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Ashtead Group

16:54 on 22/09/2017

Current Price 1776.77p | Bid 1784.00p | Ask 1785.00p | Change 0.11%

Company Overview

Ashtead Group plc, is one of the largest equipment rental groups in the world with a network of 428 profit centres in the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore and Canada at 30 April 2004. Equipment rental companies provide customers with a comprehensive line of equipment, including larger equipment such as aerial work platforms, backhoes, excavators and forklift trucks, as well as smaller equipment such as power saws, ladders, and small pumps. The Group conducts its equipment rental operations in the United States under the brand name ''Sunbelt Rentals'' and in the United Kingdom principally under the brand name ''A-Plant.'' The Group believes Sunbelt Rentals is the fourth largest equipment rental company in the United States and A-Plant is the third largest equipment rental company in the United Kingdom, in each case, measured by rental revenue.

Stock Details

EPIC AHT
ISIN GB0000536739
Shares in Issue 503,343,962
Market cap £6,327.03m
Sector Support Services
Indices FTSE 100
FTSE 350
UK FTSE All Share

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/04/2016

Turnover £2545.70 million
Operating Profit £699.60 million
Dividend Yield 1.79
Dividend Per Share 22.50
Dividend Cover 4.45
P/E Ratio 15.46
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Key Personnel

S Ian Robson Finance Director
Geoffrey Drabble CEO

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Price Summary

Mid Price ? 1785.00p
Bid Price ? 1784.00p
Ask Price ? 1785.00p
Volume ? 1073441
Change Today 2.00p
% Change Today 0.11%
Open 1781.00p
Previous Close 1785.00p
Intraday High 1785.02p
Intraday Low 1760.00p
52 Week High 1278.50p
52 Week Low 749.00p

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