LON:AHT - Ashtead Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 2,024 +14.00 (+0.70 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 10:51 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2,010
Today's RangeGBX 2,003 - GBX 2,030.76
52-Week RangeGBX 1,476 - GBX 2,185
Volume417,718 shs
Average Volume2.21 million shs
Market Capitalization£9.60 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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 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
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-20-77269700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees16,811
Market Cap£9.60 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 17th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.50 per share on Wednesday, February 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 17th. 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, December, 11th. The company reported $98.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. View Ashtead Group's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for AHT?

13 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Ashtead Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,800 to GBX 2,800. On average, they anticipate Ashtead Group's stock price to reach GBX 2,283.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ashtead Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ashtead Group?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ashtead Group in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ashtead Group.

Has Ashtead Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about AHT stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

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, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael Richard Pratt, Group Fin. Director, Group Treasurer & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Brendan Horgan, Group COO & Exec. Director (Age 45)
  • Ms. Suzanne H. Wood, Exec. Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Eric Watkins, Gen. Counsel & Sec.

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 2,024.

How big of a company is Ashtead Group?

Ashtead Group has a market capitalization of £960.16 billion. Ashtead Group employs 16,811 workers across the globe.

What is Ashtead Group's official website?

The official website for Ashtead Group is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ashtead Group (LON AHT)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  622 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  425 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,047
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.
This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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