Ascential

ASCL: 351.60 -5.80 (-1.62%) delayed: 15 Oct 2018, 13:27

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Bid Price 351.40 High Price 358.60
Ask Price 351.80 Low Price 350.00
Open Price 355.20 Spread 0.11%
Prev Close 357.40 Volume 1,529,706

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Ascential Share Price Information

Name Ascential
Epic ASCL
Sector Media
ISIN GB00BYM8GJ06
Activites Ascential plc is a global business-to-business information company that informs and connects the business world in 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. Ascential powers the prestigious Cannes Lions festival for the branded communications industry, the world's premier payments and financial services congress Money20/20, Spring Fair/Autumn Fair, the global trend forecasting service WGSN, environmental risk data business Groundsure, e-commerce analytics provider One Click Retail and MediaLink, the strategic advisory and business services firm. Ascential's premium products enable focus, growth and value. The company provides customers with world class content and connections empowering their businesses to be the best informed and best connected.
Index FTSE 250
Latest Share Price (p) 351.60 Net Gearing (%) 60.62
Market Capitalisation (£m) 1,432.20 Gross Gearing (%) 65.26
Shares in issue (m) 400.73 Debt Ratio 54.16
P/E Ratio 79.42 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.63
Total dividends per share (p) 5.60 Assets / Equity Ratio 2.88
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 4.18
Dividend Cover 0.79 ROCE (%) 4.42
Earning per share (p) 4.50 EPS Growth (%) 4.65
52-week high / low (p) 469.00 / 324.30 DPS Growth (%) 19.15

Ascential Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
08 Oct Peel Hunt Add 352.00 515.00 - Reiterates
28 Sep Barclays Capital Equal weight 352.00 445.00 440.00 Reiterates
05 Sep Peel Hunt Add 352.00 515.00 - Reiterates
03 Sep Shore Capital Hold 352.00 - - Reiterates
03 Sep Peel Hunt Add 352.00 515.00 - Reiterates
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Ascential Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
25 Jul 2018 Duncan Painter Buy 41,538 @ 428.26p £177,890.64
09 Jun 2017 Paul Harrison Buy 2,820 @ 351.00p £9,898.20
02 Mar 2017 Duncan Painter Buy 22,593 @ 305.40p £68,999.02
02 Mar 2017 Mandy Gradden Sell 400,000 @ 298.10p £1,192,400.00
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