Ascential (ASCL)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 250

421.80p
   
  • Change Today:
    -7.60p
  • 52 Week High: 454.40
  • 52 Week Low: 267.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 438.47m
  • Volume: 224,637
  • Market Cap: 1,849.45m
  • RiskGrade: 204

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 0.0% 0.3%
Div Cover n/a 7.1
Op Mrgn -63.1% 12.4%
ROCE n/a  
Latest F'cast
P/E n/a 50.0
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 7.0 4.9
Pr/Book 4.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -30.7% 39.8%
PBT n/a n/a
EPS n/a 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-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-19 380.30 (7.90) 15.10p 25.9 n/a -3% 1.80p 0.5%
31-Dec-20 263.70 (184.30) (2.30)p n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0%

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-21 368.67 45.74 8.37p 50.4 n/a n/a 1.19p 0.3%
31-Dec-22 453.28 84.56 13.78p 30.6 0.5 +65% 3.45p 0.8%

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Ascential Company Announcements

Acquisition of OneSpace 13-Sep-2021 07:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 02-Sep-2021 10:00 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 04-Aug-2021 13:47 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 421.80p
Change Today -7.60p
% Change -1.77 %
52 Week High 454.40
52 Week Low 267.00
Volume 224,637
Shares Issued 438.47m
Market Cap 1,849.45m
RiskGrade 204

Ascential Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
90.24% below the market average90.24% below the market average90.24% below the market average90.24% below the market average90.24% below the market average
81.48% below the sector average81.48% below the sector average81.48% below the sector average81.48% below the sector average81.48% below the sector average
Price Trend
51.66% above the market average51.66% above the market average51.66% above the market average51.66% above the market average51.66% above the market average
22.81% above the sector average22.81% above the sector average22.81% above the sector average22.81% above the sector average22.81% above the sector average
Income
89.07% below the market average89.07% below the market average89.07% below the market average89.07% below the market average89.07% below the market average
80.95% below the sector average80.95% below the sector average80.95% below the sector average80.95% below the sector average80.95% below the sector average
Growth
16.75% below the market average16.75% below the market average16.75% below the market average16.75% below the market average16.75% below the market average
18.52% below the sector average18.52% below the sector average18.52% below the sector average18.52% below the sector average18.52% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 5
Buy 0
Neutral 4
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 9
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 24-Sep-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 132,298 @ 421.80p
16:29 1 @ 421.80p
16:29 15 @ 421.80p
16:29 4 @ 421.40p
16:29 6 @ 421.60p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CEO Duncan Painter
CFO Mandy Gradden

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