Ascential (ASCL)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 250

394.60p
   
  • Change Today:
    -1.40p
  • 52 Week High: 421.20p
  • 52 Week Low: 319.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 402.81m
  • Volume: 46,309
  • Market Cap: £1,589.48m
  • RiskGrade: 116

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
24.19% above the market average24.19% above the market average24.19% above the market average24.19% above the market average24.19% above the market average
5.88% above the sector average5.88% above the sector average5.88% above the sector average5.88% above the sector average5.88% above the sector average
1yr Revenue Growth
41.37% above the market average41.37% above the market average41.37% above the market average41.37% above the market average41.37% above the market average
43.33% above the sector average43.33% above the sector average43.33% above the sector average43.33% above the sector average43.33% 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
65.4% below the market average65.4% below the market average65.4% below the market average65.4% below the market average65.4% below the market average
65.52% below the sector average65.52% below the sector average65.52% below the sector average65.52% below the sector average65.52% below the sector average
1yr DPS Growth
37.81% below the market average37.81% below the market average37.81% below the market average37.81% below the market average37.81% below the market average
33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% 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
10.29% above the market average10.29% above the market average10.29% above the market average10.29% above the market average10.29% above the market average
52.00% above the sector average52.00% above the sector average52.00% above the sector average52.00% above the sector average52.00% above the sector average
Price Book Ratio
53.59% below the market average53.59% below the market average53.59% below the market average53.59% below the market average53.59% below the market average
38.18% below the sector average38.18% below the sector average38.18% below the sector average38.18% below the sector average38.18% 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
34.58% above the market average34.58% above the market average34.58% above the market average34.58% above the market average34.58% above the market average
52.24% above the sector average52.24% above the sector average52.24% above the sector average52.24% above the sector average52.24% above the sector average
Price Chg 3m
45.45% above the market average45.45% above the market average45.45% above the market average45.45% above the market average45.45% above the market average
22.39% above the sector average22.39% above the sector average22.39% above the sector average22.39% above the sector average22.39% above 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
31.91% below the market average31.91% below the market average31.91% below the market average31.91% below the market average31.91% below the market average
49.25% above the sector average49.25% above the sector average49.25% above the sector average49.25% above the sector average49.25% above the sector average
Momentum 20
31.91% below the market average31.91% below the market average31.91% below the market average31.91% below the market average31.91% below the market average
76.12% above the sector average76.12% above the sector average76.12% above the sector average76.12% above the sector average76.12% 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
10.08% above the market average10.08% above the market average10.08% above the market average10.08% above the market average10.08% above the market average
43.86% above the sector average43.86% above the sector average43.86% above the sector average43.86% above the sector average43.86% above the sector average
ROCE
22.57% above the market average22.57% above the market average22.57% above the market average22.57% above the market average22.57% above the market average
54.84% below the sector average54.84% below the sector average54.84% below the sector average54.84% below the sector average54.84% 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
42.21% above the market average42.21% above the market average42.21% above the market average42.21% above the market average42.21% above the market average
42.37% above the sector average42.37% above the sector average42.37% above the sector average42.37% above the sector average42.37% above the sector average
Forecast EPS
1.61% below the market average1.61% below the market average1.61% below the market average1.61% below the market average1.61% below the market average
10.34% below the sector average10.34% below the sector average10.34% below the sector average10.34% below the sector average10.34% 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
57.61% above the market average57.61% above the market average57.61% above the market average57.61% above the market average57.61% above the market average
68.97% above the sector average68.97% above the sector average68.97% above the sector average68.97% above the sector average68.97% above the sector average
Operating Profit Loss
58.06% above the market average58.06% above the market average58.06% above the market average58.06% above the market average58.06% above the market average
72.41% above the sector average72.41% above the sector average72.41% above the sector average72.41% above the sector average72.41% 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
68.75% above the market average68.75% above the market average68.75% above the market average68.75% above the market average68.75% above the market average
76.27% above the sector average76.27% above the sector average76.27% above the sector average76.27% above the sector average76.27% above the sector average
Cash
78.90% above the market average78.90% above the market average78.90% above the market average78.90% above the market average78.90% above the market average
89.83% above the sector average89.83% above the sector average89.83% above the sector average89.83% above the sector average89.83% 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
25.94% above the market average25.94% above the market average25.94% above the market average25.94% above the market average25.94% 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
9.41% above the market average9.41% above the market average9.41% above the market average9.41% above the market average9.41% above the market average
17.24% below the sector average17.24% below the sector average17.24% below the sector average17.24% below the sector average17.24% below the sector average
Brokers Percent Neutral
97.89% below the market average97.89% below the market average97.89% below the market average97.89% below the market average97.89% 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 394.60p
Change Today -1.40p
% Change -0.35 %
52 Week High 421.20p
52 Week Low 319.00p
Volume 46,309
Shares Issued 402.81m
Market Cap £1,589.48m
RiskGrade 116

Ascential Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
88.9% below the market average88.9% below the market average88.9% below the market average88.9% below the market average88.9% below the market average
83.05% below the sector average83.05% below the sector average83.05% below the sector average83.05% below the sector average83.05% below the sector average
Price Trend
29.89% above the market average29.89% above the market average29.89% above the market average29.89% above the market average29.89% above the market average
34.33% above the sector average34.33% above the sector average34.33% above the sector average34.33% above the sector average34.33% above the sector average
Income
76.34% below the market average76.34% below the market average76.34% below the market average76.34% below the market average76.34% below the market average
67.74% below the sector average67.74% below the sector average67.74% below the sector average67.74% below the sector average67.74% below the sector average
Growth
38.36% above the market average38.36% above the market average38.36% above the market average38.36% above the market average38.36% above the market average
40.98% above the sector average40.98% above the sector average40.98% above the sector average40.98% above the sector average40.98% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 9
Buy 0
Neutral 1
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 28-Jan-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
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Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CEO Duncan Painter
CFO Mandy Gradden

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