Ascential (ASCL)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 250

330.50p
   
  • Change Today:
    -1.50p
  • 52 Week High: 548.08
  • 52 Week Low: 317.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 205.30m
  • Volume: 832,150
  • Market Cap: £678.50m
  • RiskGrade: 204

Latest ShareCast News

London close: Stocks manage gains ahead of US payrolls report

By Josh White

Date: Thursday 04 Apr 2024

(Sharecast News) - London markets closed higher on Thursday, driven by a robust showing from the mining sector and as investors contemplated the UK services sector's latest figures.

FTSE 250 movers: Media stocks Future and Ascential see shares surge

By Benjamin Chiou

Date: Thursday 04 Apr 2024

(Sharecast News) - Future stole the show on Thursday after the media group reported a return to organic revenue growth in its second quarter, largely attributed to robust performances in Go.Compare, B2B sectors, and resilient magazine sales.

Ascential lays out plans to return £850m to shareholders

By Josh White

Date: Thursday 04 Apr 2024

(Sharecast News) - Ascential expanded on its plans to return £850m to shareholders on Thursday, involving a tender offer to acquire up to £300m of Ascential shares, a special dividend of at least £450m, and on-market share buyback programmes to acquire £100m of Ascential shares.

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Ascential Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 330.50p
Change Today -1.50p
% Change -0.45 %
52 Week High 548.08
52 Week Low 317.50
Volume 832,150
Shares Issued 205.30m
Market Cap £678.50m
RiskGrade 204

Ascential Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
8.42% below the market average8.42% below the market average8.42% below the market average8.42% below the market average8.42% below the market average
24.44% above the sector average24.44% above the sector average24.44% above the sector average24.44% above the sector average24.44% above the sector average
Price Trend
61.44% below the market average61.44% below the market average61.44% below the market average61.44% below the market average61.44% below the market average
48.94% below the sector average48.94% below the sector average48.94% below the sector average48.94% below the sector average48.94% below the sector average
Income Not Available
Growth
88.14% below the market average88.14% below the market average88.14% below the market average88.14% below the market average88.14% below the market average
76.74% below the sector average76.74% below the sector average76.74% below the sector average76.74% below the sector average76.74% below the sector average

Ascential Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Special Interim
Ex-Div 20-May-24 29-Aug-19
Paid 03-Jun-24 27-Sep-19
Amount 128.60p 1.80p

Trades for 14-Jun-2024

Time Volume / Share Price
17:00 25,000 @ 332.14p
17:00 25,000 @ 331.94p
16:37 34,073 @ 334.80p
16:37 34,073 @ 335.00p
16:37 34,073 @ 335.00p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CFO Mandy Gradden
CEO Philip Thomas

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