Ashtead 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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- Symbol: LON:AHT
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- Market Cap: £7.81 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 497,625,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,611.71
- 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,600.13
- 52 Week Range: GBX 875.78 - GBX 1,764
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.30
- P/E Growth: 0.91
- Annual Revenue: £3.02 billion
- Price / Sales: 2.59
- Book Value: GBX 3.86 per share
- Price / Book: 4.07
- Average Volume: 1.83 million shs.
Frequently Asked Questions for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 19th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.75 per share on Wednesday, February 8th. This represents a yield of 0.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 19th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Ashtead Group plc's Dividend History.
When will Ashtead Group plc make its next earnings announcement?
Where is Ashtead Group plc's stock going? Where will Ashtead Group plc's stock price be in 2017?
14 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Ashtead Group plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 1,200 to GBX 1,940. On average, they anticipate Ashtead Group plc's share price to reach GBX 1,679 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ashtead Group plc.
Who are some of Ashtead Group plc's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Ashtead Group plc include Sse Plc (SSE), Experian plc (EXPN), Tesco PLC (TSCO), Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN), Sky Plc (BSY), Kerry Group Public Ltd Co (KYGA), Anglo American plc (AAL), Wolseley plc (WOS), London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE), Smith & Nephew plc (SN), Fresnillo Plc (FRES), Centrica PLC (CNA), Mondi Plc (MNDI), Old Mutual plc (OML), Schroders plc (SDR), Land Securities Group plc (LAND), South32 Ltd (S32) and 3i Group plc (III).
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 1,570.
Consensus Ratings for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) (?) The ratings breakdown includes the most recent rating from each analyst that has rated the stock within the last twelve months. The ratings score is a calculation of the average number of sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). The consensus price target is a mean average of the most recent price target set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
|Ratings Breakdown: ||5 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings|
|Consensus Rating:||Buy (Score: 2.64)|
|Consensus Price Target: ||GBX 1,679|
Analysts' Ratings History for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)
|4/27/2017||Liberum Capital||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,940|
|4/20/2017||Royal Bank of Canada||Reiterated Rating||Outperform||GBX 1,920|
|4/10/2017||HSBC Holdings plc||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 1,650|
|3/27/2017||Barclays PLC||Reiterated Rating||Overweight||GBX 1,837|
|3/20/2017||BNP Paribas||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||GBX 1,600|
|3/8/2017||Numis Securities Ltd||Reiterated Rating||Add||GBX 1,750|
|3/8/2017||Beaufort Securities||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|3/7/2017||Peel Hunt||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,800|
|2/22/2017||Jefferies Group LLC||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,900|
|1/26/2017||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Reiterated Rating||Overweight||GBX 1,660|
|1/17/2017||Deutsche Bank AG||Upgrade||Hold||GBX 730 -> GBX 1,600|
|12/21/2016||Credit Suisse Group AG||Boost Price Target||Neutral||GBX 1,150 -> GBX 1,520|
|9/12/2016||Citigroup Inc||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,450|
|7/4/2016||Berenberg Bank||Boost Price Target||Buy||GBX 1,150 -> GBX 1,200|
|3/11/2016||Stifel Nicolaus||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,300|
|3/1/2016||Morgan Stanley||Reiterated Rating||Equalwt/In-Line||GBX 1,120|
|12/9/2015||Investec||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,500|
|9/2/2015||Panmure Gordon||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,457|
|6/16/2015||Charles Stanley||Reiterated Rating||accumulate|
|6/16/2015||Canaccord Genuity||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 1,100|
Earnings History for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Earnings Estimates for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $104.29 EPS
Dividend History by Quarter for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)Insider Trades by Quarter for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|1/9/2017||Sat Dhaiwal||Insider||Sell||248,375||GBX 1,585||£3,936,743.75|
|12/20/2016||Lucinda Riches||Insider||Buy||5,000||GBX 1,559||£77,950|
Headline Trends for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)
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Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Chart for Friday, May, 26, 2017