Ashtead Group (AHT)

Sector:

Support

Index:

FTSE 100

1,902.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    152.00p
  • 52 Week High: 2,774.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,300.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 449.31m
  • Volume: 2,923,744
  • Market Cap: £8,546m
  • RiskGrade: 539

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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 2.1% 2.4%
Div Cover 4.4 4.9
Op Mrgn 27.0% 23.0%
ROCE 19.4%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 10.9 8.4
PEG 0.3 0.8
Pr/Revenue 1.9 1.4
Pr/Book 3.1  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 21.4% 13.0%
PBT 22.9% 10.2%
EPS 36.6% 9.4%
DPS 21.2% -2.5%

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 5,083.20 1,167.09 190.63p 10.0 1.1 +9% 39.00p 2.4%
30-Apr-21 4,904.95 1,008.56 162.74p 11.7 n/a -15% 39.55p 2.5%
30-Apr-22 5,222.12 1,095.44 191.04p 10.0 0.6 +17% 44.26p 2.8%

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Ashtead Group Company Announcements

Transaction in Own Shares 19-Mar-2020 17:56 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 18-Mar-2020 17:34 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 17-Mar-2020 18:18 RNS

Latest Ashtead Group Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

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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 1,902.00p
Change Today 152.00p
% Change 8.69 %
52 Week High 2,774.00
52 Week Low 1,300.00
Volume 2,923,744
Shares Issued 449.31m
Market Cap £8,546m
RiskGrade 539

Ashtead Group Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
61.74% below the market average61.74% below the market average61.74% below the market average61.74% below the market average61.74% below the market average
33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average
Price Trend
35.16% above the market average35.16% above the market average35.16% above the market average35.16% above the market average35.16% above the market average
30.43% above the sector average30.43% above the sector average30.43% above the sector average30.43% above the sector average30.43% above the sector average
Income
58.79% below the market average58.79% below the market average58.79% below the market average58.79% below the market average58.79% below the market average
54.43% below the sector average54.43% below the sector average54.43% below the sector average54.43% below the sector average54.43% below the sector average
Growth
81.78% above the market average81.78% above the market average81.78% above the market average81.78% above the market average81.78% above the market average
90.65% above the sector average90.65% above the sector average90.65% above the sector average90.65% above the sector average90.65% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 12
Buy 0
Neutral 5
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 18
buy
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Ashtead Group Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 16-Jan-20 15-Aug-19
Paid 05-Feb-20 13-Sep-19
Amount 7.15p 33.50p

Trades for 07-Apr-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:37 18,500 @ 1,898.47p
16:37 70,500 @ 1,898.46p
16:37 19,500 @ 1,883.57p
16:37 16,000 @ 1,883.58p
16:35 617 @ 1,902.00p

Ashtead Group Key Personnel

CEO Brendan Horgan

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