Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Ashtead Group plc (LON: AHT) in the last few weeks:

  • 9/29/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 2,030 ($26.93) price target on the stock.
  • 9/25/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 1,867 ($24.76) price target on the stock.
  • 9/14/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its price target raised by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from GBX 1,500 ($19.90) to GBX 1,650 ($21.89). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 9/14/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its price target raised by analysts at Berenberg Bank from GBX 1,600 ($21.22) to GBX 1,700 ($22.55). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 9/14/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its price target raised by analysts at Liberum Capital from GBX 1,940 ($25.73) to GBX 2,030 ($26.93). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 9/13/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its price target raised by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd from GBX 1,800 ($23.88) to GBX 2,000 ($26.53). They now have an “add” rating on the stock.
  • 9/13/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 1,650 ($21.89) price target on the stock.
  • 9/13/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a GBX 1,800 ($23.88) price target on the stock.
  • 9/13/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 1,867 ($24.76) price target on the stock.
  • 9/12/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 1,800 ($23.88) price target on the stock.
  • 9/8/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 1,940 ($25.73) price target on the stock.
  • 9/4/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a GBX 2,000 ($26.53) price target on the stock.
  • 8/17/2017 – Ashtead Group plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 1,800 ($23.88) price target on the stock.

Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) opened at 1843.00 on Wednesday. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,696.08 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,635.31. Ashtead Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,202.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,864.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 9.17 billion.

Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, September 12th. The company reported GBX 31.50 ($0.42) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of GBX 30.10 ($0.40) by GBX 1.40 ($0.02). Ashtead Group plc had a return on equity of 24.78% and a net margin of 14.47%. The company had revenue of £828.80 million for the quarter. Equities analysts anticipate that Ashtead Group plc will post $118.90 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Ashtead Group plc is an equipment rental company. The Company rents a range of construction and industrial equipment across a range of applications to a diverse customer base. The Company’s segments include Sunbelt and A-Plant. The Company operates in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada.

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