Ascential PLC (ASCL) to Issue Dividend of GBX 1.50 on November 4th
Ascential PLC (LON:ASCL) declared a dividend on Monday, August 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, October 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 1.50 ($0.02) per share on Friday, November 4th. This represents a yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 6th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Ascential PLC (LON:ASCL) opened at 281.00 on Friday. Ascential PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 199.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 291.40. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 262.97 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 247.42. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 614.83 million.
Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 280 ($3.65) target price on shares of Ascential PLC in a report on Monday, August 1st. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 350 ($4.57) price objective on shares of Ascential PLC in a report on Thursday, August 25th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 290 ($3.79) price objective on shares of Ascential PLC in a report on Friday, August 26th. BNP Paribas boosted their price objective on shares of Ascential PLC from GBX 235 ($3.07) to GBX 250 ($3.26) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 278 ($3.63) price objective on shares of Ascential PLC in a report on Thursday, June 23rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 292.40 ($3.82).
Ascential PLC Company Profile
Ascential plc is a United Kingdom-based business-to-business media company with a focus on essential products that connect and inform business professionals. The Company operates through two segments: Exhibitions & Festival, and Information Services. Its Exhibitions & Festivals segment organizes large-scale exhibitions, congresses and festivals, where customers come together to form business relationships and transact, with key products, including Cannes Lions, Spring/Autumn Fair, Money20/20 and Bett.
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