Ashtead Group (AHT)

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2,061.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -41.00p
  • 52 Week High: 2,152.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,542.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 491.86m
  • Volume: 1,806,727
  • Market Cap: £10,137m
  • RiskGrade: 122

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 1.3% 1.6%
Div Cover 3.8 4.0
Op Mrgn 27.3% 25.4%
ROCE 19.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 20.2 16.1
PEG 0.9 0.6
Pr/Revenue 3.2 2.8
Pr/Book 5.2  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 25.2% 14.8%
PBT 24.1% 21.3%
EPS 22.6% 25.1%
DPS 22.2% 19.4%

Ashtead Group Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
30-Apr-17 3,186.80 765.10 104.30p 15.6 0.7 +23% 27.50p 1.7%

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-18 3,659.00 928.43 130.53p 16.1 0.6 +25% 32.84p 1.6%
30-Apr-19 3,960.54 1,020.11 158.21p 13.3 0.6 +21% 37.84p 1.8%
30-Apr-20 4,279.11 1,125.79 177.78p 11.8 1.0 +12% 41.05p 2.0%

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Ashtead Group Company Announcements

Investor Event and Trading Update 19-Apr-2018 07:00 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 18-Apr-2018 17:06 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 17-Apr-2018 17:11 RNS

Latest Ashtead Group Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

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 2,061.00p
Change Today -41.00p
% Change -1.95 %
52 Week High 2,152.00
52 Week Low 1,542.00
Volume 1,806,727
Shares Issued 491.86m
Market Cap £10,137m
RiskGrade 122

Ashtead Group Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
76.47% below the market average76.47% below the market average76.47% below the market average76.47% below the market average76.47% below the market average
62.12% below the sector average62.12% below the sector average62.12% below the sector average62.12% below the sector average62.12% below the sector average
Price Trend
87.68% above the market average87.68% above the market average87.68% above the market average87.68% above the market average87.68% above the market average
84.40% above the sector average84.40% above the sector average84.40% above the sector average84.40% above the sector average84.40% above the sector average
Income
66.54% below the market average66.54% below the market average66.54% below the market average66.54% below the market average66.54% below the market average
61.8% below the sector average61.8% below the sector average61.8% below the sector average61.8% below the sector average61.8% below the sector average
Growth
82.02% above the market average82.02% above the market average82.02% above the market average82.02% above the market average82.02% above the market average
88.06% above the sector average88.06% above the sector average88.06% above the sector average88.06% above the sector average88.06% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 14
Buy 0
Neutral 4
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 19
buy
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Ashtead Group Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 18-Jan-18 17-Aug-17
Paid 07-Feb-18 15-Sep-17
Amount 5.50p 22.75p

Trades for 19-Apr-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:02 359 @ 2,061.00p
16:02 225 @ 2,061.00p
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16:02 281 @ 2,061.00p

Ashtead Group Key Personnel

CEO Geoffrey Drabble

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