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Ascential PLC (ASCL.L)

ASCL.L on London Stock Exchange

395.80GBp
18 Sep 2019
Change (% chg)

14.80 (+3.88%)
Prev Close
381.00
Open
382.20
Day's High
399.40
Day's Low
380.60
Volume
711,056
Avg. Vol
683,719
52-wk High
432.80
52-wk Low
335.60

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2019 Jun '19 236.20 0.053
FY 2018 Dec '18 159.60 0.010
Jun '18 188.90 0.040
FY 2017 Dec '17 127.80 -0.015
Jun '17 165.10 0.044
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofBritish Pounds
**Note: Units in British Pounds

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Year Ending Dec-19 9 413.54 420.30 403.42 385.39
Year Ending Dec-20 9 450.15 466.31 436.00 415.89
Earnings (per share)
Year Ending Dec-19 10 17.86 19.00 16.10 19.01
Year Ending Dec-20 10 19.87 21.60 18.20 21.11
LT Growth Rate (%) 1 3.90 3.90 3.90 4.65
Sales and Profit Figures in British Pound (GBP);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 61.93 201.26 23.91
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 130.26 144.27 38.49
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 76.44 16.80 15.56
Beta 0.24 0.42 1.06
Price to Sales (TTM) 3.94 6.31 2.31
Price to Book (MRQ) 2.81 9.61 2.43
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) -- 0.58 8.11
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 19.82 31.28 13.48
% Owned Institutions -- 36.87 1.54

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 1.97 1.71
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg -- 3.18 1.50
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate -- 2.24 7.60
Payout Ratio(TTM) 61.81 472.30 36.09

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 25.04 7.05 1.11
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 24.98 4.76 4.85
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 5.13 -12.06 11.33
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 32.80 -3.36 22.17
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 153.01 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 67.42 12.89 11.53
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -5.49 -7.60 12.68

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 1.23 0.07 1.60
Current Ratio (MRQ) 1.25 1.85 2.01
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 56.22 93.10 65.64
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 57.98 97.57 88.02
Interest Coverage (TTM) 7.80 58.98 34.50

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 63.31 87.92 28.74
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 65.99 85.76 26.35
EBITD Margin (TTM) 27.92 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 29.49 28.99 16.25
Operating Margin (TTM) 12.00 15.50 -4.14
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 9.96 17.30 12.06
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 9.17 12.57 -5.75
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -0.13 13.70 10.73
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 6.42 10.25 -9.28
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 2.05 12.11 7.61
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 30.03 16.97 29.18
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 7.99 26.88

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 221,365 500,734 939,447,297
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 14,206 84,077 62,435,310
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 3.98 5.64 6.09
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 26.16 5.66 78.18
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.37 0.32 0.69

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 2.36 3.81 4.97
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 0.68 5.08 4.58
Return on Investment (TTM) 3.05 5.12 6.93
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 0.89 6.65 6.52
Return on Equity (TTM) 5.54 32.59 11.55
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 3.44 12.71 11.12
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 18.98 10.74 5.13
EPS (TTM) % 66.73 -- 67.42
Dividend % 3.57 -- --
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Ascential PLC

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week 9.49 7.70 65 93
13 Week 8.57 7.22 47 96
26 Week 2.04 -7.17 30 97
52 Week -4.41 -2.37 39 98
YTD 3.45 -7.81 35 95
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 95.19%
# of Holders: 103
Total Shares Held: 383,391,408
3 Mo. Net Change: -501,564
# New Positions: 4
# Closed Positions: 3
# Increased Positions: 15
# Reduced Positions: 17
# Net Buyers: -2
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