LON:AHT - Ashtead Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 2,149 -4.00 (-0.19 %) (As of 04/26/2019 04:02 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 2,153Today's RangeGBX 2,141 - GBX 2,16252-Week RangeGBX 1,572.50 - GBX 2,461Volume52,808 shsAverage Volume2.21 million shsMarket Capitalization£10.09 billionP/E Ratio14.11Dividend Yield1.84%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions Chain Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Ashtead Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, rents a range of construction and industrial equipment. It offers equipment for use in lifting, powering, generation, moving, digging, compacting, drilling, supporting, scrubbing, pumping, directing, heating, and ventilating works. The company provides various types of construction equipment for non-residential construction markets; and facilities management equipment for the maintenance and repair of facilities. It also offers disaster relief equipment, such as pumps and power generation equipment for various applications, such as assisting at times of flooding due to weather and burst water supply; power generation, lighting, and other equipment for super bowl events, sporting events, music concerts, and festivals; and climate control equipment, including cooling, heating, and dehumidification equipment to the construction, commercial, industrial, and events markets. In addition, the company rents and installs scaffolding solutions for access to new or existing structures; and offers portable traffic systems to facilitate engineering projects or clean-up after an accident. It serves construction, industrial, and homeowner customers, as well as government entities and specialist contractors. The company offers its equipment under the Sunbelt Rentals and A-Plant brands through 658 stores in 47 states in the United States; 54 stores in Canada; and 187 stores in the United Kingdom. Ashtead Group plc was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Receive AHT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AHT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Rental & Leasing Services Sub-IndustryN/A SectorServices Current SymbolLON:AHT Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.ashtead-group.com Phone+44-20-77269700Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio134.26 Current Ratio1.61 Quick Ratio1.50Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.11 Forward P/E Ratio0.11 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£4.28 billion Price / Sales2.35 Cash FlowGBX 3.47 per share Price / Cash Flow620.00 Book ValueGBX 588 per share Price / Book3.65Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees17,360 Outstanding Shares469,511,008Market Cap£10.09 billion Next Earnings Date6/18/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Ashtead Group's stock symbol? Ashtead Group trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "AHT." How often does Ashtead Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ashtead Group? Ashtead Group announced a dividend on Tuesday, December 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 17th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.50 per share on Wednesday, February 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 17th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Ashtead Group's Dividend History. How were Ashtead Group's earnings last quarter? Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 5th. The company reported $40.00 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $39.90 by $0.10. View Ashtead Group's Earnings History. When is Ashtead Group's next earnings date? Ashtead Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ashtead Group. What price target have analysts set for AHT? 12 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Ashtead Group's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 1,800 to GBX 2,800. On average, they expect Ashtead Group's stock price to reach GBX 2,324.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ashtead Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ashtead Group? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ashtead Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ashtead Group. Has Ashtead Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about AHT stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ashtead Group earned a news sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Ashtead Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ashtead Group include Sixt (SIX2), Aggreko (AGK), First Majestic Silver (FR), StorageVault Canada (SVI), SG Fleet Group (SGF), Emeco (EHL), Northgate (NTG), Redde (REDD), Eclipx Group (ECX), VP (VP), Anexo Group (ANX), Chesswood Group (CHW), Black Diamond Group (BDI), Thorn Group (TGA) and HSS Hire Group (HSS). What other stocks do shareholders of Ashtead Group own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ashtead Group investors own include Intelsat (I), Associated British Foods (ABF), Chaarat Gold (CGH), Fossil Group (FOSL), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Bank of America (BAC), easyJet (EZJ), First Data (FDC), HSBC (HSBA) and Apollo Global Management (APO). Who are Ashtead Group's key executives? Ashtead Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Geoffrey Drabble, CEO & Director (Age 60)Mr. Michael Richard Pratt, Group Fin. Director, Group Treasurer & Director (Age 55)Mr. Brendan Horgan, Group COO & Exec. Director (Age 46)Ms. Suzanne H. Wood, Exec. Officer (Age 58)Mr. Will Shaw, Director of Investor Relations How do I buy shares of Ashtead Group? Shares of AHT 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's stock price today? One share of AHT stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,149. How big of a company is Ashtead Group? Ashtead Group has a market capitalization of £10.09 billion and generates £4.28 billion in revenue each year. Ashtead Group employs 17,360 workers across the globe. What is Ashtead Group's official website? The official website for Ashtead Group is http://www.ashtead-group.com/. How can I contact Ashtead Group? Ashtead Group's mailing address is 100 Cheapside, LONDON, EC2V 6DT, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-77269700. MarketBeat Community Rating for Ashtead Group (LON AHT)Community Ranking: 3.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 633 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 431 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,064MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ashtead Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AHT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AHT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is an investor looking for in an SEC filing?