Ashtead Group (AHT)

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1,911.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      10.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,977.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,407.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 499.23m
  • Volume: 1,541,477
  • Market Cap: £9,540m
  • RiskGrade: 95

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 1.4% 1.6%
Div Cover 3.8 3.8
Op Mrgn 27.3% 25.3%
ROCE 19.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 18.3 15.9
PEG 0.8 1.0
Pr/Revenue 3.0 2.7
Pr/Book 4.8  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 25.2% 12.9%
PBT 24.1% 18.9%
EPS 22.6% 15.1%
DPS 22.2% 14.3%

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 3,598.39 909.48 120.07p 15.9 1.1 +15% 31.43p 1.6%
30-Apr-19 3,901.04 1,004.49 133.34p 14.3 1.3 +11% 35.15p 1.8%

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Ashtead Group Company Announcements

ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Notification of major holdings 03-Nov-2017 17:28 PR Newswire
ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Total Voting Rights 01-Nov-2017 11:26 PR Newswire
ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Total Voting Rights 05-Oct-2017 10:23 PR Newswire

Latest Ashtead Group Director Deals

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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 1,911.00p
Change Today 10.00p
% Change 0.53 %
52 Week High 1,977.00
52 Week Low 1,407.00
Volume 1,541,477
Shares Issued 499.23m
Market Cap £9,540m
RiskGrade 95

Ashtead Group Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
74.74% below the market average74.74% below the market average74.74% below the market average74.74% below the market average74.74% below the market average
60.87% below the sector average60.87% below the sector average60.87% below the sector average60.87% below the sector average60.87% below the sector average
Price Trend
84.63% above the market average84.63% above the market average84.63% above the market average84.63% above the market average84.63% above the market average
71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average
Income
59.81% below the market average59.81% below the market average59.81% below the market average59.81% below the market average59.81% below the market average
52.17% below the sector average52.17% below the sector average52.17% below the sector average52.17% below the sector average52.17% below the sector average
Growth
83.60% above the market average83.60% above the market average83.60% above the market average83.60% above the market average83.60% above the market average
89.93% above the sector average89.93% above the sector average89.93% above the sector average89.93% above the sector average89.93% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 11
Buy 2
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 17-Nov-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
17:04 6,586 @ 1,913.83p
17:04 6,586 @ 1,913.83p
17:00 4,476 @ 1,902.00p
17:00 4,476 @ 1,902.00p
16:55 1,195 @ 1,912.17p

Ashtead Group Key Personnel

CEO Geoffrey Drabble
Finance Director Suzanne Wood

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