Ashtead Group (AHT)

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1,574.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      4.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,751.00
  • 52 Week Low: 957.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 499.23m
  • Volume: 147,854
  • Market Cap: £7,858m
  • RiskGrade: 120
  • Beta: 1.52

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% 1.7%
Div Cover 3.8 4.0
Op Mrgn 27.5% 25.0%
ROCE 19.5%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 18.4 15.1
PEG 0.5 0.7
Pr/Revenue 3.1 2.5
Pr/Book 5.3  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 24.9% 23.9%
PBT 30.2% 28.0%
EPS 35.9% 22.6%
DPS 47.5% 17.2%

Ashtead Group Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
30-Apr-12 1,134.60 134.80 17.30p 14.4 0.0 +332% 3.50p 1.4%
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%

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-17 3,154.06 789.21 104.35p 15.0 0.7 +23% 26.36p 1.7%
30-Apr-18 3,556.77 904.77 120.48p 13.0 0.8 +16% 30.12p 1.9%
30-Apr-19 3,812.30 984.02 131.55p 11.9 1.3 +9% 33.63p 2.1%

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Ashtead Group Company Announcements

ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Holding(s) in Company 04-May-2017 14:45 PR Newswire
ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Total Voting Rights 02-May-2017 16:59 PR Newswire
ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Holding(s) in Company 04-Apr-2017 16:11 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 1,574.00p
Change Today 4.00p
% Change 0.25 %
52 Week High 1,751.00
52 Week Low 957.00
Volume 147,854
Shares Issued 499.23m
Market Cap £7,858m
Beta 1.52
RiskGrade 120

Ashtead Group Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
17.04% below the market average17.04% below the market average17.04% below the market average17.04% below the market average17.04% below the market average
19.44% below the sector average19.44% below the sector average19.44% below the sector average19.44% below the sector average19.44% below the sector average
Price Trend
54.26% above the market average54.26% above the market average54.26% above the market average54.26% above the market average54.26% above the market average
39.07% above the sector average39.07% above the sector average39.07% above the sector average39.07% above the sector average39.07% above the sector average
Income
58.98% below the market average58.98% below the market average58.98% below the market average58.98% below the market average58.98% below the market average
57.58% below the sector average57.58% below the sector average57.58% below the sector average57.58% below the sector average57.58% below the sector average
Growth
87.22% above the market average87.22% above the market average87.22% above the market average87.22% above the market average87.22% above the market average
90.07% above the sector average90.07% above the sector average90.07% above the sector average90.07% above the sector average90.07% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 10
Buy 1
Neutral 6
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 18
buy
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Ashtead Group Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 19-Jan-17 11-Aug-16
Paid 08-Feb-17 09-Sep-16
Amount 4.75p 18.50p

Trades for 30-May-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
09:55 405 @ 1,574.00p
09:55 125 @ 1,574.00p
09:55 305 @ 1,574.00p
09:54 310 @ 1,574.00p
09:54 405 @ 1,574.00p

Ashtead Group Key Personnel

CEO Geoffrey Drabble
Finance Director Suzanne Wood

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