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Average Volume 10 Days
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503.3M
EX-Date
01/15/15
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Dividend
$14.37
Dividend Yield
1.21%
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ashtead group plc (ASHTF) 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.

9,934 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/31/14
Founded in 1984

ashtead group plc (ASHTF) 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 (ASHTF) Key Developments

Ashtead Group plc Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended October 31, 2014

Ashtead Group plc announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended October 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of £529.4 million compared to £439.2 million a year ago. EBITDA was £245.6 million compared to £192.5 million a year ago. Operating profit was £157.7 million compared to £121.3 million a year ago. Profit on ordinary activities before taxation was £141.7 million compared to £110.4 million a yea ago. Profit attributable to equity holders of the company was £90.9 million or 18.0 pence per diluted share compared to £70 million or 13.9 pence per diluted share a year ago. Underlying earnings per share were 18.6 pence compared to 14.3 pence a year ago. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of £987.3 million compared to £849.7 million a year ago. EBITDA was £455.5 million compared to £369.2 million a year ago. Operating profit was £288.3 million compared to £229.6 million a year ago. Profit on ordinary activities before taxation was £259.2 million compared to £207.8 million a yea ago. Profit attributable to equity holders of the company was £165.6 million or 32.8 pence per diluted share compared to £130.7 million or 25.9 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was £131.8 million compared to £96.2 million a year ago. Payments for non-rental property, plant and equipment were £44.3 million compared to £44.2 million a year ago. Underlying earnings per share were 33.9 pence compared to 26.7 pence a year ago.

Ashtead Group plc Declares Interim Dividend for the Six Months Ended October 31, 2014, Payable on February 4, 2015

Ashtead Group plc declared interim dividend for the six months ended October 31, 2014. The board has increased the interim dividend 33% to 3.0 pence per share against 2.25 pence per share in 2013. This will be paid on February 4, 2015 to shareholders on record on January 16, 2015.

Ashtead Group plc, Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Dec 10, 2014

Ashtead Group plc, Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Dec 10, 2014

 

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