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Market Price

4.43 

0.05 1.2%

as of May 21 '19

52 Week Range:

3.88 5.23


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Ascential plc provides business-to-business information services for product design, marketing, sales, and built environment and policy in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers industry-specific business intelligence, insights, and forecasting through data and digital subscription tools. The company was formerly known as Trident Floatco PLC and changed its name to Ascential plc in January 2016. Ascential plc was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Equity (BVPS) 1.05
1.03
0.99
growth rate -1.9% -3.9%
Earnings BIT 72.00
24.00
17.70
22.60
33.70
52.80
63.80
54.20
growth rate -66.7% -26.3% 27.7% 49.1% 56.7% 20.8% -15.1%
Avg.PE 16.93
76.75
84.87
growth rate 353.3% 10.6%
ROA 8.73
0.18
2.46
1.93
1.76
1.87
19.63
growth rate -97.9% 1,266.7% -21.5% -8.8% 6.3% 949.7%
ROE 65.79
1.32
15.90
11.24
6.10
5.11
47.02
growth rate -98.0% 1,104.6% -29.3% -45.7% -16.2% 820.2%
ROIC 16.85
4.72
8.13
7.10
3.91
3.33
28.51
growth rate -72.0% 72.3% -12.7% -44.9% -14.8% 756.2%
Cur. Ratio 1.21
0.47
0.44
0.63
1.03
0.64
1.41
growth rate -61.2% -6.4% 43.2% 63.5% -37.9% 120.3%
Quick Ratio 1.14
0.40
0.33
0.54
0.59
0.56
1.33
growth rate -64.9% -17.5% 63.6% 9.3% -5.1% 137.5%
Leverage 7.53
6.94
6.07
5.58
2.59
2.88
2.09
growth rate -7.8% -12.5% -8.1% -53.6% 11.2% -27.4%
Balance Sheet Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Acct.Receivable 221.00
284.00
46.40
45.10
57.20
52.60
79.30
100.80
growth rate 28.5% -83.7% -2.8% 26.8% -8.0% 50.8% 27.1%
Acct.Payable 3.00
7.00
8.40
11.40
13.30
5.80
10.30
10.30
growth rate 133.3% 20.0% 35.7% 16.7% -56.4% 77.6% 0.0%
Cur.Assets 300.00
456.00
92.10
96.20
127.70
210.70
151.90
300.30
growth rate 52.0% -79.8% 4.5% 32.7% 65.0% -27.9% 97.7%
Total Assets 635.00
813.00
781.00
828.30
838.10
934.30
987.40
1,144.40
growth rate 28.0% -3.9% 6.1% 1.2% 11.5% 5.7% 15.9%
Cash 47.00
156.00
29.60
19.80
44.40
61.90
45.80
182.00
growth rate 231.9% -81.0% -33.1% 124.2% 39.4% -26.0% 297.4%
Inventory 15.00
13.00
12.10
14.60
17.60
16.90
17.80
3.90
growth rate -13.3% -6.9% 20.7% 20.6% -4.0% 5.3% -78.1%
Cur.Liabilities 132.00
152.00
198.00
216.60
184.20
205.30
239.10
212.80
growth rate 15.2% 30.3% 9.4% -15.0% 11.5% 16.5% -11.0%
Liabilities 404.00
410.00
668.40
691.80
1,107.30
572.90
644.40
597.60
growth rate 1.5% 63.0% 3.5% 60.1% -48.3% 12.5% -7.3%
LT Debt 250.00
242.00
410.20
410.20
861.60
286.00
317.40
291.80
growth rate -3.2% 69.5% 0.0% 110.0% -66.8% 11.0% -8.1%
Equity 112.60
136.50
-269.20
361.40
343.00
546.80
growth rate 21.2% -100.0% 100.0% -5.1% 59.4%
Common Shares 393.00
400.00
400.00
400.00
400.00
364.00
402.00
406.00
growth rate 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -9.0% 10.4% 1.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Capital Expenditures 3.00
7.00
24.80
11.30
10.90
6.80
3.40
4.40
growth rate 133.3% 254.3% -54.4% -3.5% -37.6% -50.0% 29.4%
Cash Dividends 6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
20.00
22.80
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 233.3% 14.0%
Cash From OA 90.00
56.00
57.10
64.80
78.70
92.40
99.10
64.50
growth rate -37.8% 2.0% 13.5% 21.5% 17.4% 7.3% -34.9%
FCF per Share 0.23
0.24
0.18
growth rate 4.4% -25.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 0.20
0.20
0.20
200.00
0.10
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 99,900.0% -100.0%
FCF 87.00
32.00
32.00
54.00
68.00
79.00
87.00
45.00
growth rate -63.2% 0.0% 68.8% 25.9% 16.2% 10.1% -48.3%
Income Statement Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Sales 249.00
252.00
271.40
312.70
256.60
299.60
292.90
348.50
growth rate 1.2% 7.7% 15.2% -17.9% 16.8% -2.2% 19.0%
Op.Income 72.00
24.00
17.70
22.60
33.70
52.80
63.80
54.20
growth rate -66.7% -26.3% 27.7% 49.1% 56.7% 20.8% -15.1%
IBT -9.30
-5.40
-43.60
-1.80
19.90
28.90
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 45.2%
Net Income 46.00
186.00
1.50
19.80
-25.30
15.60
18.00
209.20
growth rate 304.4% -99.2% 1,220.0% -100.0% 100.0% 15.4% 1,062.2%
EPS 0.19
0.05
-0.06
0.04
0.04
0.51
growth rate -48.7% -100.0% 100.0% 0.0% 1,175.0%
Gross Profit 195.00
194.00
178.20
206.50
170.30
197.60
199.00
223.30
growth rate -0.5% -8.1% 15.9% -17.5% 16.0% 0.7% 12.2%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18
Earnings BIT 7.60
20.70
20.70
6.40
6.40
growth rate 172.4% 0.0% -69.1% 0.0%
Balance Sheet Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18
Acct.Receivable 79.30
73.00
73.00
100.80
100.80
growth rate -7.9% 0.0% 38.1% 0.0%
Acct.Payable 10.30
57.00
57.00
10.30
10.30
growth rate 453.4% 0.0% -81.9% 0.0%
Cur.Assets 151.90
222.90
222.90
300.30
300.30
growth rate 46.7% 0.0% 34.7% 0.0%
Total Assets 987.40
976.10
976.10
1,144.40
1,144.40
growth rate -1.1% 0.0% 17.2% 0.0%
Cash 45.80
46.90
46.90
182.00
182.00
growth rate 2.4% 0.0% 288.1% 0.0%
Inventory 17.80
5.70
5.70
3.90
3.90
growth rate -68.0% 0.0% -31.6% 0.0%
Cur.Liabilities 239.10
230.60
230.60
212.80
212.80
growth rate -3.6% 0.0% -7.7% 0.0%
Liabilities 644.40
615.70
615.70
597.60
597.60
growth rate -4.5% 0.0% -2.9% 0.0%
LT Debt 317.40
332.00
332.00
291.80
291.80
growth rate 4.6% 0.0% -12.1% 0.0%
Equity 343.00
360.40
360.40
546.80
546.80
growth rate 5.1% 0.0% 51.7% 0.0%
Common Shares 4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18
Capital Expenditures -1.50
4.40
4.40
-2.20
-2.20
growth rate 100.0% 0.0% -100.0% 0.0%
Cash Dividends 3.60
7.60
7.60
3.80
3.80
growth rate 111.1% 0.0% -50.0% 0.0%
Cash From OA 15.65
23.70
23.70
8.55
8.55
growth rate 51.4% 0.0% -63.9% 0.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 0.05
0.15
0.15
growth rate 200.0% 0.0%
FCF 14.15
19.30
19.30
6.35
6.35
growth rate 36.4% 0.0% -67.1% 0.0%
Income Statement Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18
Sales 76.90
94.45
94.45
79.80
79.80
growth rate 22.8% 0.0% -15.5% 0.0%
Op.Income 7.60
20.70
20.70
6.40
6.40
growth rate 172.4% 0.0% -69.1% 0.0%
IBT -4.80
11.55
11.55
2.90
2.90
growth rate 100.0% 0.0% -74.9% 0.0%
Net Income -5.20
12.45
12.45
92.15
92.15
growth rate 100.0% 0.0% 640.2% 0.0%
Gross Profit 51.75
60.65
60.65
51.00
51.00
growth rate 17.2% 0.0% -15.9% 0.0%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

D (46.23)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (34.77)

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Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 94.00 96.30
EPS / Growth 0.05

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 50.0%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 40.0% 50.0% 52.2%
Future PE 0.01 64.67 66.14
Future EPS 1.33 2.65 3.07
Value Price
MOS %
0.00
-99.9%
42.40
857.2%
50.20
1,033.2%
MOS Price 0.00 21.20 25.10
IRT 9.95 8.58 8.35

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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