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Ashtead Group plc is a United Kingdom-based international equipment rental company. The Company rents a range of construction and industrial equipment across a variety of applications to a diverse customer base. The Company operates mainly in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, under the brand name Sunbelt Rentals. The Company’s Sunbelt US is a United States-based construction and industrial equipment rental division with approximately 1,056 stores. It rents a range of equipment from a network of stores clustered in various metropolitan areas, from Washington D.C., and Baltimore on the Atlantic Coast through Miami, Tampa, and Orlando in Florida to Los Angeles and Seattle on the West Coast. It operates in the Canadian market under the Sunbelt Rentals brand, with stores in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. Sunbelt UK rents a range of equipment and operates approximately 184 stores and various markets in the United Kingdom.
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As of Today at 13:03 UTC, shares in Ashtead are trading at 5,578.00p. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Ashtead last closed at 5,578.00p and the price had moved by +36.78% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Ashtead share price has outperformed the FTSE All Share Index by +32.43% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Ashtead is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Ashtead dividend yield is 1.18% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Ashtead paid a total dividend of $0.85, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.18%.Looking ahead, shares in Ashtead are due to go ex-dividend on 2023-08-10 and the next dividend pay date is 2023-09-12.
Ashtead are due to go ex-dividend on 2023-08-10 and the next dividend pay date is 2023-09-12. The historic dividend yield on Ashtead shares is currently 1.18%.
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As of the previous close price of 5,578.00p, shares in Ashtead had a market capitalisation of £24.44bn.
Here are the trading details for Ashtead:
- Country of listing: United Kingdom
- Exchange: LSE
- Ticker Symbol: AHT
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Ashtead is currently classified as a High Flyer. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Ashtead is 6,372.98p. That is 14.25% above the last closing price of 5,578.00p.
Analysts covering Ashtead currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of $4.39 for the next financial year.
An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Ashtead. Over the past six months, its share price has outperformed the FTSE All Share Index by +5.89%.
As of the last closing price of 5,578.00p, shares in Ashtead were trading +10.71% higher than their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Ashtead PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 15.99. The shares last closed at 5,578.00p.
The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.
The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.
Ashtead's management team is headed by:
- Paul Walker - NEC
- Brendan Horgan - CEO
- Michael Pratt - CFO
- Angus Cockburn - SDR
- Eric Watkins - SEC
- Renata Ribeiro - NED
- Jill Easterbrook - NID
- Tanya Fratto - NID
- Lindsley Ruth - NID