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Ashtead Group
AHT: 2,243.00 -9.00 ( -0.40 %) delayed: 08:53AM
Bid price 2,242.00 High price 2,253.00
Ask price 2,244.00 Low price 2,235.00
Open price 2,252.00 Spread 0.09%
Prev close 2,252.00 Volume 75,103

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Name Ashtead Group Epic AHT
Activities 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. ISIN GB0000536739
Latest Share Price (p) 2,243.00 Net Gearing (%) 62.24
Market Capitalisation (pm) 11,020.62 Gross Gearing (%) 62.53
Shares in issue (m) 489.37 Debt Ratio 58.47
P/E Ratio 11.53 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.84
Total dividends per share (p) 33.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 2.67
Dividend Yield (%) 1.47 Price to book value 4.36
Dividend Cover 5.92 ROCE (%) 14.17
Earning per share (p) 195.30 EPS Growth (%) 94.33
52-week high / low (p) 2,441.00 / 1,523.00 DPS Growth (%) 20.00
Ashtead Group - Broker views
Date Broker Recommendation Price Old target price New target price Notes
20 Jun Numis Buy 2,500.00 2,800.00 Retains
20 Jun Peel Hunt Buy 2,500.00 - Reiterates
19 Jun Liberum Capital Buy 2,650.00 - Reiterates
19 Jun Peel Hunt Buy 2,300.00 2,500.00 Reiterates
11 Jun Liberum Capital Buy 2,360.00 2,650.00 Reiterates

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Ashtead Group - Director deals
Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade value
04 May 2018 Wayne Edmunds Sell 7,000 @ 2,090.00p £146,300.00
04 May 2018 Wayne Edmunds Buy 14,260 @ 2,059.00p £293,613.40
27 Apr 2018 Christopher Cole Sell 40,000 @ 2,040.00p £816,000.00
13 Dec 2017 Brendan Horgan Sell 175,000 @ 2,040.00p £3,570,000.00
13 Dec 2017 Suzanne Wood Sell 145,000 @ 2,046.00p £2,966,700.00

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