AHT.L - Ashtead Group plc

LSE - LSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBp
2,515.00
+36.00 (+1.45%)
As of 12:46PM BST. Market open.
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Previous close2,479.00
Open2,462.00
Bid2,514.00 x 0
Ask2,518.00 x 0
Day's range2,445.00 - 2,551.00
52-week range1,010.00 - 2,797.00
Volume296,399
Avg. volume2,354,165
Market cap11.3B
Beta (5Y monthly)1.30
PE ratio (TTM)14.25
EPS (TTM)176.50
Earnings date16 Jun 2020
Forward dividend & yield0.41 (1.64%)
Ex-dividend date16 Jan 2020
1y target est2,438.13
  • Reuters

    Ashtead warns on profit, withdraws $500 million loan as lockdown dents rentals

    The company, which rents out diggers, construction tools and other equipment, expects underlying pretax profit for the year through April 30 to be about 1.05 billion pounds. Last year, Ashtead had reported http://www.ashtead-group.com/lib/docs/193411-q42019results-pressrelease.pdf a profit of 1.11 billion pounds. Ashtead's Sunbelt business, however, posted a 2% rise in its March rental revenue in the United States as the unit provided equipment and services to first responders, hospitals, alternative care facilities and other essential services.

  • Midcaps slip on weak data; trade news cushions FTSE fall
    Reuters

    Midcaps slip on weak data; trade news cushions FTSE fall

    The bourse subsequently recouped a bulk of those losses to end 0.3% lower, boosted by a Wall Street Journal report https://on.wsj.com/2E1KAph that negotiators from Washington and Beijing were planning on delaying tariffs set to come into effect this Sunday. The FTSE 250 <.FTMC> shed 0.7%, as recent optimism over a prospective victory for the Conservative Party in Britain's Dec. 12 election gave way to concerns about slowing economic growth. Data showed Britain's economy grew at its slowest annual pace in nearly seven years in October.

  • Reuters

    Ashtead to refocus UK business, warns of currency woes; shares slip

    The UK-based company, which last year benefited from a weaker sterling as the value of its dollar revenues rose, said that except for the UK and a currency headwind, it expected results to be in line with expectations. The company posted higher half-yearly pretax profit, driven by growth in its North America business and led by a rise in non-construction activity. Ashtead, which rents out diggers, construction tools and other equipment, said underlying pretax profit rose 6% to 633 million pounds on a post-IFRS basis for the six months ended Oct. 31.

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  • Reuters

    Ashtead quarterly profit rises, bolstered by strong U.S. rental demand

    The FTSE 100 company, which rents out diggers, construction tools and other equipment, said underlying pretax profit rose 9% to 319 million pounds in the three months ended July 31, compared to analysts' expectations of 317 million pounds. The company's results follows a bumper 2018-19, with Ashtead seeing an uptick in construction companies choosing to rent equipment instead of buying, and as U.S. construction activity boomed.

  • Reuters

    Ashtead annual profit rises 17% on Sunbelt growth

    The FTSE-100 company, which rents out diggers, construction tools and other equipment, said underlying pretax profit rose to 1.11 billion pounds ($1.39 billion) in the year ended April 30, from 927.3 million pounds a year earlier. Total revenue at Sunbelt U.S. increased 20% to $4.99 billion from a year earlier, driving a 19% rise in the group's overall revenue at 4.50 billion pounds ($5.64 billion).