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LON:ABFAssociated British Foods Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 1,884
+6.50 (+0.35 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 1,884
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 1,913.75
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 1,884
Volume413,718 shs
Average Volume972,940 shs
Market Capitalization£14.92 billion
P/E Ratio21.07
Dividend Yield2.34%
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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£15.94 billion
Cash FlowGBX 182.53 per share
Book ValueGBX 1,143.60 per share



Market Cap£14.92 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 1,884
+6.50 (+0.35 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ABF stock has decreased by 6.0% and is now trading at GBX 1,884.
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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."
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How were Associated British Foods' earnings last quarter?

Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 21st. The company reported $61.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $61.20 by $0.60.
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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, 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 yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 12th. This is a positive change from Associated British Foods's previous dividend of GBX 12.05. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for ABF?

15 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Associated British Foods' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,000 to GBX 3,200. On average, they anticipate Associated British Foods' stock price to reach GBX 2,516.29 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 33.6% from the stock's current price.
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Has Associated British Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about ABF stock has trended very positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Associated British Foods earned a daily sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
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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 1,884.

How big of a company is Associated British Foods?

Associated British Foods has a market capitalization of £14.92 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 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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