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

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GBX 2,358 +40.00 (+1.73 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,318
Today's RangeGBX 2,301 - GBX 2,358
52-Week RangeGBX 2,476 - GBX 3,387
Volume947,881 shs
Average Volume972,940 shs
Market Capitalization£18.57 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, 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees137,000
Market Cap£18.57 billion
OptionableNot Optionable

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 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 13th will be given a dividend of GBX 33.30 per share on Friday, January 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.35%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. This is a positive change from Associated British Foods's previous dividend of $11.70. 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 7th. The company reported $127.10 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $125.90 by $1.20. The company had revenue of $15.36 billion for the quarter. View Associated British Foods' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for ABF?

16 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Associated British Foods' shares. Their predictions range from GBX 2,332 to GBX 3,600. On average, they expect Associated British Foods' stock price to reach GBX 2,994.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Associated British Foods.

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

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Associated British Foods in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Associated British Foods.

Has Associated British Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about ABF stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Associated British Foods earned a daily sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 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

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 2,358.

How big of a company is Associated British Foods?

Associated British Foods has a market capitalization of £1,856.97 billion. 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 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:  956 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  698 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,654
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 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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