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Ascential PLC

ASCL.L

Latest Trade

242.40GBp

Change

-12.80(-5.02%)

Volume

1,582,212

Today's Range

240.60

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254.00

52 Week Range

195.70

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426.40

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Latest Developments

Ascential Says Board Has Decided Not To Reconfirm Financial Guidance

March 18 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC <ASCL.L>::ASCENTIAL PLC - CANNES LIONS DEFERRAL TO CONTINGENCY DATES.ASCENTIAL PLC - BOARD HAS DECIDED NOT TO RECONFIRM FINANCIAL GUIDANCE.ASCENTIAL PLC - DECIDED NOT TO RECONFIRM FINANCIAL GUIDANCE AND HAS TAKEN PRUDENT DECISION TO PUT SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAMME ON HOLD FOR TIME BEING.ASCENTIAL PLC - TRADING CONTINUES TO BE IN LINE WITH OUR PREVIOUS GUIDANCE.

Ascential Announces £120 Mln Share Repurchase Programme

Feb 24 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC <ASCL.L>::FINAL RESULTS.£120M SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED.FY REVENUE OF £416.2M (2018: £348.5M).FY ADJUSTED EBITDA OF £128.5M (2018: £108.4M).FY RECOMMENDED FINAL DIVIDEND OF 4.0P.ACTIVELY MONITORING UNFOLDING SITUATION IN RESPECT OF CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK.CONTINUE TO MONITOR POTENTIAL IMPACT OF TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS FOR CHINESE DELEGATES AND SPONSORS TO EVENTS IN EUROPE.BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANS ARE ENABLING MAJORITY OF APPROXIMATELY 200 STAFF IN CHINA TO REMAIN BOTH SAFE AND PRODUCTIVE.IN 2020, EXPECT TO DELIVER STRONG ORGANIC GROWTH WITH GROUP REVENUE IN RANGE OF £425M-£455M.IN 2020 EXPECT ADJUSTED EBITDA MARGINS OF BETWEEN 30% AND 32%.

Ascential Sells Stake In 35% Stake In Jumpshot Back To Avast

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC <ASCL.L>::SAYS SALE OF INVESTMENT IN JUMPSHOT INC.SPECIALIST, GLOBAL INFORMATION COMPANY, TODAY ANNOUNCES THAT IT HAS AGREED TO SELL ITS 35% OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN JUMPSHOT INC BACK TO AVAST PLC.SAYS AVAST PLC HAS AGREED TO PAY CASH CONSIDERATION EQUIVALENT TO ASCENTIAL'S INVESTMENT PLUS EXPENSES INCURRED IN RELATION TO ORIGINAL INVESTMENT TRANSACTION.

Ascential Plc Says Agreed To Sell Its 35% Ownership Interest In Jumpshot Inc Back To Avast Plc

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC <ASCL.L>::ASCENTIAL PLC - SALE OF INVESTMENT IN JUMPSHOT INC.ASCENTIAL PLC - HAS AGREED TO SELL ITS 35% OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN JUMPSHOT INC BACK TO AVAST PLC.ASCENTIAL- AVAST TO PAY CASH CONSIDERATION EQUIVALENT TO CO'S INVESTMENT PLUS EXPENSES INCURRED IN RELATION TO ORIGINAL INVESTMENT TRANSACTION.

Ascential Says Money20/20 China Has Been Deferred And Will Not Take Place This Year

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC <ASCL.L>::ASCENTIAL PLC - MONEY20/20 CHINA, PREVIOUSLY PLANNED FOR 4-6 DECEMBER 2019, HAS BEEN DEFERRED AND WILL NOT TAKE PLACE THIS YEAR.ASCENTIAL PLC - IN 2019, ONE-OFF COSTS RELATING TO MONEY20/20 CHINA ARE NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT ADJUSTED EBITDA BY MORE THAN £1.5M.ASCENTIAL - DECISION TO DEFER MONEY20/20 CHINA HAS BEEN TAKEN IN LIGHT OF A SHORT-TERM HIATUS FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES IN CHINESE FINTECH MARKET.ASCENTIAL PLC - MANAGEMENT INTEND TO RETURN EVENT TO HANGZHOU IN CHINA IN DUE COURSE WHEN MARKET CONDITIONS ARE CONDUCIVE TO A HIGH QUALITY EVENT.

Ascential To Buy Initial 35% Stake In Jumpshot Inc

July 22 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC <ASCL.L>::ASCENTIAL PLC - STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN JUMPSHOT INC.ASCENTIAL PLC - IT HAS AGREED TO ACQUIRE AN INITIAL 35% OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN JUMPSHOT INC.ASCENTIAL PLC - TRANSACTION CREATES A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP, INTENDED TO CAPTURE PRODUCT AND MARKET SYNERGIES..ASCENTIAL PLC - TOTAL CONSIDERATION PAYABLE BY ASCENTIAL FOR TWO TRANCHES WILL NOT EXCEED £300M.

Ascential PLC Hy Reported Operating Profit Of £36.0 Mln Up 23.3%

July 22 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC <ASCL.L>::ASCENTIAL PLC - INTERIM RESULTS FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED 30 JUNE 2019.ASCENTIAL PLC - HY STRONG REVENUE GROWTH TO £236.2M (2018: £188.9M).ASCENTIAL PLC - HY ADJUSTED EBITDA GROWTH TO £76.7M (2018: £63.3M).ASCENTIAL PLC - HY REPORTED OPERATING PROFIT OF £36.0M UP 23.3% (2018: £29.2M).ASCENTIAL PLC - INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 1.8P (2018: 1.9P) WITH PRIOR YEAR BENEFITING FROM EARNINGS FROM DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS.ASCENTIAL PLC - GROUP IS TRADING IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR.ASCENTIAL PLC - BOARD REMAINS CONFIDENT IN OUR OVERALL 2019 PERFORMANCE.

Ascential Says Group Trading In Line With FY Expectations

June 14 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC <ASCL.L>::TRADING UPDATE.GROUP TRADING IN LINE WITH FULL YEAR EXPECTATIONS.

Ascential Reports FY Adjusted EBITDA Growth To £101.8 Million

Feb 25 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC <ASCL.L>::ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2018 IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS..FY REVENUE GROWTH ON CONTINUING OPERATIONS TO £348.5 MILLION VERSUS £292.9 MILLION IN 2017.FY ADJUSTED EBITDA GROWTH TO £101.8 MILLION VERSUS £94.7 MILLION IN 2017.FY GROWTH OF 3.8% ON AN ORGANIC BASIS, 12.5% ON A PROFORMA BASIS.FY ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS ON CONTINUING OPERATIONS OF 15.3P UP 12.5%.RECOMMENDED FINAL DIVIDEND OF 3.9P, MAKING A TOTAL DIVIDEND OF 5.8P FOR YEAR.DIRECTORS BELIEVE THAT GROUP IS WELL PLACED TO MANAGE ITS BUSINESS RISKS SUCCESSFULLY.GROUP HAS ADEQUATE RESOURCES TO CONTINUE IN OPERATIONAL EXISTENCE FOR FORESEEABLE FUTURE.

Ascential Says Company Is Trading In Line With Market Expectations

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC <ASCL.L>::ASCENTIAL PLC - CMD, TRADING UPDATE AND SEGMENTAL REPORTING.ASCENTIAL PLC - OVERALL COMPANY IS TRADING IN LINE WITH MARKET EXPECTATIONS..ASCENTIAL PLC - FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF ITS TWO EDITIONS IN H2, MONEY20/20 IS EXPECTED TO GROW BY 37% FOR FULL YEAR.ASCENTIAL - TOTAL REVENUE FOR YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF £345M TO £349M COMPARED TO CONSENSUS OF £344M.ASCENTIAL PLC - BOARD BELIEVES CURRENT MARKET FORECASTS FOR FY REVENUE TO BE IN RANGE OF £337M TO £348M WITH CONSENSUS OF £344M.ASCENTIAL - ON A PROFORMA BASIS, EXPECT TO DELIVER ORGANIC CONSTANT CURRENCY GROWTH OF BETWEEN 9% AND 10% FOR 2018.ASCENTIAL PLC - BOARD BELIEVES CURRENT MARKET FORECASTS FOR ADJUSTED EBITDA TO BE IN RANGE OF £101M TO £105M WITH CONSENSUS OF £103M FOR FY.

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