Ashtead Group (AHT)

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1,772.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -13.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,788.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,182.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 499.23m
  • Volume: 292,531
  • Market Cap: £8,846m
  • RiskGrade: 128

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 1.5% 1.8%
Div Cover 3.8 3.8
Op Mrgn 27.3% 25.1%
ROCE 19.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 17.1 14.6
PEG 0.8 1.1
Pr/Revenue 2.8 2.4
Pr/Book 4.5  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 25.2% 12.0%
PBT 24.1% 17.2%
EPS 22.6% 13.7%
DPS 22.2% 12.2%

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 3,569.55 897.08 118.61p 15.0 1.1 +14% 30.85p 1.8%
30-Apr-19 3,861.67 995.27 132.29p 13.5 1.2 +12% 34.57p 2.0%

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Ashtead Group Company Announcements

ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Result of AGM 2017 12-Sep-2017 17:14 PR Newswire
1st Quarter Results 12-Sep-2017 07:00 RNS
ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Total Voting Rights 04-Sep-2017 14:21 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 1,772.00p
Change Today -13.00p
% Change -0.73 %
52 Week High 1,788.00
52 Week Low 1,182.00
Volume 292,531
Shares Issued 499.23m
Market Cap £8,846m
RiskGrade 128

Ashtead Group Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
70.9% below the market average70.9% below the market average70.9% below the market average70.9% below the market average70.9% below the market average
50.35% below the sector average50.35% below the sector average50.35% below the sector average50.35% below the sector average50.35% below the sector average
Price Trend
76.57% above the market average76.57% above the market average76.57% above the market average76.57% above the market average76.57% above the market average
56.46% above the sector average56.46% above the sector average56.46% above the sector average56.46% above the sector average56.46% above the sector average
Income
52.92% below the market average52.92% below the market average52.92% below the market average52.92% below the market average52.92% below the market average
50.54% below the sector average50.54% below the sector average50.54% below the sector average50.54% below the sector average50.54% below the sector average
Growth
84.03% above the market average84.03% above the market average84.03% above the market average84.03% above the market average84.03% above the market average
88.57% above the sector average88.57% above the sector average88.57% above the sector average88.57% above the sector average88.57% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 12
Buy 1
Neutral 5
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 19
buy
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Ashtead Group Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 17-Aug-17 19-Jan-17
Paid 15-Sep-17 08-Feb-17
Amount 22.75p 4.75p

Trades for 20-Sep-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
11:49 280 @ 1,771.72p
11:46 275 @ 1,772.00p
11:46 96 @ 1,772.00p
11:46 265 @ 1,772.00p
11:46 682 @ 1,772.00p

Ashtead Group Key Personnel

CEO Geoffrey Drabble
Finance Director Suzanne Wood

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