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Premier Foods (PFD) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 173.31
-0.69 (-0.40%)
(As of 03:03 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
527,350 shs
Average Volume
1.10 million shs
Market Capitalization
£1.51 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
GBX 192.50

Premier Foods MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
11.1% Upside
GBX 192.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.78mentions of Premier Foods in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
£7.70 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.59 out of 5 stars

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About Premier Foods Stock (LON:PFD)

Premier Foods plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes branded and own label food products in the United Kingdom, other European countries, and internationally. The company operates through Grocery, Sweet Treats, and international segments. It offers a portfolio of product categories, including flavorings and seasonings under the Bisto, OXO, Paxo, and Saxa brands; cooking sauces and accompaniments under the Sharwood's, Loyd Grossman, Spice Tailor and Homepride brands; quick meals, snacks, and soups under the Batchelors and Smash brands; ambient desserts under the Ambrosia, Bird's, and Angel Delight brands; and ambient cakes under the Mr Kipling and Cadbury brands. The company also provides dumplings under the Atora brand name; plain flour under the Be-Ro brand; dried milk under the Marvel brand name; plain and self-raising flour under the McDougalls brand; and plant based food under the Plantastic brand name. It offers its products through supermarkets, discounters, convenience stores, and wholesale and food service facilities, as well as through e-commerce channels. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Saint Albans, the United Kingdom.

PFD Stock Price History

PFD Stock News Headlines

Premier Foods (LON:PFD) Reaches New 12-Month High at $177.05
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Packaged Foods
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 192.50
High Stock Price Target
GBX 210
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 175
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
2 Analysts


Net Income
£98.20 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£1.08 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 4.48 per share
Book Value
GBX 154 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
£1.50 billion
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Alexander Richard Whitehouse (Age 55)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.25M
  • Mr. Duncan Neil Leggett (Age 45)
    CFO & Director
    Comp: $765k
  • Mr. Paul Roche Thompson (Age 58)
    Operations Director
  • Mr. Richard Godden
    Director of Investor Relations & Treasury
  • Mr. Simon Alan Rose (Age 58)
    General Counsel & Company Secretary
  • Mr. Yilmaz Erceyes (Age 46)
    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. David Wilkinson (Age 57)
    Human Resources Director
  • Ms. Hannah Collyer (Age 41)
    Corporate Affairs & ESG Director
  • Mr. Richard Lister Martin (Age 54)
    Chief Customer Officer

PFD Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Premier Foods stock right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Premier Foods in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" PFD shares.
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What is Premier Foods' stock price target for 2024?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Premier Foods' shares. Their PFD share price targets range from GBX 175 to GBX 210. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach GBX 192.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have PFD shares performed in 2024?

Premier Foods' stock was trading at GBX 135.60 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, PFD stock has increased by 27.8% and is now trading at GBX 173.31.
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How were Premier Foods' earnings last quarter?

Premier Foods plc (LON:PFD) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 15th. The company reported $7.60 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $7.20 by $0.40. Premier Foods had a net margin of 9.09% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.90%.

How often does Premier Foods pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Premier Foods?

Premier Foods announced a dividend on Thursday, May 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.73 per share on Friday, July 26th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 27th. This is an increase from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 1.44. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is Premier Foods a good dividend stock?

Premier Foods (LON:PFD) pays an annual dividend of GBX 1 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.86%. The dividend payout ratio is 909.09%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Premier Foods own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Premier Foods investors own include Aviva (AVVIY), Laura Ashley (ALY), Glencore (GLEN), Ocado Group (OCDO), UK Oil & Gas (UKOG), Barclays (BARC), Premier Foods (PRRFY), Premier Oil (PMO), Thomas Cook Group (TCG) and Tesco (TSCO).

How do I buy shares of Premier Foods?

Shares of PFD stock 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.
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This page (LON:PFD) was last updated on 5/22/2024 by Staff

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