About Associated British Foods (LON:ABF)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Food - Major Diversified
Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Return on Equity12.97%
Return on Assets8.47%
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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, April 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 7th will be paid 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 accessed at this link. View Associated British Foods' Dividend History.
How were Associated British Foods' earnings last quarter?
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) posted its 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 business earned $15.36 billion during 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.
What price target have analysts set for ABF?
18 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Associated British Foods' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,583 to GBX 3,600. On average, they anticipate Associated British Foods' share price to reach GBX 3,252.39 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Associated British Foods.
Who are some of Associated British Foods' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Associated British Foods include Saputo (SAP), Parmalat (PLT), Maple Leaf Foods (MFI), Premium Brands (PBH), Cranswick (CWK), Devro (DVO), Premier Foods (PFD), Finsbury Food Group (FIF), Anpario (ANP), Andover Medical (HOTF), Ginger Beef (GB), Glanbia (GLB) and Zambeef Products (ZAM).
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)
Has Associated British Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?
Press coverage about ABF stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Associated British Foods earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
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 2,762.
How big of a company is Associated British Foods?
Associated British Foods has a market capitalization of £19.87 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.
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