Ashtead Group (AHT)

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2,061.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      88.50p
  • 52 Week High: 2,438.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,849.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 483.15m
  • Volume: 2,582,515
  • Market Cap: £9,958m
  • RiskGrade: 169
  • Beta: 0.11

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 1.6% 1.9%
Div Cover 3.9 4.5
Op Mrgn 26.8% 25.1%
ROCE 19.9%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 16.2 12.3
PEG 0.7 0.4
Pr/Revenue 2.7 2.4
Pr/Book 3.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 16.3% 13.0%
PBT 12.7% 22.1%
EPS 22.2% 31.1%
DPS 20.0% 13.4%

Ashtead Group Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
30-Apr-18 3,706.00 862.10 127.50p 15.9 0.7 +22% 33.00p 1.6%

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-19 4,187.43 1,052.87 167.13p 12.3 0.4 +31% 37.41p 1.9%
30-Apr-20 4,575.55 1,170.29 189.35p 10.9 0.8 +13% 39.88p 2.0%

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Ashtead Group Company Announcements

Transaction in Own Shares 16-Oct-2018 17:04 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 15-Oct-2018 17:31 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 12-Oct-2018 17:29 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 88.50p
% Change 4.49 %
52 Week High 2,438.00
52 Week Low 1,849.00
Volume 2,582,515
Shares Issued 483.15m
Market Cap £9,958m
Beta 0.11
RiskGrade 169

Ashtead Group Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
52.82% below the market average52.82% below the market average52.82% below the market average52.82% below the market average52.82% below the market average
38.1% below the sector average38.1% below the sector average38.1% below the sector average38.1% below the sector average38.1% below the sector average
Price Trend
73.18% above the market average73.18% above the market average73.18% above the market average73.18% above the market average73.18% above the market average
57.66% above the sector average57.66% above the sector average57.66% above the sector average57.66% above the sector average57.66% above the sector average
Income
59.43% below the market average59.43% below the market average59.43% below the market average59.43% below the market average59.43% below the market average
59.55% below the sector average59.55% below the sector average59.55% below the sector average59.55% below the sector average59.55% below the sector average
Growth
69.05% above the market average69.05% above the market average69.05% above the market average69.05% above the market average69.05% above the market average
75.00% above the sector average75.00% above the sector average75.00% above the sector average75.00% above the sector average75.00% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 14
Buy 0
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 18
buy
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Ashtead Group Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 16-Aug-18 18-Jan-18
Paid 14-Sep-18 07-Feb-18
Amount 27.50p 5.50p

Trades for 16-Oct-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:54 97 @ 2,068.00p
16:54 1,000 @ 2,064.00p
16:53 500 @ 1,985.00p
16:53 679 @ 2,014.92p
16:53 9,300 @ 2,036.97p

Ashtead Group Key Personnel

CEO Geoffrey Drabble
Chair Paul Walker

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