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LON:ABF

Associated British Foods - ABF Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 1,935.50
+6.50 (+0.34%)
(As of 02/9/2023 07:09 AM ET)
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Today's Range
1,919.50
1,941.50
50-Day Range
1,543
1,948.50
52-Week Range
1,223
1,964
Volume
307,763 shs
Average Volume
1.12 million shs
Market Capitalization
£15.24 billion
P/E Ratio
2,199.43
Dividend Yield
2.37%
Price Target
GBX 1,716

Associated British Foods MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.14 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
11.2% Downside
GBX 1,716 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.11
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.05 out of 5 stars

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About Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Stock

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 selling 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, kids wear, accessories, homeware, and beauty products. The company was incorporated in 1934 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Associated British Foods plc is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments Limited.

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ABF Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/21/2020
Ex-Dividend for 1/13 Dividend
12/15/2022
Dividend Payable
1/13/2023
Today
2/09/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Food - Major Diversified
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
128,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 1,716
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 2,000
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 1,500
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-11.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.14
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£17.00 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 315.27 per share
Book Value
GBX 1,451.60 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£15.24 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. George Garfield Weston (Age 59)
    CEO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $2.29M
  • Mr. John George Bason (Age 66)
    Fin. Director & Exec. Director
    Comp: $1.7M
  • Ms. Sue Whalley
    Chief People & Performance Officer
  • Ms. Julie Withnall
    Group Head of Reward
  • Mr. Paul A. Lister (Age 59)
    Company Sec.
  • Mr. Paul Marchant
    Chief Exec. Officer of Primark/Penneys
  • Ms. Lynne Walker
    Director of Primark Cares
  • Ms. Katharine Stewart
    Ethical Trade & Environmental Sustainability Director













ABF Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Associated British Foods stock right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Associated British Foods in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" ABF shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in ABF, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Associated British Foods' stock price forecast for 2023?

7 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Associated British Foods' shares. Their ABF share price forecasts range from GBX 1,500 to GBX 2,000. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach GBX 1,716 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.2%.
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How have ABF shares performed in 2023?

Associated British Foods' stock was trading at GBX 1,576 at the beginning of the year. Since then, ABF stock has increased by 22.6% and is now trading at GBX 1,931.50.
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How were Associated British Foods' earnings last quarter?

Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 21st. The company reported $61.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $61.20 by $0.60.

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

Associated British Foods announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of GBX 29.90 per share on Friday, January 13th. This represents a yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 15th. This is a boost from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 13.80. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Associated British Foods a good dividend stock?

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.34 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.37%. The dividend payout ratio is 38.98%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Associated British Foods own?

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

What is Associated British Foods' stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Associated British Foods?

Shares of ABF stock 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.
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What is Associated British Foods' stock price today?

One share of ABF stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,931.50.

How much money does Associated British Foods make?

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) has a market capitalization of £15.21 billion and generates £17.00 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Associated British Foods have?

The company employs 128,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Associated British Foods?

Associated British Foods' mailing address is Weston Centre, 10 Grosvenor Street, LONDON, W1K 4QY, United Kingdom. The official website for the company is www.abf.co.uk. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-73996500.

This page (LON:ABF) was last updated on 2/9/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff