PFD.L - Premier Foods plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
37.95
+0.20 (+0.53%)
At close: 5:07PM BST
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Previous close37.75
Open37.70
Bid0.00 x 4305200
Ask0.00 x 329000
Day's range36.85 - 38.20
52-week range35.80 - 45.15
Volume1,489,080
Avg. volume1,623,199
Market cap318.925M
Beta1.15
PE ratio (TTM)5.20
EPS (TTM)7.30
Earnings dateN/A
Forward dividend & yieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-dividend date2008-11-26
1y target est43.25
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  • Premier Foods hails return to form as squeezed consumers eat in
    The Telegraph5 days ago

    Premier Foods hails return to form as squeezed consumers eat in

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  • Reuters5 days ago

    Premier Foods says UK market proving resilient

    The company, which also makes Oxo stock cubes, said growth was also fuelled by higher international sales and partnerships with noodle-maker Nissin Foods (2897.T) and candy maker Mondelez International (MDLZ.O). "As people tighten their belts, they eat out less and eat more at home, which is good for Premier," Chief Executive Gavin Darby said. Premier Foods has faced pressure from investors after it rejected a twice-improved 65 pence takeover bid from U.S. rival McCormick Foods (MKC.N) in 2016.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 days ago

    Premier Foods says UK market proving resilient

    Premier Foods (Frankfurt: A1JWNB - news) , the owner of brands including Mr Kipling cakes, on Tuesday reported a 3.6 percent rise in full-year sales and said its home market was proving resilient in the face of a tough consumer environment. The company, which also makes Oxo stock cubes, said growth was also fuelled by higher international sales and partnerships with noodle-maker Nissin Foods and candy maker Mondelez International. "As people tighten their belts, they eat out less and eat more at home, which is good for Premier (BSE: 500540.BO - news) ," Chief Executive Gavin Darby said.

  • Bisto and Mr Kipling makers Premier Foods' shares boosted by sales growth
    The Independent5 days ago

    Bisto and Mr Kipling makers Premier Foods' shares boosted by sales growth

    Shares in Premier Foods, the owner of household brands such as Bisto, Mr Kipling and Hovis, rose more than 5 per cent in early trading after the group reported increased sales and profit for last year. The company said it performed ahead of expectations in terms of revenue, trading profit and debt in the year to 31 March. Revenue rose 3.6 per cent to £819.2m, from £790.4m the year before, while profit grew by 5.1 per cent from £117m to £123m, while the group shrank its debt to £496.4m from £523.2m.

  • Reuters24 days ago

    Over 40 companies pledge to cut UK plastic pollution

    More than 40 companies, including Britain's biggest supermarkets, Coca Cola (KO.N), Nestle (NESN.S) and Procter & Gamble (PG.N), have bowed to growing pressure to tackle pollution by committing to cut plastic use over the next seven years. The companies have promised to hit a target by 2025 to eliminate unnecessary single-use plastic packaging in the United Kingdom. Signing up to the UK Plastics Pact, launched on Thursday by sustainability campaign group WRAP, they have pledged that 100 percent of plastic packaging will be reusable, recyclable or compostable by that date.

  • Reuters - UK Focus24 days ago

    Over 40 companies pledge to cut UK plastic pollution

    More than 40 companies, including Britain's biggest supermarkets, Coca Cola (NYSE: KO - news) , Nestle and Procter & Gamble, have bowed to growing pressure to tackle pollution by committing to cut plastic use over the next seven years. The companies have promised to hit a target by 2025 to eliminate unnecessary single-use plastic packaging in the United (Shenzhen: 000925.SZ - news) Kingdom. Signing up to the UK Plastics Pact, launched on Thursday by sustainability campaign group WRAP, they have pledged that 100 percent of plastic packaging will be reusable, recyclable or compostable by that date.

  • Reuters4 months ago

    Premier Foods third-quarter sales rise as brands improve

    Premier Foods (PFD.L), owner of Mr Kipling cakes and Oxo stock cubes, reported higher third-quarter sales on Tuesday, helped by further improvement in its brands, sending its shares up more than 3 percent.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Premier Foods third-quarter sales rise as brands improve

    Premier Foods (Frankfurt: A1JWNB - news) , owner of Mr Kipling cakes and Oxo stock cubes, reported higher third-quarter sales on Tuesday, helped by further improvement in its brands, sending its shares up more than 3 percent. Jefferies analysts, who were expecting only 2.8 percent growth, pointed to a 3.4 percent gain in the company's core branded grocery business, its second straight quarter of improvement. A weekend newspaper report said Premier Foods was in talks to sell its Batchelors brand to Japan's Nissin Foods, its biggest shareholder with a nearly 20 percent stake.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Premier Foods third-quarter sales up on non-branded products

    Premier Foods, owner of Mr Kipling cakes and Oxo stock cubes, reported higher third-quarter sales on Tuesday, helped by strength in its non-branded products. The company said sales for the quarter rose ...

  • Reuters4 months ago

    Premier Foods plays down Batchelors sale talk

    Premier Foods (PFD.L) said on Monday any talks it has had with third parties as part of a business review had not yet gone beyond "an exploratory stage", playing down talk of a possible sale of its Batchelors noodles to Nissin Foods Holdings . The statement followed a weekend report in the UK's Times newspaper saying Premier was in talks to sell Batchelors, valued at more than 200 million pounds to Nissin, which is its largest shareholder with a nearly 20 percent stake. "The board continues to keep under review any options which could potentially add value for shareholders and other stakeholders, and accelerate the delivery of the board's strategic objectives, particularly with respect to reducing gearing," Premier Foods said in its statement.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Premier Foods plays down Batchelors sale talk

    Premier Foods (Frankfurt: A1JWNB - news) said on Monday any talks it has had with third parties as part of a business review had not yet gone beyond "an exploratory stage", playing down talk of a possible sale of its Batchelors noodles to Nissin Foods Holdings. The statement followed a weekend report in the UK's Times newspaper saying Premier (BSE: 500540.BO - news) was in talks to sell Batchelors, valued at more than 200 million pounds ($276.4 million) to Nissin, which is its largest shareholder with a nearly 20 percent stake. "The board continues to keep under review any options which could potentially add value for shareholders and other stakeholders, and accelerate the delivery of the board's strategic objectives, particularly with respect to reducing gearing," Premier Foods said in its statement.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Premier Foods says debt reduction strategy has not changed​

    Premier Foods said on Monday it has not changed its strategy to cut debt outlined in its results in May, as it noted media speculation concerning a possible sale of its Batchelors' brand to Nissin Foods ...

  • Shares in Mr Kipling maker rise as it narrows losses
    Sky News6 months ago

    Shares in Mr Kipling maker rise as it narrows losses

    Mr Kipling and Bisto maker Premier Foods (Frankfurt: A1JWNB - news) has narrowed half-year losses as it grapples with the impact of a weak pound pushing up import costs - partly through increasing prices. Its interim results come a day after official figures show a surge in food inflation to 5.7% last month. Premier said this process had taken longer than expected and affected results in the first quarter, but that margins had later returned to "more normal" levels as it concluded.

  • Reuters - UK Focus9 months ago

    Premier Foods appoints Keith Hamill as chairman

    Premier Foods Plc, owner of Mr Kipling cakes, Bisto gravy and other British brands, said on Wednesday that it had appointed Keith Hamill as chairman. Hamill currently is a non-executive director of Easyjet ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus10 months ago

    Premier Foods Q1 sales dip but signals revival

    Premier Foods Plc (Frankfurt: A1JWNB - news) , owner of Mr Kipling cakes, Bisto gravy and other British brands, reported a drop in first-quarter sales on Thursday but said it was confident that growth would return in the next quarter.

  • Reuters - UK Focus10 months ago

    Premier Foods Q1 sales down 3.1 pct

    Premier Foods Plc, owner of Mr Kipling cakes, Bisto gravy and other British brands, reported a drop in first-quarter sales on Thursday, due to lower sales volumes in the grocery category, an outcome it ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus10 months ago

    Activist shareholder exec leaves Premier Foods' remuneration committee

    Britain's Premier Foods said on Tuesday a member of the board of directors representing activist investor Oasis Management had stepped down from the firm's remuneration committee. The maker of Mr Kipling ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 months ago

    Premier Foods explores options as part of regular review

    Premier Foods (Frankfurt: A1JWNB - news) , the owner of British food brands including Mr Kipling cakes and Oxo stock cubes, is exploring options as part of a regular review into maximizing shareholder value. The review comes amid a flurry of activity in the packaged food sector in which Nestle (Swiss: NESN.VX - news) is being pushed to change by an activist shareholder, Unilever (NYSE: UL - news) is selling its margarines business and Reckitt Benckiser (Xetra: A0M1W6 - news) is selling its mustard business. A spokesman for Premier Foods declined to elaborate, but the company's statement was in response to a Wall Street Journal report that said Premier (BSE: 500540.BO - news) had hired Credit Suisse (IOB: 0QP5.IL - news) to review options that could include the sale of one or more brands, a merger with another food group or an outright sale.

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