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. In the US Ashtead works under the Sunbelt Rentals banner, having expanded the business via the acquisition of Rentokil's US operation.
Ashtead Group Plc Ord 10P is listed on the London Stock Exchange trading with ticker code AHT.L, and is part of the Support sector. It has a market capitalisation of £1,018,368m, with approximately 470m shares in issue. Over the last year, Ashtead Group share price has been traded in a range of 888.5, hitting a high of 2,461.00, and a low of 1,572.50.
Ashtead Group, officially known as Ashtead Group Plc Ord 10P was formed in April of 1984, making the company thirty five years old. The company filed its latest accounts on 30th April 2015, showing a turnover of approximately 2.04 billion GBX, and a pre-tax profit margin of 23.24%. Ashtead Group currently has 9 directors, and has had 14 previous directors over the last 35 years. In the last set of accounts produced by Deloitte Llp, the company showed 486.30 million paid in salaries to the staff, with the directors receiving an average 1.01 million each. In the accounts filed in 2015, the company paid 61400000 in dividends, or 0.1308 per share. These accounts also showed Ashtead Group to have a net worth of 502.60 million, with 10.50 million held in cash.
Ashtead Group is in the Support sector.
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|Shares in Issue||470m|
|52 Week High||2,461.00|
|52 Week Low||1,572.50|