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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector:
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  • Symbol: LON:AHT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £7.79 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 497,625,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,611.71
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,600.13
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 875.78 - GBX 1,764
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.25
  • P/E Growth: 0.91
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £3.02 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.58
  • Book Value: GBX 3.86 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.05
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £1.43 billion
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.83 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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, December 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 19th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.75 per share on Wednesday, February 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.31%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 19th. The official announcement can be seen 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 1-year price targets for Ashtead Group plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 1,200 to GBX 1,940. On average, they expect Ashtead Group plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,679 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Ashtead Group plc.

Who are some of Ashtead Group plc's key competitors?

Who are Ashtead Group plc's key executives?

Ashtead Group plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Geoffrey Drabble, Chief Executive, Executive Director

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.

What is Ashtead Group plc's stock price today?

One share of Ashtead Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,565.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ashtead Group plc (LON AHT)
Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  405 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  246 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  651
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ashtead Group plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

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)
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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 5/30/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $104.29 EPS

Dividends

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)

Headlines

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

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