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Ashtead Group

Current Price 3534.00p Bid 3533.00p Ask 3536.00p Change 3.03%
Last Updated: 02/07/2022 20:09. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Ashtead Group is one of the world's largest equipment rental firms with a network of more than 400 profit centres stretching across the US, UK and the Far East. Its business provides equipment such as excavators and forklift trucks as well as power saws and ladders.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/04/2022

Revenue
£7,234.70m
Operating Profit/Loss
£1,947.80m
Dividend yield (%)
1.60
Total dividend for year
$n/a
Dividend cover
3.84
P/E Ratio
16.40

Key Personnel

Mr Brendan Horgan
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Michael Pratt
Group Finance Director
Mr Lindsley Ruth
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Jill Easterbrook
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Lucinda Riches
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Tanya Fratto
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Paul Walker
Non-Executive Chairman
Ms Renata Ribeiro
Non-Executive Director
Mr Angus Cockburn
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
AHTL
ISIN
GB0000536739
Shares in Issue
503.33m
Market cap
£17,787.53m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
50.00%
Hold
 
50.00%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect the views held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
3,534.00p
Bid Price
3,533.00p
Ask Price
3,536.00p
Volume
377,018
Change Today
104.00p
% Change Today
3.03%
Open
3,393.00p
Previous Close
3,534.00p
Intraday High
3,568.00p
Intraday Low
3,380.00p
52 Week High
6,476.00p
52 Week Low
3,354.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
30 Apr 2022
30 Apr 2021
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
7,234.70
5,901.60
Operating Profit/Loss
1,947.80
1,498.00
Net Interest
-279.70
-262.90
Pre-Tax Profit
1,668.10
1,235.10
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
1,251.10
920.10
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
1,251.10
920.10
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
1,251.10
920.10
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
$n/a
$n/a
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
30 Apr 2022
30 Apr 2021
Basic
280.90c
205.40c
Diluted
279.70c
204.80c
Adjusted
307.10c
219.10c
Dividend per Share
$n/a
$n/a

Assets

Year End Date
30 Apr 2022
30 Apr 2021
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
10,757.40
9,322.00
Intangible Assets
2,775.30
2,183.40
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
176.00
101.70
Current Assets
Inventories
168.50
102.20
Trade & Other Receivables
1,390.40
1,083.70
Cash at Bank & In Hand
15.30
26.60
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
7.20
18.40
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
15,290.10
12,838.00

Liabilities

Year End Date
30 Apr 2022
30 Apr 2021
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
188.60
168.70
Other Current Liabilities
1,286.10
879.20
Total Current Liabilities
1,474.70
1,047.90
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
6,986.70
5,658.60
Provisions
1,763.40
1,575.20
Other Non-Current Liabilities
31.60
30.80
Total Non-Current Liabilities
8,781.70
7,264.60
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
10,256.40
8,312.50

Net Assets

Year End Date
30 Apr 2022
30 Apr 2021
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Net Assets
5,033.70
4,525.50

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
30 Apr 2022
30 Apr 2021
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Share Capital
81.80
81.80
Share Premium Account
6.50
6.50
Other Reserves
-731.70
-217.00
Retained Earnings
5,677.10
4,654.20
Shareholders Funds
5,033.70
4,525.50
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
5,033.70
4,525.50

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Final
11 Aug 2022
09 Sep 2022
67.50¢
Interim
13 Jan 2022
10 Feb 2022
12.50¢
Final
19 Aug 2021
21 Sep 2021
35.00p
Interim
14 Jan 2021
03 Feb 2021
7.15p
Final
13 Aug 2020
11 Sep 2020
33.50p
Interim
16 Jan 2020
05 Feb 2020
7.15p
Final
15 Aug 2019
13 Sep 2019
33.50p
Interim
17 Jan 2019
06 Feb 2019
6.50p
Final
16 Aug 2018
14 Sep 2018
27.50p
Interim
18 Jan 2018
07 Feb 2018
5.50p
Final
17 Aug 2017
15 Sep 2017
22.75p
Interim
19 Jan 2017
08 Feb 2017
4.75p
Final
11 Aug 2016
09 Sep 2016
18.50p
Interim
14 Jan 2016
03 Feb 2016
4.00p
Final
19 Aug 2009
11 Sep 2009
1.675p
Final
19 Aug 2009
11 Sep 2009
1.675p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
30 Apr 2022
30 Apr 2021
Dividend growth
37.93%
42.68%
Dividend yield
1.60%
1.00%
Dividend cover
3.84
3.78


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