Ascential (ASCL)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 250

284.20p
   
  • Change Today:
    -5.80p
  • 52 Week High: 421.20
  • 52 Week Low: 176.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 402.77m
  • Volume: 491,418
  • Market Cap: 1,144.68m
  • RiskGrade: 328

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 0.6% 0.5%
Div Cover 10.4 2.7
Op Mrgn 4.8% 3.7%
ROCE 19.3%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 15.4 71.9
PEG 0.7 n/a
Pr/Revenue 2.8 3.5
Pr/Book 2.2  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 19.4% -22.0%
PBT -64.7% 18.6%
EPS 21.3% -79.0%
DPS -69.0% -17.8%

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% 1.80p 0.5%

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-20 324.78 12.09 3.96p 73.3 n/a -79% 1.48p 0.5%
31-Dec-21 424.40 77.67 15.88p 18.3 0.1 +301% 5.43p 1.9%

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Ascential Company Announcements

Director Declaration 11-Jun-2020 16:00 RNS
Total Voting Rights 02-Jun-2020 11:14 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 18-May-2020 10:06 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 284.20p
Change Today -5.80p
% Change -2.00 %
52 Week High 421.20
52 Week Low 176.50
Volume 491,418
Shares Issued 402.77m
Market Cap 1,144.68m
RiskGrade 328

Ascential Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
91.29% below the market average91.29% below the market average91.29% below the market average91.29% below the market average91.29% 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
29.15% below the market average29.15% below the market average29.15% below the market average29.15% below the market average29.15% below the market average
13.85% above the sector average13.85% above the sector average13.85% above the sector average13.85% above the sector average13.85% above the sector average
Income
85.19% below the market average85.19% below the market average85.19% below the market average85.19% below the market average85.19% 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
Growth
2.52% below the market average2.52% below the market average2.52% below the market average2.52% below the market average2.52% 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 0
Neutral 7
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 12
buy
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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 03-Jul-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
14:47 244 @ 284.20p
14:47 602 @ 284.20p
14:47 212 @ 284.20p
14:47 155 @ 284.20p
14:47 185 @ 284.20p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CEO Duncan Painter
CFO Mandy Gradden

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