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Last 930.00 GBp
Change Today +7.00 / 0.76%
Volume 2.6M
As of 11:35 AM 10/2/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

ashtead group plc (AHT) Snapshot

925.00 GBp
Previous Close
923.00 GBp
Day High
947.00 GBp
Day Low
914.50 GBp
52 Week High
05/28/15 - 1,231 GBp
52 Week Low
08/24/15 - 838.00 GBp
Market Cap
Average Volume 10 Days
0.66 GBp
Shares Outstanding
16.94 GBp
Dividend Yield
Current Stock Chart for ASHTEAD GROUP PLC (AHT)

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ashtead group plc (AHT) Details

Ashtead Group plc, an investment holding company, rents a range of construction and industrial equipment. The company offers equipment, which is used to lift, power, generate, move, dig, support, scrub, pump, direct, heat, and ventilate various works. It provides various types of construction equipment for non-residential construction markets; and facilities management equipment for the maintenance and repair of facilities. The company also provides disaster relief equipment, such as pumps and power generation equipment for various types of applications, such as assisting at times of flooding due to weather and burst water supply; power generation, lighting, and other equipment for management of events, such as super bowl events, sporting events, music concerts, and festivals; and climate control equipment, including cooling, heating, and dehumidification equipment. In addition, it offers scaffolding rental solutions, including installation solutions for access to the new or existing structures; and portable traffic systems to facilitate engineering projects and clean-up after an accident. The company offers equipment under Sunbelt Rentals brand in the United States and A-Plant brand in the United Kingdom. It serves construction, industrial, and homeowner customers, as well as government entities and specialist contractors. The company operates 504 stores in the United States and Canada; and 136 stores in England, Scotland, and Wales. Ashtead Group plc was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

12,220 Employees
Last Reported Date: 09/2/15
Founded in 1984

ashtead group plc (AHT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director, Chairman o...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.5M GBP
Group Finance Director, Director and Member o...
Total Annual Compensation: 676.0K GBP
Executive Director and Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: 690.0K GBP
Executive Director and Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: 495.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

ashtead group plc (AHT) Key Developments

Ashtead Group plc Declares Final Dividend for the Year Ended April 30, 2015; Appoints Wayne Edmunds as Director

Ashtead Group plc in its AGM held on September 2, 2015, declared a final dividend of 12.25 pence per ordinary share for the year ended 30 April 2015. The board also appointed Wayne Edmunds as a director of the Company.

Ashtead Group plc Approves Adoption of New Articles of Association

Ashtead Group plc at its AGM held on September 2, 2015, approved the adoption of new articles of association of the company.

Ashtead Group PLC Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended July 31, 2015

Ashtead Group PLC announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended July 31, 2015. For the quarter, on underlying basis, the company reported rental revenue of GBP 539.6 million against GBP 417.7 million a year ago. EBITDA was GBP 282.7 million against GBP 209.9 million a year ago. Operating profit was GBP 180.2 million against GBP 133.5 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was GBP 160.7 million against GBP 120.4 million a year ago. Earnings per share were 21 pence against 15.3 pence a year ago. For the quarter, on statutory basis, the company reported revenue of GBP 618.6 million against GBP 457.9 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was GBP 155.4 million against GBP 117.5 million a year ago. Earnings per share was 20.3 pence against 14.9 pence per share a year ago. Capital expenditure for the quarter was GBP 349 million gross and GBP 291 million net of disposal proceeds against GBP 284 million gross and GBP 264 million net a year ago. Net debt at 31 July 2015 was GBP 1,804 million against GBP 1,300 million a year ago.


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Price/Sales 2.1x
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Price/Cash Flow 6.3x
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