Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L)

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Associated British Foods plc is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales. The Company operates in 47 countries across Europe, southern Africa, the Americas, Asia and Australia. The Company operates in five segments, including Sugar, Agriculture, Retail, Grocery and Ingredients. Grocery segment... (more)


Beta: 0.94
Market Cap(Mil.): £22,958.55
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 791.67
Dividend: 10.30
Yield (%): --


  ABF.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 30.71 25.83 44.26
EPS (TTM): 0.94 -- --
ROI: 10.08 10.15 50.46
ROE: 11.47 13.57 56.34

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - April 20

April 20 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

20 Apr 2016

UPDATE 2-Primark-owner AB Foods says Brexit no major threat

LONDON, April 19 Primark-owner Associated British Foods would not be damaged by Brexit its chief executive said on Tuesday after the company reported a bigger than expected increase in first-half profits.

19 Apr 2016

European Factors to Watch-Shares seen higher, focus on earnings

LONDON, April 19 European equities were expected to set a new one-month high on Tuesday, tracking gains on Wall Street and in Asia, with a recovery in crude oil prices and some encouraging company results seen supporting the market.

19 Apr 2016

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 19

April 19 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 13 points, or 0.2 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.13 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

19 Apr 2016

AB Foods maintains full-year guidance after first-half growth

LONDON, April 19 Associated British Foods , owner of the Primark clothing chain, maintained full-year guidance after it beat forecasts with a 3 percent rise in first-half profit.

19 Apr 2016

UPDATE 2-AB Foods to buy rest of South Africa's Illovo Sugar

* Illovo shares up more than 15 pct (Adds company executive comments, updates share price)

08 Apr 2016

BRIEF-Illovo Sugar says AB Foods to buy remaining stake in co for 5.6 bln rand

* Entered into a Transaction Implementation Agreement with ABF, in terms of which ABF (or a wholly-owned subsidiary of abf) will make an offer to acquire all of issued shares in Illovo (other than 236 569 232 Illovo shares already owned by AOL)

08 Apr 2016

BRIEF-AB Foods still in talks to buy South Africa's Illovo Sugar

* Discussions are continuing over ABF's non-binding expression of interest to Illovo, to potentially acquire all remaining issued ordinary shares of Illovo that ABF does not already own

18 Mar 2016

AB Foods edges-up full year earnings guidance

LONDON, Feb 22 Associated British Foods edged up its full-year earnings forecast on Monday, helped by recent currency moves.

22 Feb 2016

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Feb 8 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 21:00 GMT on Monday:

09 Feb 2016

Earnings vs. Estimates