AHT:LSE-Ashtead Group plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Rental & Leasing Services | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 3,776.00

Change

-57.00 (-1.49)%

Market Cap

GBX 17.55B

Volume

0.73M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 5,564.64 (+47.37%)

Avg User Target

GBX
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Ashtead Group plc (AHT) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Ashtead Group plc stock forecasts from 6 analysts, the average analyst target price for Ashtead Group plc is GBX 5,564.64 over the next 12 months. Ashtead Group plc’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Ashtead Group plc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 12 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Ashtead Group plc’s stock price was GBX 3,776.00. Ashtead Group plc’s stock price has changed by -1.92% over the past week, -17.77% over the past month and -24.48% over the last year.

About

Ashtead Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the construction, industrial, and general equipment rental business in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It offers range of products and services, such as general tools, air compressors and accessories ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Rental & Leasing Services

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
AGK:LSE Aggreko Plc

N/A

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VP:LSE Vp plc

-7.00 (-0.73%)

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SDY:LSE Speedy Hire Plc

-1.90 (-4.04%)

GBX0.24B 16.93 3.70
ASY:LSE Andrews Sykes Group plc

N/A

GBX0.22B 16.36 6.58
ANX:LSE Anexo Group Plc

N/A

GBX0.14B 9.91 5.71
AA4:LSE Amedeo Air Four Plus Limited

N/A

GBX0.11B N/A N/A
HSS:LSE HSS Hire Group plc

-0.20 (-1.32%)

GBX0.11B 2.06 3.04
DNA3:LSE Doric Nimrod Air Three Limited

N/A

GBX0.09B 3.97 N/A
AVAP:LSE Avation PLC

N/A

GBX0.04B 7.60 9.71

ETFs Containing AHT

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Rental & Leasing Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -36.45% 9% F 10% F
Dividend Return 0.00% 20% F 5% F
Total Return -36.45% 9% F 10% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -25.61% 27% F 21% F
Dividend Return 0.01% 13% F 12% F
Total Return -25.60% 27% F 20% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 140.97% 100% A+ 95% A
Dividend Return 8.73% 11% F 49% F
Total Return 149.70% 100% A+ 94% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 37.04% 82% B- 87% B+
Dividend Return 1.42% 11% F 54% F
Total Return 38.46% 82% B- 86% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 44.83% 27% F 29% F
Risk Adjusted Return 85.80% 100% A+ 89% B+
Market Capitalization 17.55B 100% A+ 89% B+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Rental & Leasing Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 18.15 20% F 46% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.23 9% F 16% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 8.54 18% F 47% F
EV/EBITDA 6.32 38% F 65% D
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 25.95% 100% A+ 67% D+
Return on Invested Capital 20.73% 89% B+ 86% B
Return on Assets 8.65% 89% B+ 79% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 66.44% 43% F 31% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 1.14% 10% F 25% F
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.41 27% F 18% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Ratings

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.