Ashtead Group

AHT: 2,319.50 -30.50 (-1.30%) delayed: 20 Nov 2019, 15:15

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Bid Price 2,319.00 High Price 2,343.79
Ask Price 2,320.00 Low Price 2,313.00
Open Price 2,333.00 Spread 0.04%
Prev Close 2,350.00 Volume 431,827

Ashtead Group Share Price

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Ashtead Group Share Price Information

Name Ashtead Group
Epic AHT
Sector Business 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
Latest Share Price (p) 2,319.50 Net Gearing (%) 66.34
Market Capitalisation (£m) 10,724.27 Gross Gearing (%) 66.49
Shares in issue (m) 456.35 Debt Ratio 63.46
P/E Ratio 14.15 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.88
Total dividends per share (p) 40.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 2.98
Dividend Yield (%) 1.70 Price to book value 3.83
Dividend Cover 4.15 ROCE (%) 13.82
Earning per share (p) 166.10 EPS Growth (%) -14.95
52-week high / low (p) 2,444.00 / 1,572.50 DPS Growth (%) 21.21

Ashtead Group Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
12 Nov JP Morgan Cazenove Overweight 2,318.00 2,450.00 - Reiterates
29 Oct Deutsche Bank Hold 2,318.00 - - Retains
22 Oct JP Morgan Cazenove Overweight 2,318.00 2,600.00 2,450.00 Reiterates
04 Oct Berenberg Hold 2,318.00 1,700.00 2,150.00 Reiterates
20 Sep UBS Neutral 2,318.00 1,950.00 2,250.00 Reiterates
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Ashtead Group Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
24 Jun 2019 Lindsley Ruth Buy 2,250 @ 2,202.00p £49,545.00
21 Jun 2019 Paul Walker Buy 14,000 @ 2,163.00p £302,820.00
21 Jun 2019 Angus Cockburn Buy 1,000 @ 2,160.00p £21,600.00
26 Oct 2018 Ian Sutcliffe Buy 13,933 @ 1,794.00p £249,958.02
13 Aug 2018 Ian Sutcliffe Sell 24,500 @ 2,389.00p £585,305.00
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