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Ascential
ASCL: 374.20 -7.60 ( -1.99 %) delayed: 18:29PM
Bid price 374.20 High price 386.20
Ask price 375.20 Low price 374.20
Open price 382.80 Spread 0.27%
Prev close 374.20 Volume 1,292,447

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Ascential - Share price information
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) 374.20 Net Gearing (%) 36.32
Market Capitalisation (pm) 1,537.80 Gross Gearing (%) 52.22
Shares in issue (m) 402.78 Debt Ratio 41.31
P/E Ratio 7.31 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 2.81
Dividend Cover 9.00 ROCE (%) 3.10
Earning per share (p) 52.20 EPS Growth (%) 1,060.00
52-week high / low (p) 469.00 / 335.60 DPS Growth (%) 3.57
Ascential - Broker views
Date Broker Recommendation Price Old target price New target price Notes
15 Jul Peel Hunt Buy 440.00 - Reiterates
12 Jul Deutsche Bank Buy 430.00 - Reiterates
08 Jul Peel Hunt Buy 440.00 - Reiterates
03 Jul Peel Hunt Buy 440.00 - Reiterates
18 Jun Barclays Capital Equal weight 380.00 395.00 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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