Consumer GoodsFood Producers
  • Price (GBX)2,416.00
  • Today's Change-3.00 / -0.12%
  • Shares traded422.67k
  • 1 Year change-14.81%
  • Beta1.0593
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About the company

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.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)15.68bn
  • Net income in GBP915.00m
  • Incorporated1934
  • Employees137.01k
  • Location
    Associated British Foods plcMayfair, 10 Grosvenor StreetLONDON W1K 4QYUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 207 399 6500
  • Fax+44 207 399 6580
  • Websitehttps://www.abf.co.uk/
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
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(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
NEXT plc4.17bn590.40m7.60bn28.15k12.7113.8010.431.784.344.3430.584.001.555.323.52148,037.4021.9825.8735.3042.2336.6434.4714.1715.221.3719.540.698461.652.762.19-0.23661.314.085.05
Zalando SE4.98bn43.66m8.42bn15.53k199.356.2259.411.710.18960.189622.006.081.643.4316.59356,623.301.443.822.726.6842.3043.570.87432.360.86297.730.25380.0020.0225.05-50.15--30.41--
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB18.21bn1.02bn18.86bn177.00k21.154.2510.,745,853.0010.4919.1616.6228.1552.6755.345.609.400.5328--0.255192.765.2010.35-24.45-6.4810.220.5209
Associated British Foods plc15.68bn915.00m19.87bn137.01k21.282.1512.681.241.161.1619.8411.481.20--11.28114,470.107.097.669.1210.47--23.555.926.210.9515--0.079235.151.413.18-15.9411.477.107.06
Inditex SA23.63bn3.14bn69.76bn174.39k22.175.8315.472.951.131.138.494.291.103.9230.54151,491.5014.6617.0220.8123.0656.8357.1213.3113.510.9852--0.331769.593.199.352.267.705.3315.39
Data as of Jun 25 2019. Currency figures normalised to Associated British Foods plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

14.47%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 18 Oct 201827.33m3.45%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 01 Jun 201913.84m1.75%
Royal Bank of Canada (Channel Islands) Ltd.as of 01 Jun 201912.06m1.52%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 01 Jun 20199.59m1.21%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 18 Oct 20189.10m1.15%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 01 Jun 20198.92m1.13%
1832 Asset Management LPas of 01 Jun 20198.78m1.11%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Jun 20198.72m1.10%
Newton Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Jun 20198.42m1.06%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 01 Jun 20197.75m0.98%
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