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ASCL: 336.40 +1.40 ( +0.42 %) delayed: 17:38PM
Bid price 336.10 High price 338.20
Ask price 336.40 Low price 332.90
Open price 336.90 Spread 0.09%
Prev close 336.40 Volume 529,889

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Name Ascential Epic ASCL
Activities Ascential plc is an international, business-to-business media company with a focused portfolio of essential, market leading products that connect and inform business professionals. The Group serves customers in more than 150 countries, and its international operations accounted for 48% of its revenue in FY14. The Group's headquarters are in London with offices in 14 countries and, as at the date of this Prospectus, the Group employs over 1,500 full-time-equivalent employees. Its main operational locations are in the UK, US and UAE. ISIN GB00BYM8GJ06
Latest Share Price (p) 336.40 Net Gearing (%) 54.69
Market Capitalisation (pm) 1,341.85 Gross Gearing (%) 61.32
Shares in issue (m) 400.55 Debt Ratio 51.99
P/E Ratio 77.91 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 3.71
Dividend Cover 0.91 ROCE (%) -0.24
Earning per share (p) 4.30 EPS Growth (%) n/a
52-week high / low (p) 363.70 / 236.80 DPS Growth (%) n/a
Ascential - Broker views
Date Broker Recommendation Price Old target price New target price Notes
19 Jul Shore Capital Buy - - Reiterates
18 Jul Exane BNP Paribas Outperform - - Upgrades
17 Jul Peel Hunt Add 325.00 325.00 Reiterates
03 Jul Numis Buy 375.00 375.00 Reiterates
29 Jun Berenberg Buy 400.00 400.00 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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Capita Asset Services is a trading name of Capita IRG Trustees Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and which is also authorised to conduct cross-border business within the EEA under the provisions of the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive. Registered office: The Registry, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 4TU. Registered in England and Wales No. 2729260.