Ashtead Group PLC Fundamentals Datasheet and Stock Analysis


Ashtead Group plc is an equipment rental company. The Company rents a range of construction and industrial equipment across a range of applications to a diverse customer base. The Company's segments include Sunbelt and A-Plant. The Company operates in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. The Company operates approximately 550 stores in over 40 states in the United States and over 10 stores in Canada. The Company's equipment can be used to lift, power, generate, light, move, dig, compact, drill, support, access, scrub, pump, direct, heat and ventilate. The Company rents on a short-term basis. It sells old equipment in the second-hand market. The Company's rental fleet ranges from small hand-held tools to a range of construction equipment. It provides rental solutions for non-residential construction markets, facilities management, disaster relief, event management, climate control, scaffolding and traffic management.

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     Industrial Goods & Services
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     FTSE 100, FTSE-350, FTSE All-Share, FTSE All-Share
  • Country of register:
     Great Britain
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Operation Breakdown
Geographical - by origin (turnover)
Product (turnover)


Activity Data Not Available

Company Information

CEO: Geoffrey Drabble  Non-Executive Director: Tanya Fratto, Wayne Edmunds Lucinda Riches  Chief Executive of Division: Sat Dhaiwal  Non-Executive Chairman: Christopher Cole  Group Finance Director: Michael Pratt  Senior Non-Executive Director: Ian Sutcliffe  Group COO: Brendan Horgan  

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  • Address:
     Kings House, 36-37 King Street, London
  • Phone:
     + 44 (0) 20 7726 9700
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Composite Ranking: 99
Historic EPS Ranking: 98
Forecast EPS Ranking: 90
Price Relative Strength: 67
Industry Strength: C
SMR Ranking: A
ROCE Ranking: D
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: B
Unbroken Annual EPS: A
Unbroken Interim EPS: B
PEG Current Ranking: D
PEG Forecast Ranking: C
PE Current Ranking: E
PE Forecast Ranking: C
Margin Current Ranking: B
Margin Forecast Ranking: B
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m178.20284.20403.60541.10699.60869.30£m0.000.000.00
Profit Before Tax£m134.80214.20356.50473.80616.70765.10£m925.041,016.731,118.81
Profit After Tax£m88.50137.80231.20303.40407.60501.00£m0.000.000.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.£m0.000.000.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m88.50137.80231.20303.40407.60501.00£m0.000.000.00
EPS Growth%345.0052.2569.0031.2234.7823.46%25.0021.0012.00
Earnings Per Sharep17.8027.1045.8060.1081.00100.00p130.46158.13177.20
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp6.100.124.61(3.43)6.6285.09£
Cash Flow P/S Grth%(56.30)(98.03)3,741.670.000.001,185.35%
Net Cash Flow P/Sp4.704.060.562.092.581.26£
Capital Exp P/S££
Tax Rate%34.3535.6735.1535.9633.9134.52%
P/E Ratiox14.6021.6018.8018.5011.2016.20x17.6014.5012.60
P/E Growth££0.700.701.00
Turnover Per Share£227.69272.33326.22406.64505.78638.35£
Pre-Tax Profit / Share£27.0542.8371.1494.50122.53153.26£
Operating Margin%15.7120.8724.6926.5427.4827.28%
Mkt Cap£m1,256.792,985.634,366.355,627.184,567.688,142.37£m0.000.000.00
Dividend Per Sharep3.507.5011.5015.2522.5027.50p32.8237.8440.60
DPS Growth%16.670.0053.3332.6147.5422.22%
Dividend Yield%1.401.301.301.402.501.70%1.401.601.80
Dividend Coverx4.944.
Shareholder Funds£m554.70682.50824.401,111.501,480.401,970.10£m0.000.000.00
Net Borrowings£m854.301,014.101,148.601,687.102,001.702,527.70£m0.000.000.00
Net Assets£m554.70682.50824.401,111.501,480.401,970.10£m0.000.000.00
Net Assets P/S£32.5150.5175.47100.24166.87199.91£
Latest Forecast
Div Yield1.2%1.6%
Div Cover3.8%4.2%
Op Margin27.3%25.7%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
04-May-18SellWayne Edmunds2,090.00p 7,000£146,300
03-May-18BuyWayne Edmunds2,059.00p 14,260£293,613.40
26-Apr-18SellChristopher Cole2,040.00p 40,000£815,999.98
12-Dec-17SellGeoffrey Drabble2,054.00p 941,940£19,347,448.46
12-Dec-17SellBrendan Horgan2,040.00p 175,000£3,569,999.93
12-Dec-17SellSuzanne Wood20.56p145,000£2,981,199.92
12-Dec-17SellSuzanne Wood2,056.00p 145,000£2,981,199.92
19-Jun-17SellGeoffrey Drabble1,622.00p 111,314£1,805,513
19-Jun-17SellBrendan Horgan1,622.00p 46,683£757,198.23
19-Jun-17SellSuzanne Wood16.22p45,834£743,427.45
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491m    Major: 26%    Director: 0%
Notifier Holding Value
Geoffrey Drabble392,219£9,009,270.43
Brendan Horgan318,874£7,324,535.78
Sat Dhaiwal150,000£3,445,500
Christopher Cole70,082£1,609,783.54
Ian Sutcliffe24,500£562,765
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Transaction in Own Shares18-May-1817:13RNS
Transaction in Own Shares17-May-1817:22RNS
Transaction in Own Shares16-May-1817:04RNS
Transaction in Own Shares15-May-1817:58RNS
Transaction in Own Shares14-May-1817:30RNS
Transaction in Own Shares11-May-1817:14RNS
Transaction in Own Shares10-May-1817:08RNS
Transaction in Own Shares09-May-1817:54RNS
Transaction in Own Shares08-May-1817:12RNS
Transaction in Own Shares04-May-1817:02RNS
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Broker Opinion
Date Broker Name Rec Price Old Price Target New Price Target Broker Change
17-Jun-15JP Morgan CazenoveOverweight1101.00p0.00p1240.00pReiteration
17-Jun-15Numis SecuritiesAdd1102.00p0.00p1150.00pReiteration
16-Jun-15Investec SecuritiesBuy1093.00p0.00p1500.00pReiteration
16-Jun-15Charles StanleyAccumulate1088.00p0.00p0.00pReiteration
16-Jun-15Panmure GordonBuy1110.00p1457.00p1457.00pReiteration
04-Jun-15Credit SuisseOutperform1139.00p0.00p1300.00pReiteration
03-Mar-15Berenberg BankBuy1157.00p0.00p1295.00pReiteration
22-Jan-15Liberum CapitalBuy1107.00p1350.00p1350.00pReiteration
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