A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Peel Hunt raised shares of Ascential to a buy rating and lowered their price target for the stock from GBX 515 ($6.73) to GBX 485 ($6.34) in a report on Tuesday, October 23rd. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Ascential to a buy rating and lifted their price target for the stock from GBX 526 ($6.87) to GBX 540 ($7.06) in a report on Thursday, November 1st. Deutsche Bank lowered their price target on shares of Ascential from GBX 460 ($6.01) to GBX 430 ($5.62) and set a buy rating on the stock in a report on Monday, January 21st. Barclays reissued an equal weight rating and set a GBX 370 ($4.83) target price on shares of Ascential in a report on Thursday, December 6th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered their target price on shares of Ascential from GBX 430 ($5.62) to GBX 420 ($5.49) and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, January 15th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 466.88 ($6.10).
LON:ASCL opened at GBX 384 ($5.02) on Monday. Ascential has a 12 month low of GBX 303.70 ($3.97) and a 12 month 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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