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Ascential (ASCL)
Sector: Media
Share Price: 361.00p Change Today: -0.20p  Market Cap: 1,454.13m

Ascential Overview

Ascential is a business-to-business media business specialising in exhibitions & festivals and information services. It organises large scale exhibitions, congresses and festivals where customers come together to form business relationships and transact. In Information Services, it provides high quality, industry-specific business intelligence and forecasting via digital subscription products.

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Ascential Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-14 312.70 (5.40) 4.95p n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-15 319.10 8.40 4.03p n/a n/a -19% n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-16 299.60 (1.80) 14.90p 18.1 0.1 +270% 4.70p 1.7%
31-Dec-17 292.90 19.90 13.70p 28.1 n/a -8% 5.60p 1.5%
31-Dec-18 348.50 28.90 15.50p 24.3 1.9 +13% 5.80p 1.5%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

Ascential Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-19 415.02 94.54 17.66p 20.4 1.5 +14% 6.27p 1.7%
31-Dec-20 451.55 106.12 19.73p 18.3 1.6 +12% 6.88p 1.9%

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Ascential Company Announcements

Total Voting Rights 01-Oct-2019 14:50 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 30-Sep-2019 15:32 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 30-Sep-2019 10:16 RNS

Latest Ascential Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.


Price Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 361.00p
Change Today -0.20p
% Change -0.06 %
Volume 97,014
18-Oct-19 Close 361.20p
Shares Issued 402.81m
Market Cap 1,454.13m
Year End 31-Dec-18

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 10
Buy 0
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 13
Broker recommendations should not be taken as investment advice, and are provided by the authorised brokers listed on this page.

Ascential Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 29-Aug-19 16-May-19
Paid 27-Sep-19 14-Jun-19
Amount 1.80p 3.90p

Trades for 21-Oct-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
12:56 15 @ 361.00p
12:56 400 @ 361.00p
12:56 164 @ 361.00p
12:56 236 @ 361.00p
12:56 106 @ 361.00p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CEO Duncan Painter
CFO Mandy Gradden