Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on ASCL. Numis Securities reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 565 ($7.38) price target on shares of Ascential in a research report on Monday, July 23rd. Deutsche Bank lifted their price target on Ascential from GBX 425 ($5.55) to GBX 460 ($6.01) and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, July 12th. Barclays lifted their price target on Ascential from GBX 395 ($5.16) to GBX 445 ($5.81) and gave the company an equal weight rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 24th. Citigroup cut Ascential to a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 24th. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of Ascential in a research report on Thursday. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 467.78 ($6.11).
Shares of LON:ASCL opened at GBX 405.40 ($5.30) on Thursday. Ascential has a 52-week low of GBX 303.70 ($3.97) and a 52-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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