Ascential (ASCL)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 250

300.40p
   
  • Change Today:
    -3.20p
  • 52 Week High: 421.20
  • 52 Week Low: 176.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 402.77m
  • Volume: 432,418
  • Market Cap: £1,209.93m
  • RiskGrade: 300

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
56.25% above the market average56.25% above the market average56.25% above the market average56.25% above the market average56.25% 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
1yr Revenue Growth
51.60% above the market average51.60% above the market average51.60% above the market average51.60% above the market average51.60% above the market average
49.15% above the sector average49.15% above the sector average49.15% above the sector average49.15% above the sector average49.15% 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
89.21% below the market average89.21% below the market average89.21% below the market average89.21% below the market average89.21% below the market average
72.41% below the sector average72.41% below the sector average72.41% below the sector average72.41% below the sector average72.41% below the sector average
1yr DPS Growth
81.77% below the market average81.77% below the market average81.77% below the market average81.77% below the market average81.77% below the market average
76.92% below the sector average76.92% below the sector average76.92% below the sector average76.92% below the sector average76.92% 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
2.94% below the market average2.94% below the market average2.94% below the market average2.94% below the market average2.94% below 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
46.87% below the market average46.87% below the market average46.87% below the market average46.87% below the market average46.87% below the market average
36.84% below the sector average36.84% below the sector average36.84% below the sector average36.84% below the sector average36.84% 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
60.98% above the market average60.98% above the market average60.98% above the market average60.98% above the market average60.98% above the market average
53.85% above the sector average53.85% above the sector average53.85% above the sector average53.85% above the sector average53.85% above the sector average
Price Chg 3m
71.08% above the market average71.08% above the market average71.08% above the market average71.08% above the market average71.08% above the market average
78.46% above the sector average78.46% above the sector average78.46% above the sector average78.46% above the sector average78.46% 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
37.53% above the market average37.53% above the market average37.53% above the market average37.53% above the market average37.53% above the market average
46.03% above the sector average46.03% above the sector average46.03% above the sector average46.03% above the sector average46.03% above the sector average
Momentum 20
72.36% above the market average72.36% above the market average72.36% above the market average72.36% above the market average72.36% above the market average
90.48% above the sector average90.48% above the sector average90.48% above the sector average90.48% above the sector average90.48% 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
18.06% below the market average18.06% below the market average18.06% below the market average18.06% below the market average18.06% below the market average
11.48% above the sector average11.48% above the sector average11.48% above the sector average11.48% above the sector average11.48% above the sector average
ROCE
32.07% above the market average32.07% above the market average32.07% above the market average32.07% above the market average32.07% 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
48.88% above the market average48.88% above the market average48.88% above the market average48.88% above the market average48.88% above the market average
61.90% above the sector average61.90% above the sector average61.90% above the sector average61.90% above the sector average61.90% above the sector average
Forecast EPS
65.17% below the market average65.17% below the market average65.17% below the market average65.17% below the market average65.17% below the market average
50% below the sector average50% below the sector average50% below the sector average50% below the sector average50% 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
60.97% above the market average60.97% above the market average60.97% above the market average60.97% above the market average60.97% above the market average
73.77% above the sector average73.77% above the sector average73.77% above the sector average73.77% above the sector average73.77% above the sector average
Operating Profit Loss
44.27% above the market average44.27% above the market average44.27% above the market average44.27% above the market average44.27% above the market average
55.56% above the sector average55.56% above the sector average55.56% above the sector average55.56% above the sector average55.56% 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
63.36% above the market average63.36% above the market average63.36% above the market average63.36% above the market average63.36% above the market average
77.42% above the sector average77.42% above the sector average77.42% above the sector average77.42% above the sector average77.42% above the sector average
Cash
73.43% above the market average73.43% above the market average73.43% above the market average73.43% above the market average73.43% above the market average
80.95% above the sector average80.95% above the sector average80.95% above the sector average80.95% above the sector average80.95% 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
19.15% above the market average19.15% above the market average19.15% above the market average19.15% above the market average19.15% above the market average
4.17% above the sector average4.17% above the sector average4.17% above the sector average4.17% above the sector average4.17% 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
57.36% below the market average57.36% below the market average57.36% below the market average57.36% below the market average57.36% below the market average
66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average66.67% below the sector average
Brokers Percent Neutral
54.71% above the market average54.71% above the market average54.71% above the market average54.71% above the market average54.71% above the market average
100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above 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 300.40p
Change Today -3.20p
% Change -1.05 %
52 Week High 421.20
52 Week Low 176.50
Volume 432,418
Shares Issued 402.77m
Market Cap £1,209.93m
RiskGrade 300

Ascential Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
92.91% below the market average92.91% below the market average92.91% below the market average92.91% below the market average92.91% below the market average
84.13% below the sector average84.13% below the sector average84.13% below the sector average84.13% below the sector average84.13% below the sector average
Price Trend
32.39% below the market average32.39% below the market average32.39% below the market average32.39% below the market average32.39% below the market average
10.77% above the sector average10.77% above the sector average10.77% above the sector average10.77% above the sector average10.77% above the sector average
Income
86.82% below the market average86.82% below the market average86.82% below the market average86.82% below the market average86.82% 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
Growth
1.49% below the market average1.49% below the market average1.49% below the market average1.49% below the market average1.49% below the market average
36.67% above the sector average36.67% above the sector average36.67% above the sector average36.67% above the sector average36.67% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 5
Buy 1
Neutral 7
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 13
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 14-Jul-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 95,026 @ 300.40p
16:29 57 @ 302.60p
16:29 350 @ 302.60p
16:29 62 @ 302.60p
16:29 45 @ 302.40p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CEO Duncan Painter
CFO Mandy Gradden

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