Ascential (LON:ASCL) Hits New 1-Year Low at $247.20

Ascential plc (LON:ASCLGet Rating) reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as low as GBX 247.20 ($3.03) and last traded at GBX 247.20 ($3.03), with a volume of 801526 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 292 ($3.58).

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several brokerages recently issued reports on ASCL. Barclays dropped their price target on Ascential from GBX 430 ($5.27) to GBX 390 ($4.78) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft dropped their target price on Ascential from GBX 440 ($5.39) to GBX 360 ($4.41) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, June 30th. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Ascential in a report on Monday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, the company currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of GBX 420 ($5.15).

Ascential Trading Down 2.6 %

The company has a current ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 22.75. The business has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 285.60 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 314.65. The firm has a market capitalization of £1.03 billion and a PE ratio of 4.49.

Ascential Company Profile

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Ascential plc provides specialist information, analytics, and e-commerce optimization platforms in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The company operates through four segments: Digital Commerce, Product Design, Marketing, and Retail & Financial Services.

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