Ascential

ASCL: 341.60 +3.60 (+1.07%) delayed: 18 Nov 2019, 17:47

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Bid Price 341.60 High Price 344.20
Ask Price 341.80 Low Price 340.00
Open Price 342.20 Spread 0.06%
Prev Close 341.60 Volume 292,009

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Ascential Share Price Information

Name Ascential
Epic ASCL
Sector Media Agencies
ISIN GB00BYM8GJ06
Activites Ascential plc is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world's most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy. Our information, insights, connections, data and digital tools solve customer problems in three principal disciplines: Product Design via global trend forecasting service WGSN; Marketing via global benchmark for creative excellence and effectiveness Cannes Lions and WARC, and strategic advisory firm MediaLink; and Sales via eCommerce-driven data, insights and advisory firm Edge by Ascential, leading managed services provider for Amazon, Flywheel Digital, the world's premier payments and FinTech congress Money20/20, global retail industry summit World Retail Congress and Retail Week.
Index FTSE 250
Latest Share Price (p) 341.60 Net Gearing (%) 36.32
Market Capitalisation (£m) 1,361.49 Gross Gearing (%) 52.22
Shares in issue (m) 402.81 Debt Ratio 41.31
P/E Ratio 6.48 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.64
Total dividends per share (p) 5.80 Assets / Equity Ratio 2.09
Dividend Yield (%) 1.69 Price to book value 2.49
Dividend Cover 9.16 ROCE (%) 3.10
Earning per share (p) 52.20 EPS Growth (%) 1,060.00
52-week high / low (p) 418.00 / 327.40 DPS Growth (%) 3.57

Ascential Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
05 Nov Barclays Capital Equal weight 341.60 410.00 365.00 Reiterates
28 Oct Goldman Sachs Conviction Buy 341.60 510.00 568.00 Reiterates
25 Oct Liberum Capital Hold 341.60 380.00 - Reiterates
25 Oct Peel Hunt Buy 341.60 450.00 - Reiterates
08 Oct Peel Hunt Buy 341.60 450.00 - Reiterates
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Ascential Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
29 Mar 2019 Duncan Painter Buy 43,000 @ 348.20p £149,726.00
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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