LON:ASCL - Ascential Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 424.40 +8.40 (+2.02 %)
(As of 05/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 424.40
Today's RangeGBX 403 - GBX 425.60
52-Week RangeGBX 303.70 - GBX 421
Volume1.02 million shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.64 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Ascential (LON:ASCL)

Ascential logoAscential plc provides events and advisory services in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company's Exhibitions & Festivals segment organizes exhibitions, congresses, and festivals. Its Information Services segment provides intelligence, analysis, and forecasting tools; live events and awards; and subscription content, such as real-time online resources, as well as advisory services to the various industries, including fashion, retail, property, construction, and politics, as well as for media platforms. 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Marketing Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Cyclical
SymbolLON:ASCL
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-20-75165000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins14.46%
Return on Equity17.55%
Return on Assets6.85%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares400,570,000

Ascential (LON:ASCL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ascential's stock symbol?

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

How often does Ascential pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ascential?

Ascential announced a dividend on Monday, February 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 17th will be given a dividend of GBX 3.80 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 17th. This is an increase from Ascential's previous dividend of $1.80. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Ascential's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for ASCL?

9 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Ascential's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 390 to GBX 475. On average, they expect Ascential's stock price to reach GBX 422.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Ascential.

Who are some of Ascential's key competitors?

Who are Ascential's key executives?

Ascential's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Duncan Anthony Painter, CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Ms. Amanda Jane Gradden, CFO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael Lisowski, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Stephen Martincic, Chief Brand & Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Ralph Tribe, Chief People Officer

Has Ascential been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about ASCL stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ascential earned a media sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.12 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 424.40.

How big of a company is Ascential?

Ascential has a market capitalization of £1.64 billion.

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ascential (ASCL)

Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  239 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  140 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  379
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ascential and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ASCL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ASCL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Ascential (LON:ASCL) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
9 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Ascential in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 422.50The high price target for ASCL is GBX 475 and the low price target for ASCL is GBX 390. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.672.672.442.44
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 422.50GBX 422.50GBX 386.88GBX 365.63

Ascential (LON:ASCL) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Ascential (LON:ASCL)

Ascential (LON:ASCL) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/15/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/15/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/14/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 435 ➝ GBX 475View Rating Details
2/27/2018Deutsche BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 415 ➝ GBX 425View Rating Details
2/27/2018BarclaysUpgradeEqual weightGBX 395View Rating Details
2/26/2018Numis SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 405 ➝ GBX 455View Rating Details
2/2/2018BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 440View Rating Details
11/10/2017Goldman SachsDowngradeNeutralGBX 390View Rating Details
10/12/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/21/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

Ascential (LON:ASCL) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/26/2018GBX 3.800.95%5/17/20185/17/20186/15/2018
7/24/2017GBX 1.800.51%8/31/20178/31/20179/29/2017
2/27/2017GBX 3.201.08%5/18/20175/18/20176/15/2017
8/1/2016GBX 1.500.57%10/6/201610/6/201611/4/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Ascential (LON ASCL) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Ascential (LON:ASCL)

Ascential (LON ASCL) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
9/29/2017Mandy GraddenInsiderBuy2GBX 348GBX 696
6/15/2017Mandy GraddenInsiderBuy5GBX 352GBX 1,760
6/8/2017Paul HarrisonInsiderBuy2,820GBX 351£9,898.20
3/2/2017Duncan PainterInsiderBuy22,593GBX 305£68,908.65
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Ascential (LON ASCL) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Ascential (ASCL) Rating Reiterated by Shore CapitalAscential (ASCL) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 2:25 PM
Peel Hunt Reiterates Hold Rating for Ascential (ASCL)Peel Hunt Reiterates Hold Rating for Ascential (ASCL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 11:51 AM
Ascential (ASCL) Raises Dividend to GBX 3.80 Per ShareAscential (ASCL) Raises Dividend to GBX 3.80 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 8:48 AM
Peel Hunt Reaffirms Hold Rating for Ascential (ASCL)Peel Hunt Reaffirms Hold Rating for Ascential (ASCL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:48 AM
Ascential (ASCL) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesAscential (ASCL) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 5:40 PM
Ascential (ASCL) Rating Reiterated by Berenberg BankAscential (ASCL) Rating Reiterated by Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 4:48 PM
Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Add" Rating for Ascential (ASCL)Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Add" Rating for Ascential (ASCL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 11:44 AM
BNP Paribas Upgrades Ascential (ASCL) to "Outperform"BNP Paribas Upgrades Ascential (ASCL) to "Outperform"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 7:00 PM
Ascentials (ASCL) Add Rating Reaffirmed at Peel HuntAscential's (ASCL) Add Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 10:54 PM
Ascential (ASCL) Earns Hold Rating from Deutsche BankAscential (ASCL) Earns Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 4:16 PM
Numis Securities Boosts Ascential (ASCL) Price Target to GBX 405Numis Securities Boosts Ascential (ASCL) Price Target to GBX 405
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 3:37 PM
Citigroup Boosts Ascential (ASCL) Price Target to GBX 410Citigroup Boosts Ascential (ASCL) Price Target to GBX 410
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 4:33 PM
Ascentials (ASCL) Add Rating Reiterated at Peel HuntAscential's (ASCL) Add Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 10:31 PM
Ascential (ASCL) Earns Underweight Rating from Analysts at BarclaysAscential (ASCL) Earns Underweight Rating from Analysts at Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 8:03 AM
Ascential (ASCL) Earns Add Rating from Peel HuntAscential (ASCL) Earns Add Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 1:54 PM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from BrokeragesAscential PLC (ASCL) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 7:29 PM
Ascential (ASCL) Given "Hold" Rating at Peel HuntAscential (ASCL) Given "Hold" Rating at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 9:55 AM
Ascentials (ASCL) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Shore CapitalAscential's (ASCL) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 5:18 PM
Ascential (ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore CapitalAscential (ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 9:55 PM
Ascential (ASCL) Downgraded by Peel Hunt to "Hold"Ascential (ASCL) Downgraded by Peel Hunt to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 11:28 PM
Ascential (ASCL) Upgraded to "Equal weight" at BarclaysAscential (ASCL) Upgraded to "Equal weight" at Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 11:46 PM
Deutsche Bank Raises Ascential (ASCL) Price Target to GBX 425Deutsche Bank Raises Ascential (ASCL) Price Target to GBX 425
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 11:46 PM
Ascential (ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by CitigroupAscential (ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 11:46 PM
Edited Transcript of ASCL.L earnings conference call or presentation 26-Feb-18 9:00am GMTEdited Transcript of ASCL.L earnings conference call or presentation 26-Feb-18 9:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 18 at 10:18 AM
Citigroup Boosts Ascential (ASCL) Price Target to GBX 475Citigroup Boosts Ascential (ASCL) Price Target to GBX 475
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 18 at 12:52 AM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesAscential PLC (ASCL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 7:32 PM
Ascential (ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel HuntAscential (ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 11:14 PM
Ascential (ASCL) Rating Reiterated by Peel HuntAscential (ASCL) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 11:00 PM
Numis Securities Increases Ascential (ASCL) Price Target to GBX 455Numis Securities Increases Ascential (ASCL) Price Target to GBX 455
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 10:24 PM
Shore Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Ascential (ASCL)Shore Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Ascential (ASCL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 9:52 PM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsAscential PLC (ASCL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 13 at 7:30 PM
BNP Paribas Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Ascential (ASCL)BNP Paribas Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Ascential (ASCL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 3 at 9:52 PM
Ascential (ASCL) Price Target Increased to GBX 325 by Analysts at BarclaysAscential (ASCL) Price Target Increased to GBX 325 by Analysts at Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 29 at 12:42 PM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from BrokeragesAscential PLC (ASCL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 19 at 9:50 PM
Peel Hunt Reiterates Add Rating for Ascential (ASCL)Peel Hunt Reiterates Add Rating for Ascential (ASCL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 30 at 6:58 AM
THE SALE OF CLAVIS INSIGHTS TO ASCENTIAL PLC - London South East (blog)THE SALE OF CLAVIS INSIGHTS TO ASCENTIAL PLC - London South East (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - December 27 at 4:30 PM
Ascential (ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche BankAscential (ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 25 at 11:40 PM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsAscential PLC (ASCL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 25 at 7:54 PM
Ascential plc (ASCL) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesAscential plc (ASCL) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 30 at 10:28 PM
Is Ascential plc’s (LSE:ASCL) 10.19% ROE Good Enough Compared To Its Industry?Is Ascential plc’s (LSE:ASCL) 10.19% ROE Good Enough Compared To Its Industry?
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:08 PM
Ascential plc (ASCL) Given Add Rating at Peel HuntAscential plc (ASCL) Given Add Rating at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 25 at 8:10 PM
Ascential plc (ASCL) Receives "Buy" Rating from Ascential plc (ASCL) Receives "Buy" Rating from
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 19 at 3:38 PM
Ascential Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ASCL-GB : November 16, 2017Ascential Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ASCL-GB : November 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 11:31 AM
Ascential PLCs (ASCL) Buy Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities LtdAscential PLC's (ASCL) Buy Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 9:19 AM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Downgraded by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Ascential PLC (ASCL) Downgraded by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 6:32 PM
Ascential Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ASCL-GB : November 6, 2017Ascential Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ASCL-GB : November 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 6 at 5:05 PM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesAscential PLC (ASCL) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 5 at 7:32 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - October 23 at 10:11 PM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Lifted to Add at Peel HuntAscential PLC (ASCL) Lifted to Add at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 2:40 PM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Earns Buy Rating from Shore CapitalAscential PLC (ASCL) Earns Buy Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 5:44 PM

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