Ascential Share Price (ASCL)

357.00 -15.60 (-4.19%) delayed: 11:02AM GMT
Bid price 356.60 Open price 380.20
Ask price 357.40 Prev close 372.60
High price 380.20 Spread 0.22%
Low price 345.20 Volume 232,843

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Name Ascential Epic ASCL
Sector Media ISIN GB00BYM8GJ06
Activites Ascential plc is a global business-to-business information company that informs and connects the business world in 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. Ascential powers the prestigious Cannes Lions festival for the branded communications industry, the world's premier payments and financial services congress Money20/20, Spring Fair/Autumn Fair, the global trend forecasting service WGSN, environmental risk data business Groundsure, e-commerce analytics provider One Click Retail and MediaLink, the strategic advisory and business services firm. Ascential's premium products enable focus, growth and value. The company provides customers with world class content and connections empowering their businesses to be the best informed and best connected. Index FTSE 250

Ascential Key Numbers

Latest Share Price (p) 357.00 Net Gearing (%) 60.62
Market Capitalisation (£m) 1,463.46 Gross Gearing (%) 65.26
Shares in issue (m) 400.73 Debt Ratio 54.16
P/E Ratio 81.16 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.63
Total dividends per share (p) 5.60 Assets / Equity Ratio 2.88
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 4.27
Dividend cover (x) 0.79 ROCE (%) 4.42
Earning per share (p) 4.50 EPS Growth (%) 4.65
52 week high / low 469.00 / 340.60 DPS Growth (%) 19.15

Ascential Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
25/07/2018 BUY Duncan Painter CEO 41,538
09/06/2017 BUY Paul Harrison NED 2,820
02/03/2017 BUY Duncan Painter CEO 22,593
02/03/2017 SELL Mandy Gradden ED 400,000

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Ascential Company News

10:30 06/12/2018

Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Ascential Plc

Barclays Capital today reaffirms its equal weight investment rating on Ascential Plc (LON:ASCL) and cut its price target to 370p (from 440p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk

12:50 05/12/2018

Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Ascential Plc

Goldman Sachs today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Ascential Plc (LON:ASCL) and cut its price target to 529p (from 540p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk

08:46 04/12/2018

Ascential forecasts revenue above consensus driven by acquisitions

Information company Ascential said Tuesday full-year revenue was expected above consensus driven by recent 'high growth' acquisitions. Total revenue for the year ended 31 December, was expected to be in the range of £345m to £349m compared to consensus of £344, the company said. While...

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