Ashtead Group Share Price (AHT)

1,785.00 +2.00 (+0.11%) delayed: 5:35PM BST
Bid price 1,784.00 Open price 1,781.00
Ask price 1,785.00 Prev close 1,785.00
High price 1,785.02 Spread 0.06%
Low price 1,760.00 Volume 1,155,535

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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) 1,785.00 Net Gearing (%) 67.74
Market Capitalisation (£m) 8,901.19 Gross Gearing (%) 67.84
Shares in issue (m) 499.23 Debt Ratio 64.51
P/E Ratio 17.74 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.86
Total dividends per share (p) 27.50 Assets / Equity Ratio 3.11
Dividend Yield (%) 1.54 Price to book value 4.52
Dividend cover (x) 3.65 ROCE (%) 13.78
Earning per share (p) 100.50 EPS Growth (%) 23.62
52 week high / low 1,828.00 / 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

09:10 14/09/2017

Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Ashtead Group PLC

Liberum Capital today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) and raised its price target to 2030p (from 1940p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

08:20 14/09/2017

Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Ashtead Group PLC

Berenberg today reaffirms its hold investment rating on Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) and raised its price target to 1700p (from 1600p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

08:00 14/09/2017

Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Ashtead Group PLC

Credit Suisse today reaffirms its neutral investment rating on Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) and raised its price target to 1650p (from 1500p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

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Ashtead Group Share Price Discussions

10 days 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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