ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:ASHTY) declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Tuesday, July 28th, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Friday, August 14th will be paid a dividend of 1.69 per share on Friday, September 25th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th. This is a positive change from ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR’s previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.33.
Shares of OTCMKTS ASHTY traded up $0.96 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $132.44. 1,909 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,638. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $132.46 and a 200-day simple moving average of $117.92. ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR has a 1-year low of $53.33 and a 1-year high of $145.70. The company has a quick ratio of 1.49, a current ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.85. The firm has a market cap of $14.88 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.96 and a beta of 1.83.
ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:ASHTY) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, June 16th. The company reported $1.02 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.77 by ($0.75). The firm had revenue of $1.31 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.45 billion. ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR had a net margin of 14.87% and a return on equity of 26.94%. Analysts anticipate that ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR will post 6.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
About ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR
Ashtead Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, rents a range of construction and industrial equipment. It offers equipment for use in lifting, powering, generation, moving, digging, compacting, drilling, supporting, scrubbing, pumping, directing, heating, and ventilating works. The company provides various types of construction equipment for non-residential construction markets; and facilities management equipment for the maintenance and repair of facilities.
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