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S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
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What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
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What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
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What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
LON:ASCL

Ascential - ASCL Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 240
-6.60 (-2.68%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
239.20
245.80
50-Day Range
223.79
316.68
52-Week Range
220.80
449.60
Volume
769,869 shs
Average Volume
1.04 million shs
Market Capitalization
£1.06 billion
P/E Ratio
4.49
Dividend Yield
2.31%
Price Target
GBX 377.50

Ascential MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
57.3% Upside
GBX 377.50 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.08mentions of Ascential in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.09 out of 5 stars

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About Ascential (LON:ASCL) Stock

Ascential plc provides specialist information, analytics, and e-commerce optimization platforms in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The company operates through four segments: Digital Commerce, Product Design, Marketing, and Retail & Financial Services. 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 based in London, the United Kingdom.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Several research analysts have weighed in on ASCL shares. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft cut their price target on Ascential from GBX 440 ($5.39) to GBX 360 ($4.41) and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Thursday, June 30th. Shore Capital restated a "buy" rating on shares of Ascential in a report on Monday, August 1st. Berenberg Bank downgraded Ascential to a "hold" rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from GBX 450 ($5.51) to GBX 290 ($3.55) in a report on Wednesday. Finally, Barclays restated an "overweight" rating and set a GBX 390 ($4.78) price objective on shares of Ascential in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of GBX 377.50 ($4.63).

Ascential Trading Down 2.7 %

ASCL Stock opened at GBX 240 ($2.94) on Friday. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 281.52 and a 200-day simple moving average of GBX 311.71. The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 0.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 22.75. Ascential has a 52 week low of GBX 220.80 ($2.71) and a 52 week high of GBX 449.60 ($5.51). The company has a market cap of £1.06 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.49.

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ASCL Stock News Headlines

Berenberg Bank Downgrades Ascential (LON:ASCL) to Hold
Shore Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Ascential (LON:ASCL)
Barclays Trims Ascential (LON:ASCL) Target Price to GBX 390
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Marketing Services
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
2,545
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 377.50
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 470
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 290
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+57.3%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.80
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£349.30 million
Cash Flow
GBX 15.78 per share
Book Value
GBX 177 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£1.06 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Duncan Anthony Painter (Age 52)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.3M
  • Ms. Amanda Jane Gradden (Age 54)
    CFO & Director
    Comp: $962k
  • Mr. Paul Scott Harrison (Age 58)
    COO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $1.79M
  • Mr. Sean Harley
    Chief Information Officer & Pres of Siberia
  • Rory Elliott
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Tracey Gray
    Chief People Officer
  • Ms. Natasha Christie-Miller
    Pres of Retail & Financial Services
  • Mr. Philip Thomas
    Chief Exec. of Intelligence & Events
  • Mr. Kevin M. Silk (Age 58)
    Managing Director of WGSN
  • Mr. David Davies
    Chief Content Officer













ASCL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ascential stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ascential in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Ascential stock.
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What is Ascential's stock price forecast for 2022?

5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Ascential's shares. Their ASCL stock forecasts range from GBX 290 to GBX 470. On average, they expect Ascential's share price to reach GBX 377.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 57.3% from the stock's current price.
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How has Ascential's stock price performed in 2022?

Ascential's stock was trading at GBX 402.40 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, ASCL shares have decreased by 40.4% and is now trading at GBX 240.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Ascential own?

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 stock 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.
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What is Ascential's stock price today?

One share of ASCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 240.

How much money does Ascential make?

Ascential (LON:ASCL) has a market capitalization of £1.06 billion and generates £349.30 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Ascential have?

Ascential employs 2,545 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Ascential?

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

This page (LON:ASCL) was last updated on 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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