Ashtead Group (AHT)

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1,609.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -40.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,751.00
  • 52 Week Low: 814.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 499.23m
  • Volume: 1,756,177
  • Market Cap: £8,032m
  • RiskGrade: 135
  • Beta: 1.19

Ashtead Group Overview

Ashtead Group is one of the world’s largest equipment rental firms with a network of more than 400 profit centres stretching across the US, UK and the Far East. Its business provides equipment such as excavators and forklift trucks as well as power saws and ladders. In the US Ashtead works under the Sunbelt Rentals banner, having expanded the business via the acquisition of Rentokil’s US operation.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 1.4% 1.6%
Div Cover 3.8 4.0
Op Mrgn 27.5% 25.2%
ROCE 19.5%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 18.9 15.4
PEG 0.5 0.7
Pr/Revenue 3.2 2.6
Pr/Book 5.4  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 24.9% 23.3%
PBT 30.2% 28.3%
EPS 35.9% 22.9%
DPS 47.5% 16.5%

Ashtead Group Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
30-Apr-12 1,134.60 134.80 17.30p 14.4 0.0 +332% 3.50p 1.4%
30-Apr-13 1,361.90 214.20 31.40p 18.7 0.2 +82% 7.50p 1.3%
30-Apr-14 1,634.70 356.50 46.60p 18.8 0.4 +48% 11.50p 1.3%
30-Apr-15 2,038.90 473.80 62.60p 18.0 0.5 +34% 15.25p 1.4%
30-Apr-16 2,545.70 616.70 85.10p 10.7 0.3 +36% 22.50p 2.5%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

Ashtead Group Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
30-Apr-17 3,139.27 791.18 104.58p 15.4 0.7 +23% 26.21p 1.6%
30-Apr-18 3,527.26 909.80 121.19p 13.3 0.8 +16% 29.23p 1.7%
30-Apr-19 3,768.02 985.31 131.45p 12.2 1.4 +8% 32.81p 1.9%

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Ashtead Group Company Announcements

ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Cancellation of Treasury Sha... 21-Mar-2017 11:12 PR Newswire
3rd Quarter Results 07-Mar-2017 07:00 RNS
ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Total Voting Rights 01-Mar-2017 10:29 PR Newswire

Latest Ashtead Group Director Deals

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Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

Ashtead Group Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 1,609.00p
Change Today -40.00p
% Change -2.43 %
52 Week High 1,751.00
52 Week Low 814.50
Volume 1,756,177
Shares Issued 499.23m
Market Cap £8,032m
Beta 1.19
RiskGrade 135

Ashtead Group Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
41.31% below the market average41.31% below the market average41.31% below the market average41.31% below the market average41.31% below the market average
54.48% below the sector average54.48% below the sector average54.48% below the sector average54.48% below the sector average54.48% below the sector average
Price Trend
87.65% above the market average87.65% above the market average87.65% above the market average87.65% above the market average87.65% above the market average
87.92% above the sector average87.92% above the sector average87.92% above the sector average87.92% above the sector average87.92% above the sector average
Income
65.57% below the market average65.57% below the market average65.57% below the market average65.57% below the market average65.57% below the market average
62% below the sector average62% below the sector average62% below the sector average62% below the sector average62% below the sector average
Growth
88.51% above the market average88.51% above the market average88.51% above the market average88.51% above the market average88.51% above the market average
91.49% above the sector average91.49% above the sector average91.49% above the sector average91.49% above the sector average91.49% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 9
Buy 1
Neutral 6
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 17
buy
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Ashtead Group Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 19-Jan-17 11-Aug-16
Paid 08-Feb-17 09-Sep-16
Amount 4.75p 18.50p

Trades for 24-Mar-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
17:08 800 @ 1,615.47p
17:08 163 @ 1,640.63p
17:08 735 @ 1,610.60p
17:06 3,920 @ 1,619.89p
17:05 3,056 @ 1,631.03p

Ashtead Group Key Personnel

CEO Geoffrey Drabble
Finance Director Suzanne Wood

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