Ashtead Group PLC

Ashtead Group is an international equipment rental company. Co. rents a range of construction and industrial equipment across a variety of applications to a diverse customer base. Co.'s equipment can be used to lift, power, generate, light, move, dig, compact, drill, support, access, scrub, pump, direct, heat and ventilate. Co.'s rental fleet ranges from hand-held tools to construction equipment. As of Apr 30 2017, Co. had 612 stores in 47 states in the U.S. and 17 stores in Canada, and 179 stores in the U.K. Co. operates as Sunbelt in North America and as A-Plant in the U.K.
  • TickerAHT
  • ISINGB0000536739
  • ExchangeLondon Stock Exchange
  • SectorSupport Services
  • CountryUnited Kingdom

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Ashtead Group plc - April 2019 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

Ashtead Group plc: Update to credit analysis

Updated analysis of Ashtead based on its strong track record of growth while maintaining a conservative financial policy

Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS)

Ashtead Group - AGM 10 September 2019

Leadership Changes In May 2019, Geoffrey Drabble, CEO, stepped down from his role. Brendan Horgan, previously COO, was appointed CEO. Item 2: Approve the Remuneration Report The structure is unacceptable. Although it is more weighted toward the long term, the weighting difference is minor. Furthermore, the maximum bonus exceeds guidelines and the quantum is excessive. Accelerated vesting in the event of a change of control is possible and pension contributions exceed guidelines.  Weighting difference is minor. Furthermore, the maximum bonus exceeds guidelines and the quantum is excessive. A...

1 director maiden bought

A director at Ashtead Group maiden bought 2,250 shares at 2,202p and the significance rating of the trade was 56/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names of b...

Thanks to a better fundamental star rating, ASHTEAD GROUP PLC. sees an upgrade to Neutral

The independent financial analyst theScreener just awarded an improved star rating to ASHTEAD GROUP PLC. (GB), active in the Business Support Services industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title receives an improved star rating and now shows 4 out of 4 possible stars. With regard to its market behaviour, it remains unchanged and can be qualified as risky. theScreener considers that these elements allow slightly upgrading its rating to Neutral. As of the analysis date June 21, 2019, the closing price was GBp 2,165.00 and its expected value was estimated at GBp 1,993.20.

Ashtead Group plc - April 2019 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

Ashtead Group plc: Update to credit analysis

Updated analysis of Ashtead based on its strong track record of growth while maintaining a conservative financial policy

1 director maiden bought

A director at Ashtead Group maiden bought 2,250 shares at 2,202p and the significance rating of the trade was 56/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names of b...

Thanks to a better fundamental star rating, ASHTEAD GROUP PLC. sees an upgrade to Neutral

The independent financial analyst theScreener just awarded an improved star rating to ASHTEAD GROUP PLC. (GB), active in the Business Support Services industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title receives an improved star rating and now shows 4 out of 4 possible stars. With regard to its market behaviour, it remains unchanged and can be qualified as risky. theScreener considers that these elements allow slightly upgrading its rating to Neutral. As of the analysis date June 21, 2019, the closing price was GBp 2,165.00 and its expected value was estimated at GBp 1,993.20.

Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS)

Ashtead Group - AGM 10 September 2019

Leadership Changes In May 2019, Geoffrey Drabble, CEO, stepped down from his role. Brendan Horgan, previously COO, was appointed CEO. Item 2: Approve the Remuneration Report The structure is unacceptable. Although it is more weighted toward the long term, the weighting difference is minor. Furthermore, the maximum bonus exceeds guidelines and the quantum is excessive. Accelerated vesting in the event of a change of control is possible and pension contributions exceed guidelines.  Weighting difference is minor. Furthermore, the maximum bonus exceeds guidelines and the quantum is excessive. A...

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