Ascential (ASCL)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 250

340.40p
   
  • Change Today:
    -1.60p
  • 52 Week High: 411.00
  • 52 Week Low: 319.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 402.81m
  • Volume: 548,437
  • Market Cap: £1,371.16m
  • RiskGrade: 131
  • Beta: 0.67

Growth Ratings

EPS Growth shows the relative growth of a company's earnings over the last year.

The rise in total monies receivable for goods / services sold before expenses.

1yr EPS Growth
22.90% above the market average22.90% above the market average22.90% above the market average22.90% above the market average22.90% above the market average
5.56% above the sector average5.56% above the sector average5.56% above the sector average5.56% above the sector average5.56% above the sector average
1yr Revenue Growth
41.09% above the market average41.09% above the market average41.09% above the market average41.09% above the market average41.09% above the market average
44.26% above the sector average44.26% above the sector average44.26% above the sector average44.26% above the sector average44.26% above the sector average

Income Ratings

The percentage of the share price that a company pays out as dividends over a year.

The percentage change from the previous year in the dividend paid on each share.

Dividend Yield
59.41% below the market average59.41% below the market average59.41% below the market average59.41% below the market average59.41% below the market average
60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average
1yr DPS Growth
39.85% below the market average39.85% below the market average39.85% below the market average39.85% below the market average39.85% below the market average
35.71% below the sector average35.71% below the sector average35.71% below the sector average35.71% below the sector average35.71% below the sector average

Valuation Ratings

The share price as a ratio of revenue per share.

The share price as a ratio of net asset value.

Price Sales Ratio
7.82% above the market average7.82% above the market average7.82% above the market average7.82% above the market average7.82% above the market average
49.02% above the sector average49.02% above the sector average49.02% above the sector average49.02% above the sector average49.02% above the sector average
Price Book Ratio
49.08% below the market average49.08% below the market average49.08% below the market average49.08% below the market average49.08% below the market average
32.14% below the sector average32.14% below the sector average32.14% below the sector average32.14% below the sector average32.14% below the sector average

Performance Ratings

In percentage total change in share price over 30 days.

In percentage total change in share price over 3 months.

Price Chg 30d
21.00% above the market average21.00% above the market average21.00% above the market average21.00% above the market average21.00% above the market average
31.34% above the sector average31.34% above the sector average31.34% above the sector average31.34% above the sector average31.34% above the sector average
Price Chg 3m
55.94% below the market average55.94% below the market average55.94% below the market average55.94% below the market average55.94% below the market average
25.37% below the sector average25.37% below the sector average25.37% below the sector average25.37% below the sector average25.37% below the sector average

Technical Ratings

The Relative Strength Index measures a share price relative to itself and its recent history.

Momentum is an oscillator that measures the rate of price change.

RSI
19.37% above the market average19.37% above the market average19.37% above the market average19.37% above the market average19.37% above the market average
28.36% above the sector average28.36% above the sector average28.36% above the sector average28.36% above the sector average28.36% above the sector average
Momentum 20
37.60% above the market average37.60% above the market average37.60% above the market average37.60% above the market average37.60% above the market average
55.22% above the sector average55.22% above the sector average55.22% above the sector average55.22% above the sector average55.22% above the sector average

Management Ratings

Operating Margin is profit as a percentage of sales.

Return on capital employed measures the return from invested and borrowed capital.

Operating Margin
11.37% above the market average11.37% above the market average11.37% above the market average11.37% above the market average11.37% above the market average
44.83% above the sector average44.83% above the sector average44.83% above the sector average44.83% above the sector average44.83% above the sector average
ROCE
22.62% above the market average22.62% above the market average22.62% above the market average22.62% above the market average22.62% above the market average
45.45% below the sector average45.45% below the sector average45.45% below the sector average45.45% below the sector average45.45% below the sector average

Profitability Ratings

Earnings per share, the company's profitability expressed on a per share basis.

Analysts' estimates of future EPS for the next 2 years.

EPS
42.71% above the market average42.71% above the market average42.71% above the market average42.71% above the market average42.71% above the market average
40.00% above the sector average40.00% above the sector average40.00% above the sector average40.00% above the sector average40.00% above the sector average
Forecast EPS
2.48% below the market average2.48% below the market average2.48% below the market average2.48% below the market average2.48% below the market average
6.25% below the sector average6.25% below the sector average6.25% below the sector average6.25% below the sector average6.25% below the sector average

Profit/Loss Ratings

Monies produced from sales of goods and services after trade discounts, VAT, etc.

Operating Profit is the profit after deducting operating costs from gross profits.

Turnover
57.85% above the market average57.85% above the market average57.85% above the market average57.85% above the market average57.85% above the market average
66.10% above the sector average66.10% above the sector average66.10% above the sector average66.10% above the sector average66.10% above the sector average
Operating Profit Loss
58.44% above the market average58.44% above the market average58.44% above the market average58.44% above the market average58.44% above the market average
69.49% above the sector average69.49% above the sector average69.49% above the sector average69.49% above the sector average69.49% above the sector average

Balance Sheet Ratings

The difference between current assets and current liabilities.

A current asset representing the company's financial liquidity.

Assets
68.48% above the market average68.48% above the market average68.48% above the market average68.48% above the market average68.48% above the market average
73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average73.33% above the sector average
Cash
79.05% above the market average79.05% above the market average79.05% above the market average79.05% above the market average79.05% above the market average
90.00% above the sector average90.00% above the sector average90.00% above the sector average90.00% above the sector average90.00% above the sector average

Director Deal Ratings

The cumulative amount of stocks sold by company directors over 1 year

The cumulative amount of stocks bought by company directors over 1 year

Sells 1y Not Available
Buys 1y
25.04% above the market average25.04% above the market average25.04% above the market average25.04% above the market average25.04% above the market average
14.89% above the sector average14.89% above the sector average14.89% above the sector average14.89% above the sector average14.89% above the sector average

Broker Ratings

The percentage of stockbrokers that rate the company as a Buy

The percentage of stockbrokers that rate the company as a Hold

Brokers Percent Buy
0.76% above the market average0.76% above the market average0.76% above the market average0.76% above the market average0.76% above the market average
25% below the sector average25% below the sector average25% below the sector average25% below the sector average25% below the sector average
Brokers Percent Neutral
76.13% below the market average76.13% below the market average76.13% below the market average76.13% below the market average76.13% below the market average
85.71% below the sector average85.71% below the sector average85.71% below the sector average85.71% below the sector average85.71% below the sector average

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

 

Ascential Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 340.40p
Change Today -1.60p
% Change -0.47 %
52 Week High 411.00
52 Week Low 319.00
Volume 548,437
Shares Issued 402.81m
Market Cap £1,371.16m
Beta 0.67
RiskGrade 131

Ascential Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
83.77% below the market average83.77% below the market average83.77% below the market average83.77% below the market average83.77% below the market average
76.67% below the sector average76.67% below the sector average76.67% below the sector average76.67% below the sector average76.67% below the sector average
Price Trend
34.75% below the market average34.75% below the market average34.75% below the market average34.75% below the market average34.75% below the market average
13.43% below the sector average13.43% below the sector average13.43% below the sector average13.43% below the sector average13.43% below the sector average
Income
74% below the market average74% below the market average74% below the market average74% below the market average74% below the market average
75% below the sector average75% below the sector average75% below the sector average75% below the sector average75% below the sector average
Growth
37.76% above the market average37.76% above the market average37.76% above the market average37.76% above the market average37.76% above the market average
41.94% above the sector average41.94% above the sector average41.94% above the sector average41.94% above the sector average41.94% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 8
Buy 0
Neutral 2
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 10
strong_buy
Broker recommendations should not be taken as investment advice, and are provided by the authorised brokers listed on this page.

Ascential Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 29-Aug-19 16-May-19
Paid 27-Sep-19 14-Jun-19
Amount 1.80p 3.90p

Trades for 11-Dec-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 370,433 @ 340.40p
16:29 210 @ 340.20p
16:29 496 @ 340.20p
16:29 1,020 @ 340.00p
16:29 15 @ 340.00p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CEO Duncan Painter
CFO Mandy Gradden

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