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Associated British Foods

Current Price 2273.00p Bid 2272.00p Ask 2274.00p Change -0.48%
Last Updated: 26/09/2018 09:38. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Associated British Foods is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales of £15.4bn, 133,000 employees and operations in 50 countries across Europe, southern Africa, the Americas, Asia and Australia. Its business is split into five segments: Grocery; Sugar; Agriculture; Ingredients; and Retail. Its brands include: Twinings, Ovaltine, Silver Spoon, Billingtons, Jordans, Dorset cereals, Ryvita, Kingsmill, Pataks and Blue Dragon. As well as Mazola, the leader in corn oil in the US. Capullo, a premium canola oil in Mexico. Tone's, Spice Islands and Durkee are US herbs and spices brands. Ham, bacon and smallgoods under Don and KRC brands. Tip Top Bakeries produce a range of well-known breads and baked goods. It also owns retailer Primark which operates over 300 stores in eleven countries: the UK, Republic of Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, France Italy and US.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 16/09/2017

Turnover
£15,357.00m
Operating Profit
£1,336.00m
Dividend Yield
1.81
Dividend Per Share
41.00
Dividend Cover
3.67
P/E Ratio
15.07

Key Personnel

George Garfield Weston
Chief Executive
John George Bason
Finance Director
Michael George Alexander McLintock
Non-Executive Chairman
Richard Harry Reid
Non-Executive Director
Dr Wolfhart Gunnar Hauser
Non-Executive Director
Linda Ruth Cairnie
Non-Executive Director
Francisco Javier Ferrán
Non-Executive Director
Emma Susan Adamo
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
ABF
ISIN
GB0006731235
Shares in Issue
791,674,183
Market cap
£18,081.84m

Analyst Views (13)

Strong Buy
 
76.92%
Buy
 
15.38%
Hold
 
7.69%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
2273.00p
Bid Price
2272.00p
Ask Price
2274.00p
Volume
54109
Change Today
-11.00p
% Change Today
-0.48%
Open
2280.00p
Previous Close
2284.00p
Intraday High
2290.00p
Intraday Low
2273.00p
52 Week High
3387.00p
52 Week Low
2186.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

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Associated British Foods Intra-day Chart

Associated British Foods News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 11 Sep 2018 | 12:00 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 11 Sep 2018 | 11:50 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 11 Sep 2018 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 11 Sep 2018 | 09:20 FTSE flat as upbeat UK data and improved Brexit outlook lifts sterling 10 Sep 2018 | 16:43 Rising banks boost FTSE 10 Sep 2018 | 12:02 UK stocks open flat as far-right ascends in Sweden 10 Sep 2018 | 08:53 Associated British Foods says Primark profits to offset sugar division woes 10 Sep 2018 | 07:26 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 30 Aug 2018 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 28 Aug 2018 | 08:20 Director Deals - Associated British Foods PLC (ABF) 23 Jul 2018 | 16:45 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 06 Jul 2018 | 09:10 FTSE remains higher, powered by mining rally 05 Jul 2018 | 16:57 Miners and oil majors boost FTSE 05 Jul 2018 | 11:56 UK stocks open higher despite US-China trade concerns 05 Jul 2018 | 09:16 Associated British Foods sees higher profits at Primark; full-year outlook unchanged 05 Jul 2018 | 07:34 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 26 Jun 2018 | 09:10 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 18 Jun 2018 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 08 Jun 2018 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 07 Jun 2018 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 24 May 2018 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 08 May 2018 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 04 May 2018 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 23 Apr 2018 | 08:30 Director Deals - Associated British Foods PLC (ABF) 18 Apr 2018 | 16:25 Miners lift FTSE 17 Apr 2018 | 16:49 FTSE follows US higher 17 Apr 2018 | 12:00 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 17 Apr 2018 | 10:10 AB Foods profit slips as sugar revenue falls 17 Apr 2018 | 07:35 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 05 Apr 2018 | 10:00

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
16 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2016
Tangible Assets
5,470.0
5,145.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,414.0
1,348.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
736.0
446.0
Total Non-Current Assets
7,620.0
6,939.0
Inventory
2,101.0
2,033.0
Trade & Receivables
1,342.0
1,337.0
Cash & Receivables
1,550.0
555.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
197.0
512.0
Total Assets
12,810.0
11,376.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
16 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2016
Short Term Liabilities
3,153.0
3,145.0
Long Term Liabilities
1,245.0
1,109.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
4,398.0
4,254.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
16 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2016
Net Assets
8,412.0
7,122.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
16 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2016
Share Capital
45.0
45.0
Minority Interests
73.0
68.0
Retained Earnings
7,694.0
6,423.0
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
600.0
586.0
Total Equity
8,412.0
7,122.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
16 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
1,641.0
1,310.0
Cashflow Before Financing
1,274.0
554.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
939.0
-165.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
16 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2016
Turnover
15,357.0
13,399.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
1,336.0
1,103.0
Pre-Tax Profit
1,576.0
1,042.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
1,211.0
821.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
07 Jun 2018
06 Jul 2018
H2 Dividend
14 Dec 2017
12 Jan 2018
H1 Dividend
08 Jun 2017
07 Jul 2017
H2 Dividend
15 Dec 2016
13 Jan 2017
H1 Dividend
02 Jun 2016
01 Jul 2016
H2 Dividend
10 Dec 2015
08 Jan 2016
H1 Dividend
04 Jun 2015
03 Jul 2015
H2 Dividend
11 Dec 2014
09 Jan 2015
H1 Dividend
04 Jun 2014
04 Jul 2014
H2 Dividend
04 Dec 2013
10 Jan 2014
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