Ascential (ASCL)

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Company name:Ascential Plc
EPIC:ASCLTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:F25FISIN:GB00BYM8GJ06
Market Segment:STMMShare Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.ascential.com/Description:ORD 1P
Industry Sector:SUPPORT SERVICES
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 369.40 uk.advfn.com/p.php?gfx=/gb/dot 0.0 [0.00] 370.00 374.00 - - - -
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 1,480.28 400.73 0.20 52.20 5.80 7.08 1.57 469.00 - 335.60

Ascential Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.1,480.28m
Shares In Issue400.73m
Prev. Close369.40
PE Ratio7.08 
Dividend Yield1.57%
EPS - basic52.20p
Dividend PS5.80p
Dividend Cover9.00 
Cash Flow PS16.10p
Return On Equity (ROE)38.26%
Operating Margin8.29%
PEG Factor0.01 
EPS Growth Rate1,060.00%
Dividends PS Growth Rate3.57%
Net Debt415.60m
Gross Gearing52.22%
Quick Assets339.20m
Net Working Capital130.30m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets98.09%
Turnover PS86.97p
Pre-Tax Profit PS7.21p
Retained Profit PS46.52p
Cash PS45.42p
Net Cash PS-7.69p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *-59.69p
Net Asset Value PS136.45p
Spread4.00 (1.07%) 

Ascential Balance Sheet

ASCL:Liabilities+EQASCL:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week383.00366.00
4 weeks403.20360.40
12 weeks403.20335.60
1 year469.00335.60

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Ascential Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week382.20-12.80-3.35366.000.50375.35
4 weeks385.20-15.80-4.10360.400.65383.89
12 weeks349.2020.205.78335.600.89365.09
26 weeks370.80-1.40-0.38335.600.79368.01
1 year434.60-65.20-15.00335.600.80387.79
3 years253.25116.1545.86200.300.87352.76
5 years202.00167.4082.87199.000.84342.86

Ascential Key Management Ratios

Ascential Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio102.05 
PE Ratio7.08 
Tobin's Q Ratio 1.39 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)5.16 
Dividend Yield1.57%
Market-to-Book Ratio2.71 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS51.22 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS7.94 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS22.95 
Price-to-Sales PS4.25 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS-6.19 
Price-to-Cash PS8.13 
Net Working Capital PS32.52 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS11.36%
Earnings Yield14.13%
Average PE51.84 
Years in average3 
PE to PE average13.65%

Ascential Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio41.31%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.70 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)-1.61 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.26 
Net Gearing36.32%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)115.96%
Gross Gearing52.22%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)166.74%
Gearing Under 1 Year18.59%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)59.38%
Assets/Equity2.09 
Cash/Equity33.28 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets11.39%
Current Ratio1.61 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.59 
Liquidity Ratio0.86 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets53.05%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value1,683.08m
CFO/Sales0.19 
CFO/Attributable Profit0.31 
CFO/Assets0.06 
CFO/Debt0.11 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.40 
Total Debt/Sales1.71 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit20.68 
Total Debt597.60m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets4.59%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth129.83%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs- 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.19660.1981

Ascential Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)3.10%
Return On Assets (ROA)19.63%
Net Profit Margin60.03%
Assets Turnover0.33 
Return On Equity (ROE)38.26%
Return On Investment (ROI)24.91%
Dividend Payout Ratio11.11%
Plowback Ratio88.89%
Growth from Plowback Ratio41.80%
Net Income Of Revenues53.49%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover0.78 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.44 
Current Assets Turnover1.29 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover32.12 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales3.06 
Debtors-to-Sales42.01%
Debt Collection Period153.33Days

Ascential Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
25 Feb 2019FinalGBX3.9031/12/201731/12/201816/05/201917/05/201914/06/20195.80
23 Jul 2018InterimGBX1.9030/12/201730/06/201830/08/201831/08/201828/09/2018-
26 Feb 2018FinalGBX3.8031/12/201631/12/201717/05/201818/05/201815/06/20185.60
24 Jul 2017InterimGBX1.8030/12/201630/06/201731/08/201701/09/201729/09/2017-
27 Feb 2017FinalGBX3.2031/12/201531/12/201618/05/201719/05/201715/06/20174.70
01 Aug 2016InterimGBX1.5030/12/201530/06/201606/10/201607/10/201604/11/2016-

Ascential Fundamentals

 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
turnover319.10100.00%299.60100.00%375.80100.00%348.50100.00%m
pre tax profit8.402.63%-1.80-0.60%33.108.81%28.908.29%m
attributable profit13.404.20%15.605.21%18.004.79%209.2060.03%m
retained profit13.404.20%9.603.20%-2.00-0.53%186.4053.49%m
eps - basic (p)- 4.30 4.50 52.20 
eps - diluted (p)- 4.30 4.40 51.40 
dividends per share- 4.70 5.60 5.80 

Ascential Balance Sheet

 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
ASCL:Liabilities+EQASCL:AssetsASCL:Liabilities+EQASCL:AssetsASCL:Liabilities+EQASCL:AssetsASCL:Liabilities+EQASCL:Assets
 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets10.201.22%11.401.22%11.301.14%9.200.80%m
intangibles intangibles658.7078.73%651.6069.74%771.7078.15%786.0068.68%m
fixed investments fixed investments1.700.20%5.400.58%5.200.53%6.100.53%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%72.007.71%--%--%m
stocks stocks17.602.10%16.901.81%17.801.80%3.900.34%m
debtors debtors105.5012.61%115.1012.32%135.6013.73%157.2013.74%m
cash & securities cash & securities43.005.14%61.906.63%45.804.64%182.0015.90%m
TOTAL836.70100%934.30100%987.40100%1,144.40100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short200.4023.95%205.3021.97%239.1024.22%212.8018.59%m
creditors - long creditors - long486.4058.13%367.6039.34%405.3041.05%384.8033.62%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL686.8082.08%572.9061.32%644.4065.26%597.6052.22%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves149.9017.92%361.4038.68%343.0034.74%546.8047.78%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL149.9017.92%361.4038.68%343.0034.74%546.8047.78%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Ascential Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
Operating CF78.9092.4099.1064.50m
Pre-Financing CF58.9035.60-20.30199.70m
Retained CF22.407.90-13.10136.80m

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