ABF - Associated British Foods plc Stock Price, News & Analysis

GBX 3,055 -18.00 (-0.59 %)
(As of 11/24/2017 10:02 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 3,073
Today's RangeGBX 3,084 - GBX 3,053
52-Week RangeGBX 2,335 - GBX 3,387
Volume114,025 shs
Average Volume807,714 shs
Market Capitalization£24.27 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)

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

Industry Food Processing
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorNon-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
SymbolLON:ABF
CUSIPN/A

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

Dividend

Annual DividendN/A
Dividend YieldN/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

Frequently Asked Questions for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)

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 announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 7th. Shareholders 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 is Thursday, December 14th. This is a positive change from Associated British Foods plc's previous dividend of $11.35. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Associated British Foods plc's Dividend History.

How were Associated British Foods plc's earnings last quarter?

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

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

18 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Associated British Foods plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 2,800 to GBX 3,700. On average, they expect Associated British Foods plc's stock price to reach GBX 3,327.53 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Associated British Foods plc.

Who are some of Associated British Foods plc's key competitors?

Who are Associated British Foods plc's key executives?

Associated British Foods plc's 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 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.

What is Associated British Foods plc's stock price today?

One share of Associated British Foods plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,055.

How big of a company is Associated British Foods plc?

Associated British Foods plc has a market capitalization of £24.27 billion.

How can I contact Associated British Foods plc?

Associated British Foods plc's 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 plc (ABF)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  649 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  587 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,236
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Associated British Foods plc 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

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

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,327.53

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

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

Analysts' Ratings History for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/21/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,500View Rating Details
11/20/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 3,600 -> GBX 3,700View Rating Details
11/15/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 3,600View Rating Details
11/2/2017HSBC Holdings PLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,700View Rating Details
11/13/2017Kepler Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 3,300 -> GBX 3,400View Rating Details
11/8/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,600View Rating Details
11/7/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/7/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,150View Rating Details
10/27/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageUnderperformGBX 2,900View Rating Details
9/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated 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
8/1/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 3,150View Rating Details
4/21/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,923View Rating Details
2/13/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeOverweightGBX 2,650 -> GBX 2,800View Rating Details
1/13/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutralGBX 2,900 -> GBX 2,800View Rating Details
9/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost 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 11/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

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

Earnings History by Quarter for Associated British Foods plc (LON ABF)

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

Earnings Estimates for Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)

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

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Associated British Foods plc (LON ABF)

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

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

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

Insider Trades by Quarter 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)

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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
Global Cake Mixes Market US$1,310.7 mn by 2022 - Transparency Market ResearchGlobal Cake Mixes Market US$1,310.7 mn by 2022 - Transparency Market Research
www.marketwatch.com - October 12 at 3:17 PM
Global Food Enzymes Market 2014-2017 & 2025 - $2.1 Billion Growth Opportunities/Investment OpportunitiesGlobal Food Enzymes Market 2014-2017 & 2025 - $2.1 Billion Growth Opportunities/Investment Opportunities
www.bizjournals.com - October 12 at 3:17 PM
Conagra (CAG) Rolls Out 3 Slim Jim Premium Smoked SticksConagra (CAG) Rolls Out 3 Slim Jim Premium Smoked Sticks
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 3:17 PM
May to consult business leaders on BrexitMay to consult business leaders on Brexit
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
UK stocks edge higher as fears over Irma, North Korea ease - MarketWatchUK stocks edge higher as fears over Irma, North Korea ease - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - September 11 at 3:46 PM
This Sears Killer Just Had Another Great QuarterThis Sears Killer Just Had Another Great Quarter
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
[$$] Clessidra Sells Balsamic Vinegar Producer to AB Foods[$$] Clessidra Sells Balsamic Vinegar Producer to AB Foods
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 3:46 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank Of CanadaAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 11:22 AM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Earns "Outperform" Rating from Credit Suisse GroupAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Earns "Outperform" Rating from Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 9:30 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 - September 9 at 1:46 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from BrokeragesAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 11:04 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 3:23 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) PT Raised to GBX 3,585Associated British Foods plc (ABF) PT Raised to GBX 3,585
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 1:52 PM
Jefferies Group LLC Raises Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Price Target to GBX 3,600Jefferies Group LLC Raises Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Price Target to GBX 3,600
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 8:08 PM
Cereal, drinks companies often overlook risk of forced labor in sugarcane: study - ReutersCereal, drinks companies often overlook risk of forced labor in sugarcane: study - Reuters
www.reuters.com - August 30 at 3:12 PM
Cereal, drinks companieslata often overlook risk of forced labor in sugarcane - studyCereal, drinks companieslata often overlook risk of forced labor in sugarcane - study
www.reuters.com - August 30 at 1:32 AM
Cereal, drinks companieslata often overlook risk of forced labor in sugarcane - study - ReutersCereal, drinks companieslata often overlook risk of forced labor in sugarcane - study - Reuters
www.reuters.com - August 29 at 8:29 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 2:52 PM

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