Ascential (ASCL)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 250

386.80p
   
  • Change Today:
      5.80p
  • 52 Week High: 427.20
  • 52 Week Low: 337.20
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 402.78m
  • Volume: 43,316
  • Market Cap: 1,557.94m
  • RiskGrade: 143
  • Beta: 0.02

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 1.5% 1.6%
Div Cover 2.7 2.8
Op Mrgn 11.5% 22.8%
ROCE 19.6%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 24.6 21.6
PEG 1.9 1.5
Pr/Revenue 4.4 3.7
Pr/Book 2.8  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 19.0% 19.0%
PBT 45.2% 226.9%
EPS 13.1% 13.9%
DPS 3.6% 8.7%

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-17 292.90 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%

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-19 414.61 94.48 17.65p 21.6 1.6 +14% 6.31p 1.6%
31-Dec-20 451.23 106.15 19.74p 19.3 1.6 +12% 6.91p 1.8%

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Ascential Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 28-Aug-2019 17:28 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 30-Jul-2019 16:32 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 30-Jul-2019 13:07 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 386.80p
Change Today 5.80p
% Change 1.52 %
52 Week High 427.20
52 Week Low 337.20
Volume 43,316
Shares Issued 402.78m
Market Cap 1,557.94m
Beta 0.02
RiskGrade 143

Ascential Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
90.06% below the market average90.06% below the market average90.06% below the market average90.06% below the market average90.06% below the market average
77.42% below the sector average77.42% below the sector average77.42% below the sector average77.42% below the sector average77.42% below the sector average
Price Trend
35.23% above the market average35.23% above the market average35.23% above the market average35.23% above the market average35.23% above the market average
30.30% above the sector average30.30% above the sector average30.30% above the sector average30.30% above the sector average30.30% above the sector average
Income
78.91% below the market average78.91% below the market average78.91% below the market average78.91% below the market average78.91% below the market average
45.45% below the sector average45.45% below the sector average45.45% below the sector average45.45% below the sector average45.45% below the sector average
Growth
36.41% above the market average36.41% above the market average36.41% above the market average36.41% above the market average36.41% above the market average
45.16% above the sector average45.16% above the sector average45.16% above the sector average45.16% above the sector average45.16% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 9
Buy 0
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 12
strong_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 18-Sep-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
12:47 197 @ 386.80p
12:47 219 @ 386.80p
12:47 300 @ 386.80p
12:47 100 @ 386.80p
12:45 466 @ 386.20p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CEO Duncan Painter
CFO Mandy Gradden

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