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Ascential PLC (ASCL.L)

ASCL.L on London Stock Exchange

365.40GBp
17 Dec 2018
Change (% chg)

-4.40 (-1.19%)
Prev Close
369.80
Open
370.80
Day's High
372.00
Day's Low
363.40
Volume
52,030
Avg. Vol
634,756
52-wk High
469.00
52-wk Low
340.60

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2018 Jun '18 188.90 0.040
FY 2017 Dec '17 127.80 -0.015
Jun '17 165.10 0.044
FY 2016 Dec '16 123.40 0.011
Jun '16 176.20 0.016
 
*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-18 7 348.13 352.00 346.61 394.04
Year Ending Dec-19 7 414.11 421.00 400.10 441.69
Earnings (per share)
Year Ending Dec-18 8 15.52 19.20 13.30 19.14
Year Ending Dec-19 8 19.09 20.62 17.39 21.20
LT Growth Rate (%) 3 6.01 7.63 3.70 14.01
Sales and Profit Figures in British Pound (GBP);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 38.19 32.16 24.32
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. -- 181.33 39.62
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. -- 14.68 13.82
Beta -- 0.60 0.97
Price to Sales (TTM) 4.01 3.28 43.89
Price to Book (MRQ) 3.76 3.61 2.61
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) -- 1.38 4.28
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 17.46 15.02 15.68
% Owned Institutions -- 27.38 1.56

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 2.56 1.46
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg -- 2.89 1.55
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate -- 4.92 7.66
Payout Ratio(TTM) 53.76 78.82 29.06

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 25.99 2.68 30.84
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 35.77 1.75 53.92
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -- -0.18 7.15
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 398.56 -18.41 104.66
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 229.78 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -- 2.41 12.03
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -- -2.07 7.53

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 0.77 0.58 2.04
Current Ratio (MRQ) 0.83 1.21 2.45
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 77.76 46.29 67.34
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 77.76 52.65 89.51
Interest Coverage (TTM) 0.81 7.65 61.85

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 65.69 73.14 29.97
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 71.28 28.41
EBITD Margin (TTM) 32.98 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg -- 27.99 18.61
Operating Margin (TTM) 12.33 14.58 14.46
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 16.64 13.60
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 9.47 12.88 13.35
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 14.67 11.63
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 10.77 10.76 9.59
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 11.46 8.11
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) -13.76 11.60 27.15
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 20.09 28.80

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 221,837 8,583,485 543,079,286
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 23,892 923,816 45,608,649
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 5.29 6.74 5.87
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 8.56 60.94 68.07
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.38 0.50 0.68

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 4.11 5.55 5.36
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 6.29 4.34
Return on Investment (TTM) 5.25 7.21 7.48
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 8.22 6.16
Return on Equity (TTM) 10.19 13.20 12.28
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 12.11 10.44
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 16.76 3.35 --
EPS (TTM) % 135.86 97.66 --
Dividend % -- -- --
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Ascential PLC

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week -7.99 -9.88 8 47
13 Week 6.73 3.96 99 9
26 Week 8.03 4.95 99 17
52 Week 21.13 11.75 99 21
YTD 28.08 20.18 99 14
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 94.56%
# of Holders: 113
Total Shares Held: 378,933,718
3 Mo. Net Change: 620,886
# New Positions: 2
# Closed Positions: 6
# Increased Positions: 17
# Reduced Positions: 17
# Net Buyers: 0
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