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Associated British Foods plc

ABF.L

Latest Trade

1,951.00GBp

Change

-75.00(-3.70%)

Volume

983,548

Today's Range

1,951.00

 - 

2,023.00

52 Week Range

1,554.00

 - 

2,730.00

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
2,026.00
Open
2,007.00
Volume
983,548
3M AVG Volume
24.72
Today's High
2,023.00
Today's Low
1,951.00
52 Week High
2,730.00
52 Week Low
1,554.00
Shares Out (MIL)
791.67
Market Cap (MIL)
16,039.32
Forward P/E
27.93
Dividend (Yield %)
1.69

Next Event

Full Year 2020 Associated British Foods PLC Pre-Close Trading Statement Release

Latest Developments

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Associated British Foods Closes All 376 Primark Stores

AB Foods Says Too Early To Forecast For Remainder Of Year Due To COVID-19

Wilmar International Announces JV In China With Associated British Foods Plc

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About Associated British Foods plc

Associated British Foods plc is an international food, ingredients and retail company. Its segments include grocery, sugar, agriculture, ingredients and retail. The grocery segment manufactures products, including hot beverages, sugar and sweeteners, vegetable oils, balsamic vinegars, bread and baked goods, cereals, ethnic foods, and meat products, which are sold to retail, wholesale and foodservice businesses. The sugar segment is engaged in growing and processing of sugar beet and sugar cane for sale to industrial users and to Silver Spoon, which is included in the Grocery segment. The agriculture segment manufactures of animal feeds and the provision of other products and services for the agriculture sector. The ingredients segment is manufactures of bakers’ yeast, bakery ingredients, enzymes, lipids, yeast extracts and cereal specialties. The retail segment is engaged in buying and merchandising value clothing and accessories through the Primark and Penney's retail chains.

Industry

Retail (Apparel)

Contact Info

Mayfair, 10 Grosvenor Street

W1K 4QY

United Kingdom

+44.20.73996500

https://www.abf.co.uk/

Executive Leadership

Michael George Alexander McLintock

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

George G. Weston

Chief Executive, Executive Director

John George Bason

Finance Director, Executive Director

Paul A. Lister

Company Secretary

Emma Adamo

Non-Executive Director

Key Stats

2.42 mean rating - 24 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2017

15.4K

2018

15.6K

2019

15.8K

2020(E)

14.0K
EPS (GBp)

2017

127.100

2018

134.900

2019

137.500

2020(E)

72.421
Price To Earnings (TTM)
22.65
Price To Sales (TTM)
1.01
Price To Book (MRQ)
1.78
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
11.03
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
45.43
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
40.15
Return on Investment (TTM)
6.17
Return on Equity (TTM)
4.91

Latest News

Latest News

Primark encouraged by post-lockdown sales but profit to slump

Trading in British fashion chain Primark's reopened stores has been encouraging but the prolonged coronavirus lockdown means the retailer's full-year profit is likely to slump by about two thirds, owner Associated British Foods <ABF.L> said.

AB Foods reassured by trading in reopened Primark stores

Associated British Foods said on Thursday that trading in its Primark fashion stores that have reopened after coronavirus lockdown has been "reassuring and encouraging".

Primark has placed 'hundreds of millions' of pounds of new orders, says finance chief

British fashion retailer Primark has placed "hundreds of millions" of pounds worth of orders with suppliers for seasonal autumn/winter stock, the finance chief of its owner Associated British Foods said on Monday.

Primark has placed "hundreds of millions" of pounds of new orders, says finance chief

British fashion retailer Primark has placed "hundreds of millions" of pounds worth of orders with suppliers for seasonal autumn/winter stock, the finance chief of its owner Associated British Foods said on Monday.

Primark to open all stores in England on June 15

Fashion retailer Primark is working to re-open all its 153 stores in England on June 15, in line with the country's easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions, its owner Associated British Foods said on Monday.

AB Foods bosses take pay cut as coronavirus to dent profit

Primark owner Associated British Foods <ABF.L> said on Friday its bosses are taking temporary pay cuts and will not receive bonuses for the current year given that profits will be dented by the coronavirus emergency.

BRIEF-Associated British Foods Closes All 376 Primark Stores

* AB FOODS - AS AT 16 MARCH 2020, PRIMARK STORES REPRESENTING 20 PERCENT OF SELLING SPACE AND 30 PERCENT OF SALES WERE CLOSED.

Primark owner warns coronavirus threatens clothing supplies

Primark owner Associated British Foods <ABF.L> warned on Monday there was a risk of shortages of some clothing lines later this year if delays in factory production in China are prolonged because of the coronavirus.

FTSE 100 rebounds on trade optimism

UK blue-chips gained on Friday, bouncing back from a near two-month low in the previous session, on optimism over signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks.

AB Foods forecasts earnings growth in 2019-20 year

Associated British Foods <ABF.L> on Friday kept its forecast for earnings growth in its 2019-20 year with anticipated progress in its sugar and grocery businesses supplementing the further expansion of its Primark fashion chain.

UPDATE 1-AB Foods forecasts earnings growth in 2019-20 year

Associated British Foods on Friday kept its forecast for earnings growth in its 2019-20 year with anticipated progress in its sugar and grocery businesses supplementing the further expansion of its Primark fashion chain.

Primark owner AB Foods' confident outlook boosts shares

Associated British Foods <ABF.L> forecast earnings growth in its new financial year on Tuesday, with anticipated progress in its sugar and grocery businesses supplementing the further expansion of its Primark fashion chain.

AB Foods says Primark sales dented back by poor May weather

Fashion retailer Primark's sales were dented by unseasonable weather in May, its owner Associated British Foods said on Thursday.

Primark cushions AB Foods as sugar earnings dissolve

Associated British Foods said almost zero first half profit from sugar represented the "low water mark" for the business, forecasting an improved performance as prices improve.

AB Foods earnings held back by sugar

Associated British Foods reported flat first-half earnings, reflecting a fall in sugar revenue and profit that was offset by growth in all its other businesses.

Primark owner AB Foods says no-deal Brexit would be 'reckless'

Leaving the European Union at the end of March without a deal would be "reckless" for Britain, the finance chief of Primark owner Associated British Foods <ABF.L>, said on Thursday.

Primark's poor November trading sends AB Foods' shares lower

Associated British Foods <ABF.L> blamed a fall in shopper numbers and unseasonably warm weather for negative underlying sales at its Primark fashion chain in November, sending its shares lower.

Britain's sugar production falls following dry summer

* Sugar production in Britain is expected to fall to 1.05 million tonnes this season, down from the prior season's 1.37 million, Associated British Foods (ABF) said on Tuesday.

Primark owner AB Foods maintains full-year profit guidance

Associated British Foods on Thursday maintained its overall guidance for the full 2017-18 year, saying a more negative outlook for its sugar business would be offset by a better performance at its Primark fashion chain.

Primark-owner AB Foods' first-half profit held back by sugar

Associated British Foods on Tuesday reported a 1 percent fall in first-half profit, with a resilient performance at its Primark fashion business offset by a previously flagged reduction in sugar revenues.

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