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Ascential
ASCL: 386.60 -5.80 ( -1.48 %) delayed: 18:29PM
Bid price 386.40 High price 398.00
Ask price 386.60 Low price 385.40
Open price 398.00 Spread 0.05%
Prev close 386.60 Volume 298,625

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Name Ascential Epic ASCL
Activities Ascential plc is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world's most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy. Our information, insights, connections, data and digital tools solve customer problems in three principal disciplines: Product Design via global trend forecasting service WGSN; Marketing via global benchmark for creative excellence and effectiveness Cannes Lions and WARC, and strategic advisory firm MediaLink; and Sales via eCommerce-driven data, insights and advisory firm Edge by Ascential, leading managed services provider for Amazon, Flywheel Digital, the world's premier payments and FinTech congress Money20/20, global retail industry summit World Retail Congress and Retail Week. ISIN GB00BYM8GJ06
Latest Share Price (p) 386.60 Net Gearing (%) 36.32
Market Capitalisation (pm) 1,580.49 Gross Gearing (%) 52.22
Shares in issue (m) 402.78 Debt Ratio 41.31
P/E Ratio 7.52 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.64
Total dividends per share (p) 5.80 Assets / Equity Ratio 2.09
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 2.89
Dividend Cover 9.16 ROCE (%) 3.10
Earning per share (p) 52.20 EPS Growth (%) 1,060.00
52-week high / low (p) 432.80 / 335.60 DPS Growth (%) 3.57
Ascential - Broker views
Date Broker Recommendation Price Old target price New target price Notes
19 Sep Liberum Capital Hold 380.00 - Reiterates
12 Sep Berenberg Buy 470.00 - Reiterates
12 Sep Liberum Capital Hold - 380.00 Initiates/Starts
04 Sep Peel Hunt Buy 450.00 - Reiterates
13 Aug Goldman Sachs Buy 510.00 - Reiterates

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Ascential - Director deals
Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade value
29 Mar 2019 Duncan Painter Buy 43,000 @ 348.20p £149,726.00
25 Jul 2018 Duncan Painter Buy 41,538 @ 428.26p £177,890.64
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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