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
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     Great Britain
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Operation Breakdown
Geographical - by origin (turnover)
Product (turnover)


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Company Information

CEO: Brendan Horgan  Non-Executive Chairman: Paul Walker  Senior Independent Non-Executive Director: Angus Cockburn  Group Finance Director: Michael Pratt  Independent Non-Executive Director: Jill Easterbrook, Lucinda Riches, Tanya Fratto Lindsley Ruth  

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  • Address:
     100 Cheapside, London, United Kingdom
  • Phone:
     + 44 (0) 20 7726 9700
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Composite Ranking: 93
Historic EPS Ranking: 49
Forecast EPS Ranking: 
Price Relative Strength: 76
Industry Strength: E
SMR Ranking: A
ROCE Ranking: D
Accumulation/Dist: C
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: D
Unbroken Interim EPS: C
PEG Current Ranking: H
PEG Forecast Ranking: F
PE Current Ranking: F
PE Forecast Ranking: F
Margin Current Ranking: B
Margin Forecast Ranking: B
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m403.60541.10699.60869.30994.001,212.901,223.60£m0.000.00
Profit Before Tax£m356.50473.80616.70765.10862.101,059.50982.80£m844.721,025.27
Profit After Tax£m231.20303.40407.60501.00968.80796.90739.70£m0.000.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.£m0.000.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m231.20303.40407.60501.00968.80796.90739.70£m0.000.00
EPS Growth%69.0031.2234.7823.4694.40(14.92)(2.36)%(19.00)23.00
Earnings Per Sharep45.8060.1081.00100.00194.40165.40161.50p140.88172.88
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp4.58(3.41)6.6284.81104.05109.34215.79£0.000.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%3,716.670.000.001,181.1222.695.0897.36%0.000.00
Net Cash Flow P/Sp0.562.092.581.263.852.6752.89£0.000.00
Capital Exp P/S££0.000.00
Tax Rate%35.1535.9633.9134.52(12.38)24.7924.74%0.000.00
P/E Ratiox18.8018.5011.2016.2010.5013.0013.60x23.7019.40
P/E Growth££(1.20)0.90
Turnover Per Share£326.22406.64505.78638.35747.18938.001,107.27£0.000.00
Pre-Tax Profit / Share£71.1494.50122.53153.26173.81220.87215.34£0.000.00
Operating Margin%24.6926.5427.4827.2826.8226.9624.21%0.000.00
Mkt Cap£m4,366.355,627.184,567.688,142.3710,259.0910,778.2810,042.25£m0.000.00
Dividend Per Sharep11.5015.2522.5027.5033.0040.0040.65p39.9745.57
DPS Growth%
Dividend Yield%1.301.402.501.701.601.901.80%1.201.30
Dividend Coverx4.054.103.783.793.864.354.31x0.000.00
Shareholder Funds£m824.401,111.501,480.401,970.102,526.902,800.502,972.20£m0.000.00
Net Borrowings£m1,148.601,687.102,001.702,527.702,712.003,744.905,363.00£m0.000.00
Net Assets£m824.401,111.501,480.401,970.102,526.902,800.502,972.20£m0.000.00
Net Assets P/S£75.47100.24166.87199.91289.92290.85286.11£0.000.00
Latest Forecast
Div Yield0.9%1.0%
Div Cover4.3%3.8%
Op Margin24.2%20.8%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
04-Jul-19SellBrendan Horgan2,320.00p46,792,631,085,574.44
04-Jul-19SellMichael Pratt2,320.00p16,448£,381,593.61
04-Jul-19Exercise of optionBrendan Horgan100.00p93,584,393,584
04-Jul-19Exercise of optionMichael Pratt100.00p34,995,334,995
24-Jun-19BuyLindsley Ruth2,202.00p2,250,349,545
21-Jun-19BuyPaul Walker2,163.00p14,000£,302,819.99
21-Jun-19BuyAngus Cockburn2,160.00p1,000,321,600
26-Oct-18BuyIan Sutcliffe1,794.00p13,933£,249,958.03
10-Aug-18SellIan Sutcliffe2,389.00p24,500£,585,304.99
27-Jun-18BuyTanya Fratto2,254.00p1,000,322,540
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449m    Major: 15%    Director: 0%
Notifier Holding Value
Brendan Horgan433,938,709,463.96
Michael Pratt283,667 ,884,155.14
Paul Walker14,000ɻ,880
Lindsley Ruth2,250f,195
Angus Cockburn1,000-,420
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Notice of Results26-May-2013:42PRN
Disclosure of Rights of Securities27-Apr-2009:37PRN
Trading Update27-Apr-2007:00RNS
Transaction in Own Shares19-Mar-2017:56RNS
Transaction in Own Shares18-Mar-2017:34RNS
Transaction in Own Shares17-Mar-2018:18RNS
Transaction in Own Shares16-Mar-2018:12RNS
Transaction in Own Shares13-Mar-2017:46RNS
Transaction in Own Shares12-Mar-2017:26RNS
Transaction in Own Shares11-Mar-2017:18RNS
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Broker Opinion
Date Broker Name Rec Price Old Price Target New Price Target Broker Change
04-Mar-21JP Morgan CazenoveOverweight3994.00p3500.00p4300.00pReiteration
10-Nov-20Berenberg BankHold3180.00p2150.00p2850.00pUpgrade
12-Aug-20Liberum CapitalHold2749.00p2500.00p2700.00pReiteration
16-Jun-20RBC Capital MarketsSector perform2678.00p0.00p2600.00pReiteration
28-Apr-20Bank of AmericaOverweight2211.00p3195.00p2700.00pReiteration
11-Dec-18Peel Hunt LimitedBuy1747.50p2500.00p2500.00pReiteration
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