Ascential (ASCL) Receives Buy Rating from Peel Hunt
ASCL has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded Ascential to a buy rating and raised their price objective for the stock from GBX 526 ($6.87) to GBX 540 ($7.06) in a research note on Thursday, November 1st. Barclays lowered their price objective on Ascential from GBX 445 ($5.81) to GBX 440 ($5.75) and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, September 28th. Shore Capital upgraded Ascential to a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 16th. Finally, Berenberg Bank restated a hold rating and set a GBX 400 ($5.23) price objective on shares of Ascential in a research note on Tuesday, October 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Ascential presently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 465.88 ($6.09).
LON:ASCL traded up GBX 3 ($0.04) during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 369.60 ($4.83). 93,516 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,060,000. Ascential has a fifty-two week low of GBX 303.70 ($3.97) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 421 ($5.50).
Ascential plc provides events and advisory services in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company's Exhibitions & Festivals segment organizes exhibitions, congresses, and festivals. Its Information Services segment provides intelligence, analysis, and forecasting tools; live events and awards; and subscription content, such as real-time online resources, as well as advisory services to the various industries, including fashion, retail, property, construction, and politics, as well as for media platforms.
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