Ashtead Group Share Price (AHT)

2,136.00 +2.00 (+0.09%) delayed: 6:54AM GMT
Bid price 2,135.00 Open price 2,133.00
Ask price 2,136.00 Prev close 2,136.00
High price 2,139.00 Spread 0.05%
Low price 2,117.00 Volume 2,291,056

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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) 2,136.00 Net Gearing (%) 67.74
Market Capitalisation (£m) 10,622.96 Gross Gearing (%) 67.84
Shares in issue (m) 497.80 Debt Ratio 64.51
P/E Ratio 21.23 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.86
Total dividends per share (p) 27.50 Assets / Equity Ratio 3.11
Dividend Yield (%) 1.32 Price to book value 5.39
Dividend cover (x) 3.56 ROCE (%) 13.78
Earning per share (p) 100.50 EPS Growth (%) 23.62
52 week high / low 2,168.00 / 1,476.00 DPS Growth (%) 22.22

Ashtead Group Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
13/12/2017 SELL Geoffrey Drabble CEO 941,940
13/12/2017 SELL Brendan Horgan ED 175,000
13/12/2017 SELL Suzanne Wood FD 145,000
09/01/2017 SELL Sat Dhaiwal ED 248,375
20/12/2016 BUY Lucinda Riches NED 5,000

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Ashtead Group Company News

17:03 19/01/2018

Transaction in Own Shares

Transaction in own shares Ashtead Group plc (the "Company") announces that on 19 January 2018 it purchased for Treasury the following number of its ordinary shares of 10 pence each pursuant to its £1 billion share repurchase programme, details of which were announced on 14 December 2017....

16:58 18/01/2018

Transaction in Own Shares

Transaction in own shares Ashtead Group plc (the "Company") announces that on 18 January 2018 it purchased for Treasury the following number of its ordinary shares of 10 pence each pursuant to its £1 billion share repurchase programme, details of which were announced on 14 December 2017....

16:58 17/01/2018

Transaction in Own Shares

Transaction in own shares Ashtead Group plc (the "Company") announces that on 17 January 2018 it purchased for Treasury the following number of its ordinary shares of 10 pence each pursuant to its £1 billion share repurchase programme, details of which were announced on 14 December 2017....

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Ashtead Group Share Price Discussions

1 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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