Ashtead Group Share Price (AHT)

1,631.00 +4.00 (+0.25%) delayed: 5:23PM BST
Bid price 1,630.00 Open price 1,623.00
Ask price 1,631.00 Prev close 1,631.00
High price 1,645.00 Spread 0.06%
Low price 1,613.00 Volume 2,332,722

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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) 1,631.00 Net Gearing (%) 68.55
Market Capitalisation (£m) 8,122.40 Gross Gearing (%) 68.83
Shares in issue (m) 499.23 Debt Ratio 65.03
P/E Ratio 20.01 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.84
Total dividends per share (p) 22.50 Assets / Equity Ratio 3.21
Dividend Yield (%) 1.43 Price to book value 5.49
Dividend cover (x) 4.45 ROCE (%) 14.57
Earning per share (p) 81.30 EPS Growth (%) 34.38
52 week high / low 1,764.00 / 859.00 DPS Growth (%) 47.54

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

16:49 20/04/2017

FTSE flat as oil and mining stocks struggle

Underperforming oil and mining stocks prevented the FTSE 100 from gaining positive momentum, causing it to close flat at 7,118. Sterling remained strong against the dollar, acting as a further headwind against the index. The blue-chip index bias towards overseas earnings saw it benefit from a...

16:11 04/04/2017

Holding(s) in Company

 TR-1:  Notification of Major Interests in Shares 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: ASHTEAD GROUP PLC 2. Reason for the notification  (yes/no) An acquisition or disposal of voting rights Yes An...

12:57 04/04/2017

Total Voting Rights

Ashtead Group PLC Total Voting Rights 4th April 2017 ASHTEAD GROUP PLC Voting Rights and Capital In conformity with the Transparency Directive's transitional provision 6, Ashtead Group plc notifies the market of the following: 1. Ashtead Group plc's capital consists of...

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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 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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