Associated British Foods plc

LSE:ABF Stock Report

Mkt Cap: UK£14.5b

Associated British Foods Dividend

What is Associated British Foods's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

4/6

Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


2.35%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Associated British Foods Dividend Yield vs Market
How does ABF dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (ABF)2.4%
Market Bottom 25% (GB)1.9%
Market Top 25% (GB)5.3%
Industry Average (Food)2.5%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (ABF)2.7%

Notable Dividend: ABF's dividend (2.34%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.91%).

High Dividend: ABF's dividend (2.34%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.34%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

How stable has Associated British Foods's dividend per share been in the past?
MonthDividend Per Share (annual)Avg. Yield (%)
9/30/20250.5416
9/30/20240.4920
9/30/20230.4520
1/30/20230.442.35
11/9/20220.442.65
4/27/20220.342.27
11/9/20210.271.43
4/20/20210.120.6
11/3/2020-0
4/21/2020-0
11/5/20190.462
4/24/20190.451.92
11/6/20180.451.93
4/17/20180.411.67
11/7/20170.411.5
4/19/20170.381.23
12/9/20160.371.42
11/3/20150.351.18
11/4/20140.341.11
4/23/20140.321.14
11/5/20130.321.23
4/23/20130.291.55
11/7/20120.281.71
11/6/20120.282.08

Stable Dividend: ABF's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ABF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (49.3%), ABF's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: At its current cash payout ratio (89.1%), ABF's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.


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