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Ascential Fundamentals

Fundamental Data for Ascential (ASCL)

Share Price: 396.20Bid: 395.20Ask: 395.80Change: 4.20 (+1.07%)Riser - Ascential
Spread: 0.60Spread as %: 0.15%Open: 392.20High: 396.40Low: 389.20Yesterday’s Close: 392.00

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.

Ascential Market Data

Ticker Code ASCL.L
Currency GBX
Issue Country GB
Sector Ticker NMX5550
Year End 31-Dec-19
Shares in Issue 403m
Market Cap. £1,539m
Market Size 5,000
PE Ratio 7.59
Earnings 52.20p
Dividend 5.70p
Yield 1.44%
# of Trades 952
Vol Sold 315,349
Vol Bought 382,776
52 Week High 469.00p
52 Week High Date 18-Jul-18
52 Week Low 335.60p
52 Week Low Date 28-Mar-19

ASCL Fundamentals - IFRS

 £ Millions£ Millions£ Millions£ Millions£ Millions
Income Statement31 Dec '1831 Dec '1731 Dec '1631 Dec '1531 Dec '14
Operating Profit / Loss40.2031.3032.1032.4022.60
Net Interest13.10(11.70)(33.80)(28.80)(28.00)
Pre tax Profit28.9019.90(1.80)8.40(5.40)
Post tax Profit20.0011.9011.6016.1019.80
Profit for the Period209.2018.0015.6016.1019.80
Equity Holders of Parent Company209.2018.0015.6016.1019.80
Minority Interestsn/an/an/an/an/a
Continuing EPS
Earnings per Share (Basic)5.00p2.90p3.20p4.03p4.95p
Earnings per Share (Diluted)4.80p2.80p3.20p4.03p4.95p
Earnings per Share (Adjusted)15.50p13.70p14.90p4.03p4.95p
Continuing and Discontinued EPS
Earnings per Share (Basic)52.20p4.50p4.30p4.03p4.95p
Earnings per Share (Diluted)51.40p4.40p4.30p4.03p4.95p
Earnings per Share (Adjusted)19.30p18.70p17.10p4.03p4.95p
Dividend per Share5.80p5.60p4.70pn/an/a
 £ Millions£ Millions£ Millions£ Millions£ Millions
Balance Sheet31 Dec '1831 Dec '1731 Dec '1631 Dec '1531 Dec '14
Non-Current Assets     
Intangible Assets786.00771.70651.60658.70683.30
Property, Plant and Equipment9.2011.3011.4010.2012.50
Investment Propertiesn/an/an/an/an/a
Other Financial Assetsn/an/a0.100.60n/a
Other Non-Current Assets42.8047.4055.5040.2035.70
Current Assets     
Trade and Other Receivables114.4088.2059.6065.3051.90
Cash at Bank and in Hand182.0045.8061.9043.0019.80
Current Asset Investmentsn/an/an/an/an/a
Other Current Assetsn/a0.100.300.409.90
Other Assetsn/an/a72.00n/an/a
Total Assets1,144.40987.40934.30836.70828.30
Current Liabilities     
Other Current Liabilities212.80239.10181.60198.00201.50
Net Current Assetsn/an/an/an/an/a
Non-Current Liabilities     
Other Non-Current Liabilities65.0054.0049.7022.3014.90
Net Assets546.80343.00361.40149.90136.50
Capital and Reserves     
Share Capital4.004.004.00543.70543.70
Share Premium Account0.500.10n/an/an/a
Other Reserves542.30338.90n/a(6.80)(4.10)
Retained Earningsn/an/a357.40(387.00)(403.10)
Shareholders Funds546.80343.00361.40149.90136.50
Minority Interests / Other Equityn/an/an/an/an/a
Total Equity546.80343.00361.40149.90136.50
 31 Dec '1831 Dec '1731 Dec '1631 Dec '1531 Dec '14
Operating Margin11.54%10.69%10.71%9.12%7.23%
Return on Capital Employed19.60%(40.83%)115.52%(87.94%)(31.65%)
Dividend Cover2.672.453.17n/an/a
Dividend Yield1.50%1.50%1.70%n/an/a
PE Ratio24.3028.1018.10n/an/a
Dividend per Share Growth3.57%19.15%n/an/an/a
Net Asset Value per Share(59.39p)(106.44p)(79.97p)(650.64p)(135.76p)

Ascential Key Personnel

ChairmanScott Forbes
CEODuncan Painter
CFOMandy Gradden

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