Ashtead Group plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-84.000 (-1.412%)
52 week
2742.0 - 6284.0

Last traded: Last Friday at 3:36 PM

Ashtead Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the construction, industrial, and general equipment rental business in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It offers range of products and services, such as general tools, air compressors and accessories, compaction and earth moving, climate control services, power and HVAC, pump solutions, remediation and restoration, flooring solutions, and lighting and grip. The company also provides power generation, heating, cooling, scaffolding, traffic management, temporary flooring, trench shoring, and lifting services. It offers its products and services for facilities maintenance and municipalities, such as office complexes, apartment complexes, government, hospitals, data centers, parks and recreation departments, schools and universities, shopping centers, pavement/kerb repairs, and golf course maintenance; construction of airports, highways and bridges, office buildings, data centers, schools and universities, shopping centers, residential, and remodeling; emergency response for fire, hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, winter, storms, residential emergencies, covid-19, alternative care facilities, points of distribution, and mobile testing facilities; and entertainment and special events, including national events, concerts, sporting events, film/TV production, theme parks, festivals farmers' markets, local 5k runs, and cycle races. The company operates 861 stores in the United States, 77 stores in Canada, and 188 stores in the United Kingdom under the Sunbelt Rentals brand. Ashtead Group plc was founded in 1947 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorRental & Leasing Services / Industrials
Full time employees19386
Mailing address100 Cheapside London EC2V 6DT United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 20 7726 9700 /


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Ashtead Group plc paid £0.59 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 19 Aug 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 22.32%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.AHT dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

AHT's forward dividend amount is £0.42 and the forward dividend yield is 0.72%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Sep 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Ashtead Group plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Brendan HorganCEO & Exec. Director461.82M
Mr. Michael Richard PrattCFO & Director561.04M
Mr. Will ShawDirector of Investor Relations
Mr. Eric WatkinsGen. Counsel & Sec.
Mr. John WashburnSVP Sales & Marketing
Mr. Anthony J. MillerExec. VP
Mr. Douglas McLuckieManaging Director of ESG
Ms. Cheryl BlackSr. VP of Culture & Engagement
Mr. Rob PhillipsChief Exec. of Ashtead Technology Rentals

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Ashtead Group plc is 26.23B and its enterprise value is 31.98B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of AHT is 4.35.

The AHT's stocks Beta value is 1.32 making it 32% more volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Ashtead Group plc (LSE:AHT) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Ashtead Group plc's Stock Symbol?

Ashtead Group plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "AHT".

2. What is Ashtead Group plc's stock price today?

One share of AHT stock can currently be purchased for approximately £5866.

3. How can I contact Ashtead Group plc?

Ashtead Group plc's mailing address is 100 Cheapside London EC2V 6DT United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 7726 9700.

4. What is Ashtead Group plc's official website?

The official website of Ashtead Group plc is