Ashtead Group Share Price (AHT)

1,674.50 -13.50 (-0.80%) delayed: 11:34AM BST
Bid price 1,674.00 Open price 1,684.00
Ask price 1,675.00 Prev close 1,688.00
High price 1,686.00 Spread 0.06%
Low price 1,670.00 Volume 574,698

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Ashtead Group Share Price Information

Name Ashtead Group Epic AHT
Sector Support Services ISIN GB0000536739
Activites Ashtead Group plc, is one of the largest equipment rental groups in the world with a network of 428 profit centres in the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore and Canada at 30 April 2004. Equipment rental companies provide customers with a comprehensive line of equipment, including larger equipment such as aerial work platforms, backhoes, excavators and forklift trucks, as well as smaller equipment such as power saws, ladders, and small pumps. The Group conducts its equipment rental operations in the United States under the brand name ''Sunbelt Rentals'' and in the United Kingdom principally under the brand name ''A-Plant.'' The Group believes Sunbelt Rentals is the fourth largest equipment rental company in the United States and A-Plant is the third largest equipment rental company in the United Kingdom, in each case, measured by rental revenue. Index FTSE 100

Ashtead Group Key Numbers

Latest Share Price (p) 1,674.50 Net Gearing (%) 67.74
Market Capitalisation (£m) 8,536.76 Gross Gearing (%) 67.84
Shares in issue (m) 499.23 Debt Ratio 64.51
P/E Ratio 17.02 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.86
Total dividends per share (p) 27.50 Assets / Equity Ratio 3.11
Dividend Yield (%) 1.61 Price to book value 4.33
Dividend cover (x) 3.65 ROCE (%) 13.78
Earning per share (p) 100.50 EPS Growth (%) 23.62
52 week high / low 1,764.00 / 1,005.50 DPS Growth (%) 22.22

Ashtead Group Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
09/01/2017 SELL Sat Dhaiwal ED 248,375
20/12/2016 BUY Lucinda Riches NED 5,000
27/07/2016 SELL Christopher Cole CH 25,000
04/07/2016 BUY Wayne Edmunds NED 7,000
02/03/2016 BUY Christopher Cole CH 3,000

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Ashtead Group Company News

08:04 19/07/2017

Ashtead's Sunbelt Rentals to acquire CRS

Ashtead's North American business, Sunbelt Rentals, has ageed to acquire CRS Contractors Rental Supply for an initial cash consideration of C$275m with an additional earn out of up to C$20m depending on future performance. CRS is a leading provider of rental equipment in Ontario, Canada...

08:00 19/07/2017

Acquisition of CRS Contractors Rental Supply

RNS Number : 4696L Ashtead Group PLC 19 July 2017     19 July 2017   Ashtead Group plc Acquisition of CRS Contractors Rental Supply    Ashtead Group plc announces that its North American business, Sunbelt Rentals, has signed an agreement to acquire CRS...

12:10 12/07/2017

Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Ashtead Group PLC

Exane BNP Paribas today reaffirms its neutral investment rating on Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) and set its price target at 1550p. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

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Ashtead Group Share Price Discussions

4 months ago

Ashtead - ripe for a takeover? (AHT)

I here a whisper that Ashtead may become the target of a takeover bid. Anybody have any further news on this? I've been holding this little gem for a while now. Got in at 11.25p and then sold 2/3rds of my stock at 18p to break even. Can't quite decide when to take my mega profit. £1 by...

more than 1 year ago

ASHTEAD (AHT)

Ashtead has been a very good recovery stock.One to watch leading up to results 13th December and beyond.

more than 1 year ago

why am i losing all my money in ASHTEAD WHY WHY WHY WHY (AHT)

whay is going on its going down daily

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