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Ashtead Group (AHT)
Share Price: 1,664.00p Change Today: 57.50p  Market Cap: £7,967m

Ashtead Group Overview

Ashtead Group is one of the world’s largest equipment rental firms with a network of more than 400 profit centres stretching across the US, UK and the Far East. Its business provides equipment such as excavators and forklift trucks as well as power saws and ladders. In the US Ashtead works under the Sunbelt Rentals banner, having expanded the business via the acquisition of Rentokil’s US operation.

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Ashtead Group Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
30-Apr-14 1,634.70 356.50 46.60p 18.8 0.4 +48% 11.50p 1.3%
30-Apr-15 2,038.90 473.80 62.60p 18.0 0.5 +34% 15.25p 1.4%
30-Apr-16 2,545.70 616.70 85.10p 10.7 0.3 +36% 22.50p 2.5%
30-Apr-17 3,186.80 765.10 104.30p 15.6 0.7 +23% 27.50p 1.7%
30-Apr-18 3,706.00 862.10 127.50p 15.9 0.7 +22% 33.00p 1.6%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

Ashtead Group Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
30-Apr-19 4,226.56 1,051.32 167.06p 10.0 0.3 +31% 37.40p 2.3%
30-Apr-20 4,607.73 1,172.14 190.93p 8.7 0.6 +14% 40.69p 2.5%

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Ashtead Group Company Announcements

Half-year Report 11-Dec-2018 07:00 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 10-Dec-2018 18:12 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 07-Dec-2018 17:32 RNS

Latest Ashtead Group Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.


Price Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 1,664.00p
Change Today 57.50p
% Change 3.58 %
Volume 3,568,702
11-Dec-18 Close 1,664.00p
Shares Issued 478.81m
Market Cap £7,967m
Year End 30-Apr-18

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 14
Buy 0
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 18
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Ashtead Group Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 17-Jan-19 16-Aug-18
Paid 06-Feb-19 14-Sep-18
Amount 6.50p 27.50p

Trades for 11-Dec-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:50 657 @ 1,653.37p
16:39 2,569 @ 1,664.00p
16:38 1,668 @ 1,664.00p
16:37 1,888 @ 1,664.00p
16:36 2,339 @ 1,664.00p

Ashtead Group Key Personnel

CEO Geoffrey Drabble
Chair Paul Walker