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LON:ASCLAscential Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 278.20
+8.20 (+3.04 %)
(As of 07/14/2020)
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Today's Range
269.40
Now: GBX 278.20
279.40
50-Day Range
270
MA: GBX 292.17
324.40
52-Week Range
2.80
Now: GBX 278.20
426.40
Volume462,547 shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.12 billion
P/E Ratio146.42
Dividend Yield2.31%
BetaN/A
Ascential plc provides business-to-business information services for product design, marketing, sales, and built environment and policy in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers industry-specific business intelligence, insights, and forecasting through data and digital subscription tools. The company was formerly known as Trident Floatco PLC and changed its name to Ascential plc in January 2016. Ascential plc was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.22 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Marketing Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-20-75165000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£416.20 million
Cash FlowGBX 24.86 per share
Book ValueGBX 132.10 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees1,644
Market Cap£1.12 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 278.20
+8.20 (+3.04 %)
(As of 07/14/2020)
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Ascential (LON:ASCL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Ascential's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Ascential's stock was trading at GBX 272 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ASCL stock has increased by 2.3% and is now trading at GBX 278.20.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Ascential?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ascential in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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How often does Ascential pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ascential?

Ascential declared a dividend on Monday, February 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 14th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4 per share on Thursday, June 11th. This represents a yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 14th. This is an increase from Ascential's previous dividend of GBX 1.80. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for ASCL?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Ascential's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 240 to GBX 390. On average, they anticipate Ascential's share price to reach GBX 309.63 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has Ascential been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ASCL stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ascential earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.
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Who are some of Ascential's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ascential own?

Who are Ascential's key executives?

Ascential's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Duncan Anthony Painter, CEO & Director (Age 49)
  • Ms. Amanda Jane Gradden, CFO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Michael Lisowski, COO & Pres of Edge by Ascential
  • Mr. Stephen Martincic, Chief Brand & Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Ralph Tribe, Chief People Officer

What is Ascential's stock symbol?

Ascential trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "ASCL."

How do I buy shares of Ascential?

Shares of ASCL and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Ascential's stock price today?

One share of ASCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 278.20.

How big of a company is Ascential?

Ascential has a market capitalization of £1.12 billion and generates £416.20 million in revenue each year. Ascential employs 1,644 workers across the globe.

What is Ascential's official website?

The official website for Ascential is www.ascential.com.

How can I contact Ascential?

Ascential's mailing address is The Prow, 1 Wilder Walk, LONDON, W1B 5AP, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-75165000.

This page was last updated on 8/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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