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Ashtead Group PLC ADR ASHTY Stock Quote

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  • Last Close 250.46
  • Sector Industrials
  • Industry Rental & Leasing Services
  • Investment Style Large Growth
  • Day Range 250.30  –  255.00
  • Year Range 165.51  –  300.36
  • Market Cap 27.4251 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 6,735.0 /  5,419.1
  • Price / Sales 2.73
  • Price / Book 4.22
  • Forward Div Yield 1.16%
  • Trailing Div Yield 1.57%

Morningstar‘s Stock Analysis ASHTY

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Key Statistics ASHTY

Company Profile ASHTY

Business Description

Ashtead is an equipment rental business with operations in the U.S., Canada and United Kingdom, operating under the Sunbelt Rentals brand. Earnings are mostly derived from the U.S. where Sunbelt enjoy a number-two market position with a 12% market share, in a highly fragmented market consisting of national, regional and independent competitors. Ashtead rents a range of construction, industrial and general equipment such as aerial lifts, hand-held tools and forklifts across its 1,265 rental stores worldwide.

100 Cheapside
London, EC2V 6DT, GBR
Industry Rental & Leasing Services
Employees 25,982

Competitors & Peers ASHTY

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Market Cap
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FAQs for Ashtead Group PLC ADR Stock

Yes. ASHTY has a forward dividend yield of 1.57%. See ASHTY’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
Dividend yield allows investors, particularly those interested in dividend-paying stocks, to compare the relationship between a stock’s price and how it rewards stockholders through dividends. The formula for calculating dividend yield is to divide the annual dividend paid per share by the stock price.

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ASHTY’s market cap is 27.43 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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ASHTY’s stock style is Large Growth.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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ASHTY’s price/sales is 2.73.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

ASHTY’s price/forward earnings is 16.53.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

ASHTY’s price/book is 4.22.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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ASHTY’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
A stock’s beta measures how closely tied its price movements have been to the performance of the overall market.

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