ASC Stock Overview
Ascencio is based in Gosselies, Belgium.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€52.90|
|52 Week High||€56.50|
|52 Week Low||€44.65|
|1 Month Change||-1.31%|
|3 Month Change||2.72%|
|1 Year Change||5.80%|
|3 Year Change||-6.54%|
|5 Year Change||-13.98%|
|Change since IPO||-5.11%|
Recent News & Updates
|ASC||BE REITs||BE Market|
Return vs Industry: ASC exceeded the Belgian REITs industry which returned -12.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ASC exceeded the Belgian Market which returned -7% over the past year.
|ASC Average Weekly Movement||2.4%|
|REITs Industry Average Movement||3.8%|
|Market Average Movement||4.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in BE Market||8.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in BE Market||2.7%|
Stable Share Price: ASC is less volatile than 75% of Belgian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ASC's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Ascencio is based in Gosselies, Belgium.
Ascencio Fundamentals Summary
|ASC fundamental statistics|
Is ASC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ASC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€10.38m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Aug 18, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||10.69|
|Net Profit Margin||131.39%|
How did ASC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
7.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is ASC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ASC?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is ASC's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does ASC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|ASC PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
WEHB Wereldhave Belgium
RET Retail Estates
VASTB Vastned Belgium
HOMI Home Invest Belgium
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ASC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.9x) compared to the peer average (8.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does ASC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European REITs Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ASC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.9x) compared to the Belgian REITs industry average (7.6x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is ASC's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||4.9x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ASC's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of ASC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: ASC (€52.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€133.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ASC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Ascencio forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Real Estate industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Ascencio has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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How has Ascencio performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ASC has a large one-off gain of €39.1M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ASC's current net profit margins are higher than last year (42.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ASC's earnings have grown by 0.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ASC's earnings growth over the past year (206.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ASC earnings growth over the past year (206.4%) exceeded the REITs industry 123.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ASC's Return on Equity (18.1%) is considered low.
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How is Ascencio's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ASC's short term assets (€13.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€92.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: ASC's short term assets (€13.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€268.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ASC's net debt to equity ratio (86.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ASC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 82.4% to 88% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ASC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11%).
Interest Coverage: ASC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.6x coverage).
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What is Ascencio current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 6/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ASC's dividend (6.99%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (1.95%).
High Dividend: ASC's dividend (6.99%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (5.7%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ASC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ASC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (64.6%), ASC's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (64.8%), ASC's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Vincent H. Querton has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of Ascencio SCA since October, 2017 and serves as its Managing Director. Mr. Querton serves as Managing Director and International Direc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Vincent's total compensation ($USD283.32K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Belgian market ($USD653.93K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Vincent's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ASC's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ASC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Ascencio SCA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ascencio SCA
- Ticker: ASC
- Exchange: ENXTBR
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Retail REITs
- Sector: Real Estate
- Implied Market Cap: €348.928m
- Shares outstanding: 6.60m
- Website: https://www.ascencio.be
Number of Employees
- Ascencio SCA
- Building H
- Avenue Jean Mermoz 1
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/09 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/09 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.