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Ascential PLC (ASCL.L)

ASCL.L on London Stock Exchange

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20 May 2019
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Ascential Reports FY Adjusted EBITDA Growth To £101.8 Million
Monday, 25 Feb 2019 

Feb 25 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC ::ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2018 IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS..FY REVENUE GROWTH ON CONTINUING OPERATIONS TO £348.5 MILLION VERSUS £292.9 MILLION IN 2017.FY ADJUSTED EBITDA GROWTH TO £101.8 MILLION VERSUS £94.7 MILLION IN 2017.FY GROWTH OF 3.8% ON AN ORGANIC BASIS, 12.5% ON A PROFORMA BASIS.FY ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS ON CONTINUING OPERATIONS OF 15.3P UP 12.5%.RECOMMENDED FINAL DIVIDEND OF 3.9P, MAKING A TOTAL DIVIDEND OF 5.8P FOR YEAR.DIRECTORS BELIEVE THAT GROUP IS WELL PLACED TO MANAGE ITS BUSINESS RISKS SUCCESSFULLY.GROUP HAS ADEQUATE RESOURCES TO CONTINUE IN OPERATIONAL EXISTENCE FOR FORESEEABLE FUTURE.  Full Article

Ascential Says Company Is Trading In Line With Market Expectations
Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018 

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC ::ASCENTIAL PLC - CMD, TRADING UPDATE AND SEGMENTAL REPORTING.ASCENTIAL PLC - OVERALL COMPANY IS TRADING IN LINE WITH MARKET EXPECTATIONS..ASCENTIAL PLC - FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF ITS TWO EDITIONS IN H2, MONEY20/20 IS EXPECTED TO GROW BY 37% FOR FULL YEAR.ASCENTIAL - TOTAL REVENUE FOR YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF £345M TO £349M COMPARED TO CONSENSUS OF £344M.ASCENTIAL PLC - BOARD BELIEVES CURRENT MARKET FORECASTS FOR FY REVENUE TO BE IN RANGE OF £337M TO £348M WITH CONSENSUS OF £344M.ASCENTIAL - ON A PROFORMA BASIS, EXPECT TO DELIVER ORGANIC CONSTANT CURRENCY GROWTH OF BETWEEN 9% AND 10% FOR 2018.ASCENTIAL PLC - BOARD BELIEVES CURRENT MARKET FORECASTS FOR ADJUSTED EBITDA TO BE IN RANGE OF £101M TO £105M WITH CONSENSUS OF £103M FOR FY.  Full Article

Ascential Announces Acquisition Of Brand View Ltd
Monday, 3 Sep 2018 

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC ::ACQUISITION OF BRAND VIEW LTD, A GLOBAL PROVIDER OF PRICE AND PROMOTION ANALYTICS TO RETAILERS AND MANUFACTURERS.ACQUISITION WAS FUNDED FROM ASCENTIAL'S CASH RESERVES.INITIAL CASH CONSIDERATION PAID WAS £29.8M AND FURTHER DEFERRED CONSIDERATION, EXPECTED TO TOTAL £8.2M.TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO BE EARNINGS ACCRETIVE IN CURRENT FY WITH BRAND VIEW EXPECTED TO GENERATE ADJUSTED EBITDA MARGINS OF ABOUT 20 PERCENT.  Full Article

Ascential Says HY Operating Profit From Cont Ops Of 28.7 Mln Pounds
Monday, 23 Jul 2018 

July 23 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC ::HY REVENUE FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS OF £188.9M (H117: £165.1M).HY OPERATING PROFIT FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS £28.7M (H117: £32.2M).HY INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 1.9P PER SHARE (2017: 1.8P).GROUP IS TRADING IN LINE WITH ITS EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR.  Full Article

Ascential Says Trading In Line With Expectations For Full Year
Thursday, 7 Jun 2018 

June 7 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC ::PROPOSED DISPOSAL OF EXHIBITIONS & TRADING UPDATE.CONFIRMS THAT GROUP IS TRADING IN LINE WITH ITS EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR.  Full Article

Ascential To Sell Ascential Exhibitions
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 

May 15 (Reuters) - Ascential Plc ::PROPOSED SALE OF ASCENTIAL EXHIBITIONS.PROPOSED SALE OF ASCENTIAL EXHIBITIONS TO ITE GROUP PLC FOR £300 MILLION.ENTERED CONDITIONAL AGREEMENT TO SELL EXHIBITIONS BUSINESS TO ITE GROUP PLC.DEAL IS EXPECTED TO COMPLETE IN JULY 2018.  Full Article

Ascential ‍Has Says To Sell MEED To Globaldata For $17.5 Mln
Friday, 8 Dec 2017 

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Ascential Plc ::‍HAS AGREED SALE OF MEED TO GLOBALDATA FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $17.5M, PAYABLE IN CASH​.‍SALE SUBJECT TO NORMAL WORKING CAPITAL ADJUSTMENTS​.SALE HAS COMPLETED AND PROCEEDS WILL BE USED TO REDUCE ASCENTIAL'S NET DEBT..  Full Article

Ascential says group trading in line with its expectations
Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Ascential Plc ::‍CONFIRMS GROUP IS TRADING IN LINE WITH ITS EXPECTATIONS, WITH USA EDITION OF MONEY20/20 HELD IN OCTOBER RECORDING ANOTHER STRONG PERFORMANCE.  Full Article