Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L)
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. The Sugar segment is involved in growing, processing, and selling sugar beet and sugar cane to industrial users. The Agriculture segment manufactures and sells animal feeds; and provides other products and services for the agriculture sector. The Ingredients segment manufactures bakers' yeast, bakery ingredients, enzymes, lipids, yeast extracts, and cereal specialties. The Retail segment is involved in buying and merchandising clothing and accessories through the Primark and Penneys retail chains, which offer womenswear, menswear, kids wear, accessories, homeware, and beauty products. The company was incorporated in 1934 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Associated British Foods plc is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments Limited.
|Gross Profit (TTM)||£3.78B|
|Year Range||£1,200.47 - £2,167.00|
Share Price Chart
The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of £10,000 in Associated British Foods plc, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.
Compare to other instruments
Associated British Foods plc had a return of 32.25% year-to-date (YTD) and 68.31% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Associated British Foods plc had an annualized return of 2.49%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 11.64%, indicating that Associated British Foods plc did not perform as well as the benchmark.
|5 years (annualized)||-0.06%||7.11%|
|10 years (annualized)||2.49%||11.64%|
Monthly Returns Heatmap
This table presents a comparison of risk-adjusted performance metrics for Associated British Foods plc (ABF.L) and S&P 500 (^GSPC). Risk-adjusted metrics are performance indicators that assess an investment's returns in relation to its risk, enabling a more accurate comparison of different investment options.
Associated British Foods plc granted a 0.02% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to £0.44 per share.
The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Associated British Foods plc. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.
Dividend Yield & Payout
The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.
The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Associated British Foods plc. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.
The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Associated British Foods plc is 61.94%, recorded on Sep 29, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.
|-61.94%||Dec 3, 2015||1723||Sep 29, 2022||—||—||—|
|-54.86%||Mar 13, 1998||485||Feb 15, 2000||557||May 1, 2002||1042|
|-33.68%||Jun 18, 2007||336||Oct 10, 2008||321||Jan 19, 2010||657|
|-30.64%||Aug 5, 1991||276||Sep 16, 1992||233||Aug 20, 1993||509|
|-23.99%||Jun 12, 2002||192||Mar 12, 2003||252||Mar 10, 2004||444|
The current Associated British Foods plc volatility is 6.68%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.