Associated British Foods PLC Fundamentals Datasheet and Stock Analysis


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Associated British Foods plc is an international food, ingredients and retail company. The Company's segments include grocery, sugar, agriculture, ingredients and retail. Its geographical segments include the United Kingdom, Europe and Africa, the Americas and Asia Pacific. The grocery segment manufactures grocery products, including hot beverages, sugar and sweeteners, vegetable oils, bread and baked goods, cereals, ethnic foods, herbs and spices, and meat products, which are sold to retail, wholesale and foodservice businesses. The sugar segment is engaged in growing and processing of sugar beet and sugar cane for sale to industrial users. The agriculture segment manufactures animal feeds and the provision of other products and services for the agriculture sector. The ingredients segment manufactures bakers yeast, bakery ingredients and enzymes, among others. The retail segment buys and merchandises value clothing and accessories through the Primark and Penneys retail chains.

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  • Industry:
     Consumer Goods
  • Sector:
     Food & Beverage
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  • Main Indices:
     FTSE 100, FTSE Eurotop 300, FTSE-350, FTSE All-Share, FTSE All-Share
  • Country of register:
     Great Britain
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Operation Breakdown
Geographical - by origin (turnover)
Product (turnover)


Activity Data Not Available

Company Information

CEO: George G Weston  Finance Director: John Bason  Non-Executive Director: Emma Adamo  Non-Executive Chairman: Michael McLintock  Independent Non-Executive Director: Ruth Cairnie, Wolfhart Hauser, Javier Ferrán Richard Reid  

  • Registrars:
  • Address:
     Weston Centre, 10 Grosvenor Street, London, United Kingdom
  • Phone:
     +44 (0) 20 7399 6500
  • Website:
Composite Ranking: 68
Historic EPS Ranking: 78
Forecast EPS Ranking: 
Price Relative Strength: 36
Industry Strength: I
SMR Ranking: C
ROCE Ranking: D
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: C
Unbroken Interim EPS: C
PEG Current Ranking: E
PEG Forecast Ranking: H
PE Current Ranking: E
PE Forecast Ranking: E
Margin Current Ranking: C
Margin Forecast Ranking: C
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m805.00846.001,075.001,067.00889.001,046.001,273.00£m0.000.00
Profit Before Tax£m757.00761.00868.001,020.00707.001,042.001,576.00£m1,369.991,489.83
Profit After Tax£m577.00583.00628.00783.00516.00821.001,211.00£m0.000.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.£m0.000.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m577.00583.00628.00783.00516.00821.001,211.00£m0.000.00
EPS Growth%(4.85)2.335.2630.41(30.78)54.7946.62%6.009.00
Earnings Per Sharep68.7070.3074.0096.5066.80103.40151.60p134.19146.49
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp93.40157.16161.52182.15148.73165.61207.72£0.000.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%(37.20)68.272.7712.77(18.35)11.3525.43%0.000.00
Net Cash Flow P/Sp43.2749.5645.8265.7088.8670.16196.20£0.000.00
Capital Exp P/S££0.000.00
Tax Rate%25.0025.2028.0723.5428.9822.4424.12%0.000.00
P/E Ratiox15.1014.6024.4027.2046.2026.2020.80x20.6018.80
P/E Growth£7.600.800.£3.702.10
Turnover Per Share£1,404.191,552.851,685.441,638.351,620.251,693.931,943.92£0.000.00
Pre-Tax Profit / Share£96.0796.45109.87129.1189.49131.73199.49£0.000.00
Operating Margin%7.286.858.078.246.957.818.29%0.000.00
Mkt Cap£m8,850.9210,058.5414,285.3020,669.5124,431.0721,462.2925,001.07£m0.000.00
Dividend Per Sharep24.7528.5032.0034.0035.0036.7541.00p44.2648.41
DPS Growth%3.9915.
Dividend Yield%
Dividend Coverx2.993.
Shareholder Funds£m5,748.005,834.006,155.006,437.006,321.007,054.008,339.00£m0.000.00
Net Borrowings£m12,851.0010,611.008,041.004,461.001,941.004,051.00(6,731.00)£m0.000.00
Net Assets£m6,175.006,221.006,519.006,753.006,511.007,122.008,412.00£m0.000.00
Net Assets P/S£489.21515.21625.06669.11651.14729.96885.82£0.000.00
Latest Forecast
Div Yield1.5%1.6%
Div Cover3.1%3.0%
Op Margin8.3%8.6%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
18-Apr-18BuyMichael McLintock2,687.88p 7,500£201,591
27-Feb-18BuyMichael McLintock2,716.00p 7,500£203,700
12-Jan-18Buy DividendsJohn Bason2,832.99p 1,324£37,508.79
27-Nov-17SellJohn Bason3,042.96p 21,716£660,808.32
27-Nov-17SellGeorge G Weston3,042.96p 15,543£472,966.65
07-Jul-17Buy DividendsJohn Bason2,996.00p 477£14,290.92
09-Feb-17BuyCharles J F Sinclair2,479.00p 2,000£49,580
09-Feb-17BuyRuth Cairnie24.89p876£21,803.64
09-Feb-17BuyRuth Cairnie2,489.00p 876£21,803.64
09-Feb-17BuyRuth Cairnie2,493.00p 602£15,007.86
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792m    Major: 64%    Director: 1%
Notifier Holding Value
George G Weston3,404,695£93,629,112.50
Emma Adamo504,465£13,872,787.50
John Bason496,545£13,654,987.50
Michael McLintock15,000£412,500
Wolfhart Hauser3,918£107,745
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Director/PDMR Shareholding18-Apr-1815:28RNS
Interim Dividend17-Apr-1807:05RNS
Interim Results announcement17-Apr-1807:00RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding27-Feb-1816:22RNS
Trading Statement26-Feb-1807:00RNS
Directorate Change22-Feb-1810:00RNS
Trading Update18-Jan-1807:00RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding15-Jan-1817:04RNS
Director Declaration03-Jan-1810:57RNS
Result of AGM08-Dec-1715:46RNS
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Broker Opinion
Date Broker Name Rec Price Old Price Target New Price Target Broker Change
26-Apr-18Credit SuisseOutperform2705.00p3300.00p3300.00pReiteration
13-May-15Exane BNP ParibasOutperform2882.00p0.00p3200.00pReiteration
30-Apr-15Berenberg BankBuy2856.00p3400.00p3200.00pReiteration
24-Apr-15Numis SecuritiesHold2766.00p2781.00p2598.00pReiteration
22-Apr-15Canaccord GenuitySell2730.00p0.00p2650.00pReiteration
21-Apr-15Charles StanleyReduce2736.00p0.00p0.00pReiteration
16-Apr-15Shore CapitalHold2955.00p0.00p0.00pReiteration
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