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LON:AHT

Ashtead Group - AHT Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 4,635
+8.00 (+0.17%)
(As of 08/18/2022 03:32 AM ET)
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Today's Range
4,594
4,645
50-Day Range
3,359
4,687
52-Week Range
3,269
6,572
Volume
18,670 shs
Average Volume
1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization
£20.45 billion
P/E Ratio
2,006.49
Dividend Yield
1.41%
Price Target
GBX 5,265.86

Ashtead Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.38 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.6% Upside
GBX 5,265.86 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.36
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.05mentions of Ashtead Group in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.68 out of 5 stars

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About Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) Stock

Ashtead Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the construction, industrial, and general equipment rental business in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It provides pumps, power generation, heating, cooling, scaffolding, traffic management, temporary flooring, trench shoring, and lifting services. The company offers its products and services for facilities maintenance and municipalities, such as office complexes, apartment complexes, government, hospitals, data centers, parks and recreation departments, schools and universities, shopping centers, pavement/kerb repairs, and golf course maintenance; construction of airports, highways and bridges, office buildings, data centers, schools and universities, shopping centers, residential, remodeling, manufacturing plants, and green energy plants; emergency response for fire, hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, winter, storms, residential and health emergencies, alternative care facilities, points of distribution, and mobile testing facilities; and entertainment and special events, including national events, concerts, sporting events, film and telvision production, theme parks, festivals farmers' markets, local 5k runs, and cycle races. It operates 967 stores in the United States, 89 stores in Canada, and 177 stores in the United Kingdom under the Sunbelt Rentals brand. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Analyst Ratings Changes

AHT has been the topic of several analyst reports. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a GBX 4,136 ($49.98) target price on shares of Ashtead Group in a research report on Wednesday, June 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an "overweight" rating and issued a GBX 6,100 ($73.71) price objective on shares of Ashtead Group in a report on Thursday, July 28th. Royal Bank of Canada upgraded shares of Ashtead Group to an "outperform" rating and lowered their price objective for the stock from GBX 4,950 ($59.81) to GBX 4,625 ($55.88) in a report on Wednesday, May 11th. Finally, Barclays reiterated an "overweight" rating and set a GBX 5,650 ($68.27) target price on shares of Ashtead Group in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of GBX 5,265.86 ($63.63).

Ashtead Group Price Performance

Shares of Ashtead Group stock traded up GBX 17 ($0.21) during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching GBX 4,627 ($55.91). 466,922 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,069,581. Ashtead Group has a 1 year low of GBX 3,269 ($39.50) and a 1 year high of GBX 6,572 ($79.41). The company has a market capitalization of £20.41 billion and a P/E ratio of 2,003.03. The business has a fifty day moving average of GBX 3,979.20 and a two-hundred day moving average of GBX 4,386.63. The company has a quick ratio of 0.96, a current ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 142.55.

Ashtead Group Increases Dividend

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 11th will be given a dividend of $0.68 per share. This is a boost from Ashtead Group's previous dividend of $0.13. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.46%. Ashtead Group's payout ratio is presently 26.24%.

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AHT Stock News Headlines

Ashtead Group's (AHT) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at Barclays
Ashtead Group plc (AHT) To Go Ex-Dividend on August 11th
Ashtead raises guidance after splashing out on investment
Ashtead Group plc (AHT.L)
Ashtead Group (LSE:AHT)
ASHTEAD GROUP PLC : Director/PDMR Shareholding
Ashtead Group leads FTSE after lifting outlook
Ashtead Q1 Profit Down; Sees Weak Rental Revenue In FY
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AHT Company Calendar

Last Earnings
6/16/2020
Ex-Dividend for 9/9 Dividend
8/11/2022
Today
8/17/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
9/06/2022
Dividend Payable
9/09/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Rental & Leasing Services
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
21,033
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 5,265.86
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 6,100
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 4,136
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+13.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.38
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£7.96 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 3.51 per share
Book Value
GBX 1,137.70 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£20.45 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Brendan Horgan (Age 48)
    CEO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $1.82M
  • Mr. Michael Richard Pratt (Age 58)
    CFO & Director
    Comp: $1.04M
  • Mr. Will Shaw
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Eric Watkins
    Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Mr. John Washburn
    SVP Sales & Marketing
  • Mr. Anthony J. Miller
    Exec. VP
  • Mr. Douglas McLuckie
    Managing Director of ESG
  • Ms. Cheryl Black
    Sr. VP of Culture & Engagement
  • Mr. Rob Phillips
    Chief Exec. of Ashtead Technology Rentals













AHT Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ashtead Group stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ashtead Group in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" AHT shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AHT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Ashtead Group's stock price forecast for 2022?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Ashtead Group's stock. Their AHT share price forecasts range from GBX 4,136 to GBX 6,100. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach GBX 5,265.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have AHT shares performed in 2022?

Ashtead Group's stock was trading at GBX 5,942 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AHT stock has decreased by 22.1% and is now trading at GBX 4,627.
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When is Ashtead Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, September 6th 2022.
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How were Ashtead Group's earnings last quarter?

Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, June, 16th. The company reported $175.00 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $175.10 by $0.10.

How often does Ashtead Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ashtead Group?

Ashtead Group announced a dividend on Tuesday, June 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 11th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.68 per share on Friday, September 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 11th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 0.13. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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.

Is Ashtead Group a good dividend stock?

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.61 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.41%. The dividend payout ratio is 26.24%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for AHT.

What other stocks do shareholders of Ashtead Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ashtead Group investors own include Associated British Foods (ABF), Intelsat (I), Fossil Group (FOSL), HSBC (HSBA), Chaarat Gold (CGH), Bank of America (BAC), easyJet (EZJ), AMC Entertainment (AMC), First Data (FDC) and Ciena (CIEN).

What is Ashtead Group's stock symbol?

Ashtead Group trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "AHT."

How do I buy shares of Ashtead Group?

Shares of AHT stock 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.
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What is Ashtead Group's stock price today?

One share of AHT stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 4,627.

How much money does Ashtead Group make?

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) has a market capitalization of £20.41 billion and generates £7.96 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Ashtead Group have?

The company employs 21,033 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Ashtead Group?

Ashtead Group's mailing address is 100 Cheapside, LONDON, EC2V 6DT, United Kingdom. The official website for the company is www.ashtead-group.com. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-77269700.

This page (LON:AHT) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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