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Ascential (ASCL)
Sector: Media
Share Price: 273.60p Change Today: -4.40p  Market Cap: 1,101.83m

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-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%
31-Dec-19 416.20 10.20 18.80p 20.8 1.0 +21% 1.80p 0.5%

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-20 335.87 22.55 5.25p 52.1 n/a -72% 1.85p 0.7%
31-Dec-21 431.33 87.11 16.60p 16.5 0.1 +216% 5.59p 2.0%

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Ascential Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 18-May-2020 10:06 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 07-May-2020 14:44 RNS
Result of AGM 06-May-2020 13:35 RNS

Latest Ascential Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
15-May-20 Buy Duncan Painter 230.51p 42,951 99,006.35
30-Apr-20 Buy Mandy Gradden 204.00p 8,823 17,998.92

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 273.60p
Change Today -4.40p
% Change -1.58 %
Volume 905,655
29-May-20 Close 273.60p
Shares Issued 402.71m
Market Cap 1,101.83m
Year End 31-Dec-19

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 6
Buy 0
Neutral 7
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 13
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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 29-May-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 473,271 @ 273.60p
16:29 592 @ 269.40p
16:29 380 @ 269.60p
16:29 500 @ 269.60p
16:29 226 @ 269.60p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CEO Duncan Painter
CFO Mandy Gradden