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Associated British Foods

Current Price 2661.00p Bid 2660.00p Ask 2662.00p Change 1.60%
Last Updated: 18/02/2018 02:57. 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
1.57
Dividend Per Share
41.00
Dividend Cover
3.70
P/E Ratio
17.24

Key Personnel

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

Stock Details

EPIC
ABF
ISIN
GB0006731235
Shares in Issue
791,674,183
Market cap
£20,694.36m

Analyst Views (12)

Strong Buy
 
66.67%
Buy
 
8.33%
Hold
 
16.67%
Sell
 
8.33%
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
2662.00p
Bid Price
2660.00p
Ask Price
2662.00p
Volume
793080
Change Today
42.00p
% Change Today
1.60%
Open
2634.00p
Previous Close
2662.00p
Intraday High
2677.00p
Intraday Low
2628.00p
52 Week High
3387.00p
52 Week Low
2476.00p
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

Weaker commodity prices topple FTSE 18 Jan 2018 | 16:57 FTSE falls on weaker retailers and utilities 18 Jan 2018 | 11:44 FTSE extends losing streak 18 Jan 2018 | 08:36 ABF revenues buoyed by record sales at Primark 18 Jan 2018 | 07:04 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 16 Jan 2018 | 11:30 Cairnie appointed to board of ContourGlobal 03 Jan 2018 | 13:09 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 19 Dec 2017 | 08:50 Director Deals - Associated British Foods PLC (ABF) 28 Nov 2017 | 17:10 Director Deals - Associated British Foods PLC (ABF) 28 Nov 2017 | 17:10 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 28 Nov 2017 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 27 Nov 2017 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 20 Nov 2017 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 13 Nov 2017 | 10:10 FTSE falls on disappointing results and decline in copper price 07 Nov 2017 | 16:46 Underwhelming results hit FTSE 100 07 Nov 2017 | 11:54 UK stocks open flat 07 Nov 2017 | 09:00 ABF hikes divi as revenues and profits rise 07 Nov 2017 | 07:09 Broker Forecast - Macquarie issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 27 Oct 2017 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 22 Sep 2017 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 12 Sep 2017 | 09:40 Stocks climb higher by the close 11 Sep 2017 | 16:35 Petra slumps as Provident rallies 11 Sep 2017 | 11:56 Petra plummets on export block by Tanzanian authorities 11 Sep 2017 | 09:17 ABF adjusted operating profits to be well ahead of last time 11 Sep 2017 | 07:19 FLASH: Associated British Foods' outlook improves 11 Sep 2017 | 07:13 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 08 Sep 2017 | 11:50 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 01 Sep 2017 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 31 Aug 2017 | 14:20 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 30 Aug 2017 | 13:20 Director Deals - Associated British Foods PLC (ABF) 10 Jul 2017 | 16:30

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
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
H1 Dividend
05 Jun 2013
05 Jul 2013
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