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Ascential PLC Fundamentals

Company NameAscential PLCLast Updated2024-02-20
IndustryAdvertising AgenciesSectorCommunication Services
Shares in Issue445.078 mMarket Cap£1.34 bn
PE Ratio156.25Dividend per Share0
Dividend Yield0Dividend Cover0
EPS-£0.22EPS Growth (%)2.81
PEG0DPS Growth (%)0
Debt Ratio0.2145Debt Equity Ratio0.4564
Asset Equity Ratio2.1133Cash Equity Ratio0.1263
Quick Ratio0.8750Current Ratio0.93
Price To Book Value1.9440ROCE0

Ascential PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total

Ascential PLC Company Financials

Assets20222021
Tangible Assets£25.70 m£27.10 m
Intangible Assets£953.50 m£878.90 m
Investments£88.50 m£82.20 m
Total Fixed Assets£1.17 bn£1.05 bn
Stocks£3.30 m£1.90 m
Debtors£335.30 m£261.90 m
Cash & Equivalents£80.00 m£84.10 m
Other Assets£103.70 m£58.40 m
Total Assets£1.60 bn£1.41 bn
Liabilities20222021
Creditors within 1 year£455.00 m£364.80 m
Creditors after 1 year£397.20 m£234.80 m
Other Liabilities00
Total Liabilities£852.20 m£599.60 m
Net assets£751.90 m£805.60 m
Equity20222021
Called up share capital£4.40 m£4.40 m
Share Premium£153.60 m£153.30 m
Profit / Loss-£116.10 m-£39.60 m
Other Equity£730.20 m£775.90 m
Preference & Minorities£21.70 m£29.70 m
Total Capital Employed£751.90 m£805.60 m
Ratios20222021
Debt Ratio£0.31£0.19
Debt-to-Equity£0.44£0.23
Assets / Equity2.11332.1133
Cash / Equity0.12630.1263
EPS£0.08£0.02
Cash Flow20222021
Cash from operating activities£53.20 m£29.90 m
Cashflow before financing£153.70 m£17.50 m
Increase in Cash-£9.60 m£2.40 m
Income20222021
Turnover£524.40 m£349.30 m
Cost of sales£212.00 m£127.60 m
Gross Profit£312.40 m£221.70 m
Operating Profit-£94.20 m-£26.70 m
Pre-Tax profit-£116.10 m-£39.60 m

Ascential PLC Company Background

SectorCommunication Services
ActivitiesAscential PLC is engaged in providing specialist information, analytics, events, and digital commerce optimization to consumer brands and their ecosystems. The company has four operating segments; Digital Commerce includes measurement, optimization, and execution for digital commerce growth, Product Design includes consumer product trend forecasting, data, and insight to create world-class products and experiences, Marketing includes events, services, and tools to measure and optimize marketing creativity, media, and platform effectiveness and efficiency, and Retail and Financial Services includes events, data, and tools to improve performance and drive innovation in retail and financial services. The companygenerates the majority of its revenue from the Digital Commerce segment.
Latest Interim Date22 Sep 2023
Latest Fiscal Year End Date30 Mar 2023

Ascential PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2023-02-20Ms. Rita Ann CliftonNon-Executive Director,Senior Independent Director
2023-04-18Mr. Scott Edward ForbesNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2023-04-18Mr. Paul Scott HarrisonExecutive Director,Chief Operating Officer
2023-04-18Ms. Suzanne Claire BaxterNon-Executive Director
2023-04-18Ms. Judith Mihajlovich VezmarNon-Executive Director
2024-01-05Ms. Mandy GraddenExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer
2024-01-02Mr. Duncan Anthony PainterExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer

Ascential PLC Contact Details

Company NameAscential PLC
AddressThe Prow, 1 Wilder Walk, London, W1B 5AP
Telephone+44 2075165029
Websitehttps://www.ascential.com

Ascential PLC Advisors

Remuneration ConsultantNew Bridge Street
Phone+44 2070868000
Fax+44 2076211511
StockbrokerGoldman Sachs International
Phone+44 2077741000
StockbrokerNumis Securities Limited
Phone+44 2072601000
Fax+44 2072601001
Financial PR AdviserFTI Consulting Inc
Phone+44 2037271000
Fax+44 2037271007
AuditorKPMG
Phone+44 2073111000
Fax+44 2073113311
RegistrarEquiniti Limited
SolicitorSimpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP