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

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GBX 2,322 +22.00 (+0.96 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 12:13 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,300
Today's RangeGBX 2,297 - GBX 2,329
52-Week RangeGBX 2,476 - GBX 3,387
Volume605,366 shs
Average Volume972,940 shs
Market Capitalization£19.87 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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, 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

Stock Exchange LON
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

Employees133,000
Outstanding Shares791,670,000
Market Cap£19.87 billion

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, 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 yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 7th. The official announcement can be seen 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, beating the consensus estimate of $125.90 by $1.20. The firm earned $15.36 billion during the quarter. Associated British Foods had a return on equity of 12.97% and a net margin of 7.01%. View Associated British Foods' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for ABF?

17 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Associated British Foods' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,500 to GBX 3,600. On average, they anticipate Associated British Foods' share price to reach GBX 3,025.18 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Associated British Foods.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Associated British Foods?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Associated British Foods in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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)

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 2,322.

How big of a company is Associated British Foods?

Associated British Foods has a market capitalization of £19.87 billion. Associated British Foods employs 133,000 workers across the globe.

What is Associated British Foods' official website?

The official website for Associated British Foods is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Associated British Foods (LON ABF)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  920 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  683 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,603
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.
This page was last updated on 10/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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