, Associated British Foods plc, Aberdeen Asset Management plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 7 at 8:20 PM
News IconTechnical Trading Review on Shares of Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L) - Sherwood Daily (LON:ABF)
sherwooddaily.com - February 6 at 3:19 PM
News IconTechnical Roundup on Shares of Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L) - Springdale Times (LON:ABF)
springdaletimes.com - February 1 at 3:21 PM
bloomberg.com logoABF Weighs Bid for Bright Food's Weetabix Cereal - Bloomberg (LON:ABF)
www.bloomberg.com - January 27 at 3:24 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: Advanced Oncotherapy PLC, Associated British Foods plc, BT Group plc, CloudTag Inc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 27 at 3:24 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoFour food firms prepare bids for British cereal maker Weetabix - sources (LON:ABF)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 3:24 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Fallers: Associated British Foods plc, Antofagasta plc, Compass Group plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 26 at 8:32 PM
benzinga.com logoVentiv Technology Brings Software Solution to Associated British Foods plc - Benzinga (LON:ABF)
www.benzinga.com - January 25 at 3:18 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoAssociated British Foods plc 21.3% Potential Upside Indicated by Barclays Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 24 at 1:19 AM
News IconTechnical Level Spotcheck on Shares of Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L) - Springdale Times (LON:ABF)
springdaletimes.com - January 23 at 3:17 PM
News IconAB Foods says Primark sales rise over Christmas period (LON:ABF)
itapunta.com - January 15 at 1:24 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoAssociated British Foods plc 19.7% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 13 at 3:19 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: AB Foods Revenue Grows Strongly In Both Primark And Sugar (LON:ABF)
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 12 at 8:17 PM
nasdaq.com logoAssociated British Food 16-week Sales Climb; Sees Progress In FY Adj. Earnings (LON:ABF)
www.nasdaq.com - January 12 at 8:17 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Fallers: Associated British Foods plc, British Land Company PLC, Dixons Carphone PLC - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 12 at 3:16 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Never mind the quality, feel the width (LON:ABF)
www.ft.com - January 12 at 3:16 PM
News IconOils and Fats Global Market Key Developments, Outlook, 2016 Analysis & Forecast to 2022 (LON:ABF)
www.emailwire.com - January 12 at 1:25 AM
wsj.com logoCompanies Struggle to Maintain Pension Plans (LON:ABF)
www.wsj.com - January 9 at 8:30 PM
capitalcube.com logoAssociated British Foods Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:ABF) : January 9, 2017 (LON:ABF)
www.capitalcube.com - January 9 at 3:28 PM
News IconRating Change: Jefferies International Reaffirms GBX 2450.00 PT On Associated British Foods PLC (LON:ABF ... - Thorold News (LON:ABF)
www.whatsonthorold.com - January 6 at 3:20 PM
capitalcube.com logoAssociated British Foods Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ABF-GB : January 6, 2017 (LON:ABF)
www.capitalcube.com - January 6 at 3:20 PM
News IconAB Foods share price: Jefferies flags earnings progress this year (LON:ABF)
invezz.com - January 6 at 2:55 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: Advanced Oncotherapy PLC, Associated British Foods plc, Aberdeen Asset Management plc, Amur ... - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 5 at 3:30 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Fallers: Associated British Foods plc, BAE Systems plc, Dixons Carphone PLC - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 4 at 3:17 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoInvestors balk at "squeezed middle" of UK retail firms (LON:ABF)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 3:17 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoNext warns 2017 profits could fall up to 14% as costs grow (LON:ABF)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 3:17 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoInvestors balk at 'squeezed middle' of UK retail firms (LON:ABF)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 3:17 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Christmas sales prove no gift for UK high street (LON:ABF)
www.ft.com - January 4 at 3:17 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoAssociated British Foods plc 16.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Deutsche Bank - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 3 at 3:22 PM
News IconTrading Watch: FCF and Piotroski Score Check for Associated British Foods plc (LSE:ABF) - The Business Journal (LON:ABF)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 21 at 1:11 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy on Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) - Market Exclusive (LON:ABF)
marketexclusive.com - December 20 at 3:07 PM
News IconInvestors are Keeping Tabs on Associated British Foods plc (LSE:ABF) - The Business Journal (LON:ABF)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 16 at 1:22 AM
News IconTracking the Numbers for Associated British Foods plc (LSE:ABF) - The Business Journal (LON:ABF)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 15 at 3:20 PM
News IconAssociated British Foods (LON:ABF) Analyst Target Prices - UK Market News (LON:ABF)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 12 at 3:17 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : December 12, 2016 (LON:ABF)
www.capitalcube.com - December 12 at 3:17 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: Amur Minerals Corporation, Associated British Foods plc, Ashtead Group plc, AstraZeneca plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - December 9 at 3:20 PM
News IconWatching the Levels for Associated British Foods plc (LSE:ABF) - The Business Journal (LON:ABF)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 9 at 1:27 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: Amur Minerals Corporation, Associated British Foods plc, Antofagasta plc, AstraZeneca plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:ABF)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - December 8 at 3:25 PM

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What is Associated British Foods plc's stock symbol?

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

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

Associated British Foods plc declared a dividend on Tuesday, November 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of GBX 26.45 per share on Friday, January 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 1%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 15th. This is an increase from Associated British Foods plc's previous dividend of $10.30. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

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

22 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Associated British Foods plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,450 to GBX 3,550. On average, they expect Associated British Foods plc's share price to reach GBX 3,000.16 in the next twelve months.

When will Associated British Foods plc announce their earnings?

Associated British Foods plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 19th 2017.

How do I buy Associated British Foods plc stock?

Shares of Associated British Foods plc 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.

How much does a share of Associated British Foods plc stock cost?

One share of Associated British Foods plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,609.


Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff