Ashtead Group Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:AHT)

GBX 1,894 -28.00 (-1.46 %)
(As of 12/15/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,894
Today's RangeGBX 1,889 - GBX 1,926
52-Week RangeGBX 1,476 - GBX 2,118
Volume2.82 million shs
Average Volume1.64 million shs
Market Capitalization£9.47 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)

Ashtead Group 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Commercial Equipment Rental
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorIndustrials
SymbolLON:AHT
CUSIPN/A
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

Trailing EPSGBX 1.10
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins17.04%
Return on Equity29.67%
Return on Assets9.64%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares499,230,000

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 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of GBX 22.75 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 17th. This is a boost from Ashtead Group's previous dividend of $4.75. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Ashtead Group's Dividend History.

How were Ashtead Group's earnings last quarter?

Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December, 12th. The company reported $70.20 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $69.10 by $1.10. The firm had revenue of $1.90 billion for the quarter. Ashtead Group had a return on equity of 29.67% and a net margin of 17.04%. View Ashtead Group's Earnings History.

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

13 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Ashtead Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,550 to GBX 2,500. On average, they anticipate Ashtead Group's stock price to reach GBX 2,057.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ashtead Group.

Who are some of Ashtead Group's key competitors?

Who are Ashtead Group's key executives?

Ashtead Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Geoffrey Drabble, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Suzanne Wood, Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Sat S. Dhaiwal, Chief Executive of A-Plant, Executive Director
  • Brendan Horgan, Chief Executive - Sunbelt Rentals Inc., Executive Director, Group Chief Operating Officer
  • Eric Watkins, Company secretary
  • Christopher Cole, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (Age 71)
  • Wayne Edmunds, Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 61)
  • Tanya Fratto, Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 56)
  • Lucinda Riches, Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 55)
  • Ian Calvert Sutcliffe, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Ashtead Group stock?

Shares of Ashtead Group 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 Ashtead Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,894.

How big of a company is Ashtead Group?

Ashtead Group has a market capitalization of £9.47 billion.

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 (AHT)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  500 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  333 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  833
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ashtead Group 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

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.622.622.622.71
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
8 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
8 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
8 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,057.75GBX 1,837.25GBX 1,791.42GBX 1,633.36

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/14/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,800 -> GBX 2,200View Rating Details
12/14/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,400View Rating Details
12/13/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,500View Rating Details
12/13/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,867 -> GBX 2,263View Rating Details
12/13/2017CitigroupDowngradeNeutralView Rating Details
12/13/2017Deutsche BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,800View Rating Details
12/13/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,030View Rating Details
12/5/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 2,100 -> GBX 2,400View Rating Details
12/1/2017Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,000 -> GBX 2,200View Rating Details
9/14/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,500 -> GBX 1,650View Rating Details
9/14/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,700View Rating Details
7/12/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,550View Rating Details
6/14/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/11/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,300View Rating Details
3/1/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqualwt/In-LineGBX 1,120View Rating Details
(Data available from 12/16/2015 forward)

Earnings

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)

Ashtead Group (LON AHT) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/12/2017S1 2018GBX 69.10GBX 70.20GBX 189.91 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/12/2017Q1 2018GBX 30.10GBX 31.50£828.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) Earnings Estimates

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/13/2017GBX 22.751.42%8/17/20178/17/20179/15/2017
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

Ashtead Group (LON AHT) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trades by Quarter for Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)

Ashtead Group (LON AHT) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/12/2017Suzanne WoodInsiderSell145,000GBX 2,056£2,981,200
6/19/2017Geoffrey DrabbleInsiderSell111,314GBX 1,622£1,805,513.08
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

Ashtead Group (LON AHT) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Ashtead Group (AHT) Receives Overweight Rating from J P Morgan Chase & CoAshtead Group (AHT) Receives Overweight Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 16 at 10:38 PM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target Increased to GBX 2,200 by Analysts at Peel HuntAshtead Group (AHT) Price Target Increased to GBX 2,200 by Analysts at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 16 at 9:22 PM
Ashtead Group Plc :AHT-GB: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2018 By the Numbers : December 13, 2017Ashtead Group Plc :AHT-GB: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2018 By the Numbers : December 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 14 at 10:42 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Earns Buy Rating from Numis SecuritiesAshtead Group (AHT) Earns Buy Rating from Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 13 at 6:46 AM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Insider Sells £2,981,200 in StockAshtead Group plc (AHT) Insider Sells £2,981,200 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 13 at 5:50 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Releases Quarterly  Earnings ResultsAshtead Group (AHT) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 12 at 11:06 AM
Ashtead to buy back up to £1 billion in sharesAshtead to buy back up to £1 billion in shares
www.marketwatch.com - December 12 at 11:00 AM
Ashtead starts share buyback, lifts full-year forecastAshtead starts share buyback, lifts full-year forecast
finance.yahoo.com - December 12 at 11:00 AM
Ashtead Will Have Cash Savings from U.S. Tax CutsAshtead Will Have Cash Savings from U.S. Tax Cuts
finance.yahoo.com - December 12 at 11:00 AM
FTSE holds steady after UK inflation hits six-year highFTSE holds steady after UK inflation hits six-year high
finance.yahoo.com - December 12 at 11:00 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) PT Raised to GBX 2,400 at Royal Bank Of CanadaAshtead Group (AHT) PT Raised to GBX 2,400 at Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 11:36 PM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & CoAshtead Group (AHT) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 3:10 PM
Deutsche Bank Increases Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target to GBX 1,800Deutsche Bank Increases Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target to GBX 1,800
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 1:02 PM
Ashtead Groups (AHT) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum CapitalAshtead Group's (AHT) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 9 at 7:16 PM
ETFs with exposure to Ashtead Group Plc : December 8, 2017ETFs with exposure to Ashtead Group Plc : December 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 4:21 PM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from AnalystsAshtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 7 at 9:58 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) PT Raised to GBX 2,400 at J P Morgan Chase & CoAshtead Group (AHT) PT Raised to GBX 2,400 at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 11:26 PM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsAshtead Group plc (AHT) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 9:54 AM
FTSE 100 on course for fresh record as pound stuttersFTSE 100 on course for fresh record as pound stutters
www.marketwatch.com - November 3 at 9:51 AM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc.Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 30 at 6:56 AM
ETFs with exposure to Ashtead Group Plc : October 26, 2017ETFs with exposure to Ashtead Group Plc : October 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 11:15 AM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Given Buy Rating at Jefferies Group LLCAshtead Group plc (AHT) Given Buy Rating at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 23 at 12:58 AM
Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Ashtead Group plc (AHT)Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Ashtead Group plc (AHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 22 at 11:40 PM
Ashtead Group plcs (AHT) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at J P Morgan Chase & CoAshtead Group plc's (AHT) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 21 at 7:58 PM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from BrokeragesAshtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 12:50 PM
Is Ashtead Group a Great Stock for Value Investors?Is Ashtead Group a Great Stock for Value Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 4:32 PM
What Is Ashtead Group plc’s (LSE:AHT) Share Price Doing?What Is Ashtead Group plc’s (LSE:AHT) Share Price Doing?
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 3:34 PM
Why You Shouldn't Bet Against Ashtead Group (ASHTY) StockWhy You Shouldn't Bet Against Ashtead Group (ASHTY) Stock
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 5:14 PM
Why You Shouldn't Bet Against Ashtead Group (ASHTY) StockWhy You Shouldn't Bet Against Ashtead Group (ASHTY) Stock
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 5:14 PM
At £18.03, Is Ashtead Group plc (LSE:AHT) A Sell?At £18.03, Is Ashtead Group plc (LSE:AHT) A Sell?
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 3:28 PM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum CapitalAshtead Group plc (AHT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 29 at 9:10 PM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from BrokeragesAshtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 10:48 AM
ETFs with exposure to Ashtead Group Plc : September 18, 2017ETFs with exposure to Ashtead Group Plc : September 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 9:04 PM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Receives "Hold" Rating from Deutsche Bank AGAshtead Group plc (AHT) Receives "Hold" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 6:28 PM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by J P Morgan Chase & CoAshtead Group plc (AHT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 6:28 PM
Ashtead Group plcs (AHT) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLCAshtead Group plc's (AHT) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 5:52 PM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Price Target Increased to GBX 2,000 by Analysts at Numis Securities LtdAshtead Group plc (AHT) Price Target Increased to GBX 2,000 by Analysts at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 2:08 PM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) PT Raised to GBX 1,700 at Berenberg BankAshtead Group plc (AHT) PT Raised to GBX 1,700 at Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 11:38 AM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Price Target Raised to GBX 2,030 at Liberum CapitalAshtead Group plc (AHT) Price Target Raised to GBX 2,030 at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 11:38 AM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Price Target Increased to GBX 1,650 by Analysts at Credit Suisse GroupAshtead Group plc (AHT) Price Target Increased to GBX 1,650 by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 11:08 AM
Ashtead Group Plc :AHT-GB: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : September 15, 2017Ashtead Group Plc :AHT-GB: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : September 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 9:02 PM
Ashtead: Hurricanes may increase fleet demandAshtead: Hurricanes may increase fleet demand
www.marketwatch.com - September 13 at 1:56 AM
Edited Transcript of AHT.L earnings conference call or presentation 12-Sep-17 3:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of AHT.L earnings conference call or presentation 12-Sep-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 1:56 AM
[$$] Ashtead expects hurricane clean-up to help boost profits[$$] Ashtead expects hurricane clean-up to help boost profits
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 3:52 PM
[$$] Ashtead: harvesting the hurricane[$$] Ashtead: harvesting the hurricane
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 3:52 PM
Edited Transcript of AHT.L earnings conference call or presentation 12-Sep-17 7:30am GMTEdited Transcript of AHT.L earnings conference call or presentation 12-Sep-17 7:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 3:52 PM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Releases  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $1.40 EPSAshtead Group plc (AHT) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $1.40 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 12:44 PM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $31.20 EPSAshtead Group plc (AHT) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $31.20 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 12:28 PM
Ashtead Group Q1 Profit Rises; Group Rental Revenue Up 17% - Quick FactsAshtead Group Q1 Profit Rises; Group Rental Revenue Up 17% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - September 12 at 2:32 AM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum CapitalAshtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 7:32 PM

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