Ashtead Group plc Company Profile (LON:AHT)

About Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)

Ashtead Group plc logoAshtead Group plc is an equipment rental company. The Company rents a range of construction and industrial equipment across a range of applications to a diverse customer base. The Company's segments include Sunbelt and A-Plant. The Company operates in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. The Company operates approximately 550 stores in over 40 states in the United States and over 10 stores in Canada. The Company's equipment can be used to lift, power, generate, light, move, dig, compact, drill, support, access, scrub, pump, direct, heat and ventilate. The Company rents on a short-term basis. It sells old equipment in the second-hand market. The Company's rental fleet ranges from small hand-held tools to a range of construction equipment. It provides rental solutions for non-residential construction markets, facilities management, disaster relief, event management, climate control, scaffolding and traffic management.

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  • Symbol: LON:AHT
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  • Market Cap: £7.75 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 497,625,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,618.11
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,600.65
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 875.78 - GBX 1,764
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.18
  • P/E Growth: 0.88
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £3.02 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.57
  • Book Value: GBX 3.86 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.04
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
  • EBIDTA: £1.43 billion
  • Average Volume: 1.87 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)

What is Ashtead Group plc's stock symbol?

Ashtead Group plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "AHT."

How often does Ashtead Group plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ashtead Group plc?

Ashtead Group plc announced a dividend on Tuesday, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 19th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.75 per share on Wednesday, February 8th. This represents a yield of 0.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 19th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Ashtead Group plc's Dividend History.

When will Ashtead Group plc make its next earnings announcement?

Ashtead Group plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June, 13th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Ashtead Group plc.

Where is Ashtead Group plc's stock going? Where will Ashtead Group plc's stock price be in 2017?

14 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Ashtead Group plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,200 to GBX 1,940. On average, they anticipate Ashtead Group plc's share price to reach GBX 1,679 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ashtead Group plc.

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How do I buy Ashtead Group plc stock?

Shares of Ashtead Group plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Ashtead Group plc stock cost?

One share of Ashtead Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,558.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.64)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,679

Analysts' Ratings History for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,940View Rating Details
4/20/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,920View Rating Details
4/10/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,650View Rating Details
3/27/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,837View Rating Details
3/20/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,600View Rating Details
3/8/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,750View Rating Details
3/8/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/7/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,800View Rating Details
2/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,900View Rating Details
1/26/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,660View Rating Details
1/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHoldGBX 730 -> GBX 1,600View Rating Details
12/21/2016Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,150 -> GBX 1,520View Rating Details
9/12/2016Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,450View Rating Details
7/4/2016Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,150 -> GBX 1,200View Rating Details
3/11/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,300View Rating Details
3/1/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqualwt/In-LineGBX 1,120View Rating Details
12/9/2015InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,500View Rating Details
9/2/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,457View Rating Details
6/16/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
6/16/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,100View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
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Earnings Estimates for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $104.32 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/6/2016GBX 4.750.31%1/19/20171/19/20172/8/2017
6/14/2016GBX 18.501.88%8/11/20168/11/20169/9/2016
12/9/2015GBX 40.36%1/14/20161/14/20162/3/2016
6/16/2015GBX 12.251.12%8/13/20158/13/20159/4/2015
12/10/2014GBX 30.25%1/15/20151/15/20152/4/2015
6/17/2014GBX 9.251.11%8/13/20148/13/20149/5/2014
12/10/2013GBX 2.250.3%1/15/20141/15/20142/5/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/9/2017Sat DhaiwalInsiderSell248,375GBX 1,585£3,936,743.75
12/20/2016Lucinda RichesInsiderBuy5,000GBX 1,559£77,950
7/26/2016Cole,ChristopherInsiderSell25,000GBX 1,186£296,500
7/4/2016Edmunds,WayneInsiderBuy7,000GBX 1,079£75,530
3/1/2016Sutcliffe,IanInsiderBuy12,250GBX 810£99,225
10/12/2015Drabble,GeoffreyInsiderSell216,680GBX 1,045£2,264,306
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
Latest Headlines for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
DateHeadline logoAshtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - May 19 at 11:20 AM logo[$$] Reckitt Benckiser nears record high - May 17 at 3:26 PM logoAshtead Group plc (AHT) Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital - April 30 at 3:46 PM logoAshtead Group plc (AHT) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital - April 28 at 8:54 PM logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Ashtead Group plc (AHT) - April 22 at 12:44 AM logoAshtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Outperform Rating from Royal Bank of Canada - April 20 at 12:10 PM logo[$$] Geoff Drabble, Ashtead CEO, on riding Trump's infrastructure pledge - April 16 at 3:23 PM logoAshtead Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AHT-GB : April 14, 2017 - April 14 at 12:01 PM logoHSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Ashtead Group plc (AHT) - April 10 at 6:27 PM logoAshtead Group plc's (AHT) Neutral Rating Reiterated at BNP Paribas - April 9 at 1:50 PM logoAshtead Group plc (AHT) Receives GBX 1,638.92 Consensus PT from Brokerages - April 4 at 4:55 AM logoAshtead Unit Buys Pride Equipment Corp. For $279 Mln - Quick Facts - April 3 at 8:39 PM logo2 great growth shares for your ISA - April 3 at 3:38 PM logoTM Capital Advises Pride Equipment in its Sale to Sunbelt Rentals - April 3 at 3:38 PM logoAshtead Group plc's (AHT) Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays PLC - April 1 at 4:42 PM logoLiberum Capital Initiates Coverage on Ashtead Group plc (AHT) - March 31 at 8:01 PM logo[$$] Ashtead climbs on hopes over US expansion - March 30 at 3:49 PM logoAshtead Group plc (AHT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,920 at Royal Bank of Canada - March 29 at 10:54 PM logoAshtead Group plc (AHT) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - March 28 at 11:56 AM logoAshtead Group plc (AHT) Given Neutral Rating at BNP Paribas - March 24 at 3:31 AM logoAshtead Group plc's (AHT) "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed at BNP Paribas - March 20 at 11:43 PM logoAshtead Group plc’s (AHT) “Neutral” Rating Reaffirmed at BNP Paribas - March 17 at 4:43 AM logoAshtead Group plc (AHT) PT Raised to GBX 1,650 - March 13 at 10:48 PM logoAshtead Group plc (AHT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BNP Paribas - March 13 at 6:54 AM logoBeaufort Securities Reaffirms Buy Rating for Ashtead Group plc (AHT) - March 11 at 8:52 PM logoAshtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Buy Rating from Peel Hunt - March 7 at 11:57 PM logoAshtead Q3 Profit Rises On Strong Revenues; Sees FY17 Results In Line With View - March 7 at 3:26 PM logoAshtead lowers fiscal 2017 view - March 7 at 3:26 PM logoFTSE steadies at close, some earnings disappoint - March 7 at 3:26 PM logoBritish equipment hire firm Ashtead results on track after Q3 profit rise - March 7 at 6:55 AM logoAshtead Stock Slips Following Mixed Set of Third Quarter Numbers - March 7 at 6:55 AM logoEuropean stocks log highest close of the year on back of economic optimism - March 1 at 3:24 PM logo2 bargain FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy in March - February 24 at 10:46 AM logoAre these FTSE 100 high-flyers priced to plummet? - February 21 at 6:34 AM logoFTSE hits 1-month high on stronger financials and miners - February 16 at 7:25 AM logoFTSE 100 ends in the red, notches drop for January - January 31 at 3:32 PM logo[$$] Ashtead hits high on US recovery hopes - January 26 at 8:38 PM


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