Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L)

ABF.L on London Stock Exchange

2,865.00GBp
28 Aug 2014
Price Change (% chg)

-43.00p (-1.48%)
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2,908.00p
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2,900.00p
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2,908.00p
Day's Low
2,852.00p
Volume
538,428
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52-wk High
3,156.00p
52-wk Low
1,795.73p

ABF.L

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About

Associated British Foods plc (ABF) is a holding company. The Company is engaged in the processing and manufacture of food worldwide and textile retailing in the United Kingdom and continental Europe. The Company operates in five segments: grocery, sugar, agriculture, ingredients and retail. Grocery segment is engaged in the... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.63
Market Cap (Mil.): £23,021.88
Shares Outstanding (Mil.): 791.67
Dividend: 9.70
Yield (%): 1.11

Financials

  ABF.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 36.95 23.81 34.47
EPS (TTM): 0.79 -- --
ROI: 8.85 11.06 50.51
ROE: 10.19 14.11 58.95
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UPDATE 2-Booming business at Primark prompts ABF to lift earnings forecast

* Shares down 2 pct, having risen 61 pct over last year (Adds detail, finance director comment, analyst comment, shares)

10 Jul 2014

AB Foods raises year earnings guidance

LONDON, July 10 - Associated British Foods raised its annual earnings guidance after a strong third-quarter performance from its Primark discount fashion chain and progress in its ingredients business more than offset weakness in its sugar operations.

10 Jul 2014

UPDATE 1-Primark names Iberia head to lead push into United States

MADRID, May 20 - Primark, Associated British Foods' fast-growing clothing chain, appointed the head of its Spain and Portugal division to lead the retailer's push into the United States, where it aims to open its first store by the end of next year.

20 May 2014

Primark's Iberia head to run U.S. unit next year - director

MADRID, May 20 - Primark, Associated British Foods' fast-growing clothing chain, said on Tuesday its head of Spain and Portugal Jose Luis Martinez de Larramendi has been chosen to run its U.S. division as it makes a bid to crack the region.

20 May 2014

Tech leads European shares lower as Ericsson, ARM disappoint

* FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.6 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.7 pct

23 Apr 2014

Tech leads European shares lower as Ericsson, ARM disappoint

* FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.5 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.7 pct

23 Apr 2014

Weaker FTSE 100 gets support from ABF and AstraZeneca

LONDON, April 23 - Strength in Associated British Foods on U.S. growth prospects and in drugmakers on expectations of sector consolidation kept Britain's top share index near a two-week high on Wednesday.

23 Apr 2014

Weaker FTSE 100 gets support from ABF and AstraZeneca

LONDON, April 23 - Strength in Associated British Foods on U.S. growth prospects and in drugmakers on sector consolidation expectations kept Britain's top share index near a two-week high on Wednesday.

23 Apr 2014

French blue-chips lead European shares lower after euro zone PMIs

LONDON, April 23 - French blue-chip shares underperformed their German counterparts on Wednesday after survey data showed that the recovery in France is still weaker than the euro zone's biggest economy.

23 Apr 2014

AB Foods profit growth held back by sugar

LONDON, April 23 - Associated British Foods met forecasts with a 1 percent rise in first-half profit with a major fall in its sugar business offset by a strong performance from its Primark clothing chain and progress in its grocery operation.

23 Apr 2014

Earnings vs. Estimates

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