Ascential Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:ASCL)

GBX 376.80 -2.20 (-0.58 %)
(As of 01/18/2018 02:39 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 376.80
Today's RangeGBX 376 - GBX 380
52-Week RangeGBX 280.10 - GBX 400.20
Volume292,642 shs
Average Volume430,593 shs
Market Capitalization£1.51 billion
P/E Ratio4,186.67
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Ascential (LON:ASCL)

Ascential logoAscential plc is an international business-to-business media company. The Company is focused on essential products that connect and inform business professionals. It operates through two segments: Exhibitions & Festivals, and Information Services. The Exhibitions & Festivals segment organizes large-scale exhibitions, congresses and festivals, where customers come together to form business relationships and transact. Its brands include Cannes Lions, Spring/Autumn Fair and Money20/20. The Information Services segment provides industry-specific business intelligence and forecasting through digital subscription products. Its brands include WGSN and Groundsure. The Company operates a focused portfolio of approximately 20 product lines. The Company serves customers in over 150 countries through exhibitions, festivals and information services.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Exhibition & Conference Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorExhibition & Conference Services
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 Ratio4186.66666666667
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

Trailing EPSGBX 0.09
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, July 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a dividend of GBX 1.80 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 31st. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Ascential's Dividend History.

Where is Ascential's stock going? Where will Ascential's stock price be in 2018?

9 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Ascential's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 330 to GBX 410. On average, they anticipate Ascential's share price to reach GBX 380 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:

  • Duncan Painter, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Mandy Gradden, Chief Financial Officer, Director
  • Natasha Christie-Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Plexus
  • Philip Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Lions Festivals
  • Michael Lisowski, Chief Operating Officer
  • Louise Meads, Company Secretary
  • Scott E. Forbes, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (Age 59)
  • Rita Clifton CBE, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 57)
  • Paul Scott Harrison, Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 53)
  • Gillian Dawn Celia Kent, Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 53)

How do I buy Ascential stock?

Shares of Ascential 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 Ascential stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 376.80.

How big of a company is Ascential?

Ascential has a market capitalization of £1.51 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:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  105 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  300
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ascential and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Ascential (LON:ASCL) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.442.442.562.75
Ratings Breakdown: 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)
1 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 380GBX 365.63GBX 366.63GBX 357.57

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
1/17/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/17/2018Peel HuntDowngradeHoldGBX 360 -> GBX 375View Rating Details
12/4/2017Deutsche BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 350View Rating Details
11/14/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 405View Rating Details
11/10/2017Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 390View Rating Details
10/12/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400View Rating Details
9/12/2017BarclaysInitiated CoverageUnderweightGBX 330View Rating Details
7/27/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 375 -> GBX 410View Rating Details
7/18/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 1/18/2016 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ascential (LON:ASCL)


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Estimates

Ascential (LON:ASCL) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

Ascential (LON:ASCL) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 Trades by Quarter for Ascential (LON:ASCL)

Ascential (LON ASCL) Insider Trades by Quarter

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
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
Ascential (ASCL) Rating Reiterated by Peel HuntAscential (ASCL) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 28 at 11:42 PM
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
Money20/20 to launch in ChinaMoney20/20 to launch in China
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
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Berenberg BankAscential PLC (ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 5:10 PM
Ascential Plc : Expensive but may be a safetyAscential Plc : Expensive but may be a safety
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 3:59 PM
Ascential Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ASCL-GB : September 21, 2017Ascential Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ASCL-GB : September 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 1:20 PM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesAscential PLC (ASCL) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 8:40 PM
Ascential Plc : ASCL-GB: Dividend Analysis : September 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 9, 2017Ascential Plc : ASCL-GB: Dividend Analysis : September 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 10:11 PM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Stock Rating Lowered by Peel HuntAscential PLC (ASCL) Stock Rating Lowered by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 10:38 AM
Ascential Plc : ASCL-GB: Dividend Analysis : September 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 2, 2017Ascential Plc : ASCL-GB: Dividend Analysis : September 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 2 at 2:44 AM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsAscential PLC (ASCL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 11:02 PM
Ascential PLC (LON:ASCL) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesAscential PLC (LON:ASCL) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 10:44 PM
Ascential Plc :ASCL-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : July 28, 2017Ascential Plc :ASCL-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : July 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 9:11 PM
Ascential PLC (LON:ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Ascential PLC (LON:ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 10:10 AM
Edited Transcript of ASCL.L earnings conference call or presentation 24-Jul-17 8:30am GMTEdited Transcript of ASCL.L earnings conference call or presentation 24-Jul-17 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 8:17 PM
Ascential PLC to Issue Dividend of GBX 1.80 (LON:ASCL)Ascential PLC to Issue Dividend of GBX 1.80 (LON:ASCL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 4:26 PM
Ascential PLC (LON:ASCL) to Release Quarterly Earnings on MondayAscential PLC (LON:ASCL) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 4:30 AM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc.Ascential PLC (ASCL) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 9:18 AM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from AnalystsAscential PLC (ASCL) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 8:44 PM
Ascential PLC (ASCL) Earns Buy Rating from Numis Securities LtdAscential PLC (ASCL) Earns Buy Rating from Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 12:28 PM
[$$] Apax Partners, Guardian Media Group to Sell Remaining Ascential Stakes[$$] Apax Partners, Guardian Media Group to Sell Remaining Ascential Stakes
www.wsj.com - March 6 at 3:36 PM
3 overlooked FTSE 250 growth stocks to buy now?3 overlooked FTSE 250 growth stocks to buy now?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 6:30 PM
[$$] Apax, Guardian Sell 66 Million Shares in Ascential[$$] Apax, Guardian Sell 66 Million Shares in Ascential
www.wsj.com - December 1 at 3:41 PM
Don’t look now but these 2016 IPOs are already up by more than 40%Don’t look now but these 2016 IPOs are already up by more than 40%
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 8:28 AM
Half Year 2016 Ascential PLC Earnings Release - Time Not SuppliedHalf Year 2016 Ascential PLC Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied
biz.yahoo.com - August 1 at 7:07 AM
Cannes Lions Ad Festival Earned $61.5 Million in Revenue Last YearCannes Lions Ad Festival Earned $61.5 Million in Revenue Last Year
www.wsj.com - June 10 at 7:00 AM
[$$] Eurozone IPO flops cast doubt on rebound[$$] Eurozone IPO flops cast doubt on rebound
www.ft.com - May 4 at 12:30 PM
[$$] Eurozone IPO flops cast doubt on rebound[$$] Eurozone IPO flops cast doubt on rebound
www.ft.com - May 4 at 12:30 PM
Ascential Plc -- Moodys Withdraws Ascentials RatingsAscential Plc -- Moody's Withdraws Ascential's Ratings
www.moodys.com - April 22 at 7:43 AM
Ascential Plc -- Moodys Assigns Ba3 CFR to Ascential PlcAscential Plc -- Moody's Assigns Ba3 CFR to Ascential Plc
www.moodys.com - February 12 at 1:42 PM

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