LON:AHT - Ashtead Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 1,900 -36.50 (-1.88 %) (As of 10/21/2018 04:16 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 1,900Today's RangeGBX 1,807 - GBX 1,92052-Week RangeGBX 1,476 - GBX 2,185Volume4.75 million shsAverage Volume2.21 million shsMarket Capitalization£9.92 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABetaN/A Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlines 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 612 stores in 47 states in the United States; 17 stores in Canada; and 179 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 SymbolLON:AHT CUSIPN/A Webwww.ashtead-group.com Phone+44-20-77269700 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/A Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / CashN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/A Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net Margins59.82% Return on Equity95.06% Return on Assets33.60% Miscellaneous Employees16,318 Outstanding Shares499,230,000Market Cap£9.92 billion 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, June 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 16th will be given a dividend of GBX 27.50 per share on Friday, September 14th. This represents a yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 16th. This is a positive change from Ashtead Group's previous dividend of $5.50. 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 data on Tuesday, March, 6th. The company reported $32.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $29.60 by $2.60. The business had revenue of $916.10 million for the quarter. Ashtead Group had a net margin of 59.82% and a return on equity of 95.06%. View Ashtead Group's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for AHT? 15 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Ashtead Group's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 1,930 to GBX 2,800. On average, they anticipate Ashtead Group's stock price to reach GBX 2,396.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ashtead Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ashtead Group? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ashtead Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ashtead Group. Who are some of Ashtead Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ashtead Group include Sixt (SIX2), Aggreko (AGK), Enercare (ECI), First Majestic Silver (FR), Eclipx Group (ECX), SG Fleet Group (SGF), Emeco (EHL), StorageVault Canada (SVI), Redde (REDD), Northgate (NTG), Sixt Leasing (LNSX), VP (VP), Chesswood Group (CHW), Black Diamond Group (BDI) and Thorn Group (TGA). Who are Ashtead Group's key executives? Ashtead Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Geoffrey Drabble, CEO & Director (Age 59)Mr. Michael Richard Pratt, Group Fin. Director, Group Treasurer & Director (Age 54)Mr. Brendan Horgan, Group COO & Exec. Director (Age 44)Ms. Suzanne H. Wood, Exec. Officer (Age 57)Mr. Eric Watkins, Gen. Counsel & Sec. 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 1,900. How big of a company is Ashtead Group? Ashtead Group has a market capitalization of £9.92 billion. Ashtead Group employs 16,318 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: 598 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 409 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,007MarketBeat'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 10/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the 52-week high/low?