Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom Associated British Foods PLC https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom Associated British Foods PLC RSS feed en Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:16:11 +0000 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Genera CMS action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) How good was Primark's Xmas compared to high street fashion rivals? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/910857/how-good-was-primark-s-xmas-compared-to-high-street-fashion-rivals-910857.html Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:59:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/910857/how-good-was-primark-s-xmas-compared-to-high-street-fashion-rivals-910857.html Primark's Xmas sales dip but AB Foods enjoys sugar rush https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/910798/primark-s-xmas-sales-dip-but-ab-foods-enjoys-sugar-rush-910798.html Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:46:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/910798/primark-s-xmas-sales-dip-but-ab-foods-enjoys-sugar-rush-910798.html Associated British Foods set to reveal whether Primark beat the rest of the highstreet at Christmas https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/910733/associated-british-foods-set-to-reveal-whether-primark-beat-the-rest-of-the-highstreet-at-christmas-910733.html Thu, 16 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/910733/associated-british-foods-set-to-reveal-whether-primark-beat-the-rest-of-the-highstreet-at-christmas-910733.html Boohoo, Primark and housebuilders unwrap Xmas updates; US-China trade deal, UK inflation eyed https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/910374/boohoo-primark-and-housebuilders-unwrap-xmas-updates-us-china-trade-deal-uk-inflation-eyed-910374.html Mon, 13 Jan 2020 06:00:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/910374/boohoo-primark-and-housebuilders-unwrap-xmas-updates-us-china-trade-deal-uk-inflation-eyed-910374.html AB Foods reassures with nothing new https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/908629/ab-foods-reassures-with-nothing-new-908629.html Fri, 06 Dec 2019 07:43:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/908629/ab-foods-reassures-with-nothing-new-908629.html FTSE 100 closes modestly higher as US stocks remain subdued after peaking https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/906286/ftse-100-closes-modestly-higher-as-us-stocks-remain-subdued-after-peaking-906286.html Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:15:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/906286/ftse-100-closes-modestly-higher-as-us-stocks-remain-subdued-after-peaking-906286.html AB Foods sees strong profit growth from its Grocery and Primark divisions https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/906295/ab-foods-sees-strong-profit-growth-from-its-grocery-and-primark-divisions-906295.html Tue, 05 Nov 2019 08:05:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/906295/ab-foods-sees-strong-profit-growth-from-its-grocery-and-primark-divisions-906295.html Will Trainline and Imperial Brands be smokin' on Guy Fawkes day? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/906243/will-trainlineand-imperial-brands-be-smokin--on-guy-fawkes-day-906243.html Tue, 05 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/906243/will-trainlineand-imperial-brands-be-smokin--on-guy-fawkes-day-906243.html AB Foods shares a mismatch with Primark’s true value, says Berenberg https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/905264/ab-foods-shares-a-mismatch-with-primarks-true-value-says-berenberg-905264.html Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:53:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/905264/ab-foods-shares-a-mismatch-with-primarks-true-value-says-berenberg-905264.html Associated British Foods PLC leads FTSE 100 fallers on Primark blip https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/902295/associated-british-foods-plc-leads-ftse-100-fallers-on-primark-blip-902295.html Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:57:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/902295/associated-british-foods-plc-leads-ftse-100-fallers-on-primark-blip-902295.html Morgan Stanley turns bearish on global stocks as 'downside risks' build up https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/223505/morgan-stanley-turns-bearish-on-global-stocks-as--downside-risks--build-up-223505.html Mon, 08 Jul 2019 10:56:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/223505/morgan-stanley-turns-bearish-on-global-stocks-as--downside-risks--build-up-223505.html AB Foods still expects “good profit growth” at Primark this year despite recent sales slowdown https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/223339/ab-foods-still-expects-good-profit-growth-at-primark-this-year-despite-recent-sales-slowdown-223339.html Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:25:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/223339/ab-foods-still-expects-good-profit-growth-at-primark-this-year-despite-recent-sales-slowdown-223339.html Primark losing ground to online rivals like Boohoo and PrettyLittleThing, analysts suggest https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/219041/primark-losing-ground-to-online-rivals-like-boohoo-and-prettylittlething-analysts-suggest-219041.html Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:06:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/219041/primark-losing-ground-to-online-rivals-like-boohoo-and-prettylittlething-analysts-suggest-219041.html Weston family to pocket another £50mln as AB Foods hikes dividend despite first-half profit plunge https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/219013/weston-family-to-pocket-another-50mln-as-ab-foods-hikes-dividend-despite-first-half-profit-plunge-219013.html Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:10:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/219013/weston-family-to-pocket-another-50mln-as-ab-foods-hikes-dividend-despite-first-half-profit-plunge-219013.html Five things Primark is doing right to avoid same fate as Debenhams and House of Fraser https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218438/five-things-primark-is-doing-right-to-avoid-same-fate-as-debenhams-and-house-of-fraser-218438.html Thu, 11 Apr 2019 14:24:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218438/five-things-primark-is-doing-right-to-avoid-same-fate-as-debenhams-and-house-of-fraser-218438.html Why it makes no business sense for Primark to move online https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/215233/why-it-makes-no-business-sense-for-primark-to-move-online-215233.html Mon, 25 Feb 2019 13:30:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/215233/why-it-makes-no-business-sense-for-primark-to-move-online-215233.html AB Foods expects Primark’s first-half profit to be “well ahead” of last year https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/215189/ab-foods-expects-primarks-first-half-profit-to-be-well-ahead-of-last-year-215189.html Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:15:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/215189/ab-foods-expects-primarks-first-half-profit-to-be-well-ahead-of-last-year-215189.html AB Foods back in fashion as Primark enjoys better than expected Christmas https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/212764/ab-foods-back-in-fashion-as-primark-enjoys-better-than-expected-christmas-212764.html Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:05:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/212764/ab-foods-back-in-fashion-as-primark-enjoys-better-than-expected-christmas-212764.html AB Foods warns of “challenging” trading at Primark in run-up to Christmas https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/210748/ab-foods-warns-of-challenging-trading-at-primark-in-run-up-to-christmas-210748.html Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:10:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/210748/ab-foods-warns-of-challenging-trading-at-primark-in-run-up-to-christmas-210748.html Primark on track to overtake Next as UK’s second-largest clothes retailer by end of year https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208618/primark-on-track-to-overtake-next-as-uks-second-largest-clothes-retailer-by-end-of-year-208618.html Tue, 06 Nov 2018 12:50:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208618/primark-on-track-to-overtake-next-as-uks-second-largest-clothes-retailer-by-end-of-year-208618.html Weston family in £200mln dividend pay-out as profits rise at Associated British Foods https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208585/weston-family-in-200mln-dividend-pay-out-as-profits-rise-at-associated-british-foods-208585.html Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:06:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208585/weston-family-in-200mln-dividend-pay-out-as-profits-rise-at-associated-british-foods-208585.html Could Whitbread’s sale of Costa force AB Foods to do something similar with Primark? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/204531/could-whitbreads-sale-of-costa-force-ab-foods-to-do-something-similar-with-primark-204531.html Mon, 10 Sep 2018 11:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/204531/could-whitbreads-sale-of-costa-force-ab-foods-to-do-something-similar-with-primark-204531.html Primark owner AB Foods warns of currency hit to profits but maintains guidance https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/204499/primark-owner-ab-foods-warns-of-currency-hit-to-profits-but-maintains-guidance-204499.html Mon, 10 Sep 2018 06:50:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/204499/primark-owner-ab-foods-warns-of-currency-hit-to-profits-but-maintains-guidance-204499.html Is it time for AB Foods to either spin-off Primark or sell its sugar division? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200212/is-it-time-for-ab-foods-to-either-spin-off-primark-or-sell-its-sugar-division-200212.html Thu, 05 Jul 2018 12:40:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200212/is-it-time-for-ab-foods-to-either-spin-off-primark-or-sell-its-sugar-division-200212.html Difficulties in AB Foods’ sugar business to offset better-than-expected profits at Primark https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200168/difficulties-in-ab-foods-sugar-business-to-offset-better-than-expected-profits-at-primark-200168.html Thu, 05 Jul 2018 06:55:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200168/difficulties-in-ab-foods-sugar-business-to-offset-better-than-expected-profits-at-primark-200168.html New Look’s troubles could help drive sales at AB Foods’ Primark business https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/199025/new-looks-troubles-could-help-drive-sales-at-ab-foods-primark-business-199025.html Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:24:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/199025/new-looks-troubles-could-help-drive-sales-at-ab-foods-primark-business-199025.html Primark owner AB Foods downgraded by Goldman Sachs https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/197639/primark-owner-ab-foods-downgraded-by-goldman-sachs-197639.html Thu, 24 May 2018 10:47:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/197639/primark-owner-ab-foods-downgraded-by-goldman-sachs-197639.html Associated British Foods’ Primark business looks sweet, according to UBS https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/196554/associated-british-foods-primark-business-looks-sweet-according-to-ubs-196554.html Tue, 08 May 2018 10:41:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/196554/associated-british-foods-primark-business-looks-sweet-according-to-ubs-196554.html AB Foods blames weather for drop in like-for-like sales at Primark in the first half https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/195118/ab-foods-blames-weather-for-drop-in-like-for-like-sales-at-primark-in-the-first-half-195118.html Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:52:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/195118/ab-foods-blames-weather-for-drop-in-like-for-like-sales-at-primark-in-the-first-half-195118.html Barclays trims target price for Associated British Foods but remains confident in Primark growth prospects https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194331/barclays-trims-target-price-for-associated-british-foods-but-remains-confident-in-primark-growth-prospects-194331.html Thu, 05 Apr 2018 09:51:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194331/barclays-trims-target-price-for-associated-british-foods-but-remains-confident-in-primark-growth-prospects-194331.html AB Foods expects first-half profit to be in line with last year, held back by fall in sugar revenues https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/192157/ab-foods-expects-first-half-profit-to-be-in-line-with-last-year-held-back-by-fall-in-sugar-revenues-192157.html Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:15:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/192157/ab-foods-expects-first-half-profit-to-be-in-line-with-last-year-held-back-by-fall-in-sugar-revenues-192157.html AB Foods delivers mixed Christmas trading with Primark lifting sales https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190215/ab-foods-delivers-mixed-christmas-trading-with-primark-lifting-sales-190215.html Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190215/ab-foods-delivers-mixed-christmas-trading-with-primark-lifting-sales-190215.html Primark well placed to take US market share, says Barclays as it upgrades parent ABF https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190089/primark-well-placed-to-take-us-market-share-says-barclays-as-it-upgrades-parent-abf-190089.html Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:14:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190089/primark-well-placed-to-take-us-market-share-says-barclays-as-it-upgrades-parent-abf-190089.html RBC warns AB Foods that even Primark isn’t immune to tough retail environment https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/189011/rbc-warns-ab-foods-that-even-primark-isnt-immune-to-tough-retail-environment-189011.html Tue, 19 Dec 2017 10:01:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/189011/rbc-warns-ab-foods-that-even-primark-isnt-immune-to-tough-retail-environment-189011.html ABF expects annual retail profit growth as Primark expansion continues https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/188511/abf-expects-annual-retail-profit-growth-as-primark-expansion-continues-188511.html Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:50:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/188511/abf-expects-annual-retail-profit-growth-as-primark-expansion-continues-188511.html Primark's US expansion in doubt as Morgan Stanley downgrades AB Foods https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/187896/primark-s-us-expansion-in-doubt-as-morgan-stanley-downgrades-ab-foods-187896.html Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:14:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/187896/primark-s-us-expansion-in-doubt-as-morgan-stanley-downgrades-ab-foods-187896.html Primark remains growth engine for ABF, says Liberum https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/187815/primark-remains-growth-engine-for-abf-says-liberum-187815.html Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:16:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/187815/primark-remains-growth-engine-for-abf-says-liberum-187815.html ABF shares fall on plans to reduce size of US Primark stores as it reports full year profit growth https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/186857/abf-shares-fall-on-plans-to-reduce-size-of-us-primark-stores-as-it-reports-full-year-profit-growth-186857.html Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:15:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/186857/abf-shares-fall-on-plans-to-reduce-size-of-us-primark-stores-as-it-reports-full-year-profit-growth-186857.html AB Foods shares weak as grocery cost pressures offset raised full year outlook on strong performance from Primark https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183729/ab-foods-shares-weak-as-grocery-cost-pressures-offset-raised-full-year-outlook-on-strong-performance-from-primark-183729.html Mon, 11 Sep 2017 08:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183729/ab-foods-shares-weak-as-grocery-cost-pressures-offset-raised-full-year-outlook-on-strong-performance-from-primark-183729.html Brokers turning more positive on Primark-owner AB Foods following yesterday's upbeat trading statement https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180532/brokers-turning-more-positive-on-primark-owner-ab-foods-following-yesterday-s-upbeat-trading-statement-180532.html Fri, 07 Jul 2017 09:52:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180532/brokers-turning-more-positive-on-primark-owner-ab-foods-following-yesterday-s-upbeat-trading-statement-180532.html Primark’s performance once again out of the top drawer for conglomerate AB Foods https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180459/primarks-performance-once-again-out-of-the-top-drawer-for-conglomerate-ab-foods-180459.html Thu, 06 Jul 2017 13:17:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180459/primarks-performance-once-again-out-of-the-top-drawer-for-conglomerate-ab-foods-180459.html AB Foods shares jump as underlying trading ahead of forecasts thanks to strong performance from Primark https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180432/ab-foods-shares-jump-as-underlying-trading-ahead-of-forecasts-thanks-to-strong-performance-from-primark-180432.html Thu, 06 Jul 2017 07:28:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180432/ab-foods-shares-jump-as-underlying-trading-ahead-of-forecasts-thanks-to-strong-performance-from-primark-180432.html AB Foods sees profit beat forecasts driven by higher sugar prices and Primark growth https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176571/ab-foods-sees-profit-beat-forecasts-driven-by-higher-sugar-prices-and-primark-growth-176571.html Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:50:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176571/ab-foods-sees-profit-beat-forecasts-driven-by-higher-sugar-prices-and-primark-growth-176571.html ABF misses out on Weetabix takeover as cereal brand gobbled up by US firm Post Holdings https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176509/abf-misses-out-on-weetabix-takeover-as-cereal-brand-gobbled-up-by-us-firm-post-holdings-176509.html Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176509/abf-misses-out-on-weetabix-takeover-as-cereal-brand-gobbled-up-by-us-firm-post-holdings-176509.html Jefferies gives AB Foods a boost with an upgrade to 'buy' ahead of next week's interims https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176437/jefferies-gives-ab-foods-a-boost-with-an-upgrade-to-buy-ahead-of-next-week-s-interims-176437.html Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:36:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176437/jefferies-gives-ab-foods-a-boost-with-an-upgrade-to-buy-ahead-of-next-week-s-interims-176437.html AB Foods maintains its earnings guidance, with Primark seeing solid sales growth, although margins remain a concern https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/173773/ab-foods-maintains-its-earnings-guidance-with-primark-seeing-solid-sales-growth-although-margins-remain-a-concern-173773.html Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:30:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/173773/ab-foods-maintains-its-earnings-guidance-with-primark-seeing-solid-sales-growth-although-margins-remain-a-concern-173773.html Associated British Foods boosted by Morgan Stanley upgrade https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/173056/associated-british-foods-boosted-by-morgan-stanley-upgrade-173056.html Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:05:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/173056/associated-british-foods-boosted-by-morgan-stanley-upgrade-173056.html Good Christmas trading unlikely to save the AB Foods’ share price https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/306772/good-christmas-trading-unlikely-to-save-the-ab-foods-share-price-6772.html Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:45:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/306772/good-christmas-trading-unlikely-to-save-the-ab-foods-share-price-6772.html Associated British Foods “sweeter than it seems”, says Deutsche Bank https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/171592/associated-british-foods-sweeter-than-it-seems-says-deutsche-bank-171592.html Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:03:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/171592/associated-british-foods-sweeter-than-it-seems-says-deutsche-bank-171592.html Primark and sugar dress up sweet end to 2016 for AB Foods https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/171517/primark-and-sugar-dress-up-sweet-end-to-2016-for-ab-foods-171517.html Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:53:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/171517/primark-and-sugar-dress-up-sweet-end-to-2016-for-ab-foods-171517.html Primark expansion drives revenue growth for AB Foods https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/168676/primark-expansion-drives-revenue-growth-for-ab-foods-168676.html Tue, 08 Nov 2016 08:12:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/168676/primark-expansion-drives-revenue-growth-for-ab-foods-168676.html Plunging pound boosts profits at Associated British Foods https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/165698/plunging-pound-boosts-profits-at-associated-british-foods-165698.html Mon, 12 Sep 2016 06:13:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/165698/plunging-pound-boosts-profits-at-associated-british-foods-165698.html Primark owner ABF top of the shops while Sports Direct and Debenhams get downgrades https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/275872/primark-owner-abf-top-of-the-shops-while-sports-direct-and-debenhams-get-downgrades-25872.html Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:26:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/275872/primark-owner-abf-top-of-the-shops-while-sports-direct-and-debenhams-get-downgrades-25872.html ABF not just about Primark, says Deutsche https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/275617/abf-not-just-about-primark-says-deutsche-25617.html Mon, 01 Aug 2016 14:25:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/275617/abf-not-just-about-primark-says-deutsche-25617.html Associated British Foods (LSE:ABF) A digestion suggestion? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/275543/associated-british-foods-lseabf-a-digestion-suggestion-25543.html Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/275543/associated-british-foods-lseabf-a-digestion-suggestion-25543.html Potential for Primark in US, says Investec, which repeats 'buy' on ABF https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/275428/potential-for-primark-in-us-says-investec-which-repeats-buy-on-abf-25428.html Fri, 08 Jul 2016 10:25:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/275428/potential-for-primark-in-us-says-investec-which-repeats-buy-on-abf-25428.html Associated British Foods benefits from plunging pound https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/127943/associated-british-foods-benefits-from-plunging-pound-127943.html Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:23:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/127943/associated-british-foods-benefits-from-plunging-pound-127943.html Associated British Foods boosts profits but currencies weigh https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/124946/associated-british-foods-boosts-profits-but-currencies-weigh-124946.html Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/124946/associated-british-foods-boosts-profits-but-currencies-weigh-124946.html Associated British Foods PLC to buy remainder of Illovo Sugar Limited https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/124580/associated-british-foods-plc-to-buy-remainder-of-illovo-sugar-limited-124580.html Fri, 08 Apr 2016 07:41:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/124580/associated-british-foods-plc-to-buy-remainder-of-illovo-sugar-limited-124580.html Associated British Foods raises guidance as sterling wilts https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/122782/associated-british-foods-raises-guidance-as-sterling-wilts-122782.html Mon, 22 Feb 2016 08:43:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/122782/associated-british-foods-raises-guidance-as-sterling-wilts-122782.html Associated British Foods hit by strength of sterling https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/121324/associated-british-foods-hit-by-strength-of-sterling-121324.html Thu, 14 Jan 2016 07:48:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/121324/associated-british-foods-hit-by-strength-of-sterling-121324.html Brokers: Goldman warns online is cannibalising store sales https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/273772/brokers-goldman-warns-online-is-cannibalising-store-sales-23772.html Thu, 03 Dec 2015 09:04:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/273772/brokers-goldman-warns-online-is-cannibalising-store-sales-23772.html Associated British Foods earmarks cash for Primark expansion https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/117001/associated-british-foods-earmarks-cash-for-primark-expansion-117001.html Tue, 03 Nov 2015 08:50:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/117001/associated-british-foods-earmarks-cash-for-primark-expansion-117001.html Associated British Foods and the Boston tea party https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/116972/associated-british-foods-and-the-boston-tea-party-116972.html Mon, 02 Nov 2015 16:06:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/116972/associated-british-foods-and-the-boston-tea-party-116972.html City broker eyes upside from ABF’s Primark push stateside https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/273151/city-broker-eyes-upside-from-abfs-primark-push-stateside-23151.html Fri, 18 Sep 2015 09:26:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/273151/city-broker-eyes-upside-from-abfs-primark-push-stateside-23151.html Primark’s European roll-out under appreciated, says Barclays https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/273128/primarks-european-roll-out-under-appreciated-says-barclays-23128.html Wed, 16 Sep 2015 12:45:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/273128/primarks-european-roll-out-under-appreciated-says-barclays-23128.html Associated British Foods' forex hit increases https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/110577/associated-british-foods-forex-hit-increases-110577.html Mon, 07 Sep 2015 09:13:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/110577/associated-british-foods-forex-hit-increases-110577.html ABF all bought up ahead of Primark’s US launch, says UBS https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/109729/abf-all-bought-up-ahead-of-primarks-us-launch-says-ubs-109729.html Thu, 06 Aug 2015 09:17:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/109729/abf-all-bought-up-ahead-of-primarks-us-launch-says-ubs-109729.html FTSE surges on renewed hopes of a Greek deal https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/108815/ftse-surges-on-renewed-hopes-of-a-greek-deal-108815.html Thu, 09 Jul 2015 16:15:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/108815/ftse-surges-on-renewed-hopes-of-a-greek-deal-108815.html UPDATE - Primark sales help ABF but currency volatility weighs https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/108818/update-primark-sales-help-abf-but-currency-volatility-weighs-108818.html Thu, 09 Jul 2015 11:45:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/108818/update-primark-sales-help-abf-but-currency-volatility-weighs-108818.html US launch of Primark could add £720mln to Associated British Foods reckons Goldman https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/107537/us-launch-of-primark-could-add-720mln-to-associated-british-foods-reckons-goldman-107537.html Fri, 29 May 2015 10:19:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/107537/us-launch-of-primark-could-add-720mln-to-associated-british-foods-reckons-goldman-107537.html Indian summer and sugar weigh on AB Foods https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/68238/indian-summer-and-sugar-weigh-on-ab-foods-79504.html Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:42:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/68238/indian-summer-and-sugar-weigh-on-ab-foods-79504.html AB Foods shares boosted as reports familiar Primark growth https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/66455/ab-foods-shares-boosted-as-reports-familiar-primark-growth--77553.html Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:14:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/66455/ab-foods-shares-boosted-as-reports-familiar-primark-growth--77553.html AB Foods shares dip as blames crude price for hit on bioethanol JV https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/65868/ab-foods-shares-dip-as-blames-crude-price-for-hit-on-bioethanol-jv-76898.html Tue, 03 Feb 2015 09:48:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/65868/ab-foods-shares-dip-as-blames-crude-price-for-hit-on-bioethanol-jv-76898.html Associated British Foods relies on Primark to offset sugar beat-down https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/65294/associated-british-foods-relies-on-primark-to-offset-sugar-beat-down-76242.html Associated British Foods painted a familiar story of outperformance at Primark and a gloomy outlook for its sugar division in its trading update.

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UK manufacturing data disappointing, says forecasting group https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/64962/uk-manufacturing-data-disappointing-says-forecasting-group-75869.html Fri, 02 Jan 2015 12:40:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/64962/uk-manufacturing-data-disappointing-says-forecasting-group-75869.html AB Foods' Primark progress soured by too much sugar https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/63297/ab-foods-primark-progress-soured-by-too-much-sugar--73955.html Tue, 04 Nov 2014 08:23:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/63297/ab-foods-primark-progress-soured-by-too-much-sugar--73955.html Associated British Foods' sugar business takes its lumps https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/61504/associated-british-foods-sugar-business-takes-its-lumps-71980.html Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:07:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/61504/associated-british-foods-sugar-business-takes-its-lumps-71980.html AB Foods: Primark machine rolls on with first foray into the US https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57608/ab-foods-primark-machine-rolls-on-with-first-foray-into-the-us-67849.html Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:38:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57608/ab-foods-primark-machine-rolls-on-with-first-foray-into-the-us-67849.html Associated British Foods shares lifted as Primark impresses again https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57600/associated-british-foods-shares-lifted-as-primark-impresses-again-67839.html Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:29:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57600/associated-british-foods-shares-lifted-as-primark-impresses-again-67839.html AB Foods: Primark star of show again as sugar weighs https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/55936/ab-foods-primark-star-of-show-again-as-sugar-weighs-66079.html Mon, 24 Feb 2014 09:07:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/55936/ab-foods-primark-star-of-show-again-as-sugar-weighs-66079.html AB Foods shares dip despite Primark Christmas trading https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/54858/ab-foods-shares-dip-despite-primark-christmas-trading--64907.html Thu, 16 Jan 2014 07:27:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/54858/ab-foods-shares-dip-despite-primark-christmas-trading--64907.html AB Foods' French Primark launch impresses Jefferies https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/54220/ab-foods-french-primark-launch-impresses-jefferies-64247.html Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:02:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/54220/ab-foods-french-primark-launch-impresses-jefferies-64247.html AB Foods hails "remarkable year" for Primark as profits climb https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52977/ab-foods-hails-remarkable-year-for-primark-as-profits-climb-62901.html Tue, 05 Nov 2013 08:02:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52977/ab-foods-hails-remarkable-year-for-primark-as-profits-climb-62901.html ABF: Panmure says Primark expansion to treble profits in decade https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/51574/abf-panmure-says-primark-expansion-to-treble-profits-in-decade-61315.html Fri, 20 Sep 2013 09:42:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/51574/abf-panmure-says-primark-expansion-to-treble-profits-in-decade-61315.html Primark excels but Sugar leaves a sour taste at AB Foods https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/51186/primark-excels-but-sugar-leaves-a-sour-taste-at-ab-foods-60873.html Mon, 09 Sep 2013 09:56:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/51186/primark-excels-but-sugar-leaves-a-sour-taste-at-ab-foods-60873.html Associated British Foods' growth still driven by Primark https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/51133/associated-british-foods-growth-still-driven-by-primark-60814.html Fri, 06 Sep 2013 09:31:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/51133/associated-british-foods-growth-still-driven-by-primark-60814.html ABF: Food for thought https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/261999/abf-food-for-thought-13533.html Associated British Foods’ (LON:ABF) chart is impressive. Very impressive. Back in June, the market decided to slow down the pace at which it advanced with the price making a motion below the red line on the chart below. 

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AB Foods shares up as Primark growth offsets decline in sugar https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/49452/ab-foods-shares-up-as-primark-growth-offsets-decline-in-sugar-58896.html Thu, 11 Jul 2013 07:52:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/49452/ab-foods-shares-up-as-primark-growth-offsets-decline-in-sugar-58896.html Primark boosts AB Foods again https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/47069/primark-boosts-ab-foods-again-56122.html Tue, 23 Apr 2013 08:55:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/47069/primark-boosts-ab-foods-again-56122.html AB Foods shares due for pause, says Credit Suisse; downgrades to 'neutral' https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/46833/ab-foods-shares-due-for-pause-says-credit-suisse-downgrades-to-neutral-55858.html Tue, 16 Apr 2013 08:24:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/46833/ab-foods-shares-due-for-pause-says-credit-suisse-downgrades-to-neutral-55858.html ABF expects interims ahead of expectations as Primark grows https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/45325/abf-expects-interims-ahead-of-expectations-as-primark-grows-54069.html Mon, 25 Feb 2013 08:43:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/45325/abf-expects-interims-ahead-of-expectations-as-primark-grows-54069.html Panmure lifts ABF price target by 220p after "stunning" Primark growth https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/44052/panmure-lifts-abf-price-target-by-220p-after-stunning-primark-growth-52559.html Thu, 17 Jan 2013 10:14:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/44052/panmure-lifts-abf-price-target-by-220p-after-stunning-primark-growth-52559.html AB Foods boosted by "exceptional" Primark and sugar https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/41905/ab-foods-boosted-by-exceptional-primark-and-sugar-49970.html Tue, 06 Nov 2012 08:01:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/41905/ab-foods-boosted-by-exceptional-primark-and-sugar-49970.html UPDATE: Primark provides boost for Associated British Foods as sales climb https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/40139/update-primark-provides-boost-for-associated-british-foods-as-sales-climb-47893.html Mon, 10 Sep 2012 10:44:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/40139/update-primark-provides-boost-for-associated-british-foods-as-sales-climb-47893.html Primark provides boost for Associated British Foods as sales climb https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/40128/primark-provides-boost-for-associated-british-foods-as-sales-climb--47886.html Mon, 10 Sep 2012 09:19:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/40128/primark-provides-boost-for-associated-british-foods-as-sales-climb--47886.html AB Foods boosted by Primark as shoppers trade down https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/35071/ab-foods-boosted-by-primark-as-shoppers-trade-down-41858.html Tue, 24 Apr 2012 06:48:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/35071/ab-foods-boosted-by-primark-as-shoppers-trade-down-41858.html AB Foods reports strong trading, lifted by Sugar business and Primark https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/31846/ab-foods-reports-strong-trading-lifted-by-sugar-business-and-primark-37995.html Thu, 19 Jan 2012 07:33:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/31846/ab-foods-reports-strong-trading-lifted-by-sugar-business-and-primark-37995.html Associated British Foods: Market underestimates earnings potential, says Nomura; Credit Suisse says stock will 'outperform' https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/29591/associated-british-foods-market-underestimates-earnings-potential-says-nomura-credit-suisse-says-stock-will-outperform--35378.html The market is underestimating the earnings potential of Associated British Foods, which owns such well-known names as Primark and Silver Spoon Sugar, according to Nomura analyst Alex Smith.

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Associated British Foods: Primark's value positioning helps group's defensive attributes, says Nomura https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/29361/associated-british-foods-primarks-value-positioning-helps-groups-defensive-attributes-says-nomura-35098.html Wed, 02 Nov 2011 10:03:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/29361/associated-british-foods-primarks-value-positioning-helps-groups-defensive-attributes-says-nomura-35098.html JP Morgan Cazenove upgrades Associated British Foods as it recovers from lows https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/26060/jp-morgan-cazenove-upgrades-associated-british-foods-as-it-recovers-from-lows-31104.html Tue, 26 Jul 2011 07:51:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/26060/jp-morgan-cazenove-upgrades-associated-british-foods-as-it-recovers-from-lows-31104.html Rising cotton prices to make material difference at A.B.Foods https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/252513/rising-cotton-prices-to-make-material-difference-at-abfoods-3863.html Commodity price rises are a huge challenge for Primark, with global cotton futures more than doubling since the start of 2010 and gaining more than 50% in the past three months.

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