Ascential (ASCL)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 250

322.40p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.60p
  • 52 Week High: 323.00
  • 52 Week Low: 188.30
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 445.79m
  • Volume: 1,240,463
  • Market Cap: 1,437.24m
  • RiskGrade: 204

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.

1 Day Chart (17-05-2024)

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 0.0% 0.0%
Div Cover n/a n/a
Op Mrgn 14.9% 36.6%
ROCE 4.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 63.2 25.8
PEG n/a 0.2
Pr/Revenue 7.0 6.8
Pr/Book 2.6  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 7.9% 2.8%
PBT -57.3% 631.6%
EPS -30.1% 145.3%
DPS n/a n/a

Ascential Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-19 380.30 (7.90) 15.10p 25.9 n/a -3% 1.80p 0.5%
31-Dec-20 229.90 (189.10) (3.10)p n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-21 349.30 (39.60) 9.50p 42.4 n/a n/a n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-22 191.20 24.80 7.30p 27.6 n/a -23% n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-23 206.40 10.60 5.10p 57.5 n/a -30% n/a 0.0%

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-24 212.13 77.55 12.51p 25.8 0.2 +145% n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-25 223.11 69.84 19.37p 16.6 0.3 +55% 4.08p 0.0%
31-Dec-26 234.50 74.52 20.90p 15.4 1.9 +8% 7.36p 0.0%

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Ascential Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 17-May-2024 15:51 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 17-May-2024 09:22 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 16-May-2024 15:52 RNS

Latest Ascential Director Deals

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

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

Ascential Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 322.40p
Change Today 0.60p
% Change 0.19 %
52 Week High 323.00
52 Week Low 188.30
Volume 1,240,463
Shares Issued 445.79m
Market Cap 1,437.24m
RiskGrade 204

Ascential Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
36.51% below the market average36.51% below the market average36.51% below the market average36.51% below the market average36.51% below the market average
28.89% below the sector average28.89% below the sector average28.89% below the sector average28.89% below the sector average28.89% below the sector average
Price Trend
68.15% above the market average68.15% above the market average68.15% above the market average68.15% above the market average68.15% above the market average
57.45% above the sector average57.45% above the sector average57.45% above the sector average57.45% above the sector average57.45% above the sector average
Income
50.32% below the market average50.32% below the market average50.32% below the market average50.32% below the market average50.32% below the market average
50% below the sector average50% below the sector average50% below the sector average50% below the sector average50% below the sector average
Growth
96.14% below the market average96.14% below the market average96.14% below the market average96.14% below the market average96.14% below the market average
90.7% below the sector average90.7% below the sector average90.7% below the sector average90.7% below the sector average90.7% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 2
Buy 2
Neutral 1
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 5
buy
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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 17-May-2024

Time Volume / Share Price
17:12 10,960 @ 322.15p
17:12 22,023 @ 322.15p
16:35 525,219 @ 322.40p
16:35 2,396 @ 322.40p
16:35 2,414 @ 322.40p

Ascential Key Personnel

Chair Scott Forbes
CFO Mandy Gradden
CEO Philip Thomas

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