LON:ABF - Associated British Foods Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 2,710 -40.00 (-1.45 %)
(As of 05/24/2018 05:23 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,750
Today's RangeGBX 2,689 - GBX 2,711
52-Week RangeGBX 2,476 - GBX 3,387
Volume159,542 shs
Average Volume972,940 shs
Market Capitalization£19.87 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)

Associated British Foods logoAssociated 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, 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, lingerie, children's wear, menswear, footwear, accessories, hosiery, beauty and homeware. 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Food - Major Diversified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Goods
SymbolLON:ABF
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-20-73996500

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

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins7.01%
Return on Equity12.97%
Return on Assets8.47%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares791,670,000

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Associated British Foods' stock symbol?

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

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

Associated British Foods declared a dividend on Tuesday, April 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 7th will be given a dividend of GBX 11.70 per share on Friday, July 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 7th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Associated British Foods' Dividend History.

How were Associated British Foods' earnings last quarter?

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 7th. The company reported $127.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $125.90 by $1.20. The company earned $15.36 billion during the quarter. Associated British Foods had a net margin of 7.01% and a return on equity of 12.97%. View Associated British Foods' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for ABF?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Associated British Foods' stock. Their predictions range from GBX 2,583 to GBX 3,650. On average, they anticipate Associated British Foods' share price to reach GBX 3,256.83 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Associated British Foods.

Who are some of Associated British Foods' key competitors?

Who are Associated British Foods' key executives?

Associated British Foods' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. George Garfield Weston, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. John George Bason, Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Paul A. Lister L.L.B., Director of Legal Services & Company Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Des Pullen, Group HR Director
  • Ms. Flic Howard-Allen, Head of External Affairs (Age 57)

Has Associated British Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about ABF stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Associated British Foods earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 47.21 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

How do I buy shares of Associated British Foods?

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' stock price today?

One share of ABF stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,710.

How big of a company is Associated British Foods?

Associated British Foods has a market capitalization of £19.87 billion.

How can I contact Associated British Foods?

Associated British Foods' 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 (ABF)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  776 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  641 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,417
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Associated British Foods and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ABF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ABF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
18 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Associated British Foods in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 3,256.83The high price target for ABF is GBX 3,650 and the low price target for ABF is GBX 2,583. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.782.782.652.67
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
15 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
15 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
12 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
13 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,256.83GBX 3,262.39GBX 3,390.50GBX 3,327.53

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

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

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/24/2018Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 3,100 ➝ GBX 3,000View Rating Details
5/8/2018UBSUpgradeBuyGBX 3,150View Rating Details
5/4/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 3,700 ➝ GBX 3,300View Rating Details
4/23/2018HSBCLower Price TargetBuyGBX 3,700 ➝ GBX 3,600View Rating Details
4/18/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
4/17/2018Berenberg BankLower Price TargetHoldGBX 3,200 ➝ GBX 3,000View Rating Details
4/17/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,583View Rating Details
4/17/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,500View Rating Details
4/13/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
4/6/2018Deutsche BankReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/28/2018Morgan StanleyUpgradeOverweightGBX 3,000View Rating Details
3/26/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 2,900 ➝ GBX 2,700View Rating Details
2/27/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,400View Rating Details
2/26/2018Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,400View Rating Details
11/8/2017Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,600View Rating Details
10/27/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageUnderperformGBX 2,900View Rating Details
9/22/2017Societe GeneraleBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 3,600 ➝ GBX 3,650View Rating Details
9/13/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,410View Rating Details
4/21/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,923View Rating Details
1/13/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutralGBX 2,900 ➝ GBX 2,800View Rating Details
9/13/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/6/2016Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHoldGBX 2,725View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2016 forward)

Earnings

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

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

Associated British Foods (LON ABF) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2017Y 2017GBX 125.90GBX 127.10GBX 1,535.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/17/2018GBX 11.700.43%6/7/20186/7/20187/6/2018
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

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

Insider Trading History for Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)

Associated British Foods (LON ABF) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
4/18/2018Michael McLintockInsiderBuy7,500GBX 2,688£201,600
2/27/2018Michael McLintockInsiderBuy7,500GBX 2,716£203,700
11/27/2017John BasonInsiderSell21,716GBX 3,043£660,817.88
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

Associated British Foods (LON ABF) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Artificial Sweeteners Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2026)Artificial Sweeteners Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2026)
www.prnewswire.com - May 22 at 5:05 PM
2 FTSE 100 growth dividend stocks Id buy and hold for 10 years2 FTSE 100 growth dividend stocks I'd buy and hold for 10 years
www.fool.co.uk - May 20 at 8:26 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from BrokeragesAssociated British Foods (ABF) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 2:07 PM
These are the 19 richest people in BritainThese are the 19 richest people in Britain
www.businessinsider.com - May 13 at 8:35 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Upgraded at UBSAssociated British Foods (ABF) Upgraded at UBS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 10:39 AM
Credit Suisse Group Cuts Associated British Foods (ABF) Price Target to GBX 3,300Credit Suisse Group Cuts Associated British Foods (ABF) Price Target to GBX 3,300
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 1:41 AM
Global Green Tea Market 2018-2022 - Leading Players are Associated British Foods, ITO EN, Tata Global Beverages ...Global Green Tea Market 2018-2022 - Leading Players are Associated British Foods, ITO EN, Tata Global Beverages ...
www.businesswire.com - May 3 at 5:18 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse GroupAssociated British Foods' (ABF) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 10:08 AM
NYC Competition Intensifies As Primark Adds New StoreNYC Competition Intensifies As Primark Adds New Store
www.forbes.com - April 23 at 5:08 PM
HSBC Lowers Associated British Foods (ABF) Price Target to GBX 3,600HSBC Lowers Associated British Foods (ABF) Price Target to GBX 3,600
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 8:44 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman SachsAssociated British Foods' (ABF) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman Sachs
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 7:08 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesAssociated British Foods (ABF) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 1:36 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Goldman SachsAssociated British Foods (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Goldman Sachs
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 8:34 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Given Overweight Rating at JPMorgan ChaseAssociated British Foods (ABF) Given Overweight Rating at JPMorgan Chase
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 5:18 PM
Global Flour Market to Exhibit 4.3% CAGR by 2020; Rising Demand for Gluten-free Products to Stimulate GrowthGlobal Flour Market to Exhibit 4.3% CAGR by 2020; Rising Demand for Gluten-free Products to Stimulate Growth
globenewswire.com - April 20 at 5:17 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Rating Reiterated by Liberum CapitalAssociated British Foods (ABF) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 4:48 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum CapitalAssociated British Foods' (ABF) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 9:23 AM
With A -4.96% Earnings Drop, Did Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Really Underperform?With A -4.96% Earnings Drop, Did Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Really Underperform?
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 8:23 AM
Berenberg Bank Lowers Associated British Foods (ABF) Price Target to GBX 3,000Berenberg Bank Lowers Associated British Foods (ABF) Price Target to GBX 3,000
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 1:25 PM
Michael McLintock Acquires 7,500 Shares of Associated British Foods (ABF) StockMichael McLintock Acquires 7,500 Shares of Associated British Foods (ABF) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 1:20 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) to Issue Dividend of GBX 11.70Associated British Foods (ABF) to Issue Dividend of GBX 11.70
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 9:48 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan ChaseAssociated British Foods' (ABF) Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan Chase
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 7:26 AM
European stocks end at 7-week high as traders take cue from Wall StreetEuropean stocks end at 7-week high as traders take cue from Wall Street
www.marketwatch.com - April 17 at 5:49 PM
Associated British Foods Plc ADR 2018 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call SlidesAssociated British Foods Plc ADR 2018 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - April 17 at 5:49 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Given Outperform Rating at Credit Suisse GroupAssociated British Foods (ABF) Given Outperform Rating at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 3:39 PM
Associated British Foods H1 Pretax Profit Declines; Revenue Up 2%Associated British Foods H1 Pretax Profit Declines; Revenue Up 2%
www.nasdaq.com - April 17 at 8:40 AM
[$$] Tea-to-fashion group ABF bumps up sales with Primark pick-up in UK[$$] Tea-to-fashion group ABF bumps up sales with Primark pick-up in UK
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 8:40 AM
[$$] AB Foods Profit Slumps[$$] AB Foods Profit Slumps
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 8:40 AM
European shares edge up as sentiment improves, Intrum surgesEuropean shares edge up as sentiment improves, Intrum surges
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 8:40 AM
Primark owner encouraged by first U.S. storesPrimark owner encouraged by first U.S. stores
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 8:40 AM
[$$] Primark profits rise but ABF’s sugar unit not so sweet[$$] Primark profits rise but ABF’s sugar unit not so sweet
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 8:40 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore CapitalAssociated British Foods (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 8:08 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Earns "Overweight" Rating from BarclaysAssociated British Foods (ABF) Earns "Overweight" Rating from Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 3:37 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Given "Equal weight" Rating at BarclaysAssociated British Foods (ABF) Given "Equal weight" Rating at Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 6:55 PM
European Equity Benchmarks Close Higher; Banks, Tech Stocks Buoy MarketsEuropean Equity Benchmarks Close Higher; Banks, Tech Stocks Buoy Markets
www.nasdaq.com - April 10 at 8:37 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum CapitalAssociated British Foods (ABF) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 6:58 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) PT Raised to GBX 3,600Associated British Foods (ABF) PT Raised to GBX 3,600
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 3:30 PM
JPMorgan Chase Reiterates Overweight Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)JPMorgan Chase Reiterates Overweight Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 10:28 AM
Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:26 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Kepler Capital MarketsAssociated British Foods' (ABF) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Kepler Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:25 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Given "Buy" Rating at Shore CapitalAssociated British Foods (ABF) Given "Buy" Rating at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:24 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Earns "Buy" Rating from Associated British Foods (ABF) Earns "Buy" Rating from
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 8:50 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Jefferies GroupAssociated British Foods' (ABF) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 8:11 AM
JPMorgan Chase Boosts Associated British Foods (ABF) Price Target to GBX 3,600JPMorgan Chase Boosts Associated British Foods (ABF) Price Target to GBX 3,600
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 1:00 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Buy Rating Reiterated at Deutsche BankAssociated British Foods' (ABF) Buy Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 2:46 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche BankAssociated British Foods (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 9:04 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Price Target Cut to GBX 3,330Associated British Foods (ABF) Price Target Cut to GBX 3,330
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 10:46 AM
Liberum Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)Liberum Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 7:00 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Receives "Buy" Rating from Associated British Foods (ABF) Receives "Buy" Rating from
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 12:58 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche BankAssociated British Foods' (ABF) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 12:58 PM

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