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Associated British Foods

Current Price 2161.46p Bid 2175.00p Ask 2180.00p Change 0.41%
Last Updated: 14/12/2018 19:19. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Associated British Foods plc is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales of £15.6bn and 137,000 employees in 50 countries. It has significant businesses in Europe, southern Africa, the Americas, Asia and Australia.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 15/09/2018

Turnover
£15,574.00m
Operating Profit
£1,344.00m
Dividend Yield
2.07
Dividend Per Share
45.00
Dividend Cover
2.83
P/E Ratio
17.03

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
Graham Denis Allan
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
ABF
ISIN
GB0006731235
Shares in Issue
791,674,183
Market cap
£17,187.25m

Analyst Views (11)

Strong Buy
 
72.73%
Buy
 
18.18%
Hold
 
9.09%
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
2180.00p
Bid Price
2175.00p
Ask Price
2180.00p
Volume
1443165
Change Today
9.00p
% Change Today
0.41%
Open
2168.00p
Previous Close
2180.00p
Intraday High
2190.00p
Intraday Low
2151.00p
52 Week High
2912.00p
52 Week Low
2136.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Associated British Foods Intra-day Chart

Associated British Foods News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Surging oil prices boost FTSE 07 Dec 2018 | 16:48 Investors remain shaky after stock market volatility 07 Dec 2018 | 11:58 UK stocks bounce 1.6%, though investors remain on edge 07 Dec 2018 | 08:53 ABF says Primark encountering 'tough' retail backdrop; maintains FY guidance 07 Dec 2018 | 07:55 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 07 Nov 2018 | 11:30 FTSE falls on strong sterling and weak mining sector 06 Nov 2018 | 16:49 UK stocks drift lower as investors await US election outcome 06 Nov 2018 | 09:09 AB Foods profits inch higher as Primark, grocery offset plunging sugar profits 06 Nov 2018 | 07:39 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 16 Oct 2018 | 13:00 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

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
15 Sep 2018
16 Sep 2017
Tangible Assets
5,747.0
5,470.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,632.0
1,414.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
1,028.0
736.0
Total Non-Current Assets
8,407.0
7,620.0
Inventory
2,187.0
2,101.0
Trade & Receivables
1,436.0
1,342.0
Cash & Receivables
1,362.0
1,550.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
300.0
197.0
Total Assets
13,692.0
12,810.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
15 Sep 2018
16 Sep 2017
Short Term Liabilities
3,248.0
3,153.0
Long Term Liabilities
1,148.0
1,245.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
4,396.0
4,398.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
15 Sep 2018
16 Sep 2017
Net Assets
9,296.0
8,412.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
15 Sep 2018
16 Sep 2017
Share Capital
45.0
45.0
Minority Interests
85.0
73.0
Retained Earnings
8,615.0
7,694.0
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
551.0
600.0
Total Equity
9,296.0
8,412.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
15 Sep 2018
16 Sep 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
1,430.0
1,641.0
Cashflow Before Financing
430.0
1,274.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-103.0
939.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
15 Sep 2018
16 Sep 2017
Turnover
15,574.0
15,357.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
1,344.0
1,336.0
Pre-Tax Profit
1,279.0
1,576.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
1,022.0
1,211.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
13 Dec 2018
11 Jan 2019
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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