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ashtead group plc (AHT) Snapshot

Open
1,030 GBp
Previous Close
1,027 GBp
Day High
1,036 GBp
Day Low
1,024 GBp
52 Week High
09/3/14 - 1,042 GBp
52 Week Low
10/9/13 - 576.00 GBp
Market Cap
5.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.0M
EPS TTM
0.49 GBp
Shares Outstanding
503.3M
EX-Date
08/13/14
P/E TM
21.2x
Dividend
12.78 GBp
Dividend Yield
1.23%
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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 425 stores in the United States; and 131 stores in England, Scotland, and Wales. Ashtead Group plc was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

10,210 Employees
Last Reported Date: 09/3/14
Founded in 1984

ashtead group plc (AHT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director, Chairman o...
Total Annual Compensation: 534.0K GBP
Group Finance Director, Director and Member o...
Total Annual Compensation: 307.0K GBP
Executive Director and Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: 470.0K GBP
Executive Director and Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: 324.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ashtead group plc (AHT) Key Developments

Ashtead Group plc, Q1 2015 Earnings Call, Sep 03, 2014

Ashtead Group plc, Q1 2015 Earnings Call, Sep 03, 2014

Ashtead Group plc Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended July 31, 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Full Year Fiscal 2015

Ashtead Group plc announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended July 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of £417 million compared to £373.2 million for the same period a year ago. EBITDA was £209.9 million compared to £176.7 million for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was £130.6 million compared to £108.3 million for the same period a year ago. Profit on ordinary activities before taxation was £117.5 million compared to £97.4 million for the same period a year ago. Profit attributable to equity holders of the company was £74.7 million compared to £60.7 million for the same period a year ago. Diluted EPS was 14.8 pence compared to 12.0 pence for the same period a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was £88.9 million compared to £61.1 million for the same period a year ago. Payments for non-rental property, plant and equipment was £24.5 million compared to £22.6 million for the same period a year ago. Net debt at July 31, 2014 was £1,300 million compared to £1,187 million a year ago. The group's underlying pretax profit was £120 million compared to £99 million for the same period last year. Rental revenue was the main driver of good profitability. For the full year of fiscal 2015, the company increasing guidance for capital expenditure to a range of £825 million to £875 million.

Ashtead Mulls Acquisitions

Ashtead Group plc (LSE:AHT) is looking for acquisition. Ashtead Group plc stated that We invested £284 million in capital expenditure and a further £32 million on bolt-on acquisitions in the quarter as we continue our strategy focussed on organic growth supplemented by bolt-on acquisitions.

 

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