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Associated British Foods

Current Price 2475.78p Bid 2475.00p Ask 2476.00p Change 0.69%
Last Updated: 13/11/2019 19:47. 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 £15.8bn and 138,000 employees in 52 countries. It has significant businesses in Europe, southern Africa, the Americas, Asia and Australia. Its aim is to achieve strong, sustainable leadership positions in markets that offer potential for profitable growth. It looks to achieve this through a combination of growth of existing businesses, acquisition of complementary new businesses and achievement of high levels of operating efficiency.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 14/09/2019

Turnover
£15,824.00m
Operating Profit
£1,282.00m
Dividend Yield
1.89
Dividend Per Share
46.35
Dividend Cover
2.40
P/E Ratio
22.13

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
Francisco Javier Ferrán
Non-Executive Director
Dr Wolfhart Gunnar Hauser
Non-Executive Director
Linda Ruth Cairnie
Non-Executive Director
Graham Denis Allan
Non-Executive Director
Emma Susan Adamo
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
ABF
ISIN
GB0006731235
Shares in Issue
791,674,183
Market cap
£19,467.27m
Sector

Analyst Views (8)

Strong Buy
 
87.50%
Buy
 
12.50%
Hold
 
0.00%
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
2476.00p
Bid Price
2475.00p
Ask Price
2476.00p
Volume
3438486
Change Today
17.00p
% Change Today
0.69%
Open
2458.00p
Previous Close
2476.00p
Intraday High
2496.00p
Intraday Low
2448.37p
52 Week High
2659.00p
52 Week Low
2011.00p
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 AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 11 Nov 2019 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 07 Nov 2019 | 10:30 FTSE mirrors US and Europe markets with modest gains 05 Nov 2019 | 16:43 UK stocks gain as services sector stops contracting 05 Nov 2019 | 12:06 UK stocks edge 0.1% higher amid US-China trade optimism 05 Nov 2019 | 09:03 Associated British Foods profit falls on weakness in sugar division 05 Nov 2019 | 07:28 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 21 Oct 2019 | 09:50 Director Deals - Associated British Foods PLC (ABF) 11 Sep 2019 | 17:45 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 10 Sep 2019 | 09:40 UK stocks continue to slide in afternoon trade 09 Sep 2019 | 16:47 UK stocks reverse gains on pound strength 09 Sep 2019 | 12:20 UK stocks open 0.5% higher amid global stimulus hopes 09 Sep 2019 | 09:01 Associated British Foods says decline in AB Sugar to offset 'strong' Primark growth 09 Sep 2019 | 07:58 Director Deals - Associated British Foods PLC (ABF) 12 Jul 2019 | 11:05 Director Deals - Associated British Foods PLC (ABF) 12 Jul 2019 | 09:05 FTSE closes flat with US markets closed 04 Jul 2019 | 16:43 FTSE remains unchanged as investors wait 04 Jul 2019 | 11:58 UK stocks little changed in thin trading 04 Jul 2019 | 09:30 Associated British Foods sales up 3%; expects 'good' growth from Primark 04 Jul 2019 | 07:27 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 07 Jun 2019 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 25 Apr 2019 | 10:10 FTSE falls more than 0.7% as oil stocks move into reverse 24 Apr 2019 | 16:35 FTSE retreats from 7,500 amid several negative catalysts 24 Apr 2019 | 11:55 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 24 Apr 2019 | 10:30 UK stocks open 0.5% weaker as miners, oil plays weigh 24 Apr 2019 | 08:57 Associated British Foods profits slide despite 'excellent' growth at Primark 24 Apr 2019 | 07:25 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 10 Apr 2019 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 09 Apr 2019 | 16:10 Director Deals - Associated British Foods PLC (ABF) 01 Mar 2019 | 17:50 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Associated British Foods PLC 26 Feb 2019 | 10:50

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
14 Sep 2019
15 Sep 2018
Tangible Assets
5,769.0
5,747.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,681.0
1,632.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
714.0
1,028.0
Total Non-Current Assets
8,164.0
8,407.0
Inventory
2,386.0
2,187.0
Trade & Receivables
1,436.0
1,436.0
Cash & Receivables
1,495.0
1,362.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
279.0
300.0
Total Assets
13,760.0
13,692.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
14 Sep 2019
15 Sep 2018
Short Term Liabilities
3,068.0
3,248.0
Long Term Liabilities
1,142.0
1,148.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
4,210.0
4,396.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
14 Sep 2019
15 Sep 2018
Net Assets
9,550.0
9,296.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
14 Sep 2019
15 Sep 2018
Share Capital
45.0
45.0
Minority Interests
98.0
85.0
Retained Earnings
8,832.0
8,615.0
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
575.0
551.0
Total Equity
9,550.0
9,296.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
14 Sep 2019
15 Sep 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
1,509.0
1,430.0
Cashflow Before Financing
778.0
430.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
87.0
-103.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
14 Sep 2019
15 Sep 2018
Turnover
15,824.0
15,574.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
1,282.0
1,344.0
Pre-Tax Profit
1,173.0
1,279.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
896.0
1,022.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
12 Dec 2019
10 Jan 2020
H1 Dividend
06 Jun 2019
05 Jul 2019
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
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