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ABF

Associated British Foods LSE:ABF Stock Report

Last Price

UK£16.67

Market Cap

UK£13.1b

7D

5.4%

1Y

-14.3%

Updated

07 Dec, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
ABF fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends4/6

ABF Stock Overview

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

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£16.67
52 Week HighUK£21.81
52 Week LowUK£12.23
Beta1.16
1 Month Change16.66%
3 Month Change23.90%
1 Year Change-14.30%
3 Year Change-32.78%
5 Year Change-42.59%
Change since IPO603.59%

Recent News & Updates

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?

Recent updates

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?

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

Dec 18
Have Insiders Sold Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Shares Recently?

Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) Stock Is Rallying But Financials Look Ambiguous: Will The Momentum Continue?

Dec 12
Associated British Foods plc's (LON:ABF) Stock Is Rallying But Financials Look Ambiguous: Will The Momentum Continue?

Is It Time To Consider Buying Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)?

Nov 29
Is It Time To Consider Buying Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF)?

Is Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Trading At A 30% Discount?

Nov 17
Is Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) Trading At A 30% Discount?

Shareholder Returns

ABFGB FoodGB Market
7D5.4%3.1%-1.0%
1Y-14.3%-19.6%-9.2%

Return vs Industry: ABF exceeded the UK Food industry which returned -19.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ABF underperformed the UK Market which returned -9.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ABF's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ABF volatility
ABF Average Weekly Movement4.0%
Food Industry Average Movement5.6%
Market Average Movement5.8%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: ABF is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ABF's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1934132,000George 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, Sugar, Agriculture, Ingredients, 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£13.11b
Earnings (TTM)UK£700.00m
Revenue (TTM)UK£17.00b

18.7x

P/E Ratio

0.8x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ABF income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£17.00b
Cost of RevenueUK£13.22b
Gross ProfitUK£3.78b
Other ExpensesUK£3.08b
EarningsUK£700.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 17, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Apr 25, 2023

Earnings per share (EPS)0.89
Gross Margin22.23%
Net Profit Margin4.12%
Debt/Equity Ratio5.5%

How did ABF perform over the long term?

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Dividends

2.6%

Current Dividend Yield

49%

Payout Ratio

Does ABF pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy ABF by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Associated British Foods dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateDec 15 2022
Dividend Pay DateJan 13 2023
Days until Ex dividend6 days
Days until Dividend pay date35 days

Does ABF pay a reliable dividends?

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