Associated British Foods Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:ABF)

GBX 2,651 +13.00 (+0.49 %)
(As of 02/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,651
Today's RangeGBX 2,629 - GBX 2,652
52-Week RangeGBX 2,476 - GBX 3,387
Volume506,873 shs
Average Volume1.04 million shs
Market Capitalization£20.99 billion
P/E Ratio1,744.08
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)

Associated British Foods 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Food Processing
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorNon-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
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 Ratio1744.07894736842
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

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

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 announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 14th will be given a dividend of GBX 29.65 per share on Friday, January 12th. This represents a yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. This is a positive change from Associated British Foods's previous dividend of $11.35. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Associated British Foods' Dividend History.

How were Associated British Foods' earnings last quarter?

Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 7th. The company reported $127.10 earnings per share 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 had a net margin of 7.01% and a return on equity of 12.97%. View Associated British Foods' Earnings History.

Where is Associated British Foods' stock going? Where will Associated British Foods' stock price be in 2018?

17 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Associated British Foods' shares. Their predictions range from GBX 2,900 to GBX 3,700. On average, they anticipate Associated British Foods' share price to reach GBX 3,390.50 in the next twelve months. 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:

  • George G. Weston, Chief Executive, Executive Director (Age 53)
  • John George Bason, Finance Director, Executive Director (Age 61)
  • 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 stock?

Shares of Associated British Foods 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 Associated British Foods stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,651.

How big of a company is Associated British Foods?

Associated British Foods has a market capitalization of £20.99 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:  697 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  611 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,308
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Associated British Foods 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

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

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
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Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.652.652.672.59
Ratings Breakdown: 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)
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)
0 Sell Rating(s)
7 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,390.50GBX 3,390.50GBX 3,327.53GBX 3,121.53

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
2/14/2018Deutsche BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,500View Rating Details
2/6/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 3,380View Rating Details
1/29/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,500View Rating Details
1/19/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 3,600View Rating Details
1/19/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/10/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,700View Rating Details
1/8/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformerGBX 3,100View Rating Details
11/28/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual WeightGBX 2,800 -> GBX 3,100View Rating Details
11/2/2017HSBCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,700View Rating Details
11/13/2017Kepler Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 3,300 -> GBX 3,400View Rating Details
11/8/2017Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,600View Rating Details
10/27/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageUnderperformGBX 2,900View Rating Details
9/22/2017Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated 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
4/21/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,923View Rating Details
1/13/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutralGBX 2,900 -> GBX 2,800View Rating Details
9/15/2016CitigroupBoost 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
(Data available from 2/20/2016 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)

Estimates

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

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

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

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

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

Associated British Foods (LON ABF) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
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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Is Associated British Foods plc’s (LON:ABF) Balance Sheet A Threat To Its Future?Is Associated British Foods plc’s (LON:ABF) Balance Sheet A Threat To Its Future?
finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 8:23 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Earns "Buy" Rating from Deutsche BankAssociated British Foods (ABF) Earns "Buy" Rating from Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 18 at 4:22 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF)Associated British Foods (ABF)
www.lse.co.uk - February 9 at 9:50 AM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from BrokeragesAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 6 at 1:44 PM
Deutsche Bank Reiterates Buy Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)Deutsche Bank Reiterates Buy Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 4 at 4:28 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Given "Buy" Rating at Liberum CapitalAssociated British Foods (ABF) Given "Buy" Rating at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 29 at 12:11 PM
Shore Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)Shore Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 21 at 12:08 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.Associated British Foods (ABF) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 21 at 10:46 AM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Given Buy Rating at Deutsche BankAssociated British Foods (ABF) Given Buy Rating at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 21 at 10:08 AM
AB Foods revenue up as Primark offsets sugar fallAB Foods revenue up as Primark offsets sugar fall
www.marketwatch.com - January 18 at 3:40 PM
European shares edge higher as cyclicals back in favourEuropean shares edge higher as cyclicals back in favour
finance.yahoo.com - January 18 at 3:40 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum CapitalAssociated British Foods (ABF) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 18 at 9:54 AM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from AnalystsAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 12 at 1:06 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) PT Raised to GBX 3,400 at Kepler Capital MarketsAssociated British Foods (ABF) PT Raised to GBX 3,400 at Kepler Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 31 at 8:10 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum CapitalAssociated British Foods (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 25 at 2:56 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche BankAssociated British Foods (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 24 at 4:22 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Downgraded by Royal Bank of CanadaAssociated British Foods (ABF) Downgraded by Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 24 at 4:22 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Buy Rating Reiterated at Liberum CapitalAssociated British Foods' (ABF) Buy Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 24 at 2:42 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Buy Rating Reiterated at Liberum CapitalAssociated British Foods' (ABF) Buy Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 24 at 2:42 PM
French competition watchdog clears Tatis sale to rival GifiFrench competition watchdog clears Tati's sale to rival Gifi
finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 11:22 AM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by AnalystsAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 18 at 2:28 PM
Associated British Foods Plc : ABF-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 15, 2017Associated British Foods Plc : ABF-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 16 at 11:15 AM
ETFs with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : December 11, 2017ETFs with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : December 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 11 at 3:38 PM
J P Morgan Chase & Co Reaffirms Overweight Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)J P Morgan Chase & Co Reaffirms Overweight Rating for Associated British Foods (ABF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 10:46 PM
Associated British Foods (ABF) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche BankAssociated British Foods (ABF) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 3:10 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 - December 9 at 10:02 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Plans Dividend Increase - GBX 29.65 Per ShareAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Plans Dividend Increase - GBX 29.65 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 9 at 1:18 PM
ETFs with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : November 29, 2017ETFs with exposure to Associated British Foods Plc : November 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 11:24 AM
Insider Selling: Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Insider Sells 21,716 Shares of StockInsider Selling: Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Insider Sells 21,716 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 1:58 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Rating Lowered to Equal weight at Morgan StanleyAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Rating Lowered to Equal weight at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 6:52 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 - November 27 at 10:32 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & CoAssociated British Foods plc (ABF) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 10:10 PM
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Price Target Raised to GBX 3,700Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Price Target Raised to GBX 3,700
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 6:04 PM
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

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