Shares of Ascential plc (LON:ASCL) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the ten brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have given a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 381.25 ($5.11).

A number of equities analysts recently commented on ASCL shares. Peel Hunt lowered Ascential to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, September 4th. Barclays started coverage on Ascential in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. They issued an “underweight” rating and a GBX 330 ($4.42) price objective on the stock. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Ascential in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 400 ($5.36) price objective on shares of Ascential in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group lowered Ascential to a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 390 ($5.22) price objective on the stock. in a research note on Friday, November 10th.

Ascential (LON:ASCL) traded up GBX 0.69 ($0.01) during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 354.79 ($4.75). The company had a trading volume of 892,951 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,020,000. Ascential has a one year low of GBX 255.20 ($3.42) and a one year high of GBX 392 ($5.25).

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Ascential 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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