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Ascential
ASCL: 352.60 +5.00 ( +1.44 %) delayed: 17:30PM
Bid price 351.50 High price 355.70
Ask price 352.60 Low price 347.50
Open price 355.70 Spread 0.31%
Prev close 352.60 Volume 299,692

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Name Ascential Epic ASCL
Activities Ascential plc is a global business-to-business information company that informs and connects the business world in 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. Ascential powers the prestigious Cannes Lions festival for the branded communications industry, the world's premier payments and financial services congress Money20/20, Spring Fair/Autumn Fair, the global trend forecasting service WGSN, environmental risk data business Groundsure, e-commerce analytics provider One Click Retail and MediaLink, the strategic advisory and business services firm. Ascential's premium products enable focus, growth and value. The company provides customers with world class content and connections empowering their businesses to be the best informed and best connected. ISIN GB00BYM8GJ06
Latest Share Price (p) 352.60 Net Gearing (%) 54.69
Market Capitalisation (pm) 1,392.38 Gross Gearing (%) 61.32
Shares in issue (m) 400.57 Debt Ratio 51.99
P/E Ratio 80.84 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.68
Total dividends per share (p) 4.70 Assets / Equity Ratio 2.59
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 3.85
Dividend Cover 0.86 ROCE (%) -0.24
Earning per share (p) 4.30 EPS Growth (%) n/a
52-week high / low (p) 392.00 / 255.20 DPS Growth (%) n/a
Ascential - Broker views
Date Broker Recommendation Price Old target price New target price Notes
14 Nov Peel Hunt Add 360.00 360.00 Reiterates
10 Nov Goldman Sachs Neutral 390.00 390.00 Downgrades
09 Nov Shore Capital Buy - - Reiterates
02 Nov Peel Hunt Add 360.00 360.00 Reiterates
01 Nov Shore Capital Buy - - Reiterates

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Ascential - Director deals
Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade value
09 Jun 2017 Paul Harrison Buy 2,820 @ 351.00p £9,898.20
02 Mar 2017 Mandy Gradden Sell 400,000 @ 298.10p £1,192,400.00
02 Mar 2017 Duncan Painter Buy 22,593 @ 305.40p £68,999.02

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