Ashtead (AHT)

Company name:Ashtead Group Plc
EPIC:AHTTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:FS10ISIN:GB0000536739
Market Segment:SET1Share Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.ashtead-group.com/Description:ORD 10P
Industry Sector:SUPPORT SERVICES
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 2,111.00 uk.advfn.com/p.php?gfx=/gb/down -26.0 [-1.22] 2,111.00 2,113.00 2,128.00 2,139.00 2,097.00 1,728,875
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 10,085.27 477.75 1.54 166.10 40.00 12.71 1.89 2,356.00 - 1,572.50

Ashtead Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.10,085.27m
Shares In Issue477.75m
Prev. Close2,137.00
PE Ratio12.71 
Dividend Yield1.89%
EPS - basic166.10p
Dividend PS40.00p
Dividend Cover4.15 
Cash Flow PS110.25p
Return On Equity (ROE)28.46%
Operating Margin23.55%
PEG Factor-0.85 
EPS Growth Rate-14.95%
Dividends PS Growth Rate21.21%
Net Debt5,544.20m
Gross Gearing66.49%
Quick Assets881.70m
Net Working Capital271.60m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets19.01%
Turnover PS941.83p
Pre-Tax Profit PS221.77p
Retained Profit PS132.43p
Cash PS2.68p
Net Cash PS-142.50p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *292.04p
Net Asset Value PS586.19p
Spread2.00 (0.09%) 

Ashtead Balance Sheet

AHT:Liabilities+EQAHT:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week2,181.002,088.00
4 weeks2,316.002,065.00
12 weeks2,356.002,004.00
1 year2,356.001,572.50

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Ashtead Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week2,099.0012.000.572,088.001.532,143.27
4 weeks2,247.00-136.00-6.052,065.001.512,195.28
12 weeks2,254.00-143.00-6.342,004.001.502,212.56
26 weeks2,100.0011.000.521,826.001.492,154.19
1 year1,966.50144.507.351,572.501.821,982.06
3 years1,316.00795.0060.411,202.001.891,895.33
5 years901.001,210.00134.30749.002.151,490.88

Ashtead Key Management Ratios

Ashtead Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio18.51 
PE Ratio12.71 
Tobin's Q Ratio 1.34 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)1.60 
Dividend Yield1.89%
Market-to-Book Ratio3.60 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS9.52 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS15.94 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS19.15 
Price-to-Sales PS2.24 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS7.23 
Price-to-Cash PS787.91 
Net Working Capital PS56.85 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS37.13%
Earnings Yield7.87%
Average PE13.88 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average91.58%

Ashtead Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio63.46%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.74 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)3.49 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.48 
Net Gearing66.34%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)79.75%
Gross Gearing66.49%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)79.93%
Gearing Under 1 Year8.30%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)9.98%
Assets/Equity2.98 
Cash/Equity0.46 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets3.25%
Current Ratio1.39 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.27 
Liquidity Ratio0.02 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets1.33%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value14,935.87m
CFO/Sales0.12 
CFO/Attributable Profit0.66 
CFO/Assets0.06 
CFO/Debt0.09 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.55 
Total Debt/Sales1.23 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit5.24 
Total Debt5,557.00m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets20.46%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth18.23%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth22.38%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth82.74%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs9 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
1.53781.1499

Ashtead Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)13.82%
Return On Assets (ROA)10.55%
Net Profit Margin17.71%
Assets Turnover0.60 
Return On Equity (ROE)28.46%
Return On Investment (ROI)11.59%
Dividend Payout Ratio24.08%
Plowback Ratio75.92%
Growth from Plowback Ratio22.71%
Net Income Of Revenues14.06%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover1.69 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.67 
Current Assets Turnover5.19 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover64.88 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales1.68 
Debtors-to-Sales17.36%
Debt Collection Period63.36Days

Ashtead Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
18 Jun 2019FinalGBX33.5030/04/201830/04/201915/08/201916/08/201913/09/201940.00
11 Dec 2018InterimGBX6.5001/05/201831/10/201817/01/201918/01/201906/02/2019-
19 Jun 2018FinalGBX27.5030/04/201730/04/201816/08/201817/08/201814/09/201833.00
12 Dec 2017InterimGBX5.5001/05/201731/10/201718/01/201819/01/201807/02/2018-
13 Jun 2017FinalGBX22.7530/04/201630/04/201717/08/201718/08/201715/09/201727.50
06 Dec 2016InterimGBX4.7501/05/201631/10/201619/01/201720/01/201708/02/2017-
14 Jun 2016FinalGBX18.5030/04/201530/04/201611/08/201612/08/201609/09/201622.50
09 Dec 2015InterimGBX4.0001/05/201531/10/201514/01/201615/01/201603/02/2016-
16 Jun 2015FinalGBX12.2530/04/201430/04/201513/08/201514/08/201504/09/201515.25
10 Dec 2014InterimGBX3.0001/05/201431/10/201415/01/201516/01/201504/02/2015-
17 Jun 2014FinalGBX9.2530/04/201330/04/201413/08/201415/08/201405/09/201411.50
10 Dec 2013InterimGBX2.2501/05/201331/10/201315/01/201417/01/201405/02/2014-
20 Jun 2013FinalGBX6.0030/04/201230/04/201314/08/201316/08/201306/09/20137.50
11 Dec 2012InterimGBX1.5001/05/201231/10/201216/01/201318/01/201306/02/2013-
21 Jun 2012FinalGBX2.5030/04/201130/04/201215/08/201217/08/201207/09/20123.50
08 Dec 2011InterimGBX1.0001/05/201131/10/201118/01/201220/01/201208/02/2012-
16 Jun 2011FinalGBX2.0730/04/201030/04/201117/08/201119/08/201109/09/20113.00
09 Dec 2010InterimGBX0.9301/05/201031/10/201019/01/201121/01/201109/02/2011-
12 Jul 2010FinalGBX2.0030/04/200930/04/201018/08/201020/08/201010/09/20102.90
03 Dec 2009InterimGBX0.9001/05/200931/10/200913/01/201015/01/201003/02/2010-
18 Jun 2009FinalGBX1.6830/04/200830/04/200919/08/200921/08/200911/09/20092.56
09 Dec 2008InterimGBX0.9001/05/200831/10/200828/01/200930/01/200912/02/2009-
24 Jun 2008FinalGBX1.6830/04/200730/04/200803/09/200805/09/200826/09/20082.50
11 Dec 2007InterimGBX0.8301/05/200731/10/200706/02/200808/02/200829/02/2008-
25 Jun 2007FinalGBX1.1030/04/200630/04/200705/09/200707/09/200728/09/20071.65
12 Dec 2006InterimGBX0.5501/05/200631/10/200607/02/200709/02/200728/02/2007-
27 Jun 2006FinalGBX1.0030/04/200530/04/200626/07/200628/07/200628/09/20061.50
13 Dec 2005InterimGBX0.5001/05/200531/10/200515/02/200617/02/200628/02/2006-
15 Jul 2003FinalGBX-30/04/200230/04/2003---0.62
15 Jan 2003InterimGBX0.6201/05/200231/10/200226/02/200328/02/200307/04/2003-
09 Jul 2002FinalGBX2.8830/04/200130/04/200204/09/200206/09/200230/09/20023.50
16 Jan 2002InterimGBX0.6201/05/200131/10/200127/02/200201/03/200208/04/2002-
17 Jul 2001FinalGBX2.8830/04/200030/04/200105/09/200107/09/200110/10/20013.50
22 Jan 2001InterimGBX0.6201/05/200031/10/200028/02/200102/03/200106/04/2001-
10 Jul 2000FinalGBX2.6030/04/199930/04/200004/09/200008/09/200011/10/20003.16
03 Feb 2000InterimGBX0.5601/05/199931/10/199928/02/200003/03/200006/04/2000-
12 Jul 1999FinalGBX2.2230/04/199830/04/199906/09/199910/09/199906/10/19992.70
13 Jul 1998FinalGBX1.8930/04/199730/04/199807/09/199811/09/199812/10/19982.30

Ashtead Fundamentals

 30 Apr 2016 (GBP)30 Apr 2017 (GBP)30 Apr 2018 (GBP)30 Apr 2019 (GBP)
turnover2,260.30100.00%3,186.80100.00%3,418.20100.00%4,499.60100.00%m
pre tax profit616.7027.28%765.1024.01%862.1025.22%1,059.5023.55%m
attributable profit407.6018.03%501.0015.72%968.8028.34%796.9017.71%m
retained profit326.1014.43%384.9012.08%828.3024.23%632.7014.06%m
eps - basic (p)81.30 100.50 195.30 166.10 
eps - diluted (p)81.00 100.00 194.40 165.40 
dividends per share22.50 27.50 33.00 40.00 

Ashtead Balance Sheet

 30 Apr 2016 (GBP)30 Apr 2017 (GBP)30 Apr 2018 (GBP)30 Apr 2019 (GBP)
AHT:Liabilities+EQAHT:AssetsAHT:Liabilities+EQAHT:AssetsAHT:Liabilities+EQAHT:AssetsAHT:Liabilities+EQAHT:Assets
 30 Apr 2016 (GBP)30 Apr 2017 (GBP)30 Apr 2018 (GBP)30 Apr 2019 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets3,588.8075.57%4,504.6073.53%4,882.0072.40%5,987.0071.64%m
intangibles intangibles640.5013.49%972.1015.87%1,088.9016.15%1,405.3016.81%m
fixed investments fixed investments2.200.05%--%4.500.07%--%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks41.300.87%44.200.72%55.200.82%83.501.00%m
debtors debtors463.209.75%598.809.77%693.3010.28%868.9010.40%m
cash & securities cash & securities13.000.27%6.300.10%19.100.28%12.800.15%m
TOTAL4,749.00100%6,126.00100%6,743.00100%8,357.50100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short515.5010.85%574.709.38%659.109.77%693.608.30%m
creditors - long creditors - long2,753.1057.97%3,581.2058.46%3,557.0052.75%4,863.4058.19%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL3,268.6068.83%4,155.9067.84%4,216.1062.53%5,557.0066.49%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves1,480.4031.17%1,970.1032.16%2,526.9037.47%2,800.5033.51%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL1,480.4031.17%1,970.1032.16%2,526.9037.47%2,800.5033.51%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Ashtead Cash Flow Statement

30 Apr 2016 (GBP)30 Apr 2017 (GBP)30 Apr 2018 (GBP)30 Apr 2019 (GBP)
Operating CF33.30424.80518.50526.70m
Pre-Financing CF-136.40-101.7027.20-223.10m
Retained CF2.30-7.2013.10-6.60m

Ashtead Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOT N.V.Market Maker(MME)Broker/DealerRBSMABNAGB22
Arden Partners PlcMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerARDAARRRGB2100A
J.P. Morgan Cazenove LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCAZRCAZEGB2L
Deutsche Bank AG London BranchMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerDEUTDEUTGB2L
Commerzbank AGMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerKLWTDRESGB2LPST
Evolution Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerEVOEVBGGB21MMT
Goldman Sachs InternationalMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerGSCOGSILGB2X
Investec Bank PlcMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerINV.IHCSGB21002
HSBC Bank plcMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerHSBCJCAPGB2L
J.P. Morgan Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerJPMSJPMSGB2L
Panmure Gordon (UK) LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerPMURPMURGB2L
Citigrp Global Mkt UK EquitiesMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCITISBUKGB21
Shore Capital Stockbrokers LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerSCAPSHOCGB21
Merrill Lynch InternationalMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerMLSBSNCSGB2LBIC
UBS AGMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerUBS.UBSWGB2LEQU
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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