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LON:AHTAshtead Group Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 2,749
-11.50 (-0.42 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 03:19 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 2,749
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 2,627.44
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 2,749
Volume454,146 shs
Average Volume2.21 million shs
Market Capitalization£12.35 billion
P/E Ratio17.02
Dividend Yield1.65%
Ashtead 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 658 stores in 47 states in the United States; 54 stores in Canada; and 187 stores in the United Kingdom. Ashtead Group plc was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.60 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Rental & Leasing Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£5.05 billion
Cash FlowGBX 60.85 per share
Book ValueGBX 663.70 per share



Market Cap£12.35 billion
Next Earnings Date9/8/2020 (Estimated)
GBX 2,749
-11.50 (-0.42 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 03:19 AM ET)
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Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Ashtead Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Ashtead Group's stock was trading at GBX 1,890 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AHT stock has increased by 45.4% and is now trading at GBX 2,749.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Ashtead Group?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ashtead Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Ashtead Group's next earnings date?

Ashtead Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, September 8th 2020.
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How were Ashtead Group's earnings last quarter?

Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) released its earnings results on Tuesday, June, 16th. The company reported $175.00 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $175.10 by $0.10.
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How often does Ashtead Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ashtead Group?

Ashtead Group declared a dividend on Tuesday, June 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 13th will be given a dividend of GBX 33.50 per share on Friday, September 11th. This represents a yield of 1.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 13th. This is a positive change from Ashtead Group's previous dividend of GBX 7.15. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for AHT?

14 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Ashtead Group's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,900 to GBX 3,390. On average, they anticipate Ashtead Group's share price to reach GBX 2,548.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.3%.
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Has Ashtead Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AHT stock have been trending negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ashtead Group earned a media sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Who are some of Ashtead Group's key competitors?

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), Chaarat Gold (CGH), Bank of America (BAC), easyJet (EZJ), AMC Entertainment (AMC), First Data (FDC), HSBC (HSBA) and Ciena (CIEN).

Who are Ashtead Group's key executives?

Ashtead Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Geoffrey Drabble, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael Richard Pratt, Group Fin. Director, Group Treasurer & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Brendan Horgan, Group COO & Exec. Director (Age 46)
  • Ms. Suzanne H. Wood, Exec. Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Will Shaw, Director of Investor Relations

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 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 2,749.

How big of a company is Ashtead Group?

Ashtead Group has a market capitalization of £12.35 billion and generates £5.05 billion in revenue each year. Ashtead Group employs 17,360 workers across the globe.

What is Ashtead Group's official website?

The official website for Ashtead Group is www.ashtead-group.com.

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.

This page was last updated on 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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