LON:AHT - Ashtead Group Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 2,310 -52.00 (-2.20 %)
(As of 05/24/2018 03:02 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,362
Today's RangeGBX 2,301 - GBX 2,338
52-Week RangeGBX 1,476 - GBX 2,185
Volume3.26 million shs
Average Volume2.21 million shs
Market Capitalization£9.92 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)

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

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

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, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 18th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.50 per share on Wednesday, February 7th. This represents a yield of 0.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 18th. 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 (LON:AHT) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 6th. The company reported $32.20 earnings per share (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 return on equity of 95.06% and a net margin of 59.82%. View Ashtead Group's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for AHT?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Ashtead Group's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 1,900 to GBX 2,800. On average, they expect Ashtead Group's stock price to reach GBX 2,282.86 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:
  • 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

Has Ashtead Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AHT stock has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ashtead Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 47.20 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 2,310.

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 (AHT)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  551 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  375 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  926
MarketBeat'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.

Analyst Ratings

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
15 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Ashtead Group in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 2,282.86The high price target for AHT is GBX 2,800 and the low price target for AHT is GBX 1,900. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.672.672.712.50
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
10 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)
1 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
8 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,282.86GBX 2,247.14GBX 2,266.92GBX 1,803.62

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
4/27/2018BNP ParibasBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,550 ➝ GBX 2,050View Rating Details
4/23/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,500View Rating Details
4/23/2018Deutsche BankReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/19/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,300View Rating Details
4/17/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,360View Rating Details
4/13/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,800View Rating Details
4/12/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,500View Rating Details
3/7/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
3/2/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 1,375 ➝ GBX 1,940View Rating Details
2/13/2018Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,700 ➝ GBX 1,900View Rating Details
1/11/2018InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,700View Rating Details
1/3/2018Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeOutperformGBX 1,650 ➝ GBX 2,240View Rating Details
12/13/2017CitigroupDowngradeNeutralView Rating Details
12/1/2017Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,000 ➝ GBX 2,200View Rating Details
6/14/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/31/2017UBSReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,400View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2016 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
3/6/2018Q3 2018GBX 29.60GBX 32.20£916.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/12/2017GBX 5.500.29%1/18/20181/18/20182/7/2018
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 Trading History for Ashtead Group (LON:AHT)

Ashtead Group (LON AHT) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
5/3/2018Wayne EdmundsInsiderBuy14,260GBX 2,059£293,613.40
4/26/2018Christopher ColeInsiderSell40,000GBX 2,040£816,000
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

Source:
DateHeadline
Record UK Profits Are Nothing to Sing AboutRecord UK Profits Are Nothing to Sing About
www.bloomberg.com - May 14 at 8:38 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsAshtead Group (AHT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 10:05 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Insider Wayne Edmunds Purchases 14,260 SharesAshtead Group (AHT) Insider Wayne Edmunds Purchases 14,260 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:20 PM
Christopher Cole Sells 40,000 Shares of Ashtead Group (AHT) StockChristopher Cole Sells 40,000 Shares of Ashtead Group (AHT) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 1:23 PM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Given New GBX 2,050 Price Target at BNP ParibasAshtead Group (AHT) Given New GBX 2,050 Price Target at BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 9:17 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Given "Hold" Rating at Deutsche BankAshtead Group (AHT) Given "Hold" Rating at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 6:30 AM
Numis Securities Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Ashtead Group (AHT)Numis Securities Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Ashtead Group (AHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 6:30 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Receives Buy Rating from Peel HuntAshtead Group (AHT) Receives Buy Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 6:51 AM
BNP Paribas Reiterates Neutral Rating for Ashtead Group (AHT)BNP Paribas Reiterates Neutral Rating for Ashtead Group (AHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 9:42 PM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Given "Buy" Rating at Liberum CapitalAshtead Group (AHT) Given "Buy" Rating at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 9:19 AM
Royal Bank of Canada Reiterates Outperform Rating for Ashtead Group (AHT)Royal Bank of Canada Reiterates Outperform Rating for Ashtead Group (AHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 11:01 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan ChaseAshtead Group (AHT) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 9:47 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsAshtead Group (AHT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 9:57 AM
Power Rental Market to Reach $16855.5 Million by 2023: P&S Market ResearchPower Rental Market to Reach $16855.5 Million by 2023: P&S Market Research
www.globenewswire.com - April 11 at 8:38 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Given "Buy" Rating at Peel HuntAshtead Group (AHT) Given "Buy" Rating at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 12:24 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Given Overweight Rating at BarclaysAshtead Group (AHT) Given Overweight Rating at Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 8:36 PM
How Ashtead Group (ASHTY) Stock Stands Out in a Strong IndustryHow Ashtead Group (ASHTY) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry
finance.yahoo.com - April 5 at 10:21 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Upgraded to Outperform by Credit Suisse GroupAshtead Group (AHT) Upgraded to Outperform by Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 6:52 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Receives "Buy" Rating from Peel HuntAshtead Group (AHT) Receives "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 7:48 PM
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Boosts Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target to GBX 2,450JPMorgan Chase & Co. Boosts Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target to GBX 2,450
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 2:54 PM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Rating Reiterated by InvestecAshtead Group (AHT) Rating Reiterated by Investec
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 12:00 AM
3 More FTSE 100 Dividend Bargains You Should Buy Today3 More FTSE 100 Dividend Bargains You Should Buy Today
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 8:37 AM
Royal Bank of Canada Raises Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target to GBX 2,800Royal Bank of Canada Raises Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target to GBX 2,800
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 9:45 PM
Ashtead Group (AHT) PT Raised to GBX 2,300Ashtead Group (AHT) PT Raised to GBX 2,300
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 10:24 PM
Barclays Boosts Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target to GBX 2,540Barclays Boosts Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target to GBX 2,540
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 9:52 PM
Liberum Capital Boosts Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target to GBX 2,360Liberum Capital Boosts Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target to GBX 2,360
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 4:18 PM
Ashtead Groups (AHT) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at BarclaysAshtead Group's (AHT) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 1:25 PM
Ashtead Groups (AHT) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co.Ashtead Group's (AHT) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 1:21 PM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target Cut to GBX 2,500Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target Cut to GBX 2,500
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 18 at 12:20 AM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from AnalystsAshtead Group plc (AHT) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 10:11 AM
[$$] PLC Awards: productivity propels Ashtead’s Drabble to CEO of year[$$] PLC Awards: productivity propels Ashtead’s Drabble to CEO of year
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 8:28 AM
Ashtead Groups (AHT) Hold Rating Reiterated at Deutsche BankAshtead Group's (AHT) Hold Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 11 at 2:23 PM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Receives Buy Rating from Numis SecuritiesAshtead Group (AHT) Receives Buy Rating from Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 4:10 PM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Rating Reiterated by Liberum CapitalAshtead Group (AHT) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 8:04 PM
Ashtead Groups (AHT) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel HuntAshtead Group's (AHT) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 10:30 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Posts  Earnings ResultsAshtead Group (AHT) Posts Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 8:24 AM
Ashtead profit rises for 3Q; backs 2018 view - MarketWatchAshtead profit rises for 3Q; backs 2018 view - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - March 6 at 8:23 AM
Ashtead sees full-year results in line with its expectations on North America strengthAshtead sees full-year results in line with its expectations on North America strength
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 8:23 AM
Morgan Stanley Increases Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target to GBX 1,940Morgan Stanley Increases Ashtead Group (AHT) Price Target to GBX 1,940
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 12:52 AM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesAshtead Group plc (AHT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 20 at 4:46 PM
Ashtead Group (AHT) PT Raised to GBX 1,930 at Deutsche BankAshtead Group (AHT) PT Raised to GBX 1,930 at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 19 at 5:52 PM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Given New GBX 1,900 Price Target at Berenberg BankAshtead Group (AHT) Given New GBX 1,900 Price Target at Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 14 at 2:06 PM
ASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Transaction in Own SharesASHTEAD GROUP PLC - Transaction in Own Shares
www.finanznachrichten.de - February 9 at 4:03 PM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Earns Overweight Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.Ashtead Group (AHT) Earns Overweight Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 28 at 12:54 AM
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by AnalystsAshtead Group plc (AHT) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 26 at 9:52 AM
Ashtead Groups (AHT) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan Chase & Co.Ashtead Group's (AHT) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 21 at 7:34 PM
Ashtead Group plc Announces Dividend of GBX 5.50 (AHT)Ashtead Group plc Announces Dividend of GBX 5.50 (AHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 13 at 8:26 AM
Is Ashtead Group plc’s (LON:AHT) 27.61% ROE Good Enough Compared To Its Industry?Is Ashtead Group plc’s (LON:AHT) 27.61% ROE Good Enough Compared To Its Industry?
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 10:26 AM
Ashtead Group (AHT) Given New GBX 2,200 Price Target at Jefferies GroupAshtead Group (AHT) Given New GBX 2,200 Price Target at Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 30 at 8:12 PM
Ashtead Groups (AHT) Overweight Rating Reiterated at BarclaysAshtead Group's (AHT) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 24 at 5:46 PM

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