Ascential (ASCL)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 250

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365.90p
   
  • Change Today:
    -10.10p
  • 52 Week High: 391.00
  • 52 Week Low: 295.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 400.64m
  • Volume: 99,011
  • Market Cap: 1,465.95m
  • RiskGrade: 126

Ascential Overview

Ascential is a business-to-business media business specialising in exhibitions & festivals and information services. It organises large scale exhibitions, congresses and festivals where customers come together to form business relationships and transact. In Information Services, it provides high quality, industry-specific business intelligence and forecasting via digital subscription products.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 1.2% 1.6%
Div Cover 3.6 3.0
Op Mrgn 10.7% 24.9%
ROCE 115.5%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 22.0 20.8
PEG 0.1 8.6
Pr/Revenue 5.0 3.9
Pr/Book 4.2  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -6.1% 25.4%
PBT n/a n/a
EPS 324.3% 2.4%
DPS n/a 24.7%

Ascential Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-14 312.70 (5.40) 4.95p n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-15 319.10 8.40 4.03p n/a n/a -19% n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-16 299.60 (1.80) 17.10p 15.8 0.0 +324% 4.70p 1.7%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

Ascential Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-17 375.68 93.37 17.51p 21.5 8.9 +2% 5.86p 1.6%
31-Dec-18 416.87 101.01 18.46p 20.4 3.8 +5% 6.32p 1.7%
31-Dec-19 452.83 117.11 21.26p 17.7 1.2 +15% 7.33p 2.0%

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Ascential Company Announcements

Notice of Results 12-Feb-2018 12:30 RNS
Total Voting Rights 01-Feb-2018 10:01 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 30-Jan-2018 16:30 RNS

Latest Ascential Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

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.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

Ascential Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 365.90p
Change Today -10.10p
% Change -2.69 %
52 Week High 391.00
52 Week Low 295.00
Volume 99,011
Shares Issued 400.64m
Market Cap 1,465.95m
RiskGrade 126

Ascential Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
91.91% below the market average91.91% below the market average91.91% below the market average91.91% below the market average91.91% below the market average
85.29% below the sector average85.29% below the sector average85.29% below the sector average85.29% below the sector average85.29% below the sector average
Price Trend
63.66% above the market average63.66% above the market average63.66% above the market average63.66% above the market average63.66% above the market average
46.67% above the sector average46.67% above the sector average46.67% above the sector average46.67% above the sector average46.67% above the sector average
Income
67.92% below the market average67.92% below the market average67.92% below the market average67.92% below the market average67.92% below the market average
41.46% below the sector average41.46% below the sector average41.46% below the sector average41.46% below the sector average41.46% below the sector average
Growth
13.46% above the market average13.46% above the market average13.46% above the market average13.46% above the market average13.46% above the market average
8.57% above the sector average8.57% above the sector average8.57% above the sector average8.57% above the sector average8.57% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 6
Buy 0
Neutral 2
Sell 1
Strong Sell 1
Total 10
buy
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Ascential Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 18-May-17 06-Oct-16
Paid 15-Jun-17 04-Nov-16
Amount 3.20p 1.50p

Trades for 22-Feb-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
12:37 588 @ 365.90p
12:36 126 @ 365.80p
12:36 75 @ 365.40p
12:36 80 @ 365.40p
12:36 159 @ 365.40p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CEO Duncan Painter
CFO Mandy Gradden

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