Ascential (ASCL)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 250

242.40p
   
  • Change Today:
    -12.80p
  • 52 Week High: 421.20
  • 52 Week Low: 208.40
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 402.65m
  • Volume: 1,582,212
  • Market Cap: 976.01m
  • RiskGrade: 329

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 2.4% 0.0%
Div Cover 3.2 n/a
Op Mrgn 4.8% n/a
ROCE 19.3%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 12.9 n/a
PEG 0.6 n/a
Pr/Revenue 2.3 n/a
Pr/Book 1.8  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 19.4% n/a
PBT -64.7% n/a
EPS 21.3% n/a
DPS n/a n/a

Ascential Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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) 14.90p 18.1 0.1 +270% 4.70p 1.7%
31-Dec-17 292.90 19.90 13.70p 28.1 n/a -8% 5.60p 1.5%
31-Dec-18 348.50 28.90 15.50p 24.3 1.9 +13% 5.80p 1.5%
31-Dec-19 416.20 10.20 18.80p 20.8 1.0 +21% 5.80p 1.5%

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

Ascential Company Announcements

Money20/20 Europe deferral to September 2020 24-Mar-2020 14:00 RNS
Cannes Lions deferral to contingency dates 18-Mar-2020 13:00 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 17-Mar-2020 07:00 RNS

Latest Ascential Director Deals

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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 242.40p
Change Today -12.80p
% Change -5.02 %
52 Week High 421.20
52 Week Low 208.40
Volume 1,582,212
Shares Issued 402.65m
Market Cap 976.01m
RiskGrade 329

Ascential Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
77.65% below the market average77.65% below the market average77.65% below the market average77.65% below the market average77.65% 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
Price Trend
31.79% below the market average31.79% below the market average31.79% below the market average31.79% below the market average31.79% below the market average
14.71% above the sector average14.71% above the sector average14.71% above the sector average14.71% above the sector average14.71% above the sector average
Income
58.75% below the market average58.75% below the market average58.75% below the market average58.75% below the market average58.75% below the market average
35.48% below the sector average35.48% below the sector average35.48% below the sector average35.48% below the sector average35.48% below the sector average
Growth
8.66% below the market average8.66% below the market average8.66% below the market average8.66% below the market average8.66% below the market average
11.86% below the sector average11.86% below the sector average11.86% below the sector average11.86% below the sector average11.86% below the sector average

Ascential Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 14-May-20 29-Aug-19
Paid 11-Jun-20 27-Sep-19
Amount 4.00p 1.80p

Trades for 27-Mar-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 3,108 @ 242.40p
16:35 300,208 @ 242.40p
16:27 386 @ 241.20p
16:26 564 @ 241.40p
16:26 170 @ 241.40p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CEO Duncan Painter
CFO Mandy Gradden

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