Ascential (ASCL)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 250

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433.40p
   
  • Change Today:
      2.80p
  • 52 Week High: 434.60
  • 52 Week Low: 315.60
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 400.68m
  • Volume: 303,077
  • Market Cap: 1,736.53m
  • RiskGrade: 106

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 1.3% 1.5%
Div Cover 3.3 3.0
Op Mrgn 11.8% 24.0%
ROCE n/a  
Latest F'cast
P/E 23.6 23.0
PEG 1.0 9.7
Pr/Revenue 4.6 4.2
Pr/Book 5.1  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 25.4% 9.7%
PBT n/a 199.2%
EPS 23.5% 2.4%
DPS 19.1% 12.7%

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) 14.90p 18.1 0.1 +270% 4.70p 1.7%
31-Dec-17 375.80 33.10 18.40p 20.9 0.9 +24% 5.60p 1.5%

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-18 412.35 99.05 18.84p 23.0 9.7 +2% 6.31p 1.5%
31-Dec-19 443.10 106.59 21.56p 20.1 1.4 +14% 7.17p 1.7%

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Ascential Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 21-May-2018 14:57 RNS
Proposed Sale of Ascential Exhibitions 15-May-2018 07:00 RNS
AGM Results 10-May-2018 13:35 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 433.40p
Change Today 2.80p
% Change 0.65 %
52 Week High 434.60
52 Week Low 315.60
Volume 303,077
Shares Issued 400.68m
Market Cap 1,736.53m
RiskGrade 106

Ascential Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
95.3% below the market average95.3% below the market average95.3% below the market average95.3% below the market average95.3% below the market average
91.3% below the sector average91.3% below the sector average91.3% below the sector average91.3% below the sector average91.3% below the sector average
Price Trend
83.18% above the market average83.18% above the market average83.18% above the market average83.18% above the market average83.18% above the market average
62.16% above the sector average62.16% above the sector average62.16% above the sector average62.16% above the sector average62.16% above the sector average
Income
70.89% below the market average70.89% below the market average70.89% below the market average70.89% below the market average70.89% below the market average
55% below the sector average55% below the sector average55% below the sector average55% below the sector average55% below the sector average
Growth
61.32% above the market average61.32% above the market average61.32% above the market average61.32% above the market average61.32% above the market average
69.01% above the sector average69.01% above the sector average69.01% above the sector average69.01% above the sector average69.01% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 5
Buy 0
Neutral 3
Sell 1
Strong Sell 0
Total 9
buy
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Ascential Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 17-May-18 31-Aug-17
Paid 15-Jun-18 29-Sep-17
Amount 3.80p 1.80p

Trades for 25-May-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:53 1,442 @ 432.90p
16:53 1,200 @ 432.97p
16:52 10,000 @ 432.43p
16:52 13,685 @ 432.54p
16:35 116,508 @ 433.40p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CEO Duncan Painter
CFO Mandy Gradden

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