Ascential (ASCL)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 250

Trade now with BarclaysStockbrokers Trade now with Barclays Sponsored by Barclays Stockbrokers

386.40p
   
  • Change Today:
    -8.00p
  • 52 Week High: 465.00
  • 52 Week Low: 346.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 400.82m
  • Volume: 117,687
  • Market Cap: 1,548.76m
  • RiskGrade: 145
  • Beta: 0.01

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.

1 Day Chart

1 Day Chart

6 Month Chart

6 Month Chart

Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 1.4% 1.5%
Div Cover 3.3 2.6
Op Mrgn 11.8% 22.7%
ROCE n/a  
Latest F'cast
P/E 21.4 25.5
PEG 0.9 n/a
Pr/Revenue 4.2 4.5
Pr/Book 4.6  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 25.4% -7.5%
PBT n/a 138.6%
EPS 23.5% -15.9%
DPS 19.1% 6.2%

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-18 347.53 78.98 15.48p 25.5 n/a -16% 5.95p 1.5%
31-Dec-19 414.76 98.26 19.18p 20.6 0.9 +24% 6.93p 1.7%
31-Dec-20 456.34 113.91 21.94p 18.0 1.2 +14% 7.92p 2.0%

Copyright © 2019 FactSet Research Systems Inc. All rights reserved.

Ascential Company Announcements

Total Voting Rights 02-Jan-2019 10:23 RNS
CMD, Trading Update and Segmental Reporting 04-Dec-2018 07:00 RNS
Acquisition of Flywheel Digital 01-Nov-2018 07:00 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 386.40p
Change Today -8.00p
% Change -2.03 %
52 Week High 465.00
52 Week Low 346.00
Volume 117,687
Shares Issued 400.82m
Market Cap 1,548.76m
Beta 0.01
RiskGrade 145

Ascential Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
90.78% below the market average90.78% below the market average90.78% below the market average90.78% below the market average90.78% below the market average
91.18% below the sector average91.18% below the sector average91.18% below the sector average91.18% below the sector average91.18% below the sector average
Price Trend
57.20% above the market average57.20% above the market average57.20% above the market average57.20% above the market average57.20% above the market average
62.32% above the sector average62.32% above the sector average62.32% above the sector average62.32% above the sector average62.32% above the sector average
Income
74.98% below the market average74.98% below the market average74.98% below the market average74.98% below the market average74.98% below the market average
60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average
Growth
59.41% above the market average59.41% above the market average59.41% above the market average59.41% above the market average59.41% above the market average
57.58% above the sector average57.58% above the sector average57.58% above the sector average57.58% above the sector average57.58% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 7
Buy 0
Neutral 2
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 9
strong_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 30-Aug-18 17-May-18
Paid 28-Sep-18 15-Jun-18
Amount 1.90p 3.80p

Trades for 16-Jan-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
14:56 167 @ 386.40p
14:56 566 @ 386.40p
14:56 1 @ 386.40p
14:56 126 @ 386.60p
14:56 92 @ 386.60p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CEO Duncan Painter
CFO Mandy Gradden

Top of Page