LON:AHT - Ashtead Group Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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GBX 2,322 +23.50 (+1.02 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 12:05 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,298.50
Today's RangeGBX 2,313 - GBX 2,342
52-Week RangeGBX 1,476 - GBX 2,185
Volume854,326 shs
Average Volume2.21 million shs
Market Capitalization£9.92 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
Ashtead Group logoAshtead 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange LON
Industry Rental & Leasing Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorServices
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

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins59.82%
Return on Equity95.06%
Return on Assets33.60%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares499,230,000
Market 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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, June 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 16th will be paid a dividend of GBX 27.50 per share on Friday, September 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 16th. This is a boost from Ashtead Group's previous dividend of $5.50. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Ashtead Group's Dividend History.

How were Ashtead Group's earnings last quarter?

Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 6th. The company reported $32.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $29.60 by $2.60. The firm earned $916.10 million during 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 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Ashtead Group's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,900 to GBX 2,800. On average, they anticipate Ashtead Group's stock price to reach GBX 2,378.57 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% 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?

Who are Ashtead Group's key executives?

Ashtead Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Geoffrey Drabble B.Sc., FCA, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Brendan Horgan, Group COO & Exec. Director
  • Mr. Sat Dhaiwal, Exec. Director & CEO of A-Plant (Age 49)
  • Ms. Suzanne H. Wood, Exec. Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Michael Pratt, Group Fin. Director, Group Treasurer & Director

Has Ashtead Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AHT stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ashtead Group earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.95 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Ashtead Group.

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 2,319.

How big of a company is Ashtead Group?

Ashtead Group has a market capitalization of £9.92 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 (LON AHT)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  577 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  394 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  971
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This page was last updated on 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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