Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L)

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18 Aug 2017
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Associated British Foods plc is an international food, ingredients and retail company. The Company's segments include grocery, sugar, agriculture, ingredients and retail. Its geographical segments include the United Kingdom, Europe and Africa, the Americas and Asia Pacific. The grocery segment manufactures grocery products,... (more)


Beta: 1.20
Market Cap(Mil.): £24,858.57
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 791.67
Dividend: 11.35
Yield (%): --


  ABF.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 22.56 22.30 42.65
EPS (TTM): 1.39 -- --
ROI: 13.25 12.55 67.50
ROE: 15.07 15.93 80.21

European shares hit 11-week low after ECB minutes; Reckitt, Sodexo weigh

LONDON/MILAN European shares fell on Thursday to their lowest in 11 weeks after minutes from the ECB'S latest meeting showed the central bank had left the door open to scrapping its bond-buying pledge.

06 Jul 2017

UPDATE 2-Primark pierces UK consumer gloom with improved sales

* Shares rise up to 6 pct (Recasts with finance director, analyst comments, shares)

06 Jul 2017

Primark owner AB Foods' outlook has "marginally improved"

LONDON, July 6 Associated British Foods, said on Thursday its outlook for the full 2016-17 year had marginally improved after a better-than-expected performance from its Primark clothing chain in its latest quarter.

06 Jul 2017

Zambia Sugar says refined sugar output up 47 percent

LUSAKA, June 8 Refined sugar production at Zambia Sugar, a unit of Associated British Foods , increased 47 percent to 65,000 tonnes in the year ended Mar 31, driven up by increased refining capacity, the company said on Thursday.

08 Jun 2017

AB Foods profit jump driven by sugar rebound, lifts outlook

LONDON, April 19 Associated British Foods on Wednesday reported a 36 percent rise in first-half profit, driven by a recovery at its sugar business and a resilient performance at Primark, its discount fashion retailer.

19 Apr 2017

U.S. Post Holdings tucks into British breakfast cereal Weetabix

LONDON/SHANGHAI/NEW YORK Post Holdings is buying leading British breakfast cereal brand Weetabix from China's Bright Food Group Co Ltd [SHMNGA.UL] for 1.4 billion pounds ($1.8 billion), giving the U.S.-focused company a European base on which to build. | Video

18 Apr 2017

China's Bright Food to sell Weetabix to Post Holdings for $1.76 bln

SHANGHAI, April 18 China's Bright Food Group Co Ltd has agreed to sell iconic British cereal brand Weetabix to U.S. cereal company Post Holdings for $1.76 billion, a spokesman for the Chinese conglomerate said on Tuesday.

18 Apr 2017

Britain's FTSE falters ahead of holiday, banks in focus

* AB Foods boosted by upgrade (ADVISORY- European stock markets are closed on Friday and Monday. There will be no European market reports on those days)

13 Apr 2017

Britain's FTSE falters ahead of holiday, banks in focus

LONDON, April 13 Britain's top share index declined on Thursday, with financials in the spotlight as U.S. banks were set to report earnings, though volumes were light ahead of a market holiday.

13 Apr 2017

Britain's FTSE turns down on sterling strength after inflation jumps

LONDON, March 21 British shares dipped on Tuesday as sterling strengthened after British inflation shot past the central bank's target for the first time in three years.

21 Mar 2017

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