Ascential (LON:ASCL)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by equities research analysts at Peel Hunt in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday.
Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Citigroup restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 435 ($5.90) price target on shares of Ascential in a report on Tuesday, February 27th. Deutsche Bank lifted their price objective on shares of Ascential from GBX 415 ($5.63) to GBX 425 ($5.77) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Ascential in a research note on Monday, February 26th. Numis Securities lifted their price objective on shares of Ascential from GBX 405 ($5.49) to GBX 455 ($6.17) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, February 26th. Finally, Barclays raised shares of Ascential to an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 395 ($5.36) price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 420.56 ($5.70).
Shares of Ascential stock opened at GBX 408.40 ($5.54) on Tuesday. Ascential has a 52 week low of GBX 303.70 ($4.12) and a 52 week high of GBX 421 ($5.71).
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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