Ashtead Group (AHT) dividend stock





  • Yield

     0.87%
  • Dividend

     15.25
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     38.4%
  • Dividend increased

     10 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     0%
  • Payout ratio (forward)

     12%
  • Ex-dividend date

     8/17/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -27.5%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     12 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     39.3
  • Tweed factor

     23.3
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
-27.5%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-37.7%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-76.0%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
9.2%
Price change from 52 week high   
-3.7%
Price change from 50 days average   
6.6%
Price change from 200 days average   
8.0%
Price info
Change
25.00 (1.40%)


Last price
1760.00 GBp


Day range
1755.00 - 1785.00


Year range
1182.23 - 1828.00

Financial health
Current ratio
0.97


Debt/equity ratio
158.28


Cash
5.30M


Debt
1.99B


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
16.49


Price/book (P/B)
4.26


Forward price/earning (P/E)
13.31


Price/sales (P/S)
2.64


PEG
1.15


Market cap
8.76B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
1.6500,2.5000,2.5800
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
25.0%
0.0200,0.1400,0.1300
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
155.0%
10 year history
1.6500,2.5000,2.5800,2.9000,3.0000,3.5000,7.5000,11.5000,15.2500,15.2500
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
28.0%
0.0200,0.1400,0.1300,0.0100,0.0000,0.1700,0.2700,0.4600,0.6000,0.7400
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
49.4%
0.7100,0.8300,1.0500,0.9900,1.0000,1.1000,1.2900,1.5700,2.1400,2.8400
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
16.7%
350.2000,6.5000,645.0000,0.0000,96.1000,19.7000,17.1000,21.6000,21.5000,22.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-26.5%
512.0000,549.0000,505.0000,498.0000,498.0000,511.0000,508.0000,505.0000,505.0000,504.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-0.2%
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Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   McGrath Rentcorp 25 yrs2.47%2.2%
USA   Aaron's 14 yrs0.28%14.0%
USA   Ryder System 13 yrs2.23%7.9%
USA   GATX 7 yrs0.00%6.6%
Company profile
Empoloyees
12,220


Sector


Website


Founded
1984


Industry


Ashtead Group plc, an investment holding company, rents a range of construction and industrial equipment. The company offers equipment, which is used to lift, power, generate, move, dig, support, scrub, pump, direct, heat, and ventilate various works. It provides various types of construction equipm...
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Address:
36-37 King Street, Kings House, London, EC2V 8BB

Phone:
+44 2077269700
Ashtead Group has a dividend of 15.25 GBp and their yield is 0.87%. Since 2007they have raised their dividend each year, that is 10 years in a row. AHT has a payout ratio of 0%, meaning that 0% of their earnings are paid as dividends. The company has a dividend payback period of 12 years. They have increased their dividend by 38.4% on average in the last 5 years. Ashtead Group has gone ex-dividend on the 8/17/2017. It was founded in 1984 and is a UK company with 12,220 employees. The stock belongs to the rental & leasing services industry in the services sector. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 1.5 out of 5 stars.






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