Research analysts at Barclays PLC started coverage on shares of Ascential PLC (LON:ASCL) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm set an “underweight” rating and a GBX 330 ($4.26) price target on the stock. Barclays PLC’s price target would indicate a potential downside of 12.14% from the company’s current price.

Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Peel Hunt raised Ascential PLC to an “add” rating and set a GBX 325 ($4.20) price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Ascential PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 1st. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 375 ($4.84) price objective on shares of Ascential PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 375 ($4.84) price objective on shares of Ascential PLC in a research note on Monday, July 3rd. Finally, Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 400 ($5.17) price objective on shares of Ascential PLC in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Ascential PLC presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 362.25 ($4.68).

Ascential PLC (LON:ASCL) opened at 375.60 on Tuesday. Ascential PLC has a one year low of GBX 255.00 and a one year high of GBX 392.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 365.89 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 338.03. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.50 billion.

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Ascential PLC Company Profile

Ascential plc is an international business-to-business media company. The Company is focused on essential products that connect and inform business professionals. It operates through two segments: Exhibitions & Festivals, and Information Services. The Exhibitions & Festivals segment organizes large-scale exhibitions, congresses and festivals, where customers come together to form business relationships and transact.

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