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LON:ABF

Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 2,277
+28.00 (+1.24 %)
(As of 01/18/2021 01:06 PM ET)
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Today's Range
2,234.62
Now: GBX 2,277
2,281
50-Day Range
2,110
MA: GBX 2,250.10
2,365
52-Week Range
1,554
Now: GBX 2,277
2,730
Volume148,401 shs
Average Volume1.11 million shs
Market Capitalization£18.03 billion
P/E Ratio39.53
Dividend Yield2.34%
BetaN/A
Associated British Foods plc operates as a diversified food, ingredients, and retail company worldwide. It operates through five segments: Grocery, Sugar, Agriculture, Ingredients, and Retail. The Grocery segment manufactures and sells grocery products, including hot beverages, sugar and sweeteners, vegetable oils, balsamic vinegars, bread and baked goods, cereals, ethnic foods, and meat products to retail, wholesale, and foodservice businesses. The Sugar segment is involved in growing, processing, and sale of sugar beet and sugar cane to industrial users. The Agriculture segment manufactures and sells animal feeds; and provides other products and services for the agriculture sector. The Ingredients segment manufactures bakers' yeast, bakery ingredients, enzymes, lipids, yeast extracts, and cereal specialties. The Retail segment is involved in buying and merchandising clothing and accessories through the Primark and Penneys retail chains, which offer womenswear, menswear, children's wear, footwear, accessories, homeware, and skincare products. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Associated British Foods plc is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments Limited.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.31 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Food - Major Diversified
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-20-73996500
Employees133,000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£13.94 billion
Cash FlowGBX 262.11 per share
Book ValueGBX 1,184.30 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Market Cap£18.03 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 2,277
+28.00 (+1.24 %)
(As of 01/18/2021 01:06 PM ET)
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Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) (LON:ABF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)'s stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)'s stock was trading at GBX 2,005 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ABF stock has increased by 13.4% and is now trading at GBX 2,273.
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Is Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) a buy right now?

15 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) stock.
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Wall Street analysts have given Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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How were Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)'s earnings last quarter?

Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) (LON:ABF) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 21st. The company reported $61.80 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $61.20 by $0.60.
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Is Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) a good dividend stock?

Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.46 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.34%. The dividend payout ratio of Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) is 0.80%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for ABF?

15 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)'s stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,000 to GBX 3,200. On average, they expect Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)'s share price to reach GBX 2,486 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)'s key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) investors own include Intelsat (I), Fossil Group (FOSL), Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited (CGH.L) (CGH), Bank of America (BAC), AMC Entertainment (AMC), First Data (FDC), HSBC Holdings plc (HSBA.L) (HSBA), Air Canada (AC.TO) (AC), Apollo Global Management (APO) and China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU).

Who are Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)'s key executives?

Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. George Garfield Weston, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 56, Pay $1.14M)
  • Mr. John George Bason, Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 62, Pay $749k)
  • Ms. Sue Whalley, Chief People & Performance Officer
  • Ms. Flic Howard-Allen, Head of External Affairs (Age 59)
  • Ms. Julie Withnall, Group Head of Reward
  • Mr. Paul A. Lister, Company Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Paul Marchant, Chief Exec. Officer of Primark/Penneys

What is Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)'s stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)?

Shares of ABF 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 (ABF.L)'s stock price today?

One share of ABF stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,273.

How big of a company is Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)?

Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) has a market capitalization of £17.99 billion and generates £13.94 billion in revenue each year. Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) employs 133,000 workers across the globe.

What is Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)'s official website?

The official website for Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) is www.abf.co.uk.

How can I contact Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)?

Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)'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.

This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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