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Associated British Foods
ABF: 2,843.00 -17.00 ( -0.59 %) delayed: 17:30PM
Bid price 2,843.00 High price 2,870.00
Ask price 2,845.00 Low price 2,806.00
Open price 2,836.00 Spread 0.07%
Prev close 2,843.00 Volume 1,549,235

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Name Associated British Foods Epic ABF
Activities Associated British Foods is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales of £15.4bn, 133,000 employees and operations in 50 countries across Europe, southern Africa, the Americas, Asia and Australia. Its business is split into five segments: Grocery; Sugar; Agriculture; Ingredients; and Retail. Its brands include: Twinings, Ovaltine, Silver Spoon, Billingtons, Jordans, Dorset cereals, Ryvita, Kingsmill, Pataks and Blue Dragon. As well as Mazola, the leader in corn oil in the US. Capullo, a premium canola oil in Mexico. Tone's, Spice Islands and Durkee are US herbs and spices brands. Ham, bacon and smallgoods under Don and KRC brands. Tip Top Bakeries produce a range of well-known breads and baked goods. It also owns retailer Primark which operates over 300 stores in eleven countries: the UK, Republic of Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, France Italy and US. ISIN GB0006731235
Latest Share Price (p) 2,843.00 Net Gearing (%) 22.23
Market Capitalisation (pm) 22,641.88 Gross Gearing (%) 34.33
Shares in issue (m) 791.67 Debt Ratio 12.89
P/E Ratio 18.87 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.28
Total dividends per share (p) 41.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.52
Dividend Yield (%) 1.43 Price to book value 2.69
Dividend Cover 3.70 ROCE (%) 16.32
Earning per share (p) 151.60 EPS Growth (%) 46.62
52-week high / low (p) 3,387.00 / 2,335.00 DPS Growth (%) 11.56
Associated British Foods - Broker views
Date Broker Recommendation Price Old target price New target price Notes
11 Dec Liberum Capital Buy 3,500.00 3,500.00 Reiterates
07 Dec Credit Suisse Outperform 3,700.00 3,700.00 Reiterates
05 Dec JP Morgan Cazenove Overweight 3,600.00 3,600.00 Reiterates
28 Nov Morgan Stanley Equal weight 2,800.00 3,100.00 Downgrades
27 Nov Liberum Capital Buy 3,150.00 3,500.00 Reiterates

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Associated British Foods - Director deals
Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade value
28 Nov 2017 George Weston Sell 15,543 @ 3,042.96p £472,966.65
28 Nov 2017 George Weston Transfer In 32,969 @ 0.00p £0.00
10 Jul 2017 John Bason Buy 477 @ 2,996.00p £14,290.92
10 Feb 2017 Ruth Cairnie Buy 876 @ 2,489.00p £21,803.64
10 Feb 2017 Ruth Cairnie Buy 617 @ 2,492.00p £15,375.64

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