A number of other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a GBX 440 ($6.17) price objective on shares of Ascential in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Barclays lifted their target price on shares of Ascential from GBX 315 ($4.42) to GBX 325 ($4.56) and gave the company an underweight rating in a research note on Monday, January 29th. Shore Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of Ascential in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Deutsche Bank reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 350 ($4.91) target price on shares of Ascential in a research note on Monday, December 4th. Finally, reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 405 ($5.68) target price on shares of Ascential in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 388.89 ($5.45).
Ascential (LON ASCL) opened at GBX 351 ($4.92) on Tuesday. Ascential has a 52 week low of GBX 282.20 ($3.96) and a 52 week high of GBX 400.20 ($5.61). The company has a market cap of $1,430.00 and a P/E ratio of 3,900.00.
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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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