BNP Paribas reissued their outperform rating on shares of Ascential (LON:ASCL) in a research report sent to investors on Friday. The brokerage currently has a GBX 440 ($6.17) price target on the stock.
A number of other research firms have also recently commented on ASCL. Goldman Sachs Group cut shares of Ascential to a neutral rating and set a GBX 390 ($5.47) target price on the stock. in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Ascential in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an add rating and issued a GBX 360 ($5.05) target price on shares of Ascential in a research report on Monday, December 4th. reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 405 ($5.68) target price on shares of Ascential in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 400 ($5.61) target price on shares of Ascential in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 388.89 ($5.45).
Ascential (ASCL) opened at GBX 353 ($4.95) on Friday. Ascential has a 1 year low of GBX 282.20 ($3.96) and a 1 year high of GBX 400.20 ($5.61). The company has a market cap of $1,430.00 and a PE ratio of 3,922.22.
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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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