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Associated British Foods LSE:ABF Stock Report

Last Price

UK£22.73

Market Cap

UK£17.1b

7D

-0.9%

1Y

12.4%

Updated

29 Feb, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

Associated British Foods plc

LSE:ABF Stock Report

Market Cap: UK£17.1b

ABF Stock Overview

Associated British Foods plc operates as a diversified food, ingredients, and retail company worldwide.

ABF fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends3/6

Associated British Foods plc Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Associated British Foods
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£22.73
52 Week HighUK£24.85
52 Week LowUK£18.05
Beta1.23
1 Month Change-4.54%
3 Month Change-4.70%
1 Year Change12.41%
3 Year Change-4.58%
5 Year Change0.35%
Change since IPO4,553.21%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Shares Could Be 49% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Mar 01
Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Shares Could Be 49% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)?

Feb 01
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)?

Investors Aren't Entirely Convinced By Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) Earnings

Jan 19
Investors Aren't Entirely Convinced By Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) Earnings

Associated British Foods' (LON:ABF) Returns On Capital Not Reflecting Well On The Business

Jan 06
Associated British Foods' (LON:ABF) Returns On Capital Not Reflecting Well On The Business

Here's Why We Think Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Is Well Worth Watching

Dec 22
Here's Why We Think Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Is Well Worth Watching

Associated British Foods' (LON:ABF) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

Dec 09
Associated British Foods' (LON:ABF) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

This Is Why Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) CEO Compensation Looks Appropriate

Dec 01
This Is Why Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) CEO Compensation Looks Appropriate

Does Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Nov 23
Does Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Nov 10
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 51% Above Its Share Price

Nov 09
Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 51% Above Its Share Price

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Sep 13
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Why Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Could Be Worth Watching

Aug 26
Why Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Could Be Worth Watching

Here's Why Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Aug 09
Here's Why Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Is Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Trading At A 25% Discount?

Jul 25
Is Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Trading At A 25% Discount?

Investors Could Be Concerned With Associated British Foods' (LON:ABF) Returns On Capital

Jun 07
Investors Could Be Concerned With Associated British Foods' (LON:ABF) Returns On Capital

Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)?

May 25
Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)?

We Think Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

May 11
We Think Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Associated British Foods' (LON:ABF) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

Apr 28
Associated British Foods' (LON:ABF) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)

Apr 25
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)

Is Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Potentially Undervalued?

Feb 16
Is Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Potentially Undervalued?

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

Feb 02
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

Is There An Opportunity With Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) 35% Undervaluation?

Jan 20
Is There An Opportunity With Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) 35% Undervaluation?

Does Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Dec 24
Does Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

What Does Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) Share Price Indicate?

Nov 01
What Does Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) Share Price Indicate?

Is Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Trading At A 34% Discount?

Oct 11
Is Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Trading At A 34% Discount?

Returns On Capital At Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Paint A Concerning Picture

Sep 04
Returns On Capital At Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Paint A Concerning Picture

Should You Investigate Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) At UK£16.99?

Jul 25
Should You Investigate Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) At UK£16.99?

Is There An Opportunity With Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) 46% Undervaluation?

Jul 12
Is There An Opportunity With Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) 46% Undervaluation?

These 4 Measures Indicate That Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Is Using Debt Safely

Jun 26
These 4 Measures Indicate That Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Is Using Debt Safely

Returns On Capital At Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Paint A Concerning Picture

May 27
Returns On Capital At Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Paint A Concerning Picture

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)?

Apr 10
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)?

Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Shares Could Be 42% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Mar 26
Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Shares Could Be 42% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Could Be Struggling To Allocate Capital

Feb 12
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Could Be Struggling To Allocate Capital

Should You Think About Buying Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Now?

Jan 05
Should You Think About Buying Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Now?

Are Investors Undervaluing Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) By 33%?

Dec 24
Are Investors Undervaluing Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) By 33%?

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Nov 30
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Will Be Hoping To Turn Its Returns On Capital Around

Sep 26
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Will Be Hoping To Turn Its Returns On Capital Around

What Does Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) Share Price Indicate?

Sep 11
What Does Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) Share Price Indicate?

Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Shares Could Be 45% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Aug 26
Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Shares Could Be 45% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

We Think Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Aug 13
We Think Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

Jun 22
Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

Why Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Could Be Worth Watching

Jun 07
Why Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Could Be Worth Watching

Is Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Trading At A 39% Discount?

May 25
Is Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Trading At A 39% Discount?

Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)?

Mar 07
Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)?

Calculating The Fair Value Of Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)

Feb 21
Calculating The Fair Value Of Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)

Should You Be Impressed By Associated British Foods' (LON:ABF) Returns on Capital?

Feb 09
Should You Be Impressed By Associated British Foods' (LON:ABF) Returns on Capital?

The CEO & Executive Director of Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF), George Weston, Just Sold 31% Of Their Holding

Jan 28
The CEO & Executive Director of Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF), George Weston, Just Sold 31% Of Their Holding

Does Associated British Foods's (LON:ABF) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?

Jan 25
Does Associated British Foods's (LON:ABF) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?

If You Had Bought Associated British Foods' (LON:ABF) Shares Five Years Ago You Would Be Down 25%

Jan 13
If You Had Bought Associated British Foods' (LON:ABF) Shares Five Years Ago You Would Be Down 25%

Have Insiders Sold Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Shares Recently?

Jan 02
Have Insiders Sold Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Shares Recently?

Does Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Dec 29
Does Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Shareholder Returns

ABFGB FoodGB Market
7D-0.9%-1.1%-0.8%
1Y12.4%6.7%-5.6%

Return vs Industry: ABF exceeded the UK Food industry which returned 6.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ABF exceeded the UK Market which returned -5.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ABF's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ABF volatility
ABF Average Weekly Movement2.2%
Food Industry Average Movement3.4%
Market Average Movement4.9%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market11.3%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.6%

Stable Share Price: ABF has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: ABF's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1934133,000George Westonhttps://www.abf.co.uk

Associated British Foods plc operates as a diversified food, ingredients, and retail company worldwide. It operates through five segments: Grocery, Ingredients, Agriculture, Sugar, and Retail. The Grocery segment manufactures and sells grocery products, including hot beverages, sugar and sweeteners, vegetable oils, balsamic vinegars, bread and baked goods, cereals, ethnic foods, and meat products to retail, wholesale, and foodservice businesses.

Associated British Foods plc Fundamentals Summary

How do Associated British Foods's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ABF fundamental statistics
Market capUK£17.08b
Earnings (TTM)UK£1.04b
Revenue (TTM)UK£19.75b

16.4x

P/E Ratio

0.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
ABF income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£19.75b
Cost of RevenueUK£15.59b
Gross ProfitUK£4.16b
Other ExpensesUK£3.12b
EarningsUK£1.04b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 16, 2023

Next Earnings Date

Apr 23, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)1.39
Gross Margin21.08%
Net Profit Margin5.29%
Debt/Equity Ratio5.0%

How did ABF perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.1%

Current Dividend Yield

35%

Payout Ratio
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