Ascential (LON:ASCL)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Peel Hunt in a report released on Tuesday.
Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Citigroup reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 435 ($5.84) target price on shares of Ascential in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Deutsche Bank boosted their target price on shares of Ascential from GBX 415 ($5.57) to GBX 425 ($5.70) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Ascential in a report on Monday, February 26th. Numis Securities upped their price objective on shares of Ascential from GBX 405 ($5.43) to GBX 455 ($6.10) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 26th. Finally, Barclays raised shares of Ascential to an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 395 ($5.30) price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, February 27th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 420.56 ($5.64).
LON:ASCL opened at GBX 426 ($5.72) on Tuesday. Ascential has a twelve month low of GBX 303.70 ($4.07) and a twelve month high of GBX 421 ($5.65).
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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