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LON:ABFAssociated British Foods Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 1,951
-75.00 (-3.70 %)
(As of 07/8/2020 04:34 AM ET)
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Today's Range
1,951
Now: GBX 1,951
2,023
50-Day Range
1,650
MA: GBX 1,905.94
2,081
52-Week Range
1,554
Now: GBX 1,951
2,730
Volume981,870 shs
Average Volume972,940 shs
Market Capitalization£15.45 billion
P/E Ratio21.82
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, 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.91 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£15.94 billion
Cash FlowGBX 163.06 per share
Book ValueGBX 1,143.60 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees137,000
Market Cap£15.45 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Associated British Foods' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Associated British Foods' stock was trading at GBX 2,005 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ABF stock has decreased by 2.7% and is now trading at GBX 1,951. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Associated British Foods?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Associated British Foods in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Associated British Foods.

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, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $61.20 by $0.60. View Associated British Foods' earnings history.

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 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 12th will be given a dividend of GBX 34.30 per share on Friday, January 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 12th. This is an increase from Associated British Foods's previous dividend of GBX 12.05. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Associated British Foods' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for ABF?

15 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Associated British Foods' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,000 to GBX 3,200. On average, they anticipate Associated British Foods' share price to reach GBX 2,516.29 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Associated British Foods.

Has Associated British Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ABF stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Associated British Foods earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news about Associated British Foods.

Who are some of Associated British Foods' key competitors?

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), Air Canada (AC), Apollo Global Management (APO), China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU) and Ciena (CIEN).

Who are Associated British Foods' key executives?

Associated British Foods' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. George Garfield Weston, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. John George Bason, Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Des Pullen, Group HR Director
  • Ms. Flic Howard-Allen, Head of External Affairs (Age 58)
  • Ms. Julie Withnall, Group Head of Reward

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 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 1,951.

How big of a company is Associated British Foods?

Associated British Foods has a market capitalization of £15.45 billion and generates £15.94 billion in revenue each year. Associated British Foods employs 137,000 workers across the globe.

What is Associated British Foods' official website?

The official website for Associated British Foods is www.abf.co.uk.

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.

This page was last updated on 7/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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