Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L)
25 Nov 2015
LONDON, Nov 3 Associated British Foods posted a 2 percent fall in annual earnings, as growth at it Primark fashion chain, grocery, agriculture and ingredients businesses was more than offset by a slump in its sugar operation and currency moves.
LONDON, Oct 21 EU sugar stocks are tightening, triggering expectations for up to 600,000 tonnes of imports of raw sugar into the bloc over the next year, much of it likely from Brazil, trade sources said on Wednesday.
** SocGen downgrades rating on Associated British Foods to "hold" from "buy", with brokerage pointing out that expectations of strong growth at Primark now fairly reflected in valuation
* Store housed in iconic building owned by rival Inditex's founder
* Shares down 1.9 percent (Adds analyst comment, share price)
LONDON, Sept 7 Associated British Foods maintained its full-year earnings forecast on Monday, with progress at Primark and at its grocery, ingredients and agriculture businesses expected to be offset by a large reduction in profit in its sugar business.
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* Miners boosted by stabilisation in China stock market (Adds closing prices)
LONDON, July 9 Fast-growing budget fashion retailer Primark plans to open its first shop in Italy next year, expanding into its tenth European market, owner Associated British Foods said on Thursday.
LONDON, July 9 Associated British Foods, owner of budget fashion retailer Primark and British Sugar, on Thursday maintained current year guidance after posting a small rise in year-to-date revenue.