Ashtead Group plc Company Profile (LON:AHT)

About Ashtead Group plc

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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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: AHT
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $20.37
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1629.27
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $1430.86
  • 52-Week Range: £4,976,250 - GBX 753.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.83
  • P/E Growth: 0.97
  • Market Cap: $8.14B
  • Outstanding Shares: 497,625,000
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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 1,539.21

Analysts' Ratings History for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,900View Rating Details
2/13/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,550View Rating Details
1/26/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,660View Rating Details
1/24/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,700 -> GBX 1,800View Rating Details
1/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHoldGBX 730 -> GBX 1,600View Rating Details
12/21/2016Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,150 -> GBX 1,520View Rating Details
12/13/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,774View Rating Details
12/7/2016Numis Securities LtdBoost Price TargetAddGBX 1,500 -> GBX 1,750View Rating Details
12/7/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/30/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,580 -> GBX 1,700View Rating Details
9/12/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,450View Rating Details
8/22/2016HSBC Holdings plcBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 970 -> GBX 1,225View 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 2/26/2015 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: $104.12 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History 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 History 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

Latest Headlines for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
DateHeadline
News IconInside the Numbers: Looking at This Stock: Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L) - Rives Journal (LON:AHT)
rivesjournal.com - February 24 at 10:46 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Fallers: 3i Group plc, Anglo American plc, Ashtead Group plc, Antofagasta plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:AHT)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 24 at 10:46 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 bargain FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy in March (LON:AHT)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 10:46 AM
News IconNarrowing in on Trading Indicators for Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L) - Searcy News (LON:AHT)
searcysentinel.com - February 23 at 8:27 PM
News IconTicker Scope: Tracking Shares of Ashtead Group plc (LSE:AHT) - Benton Bulletin (LON:AHT)
bentonbulletin.com - February 23 at 1:28 AM
News IconInvestor Focus: Watching Shares of Ashtead Group plc (LSE:AHT) - Baldwin Journal (LON:AHT)
baldwinjournal.com - February 22 at 3:26 PM
News IconLooking at the Levels for Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L) - BVN (LON:AHT)
bvnewsjournal.com - February 22 at 3:26 PM
News IconAnalyst Coverage Updates – Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) - NewsDen (LON:AHT)
newsden.net - February 21 at 6:34 AM
News IconWatching the Numbers for Ashtead Group plc (LSE:AHT) - Baxter Review (LON:AHT)
baxternewsreview.com - February 21 at 6:34 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAre these FTSE 100 high-flyers priced to plummet? (LON:AHT)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 6:34 AM
News IconInside the Numbers: Checking on Shares of Ashtead Group plc (LSE:AHT) - Midway Monitor (LON:AHT)
midwaymonitor.com - February 16 at 3:28 PM
News IconU.K. stocks higher at clоse оf trade; Investing.cоm United Kingdоm 100 up 0.50% (LON:AHT)
newscame.com - February 16 at 7:25 AM
News IconU.K. stocks higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.50% (LON:AHT)
www.customstoday.com.pk - February 16 at 7:25 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE hits 1-month high on stronger financials and miners (LON:AHT)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:25 AM
News IconTrading Insight: Taking a Look at Levels for Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L) - Rives Journal (LON:AHT)
rivesjournal.com - February 13 at 3:47 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoAshtead Group plc 5.4% Potential Decrease Indicated by Exane BNP Paribas - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:AHT)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 13 at 3:47 PM
News IconTrading View on Shares of Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L) - The Standard (LON:AHT)
6milestandard.com - February 10 at 3:50 PM
News IconSignal Watch: Checking the Numbers for Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L) - Baldwin Journal (LON:AHT)
baldwinjournal.com - February 9 at 3:26 PM
News IconTrading Chatter: Chart Watch For Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L) - Rives Journal (LON:AHT)
rivesjournal.com - February 7 at 3:52 PM
News IconMarket Focus: Checking Indicators on Shares of Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L) - Sherwood Daily (LON:AHT)
sherwooddaily.com - February 6 at 3:29 PM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 100 ends in the red, notches drop for January (LON:AHT)
www.marketwatch.com - January 31 at 3:32 PM
News IconTrading Scope: ADX and CCI Review for Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L) - Springdale Times (LON:AHT)
springdaletimes.com - January 30 at 3:35 PM
News IconAshtead Group plc 14.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Jefferies International (LON:AHT)
xboxonezone.com - January 30 at 1:29 AM
News IconJP Morgan Reiterated Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) As 'Overweight' - UK Market News (LON:AHT)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 28 at 3:25 PM
News IconAshtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) Receives 'Buy' Rating From Brokers At Jefferies & Co - UK Market News (LON:AHT)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 28 at 3:36 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Fallers: Ashtead Group plc, Antofagasta plc, easyJet plc , J Sainsbury plc, Rolls-Royce Holding PLC, - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:AHT)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 27 at 3:32 PM
capitalcube.com logoAshtead Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:AHT) : January 27, 2017 (LON:AHT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 27 at 3:32 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoAshtead Group plc 14.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Jefferies International - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:AHT)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 26 at 8:38 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Ashtead hits high on US recovery hopes (LON:AHT)
www.ft.com - January 26 at 8:38 PM
investing.com logoUK stocks higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.01% - Investing.com (LON:AHT)
www.investing.com - January 26 at 3:38 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: Aberdeen Asset Management plc, Advanced Oncotherapy PLC, Ashtead Group plc, Aviva plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:AHT)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 26 at 3:38 PM
capitalcube.com logoAshtead Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AHT-GB : January 26, 2017 (LON:AHT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 26 at 3:38 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoFTSE 100 up 30 points as Ashtead catches the eye - Proactive Investors UK (LON:AHT)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - January 25 at 3:29 PM
News IconShares Of Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) Rated As Neutral By Analysts At Exane BNP Paribas - NewsDen (LON:AHT)
newsden.net - January 23 at 3:26 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Ashtead chief sells £4m in shares (LON:AHT)
www.ft.com - January 20 at 3:35 PM
News IconAshtead Group (LON:AHT) Analyst Target Prices - UK Market News (LON:AHT)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 20 at 1:48 AM
stockmarketwire.com logoBroker Snapshot: TIC, equipment rental and insurance (LON:AHT)
www.stockmarketwire.com - January 17 at 10:08 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Ashtead Group Plc : January 11, 2017 (LON:AHT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 11 at 3:41 PM
News IconASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding (LON:AHT)
www.advfn.com - January 9 at 3:36 PM
News IconFirst Property Group PLC (FPO) Earns "Buy" Rating from Arden Partners Ltd (LON:AHT)
flapship.com - December 24 at 3:24 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoAshtead Group higher as Credit Suisse 'materially' raises its target price and estimates (LON:AHT)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - December 22 at 3:25 PM
News IconRating Action: Analysts at Credit Suisse Didn't Change their "Neutral" rating for Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) with GBX ... - Thorold News (LON:AHT)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 22 at 2:29 AM
marketwatch.com logoBank stocks rise, nudging FTSE 100 higher (LON:AHT)
www.marketwatch.com - December 21 at 4:27 PM
News IconTrading Watch: FCF and Piotroski Score Check for Ashtead Group plc (LSE:AHT) - The Business Journal (LON:AHT)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 21 at 10:48 AM
stockmarketwire.com logoDirector Deals - Ashtead Group PLC (AHT) (LON:AHT)
www.stockmarketwire.com - December 20 at 8:25 PM
News IconAshtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) Receives 'Neutral' Rating From Brokers At Exane BNP Paribas - UK Market News (LON:AHT)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 20 at 3:23 PM
News IconShares Of Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) Rated As Neutral By ... - NewsDen (LON:AHT)
newsden.net - December 19 at 3:35 PM
News IconShares in Focus: Ashtead Group plc (LSE:AHT) - The Business Journal (LON:AHT)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 19 at 3:35 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's FTSE falls as banks, miners slide (LON:AHT)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 3:35 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's FTSE nudges higher though banks, Ashtead slide (LON:AHT)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 3:35 PM

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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. Stockholders 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 of this dividend is Thursday, January 19th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.

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

14 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Ashtead Group plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,120 to GBX 1,900. On average, they anticipate Ashtead Group plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,539.21 in the next twelve months.

When will Ashtead Group plc announce their earnings?

Ashtead Group plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March, 7th 2017.

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 1,635.


Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff