Ashtead Group (AHT)

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2,266.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -23.00p
  • 52 Week High: 2,438.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,586.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 464.40m
  • Volume: 1,103,528
  • Market Cap: £10,523m
  • RiskGrade: 124

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.

1 Day Chart (17-07-2019)

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6 Month Chart

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 1.8% 1.9%
Div Cover 4.4 4.7
Op Mrgn 27.0% 24.5%
ROCE 19.4%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 13.0 11.1
PEG 0.4 0.6
Pr/Revenue 2.3 2.1
Pr/Book 3.8  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 21.4% 13.3%
PBT 22.9% 17.9%
EPS 36.6% 17.5%
DPS 21.2% 9.1%

Ashtead Group Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
30-Apr-18 3,706.00 862.10 127.50p 15.9 0.7 +22% 33.00p 1.6%
30-Apr-19 4,499.60 1,059.50 174.20p 12.2 0.3 +37% 40.00p 1.9%

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-20 5,098.62 1,249.52 204.76p 11.1 0.6 +18% 43.65p 1.9%
30-Apr-21 5,491.60 1,337.87 227.20p 10.0 0.9 +11% 48.39p 2.1%

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Ashtead Group Company Announcements

ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Transaction in Own Shares 17-Jul-2019 17:10 PR Newswire
ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Transaction in Own Shares 16-Jul-2019 17:18 PR Newswire
ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Transaction in Own Shares 15-Jul-2019 17:37 PR Newswire

Latest Ashtead Group Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
04-Jul-19 Sell Michael Pratt 2,320.00p 16,448 £381,593.61
04-Jul-19 Sell Brendan Horgan 2,320.00p 46,792 £1,085,574.44
04-Jul-19 Exercise of option Michael Pratt 100.00p 34,995 £34,995.00

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 2,266.00p
Change Today -23.00p
% Change -1.00 %
52 Week High 2,438.00
52 Week Low 1,586.50
Volume 1,103,528
Shares Issued 464.40m
Market Cap £10,523m
RiskGrade 124

Ashtead Group Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
43% below the market average43% below the market average43% below the market average43% below the market average43% below the market average
4.76% below the sector average4.76% below the sector average4.76% below the sector average4.76% below the sector average4.76% below the sector average
Price Trend
65.46% above the market average65.46% above the market average65.46% above the market average65.46% above the market average65.46% above the market average
52.67% above the sector average52.67% above the sector average52.67% above the sector average52.67% above the sector average52.67% above the sector average
Income
48.45% below the market average48.45% below the market average48.45% below the market average48.45% below the market average48.45% below the market average
48.89% below the sector average48.89% below the sector average48.89% below the sector average48.89% below the sector average48.89% below the sector average
Growth
77.60% above the market average77.60% above the market average77.60% above the market average77.60% above the market average77.60% above the market average
85.12% above the sector average85.12% above the sector average85.12% above the sector average85.12% above the sector average85.12% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 12
Buy 0
Neutral 5
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 17
buy
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Ashtead Group Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 15-Aug-19 17-Jan-19
Paid 13-Sep-19 06-Feb-19
Amount 33.50p 6.50p

Trades for 17-Jul-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:41 500 @ 2,289.57p
16:41 500 @ 2,289.57p
16:41 500 @ 2,293.45p
16:41 500 @ 2,293.45p
16:35 294,551 @ 2,266.00p

Ashtead Group Key Personnel

CEO Brendan Horgan
Chair Paul Walker

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