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Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L)

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Ashtead Q1 pretax profit 178 mln stg vs 155 mln stg year ago
Wednesday, 7 Sep 2016 02:00am EDT 

Ashtead Group Plc : Q1 pretax profit 178 million stg versus 155 million stg year ago . 1St quarter results . Group rental revenue up 12% 1 . Group underlying pre-tax profit 2 of £184m . £328m of capital invested in business (2015: £349m) . Net debt to ebitda leverage 1 of 1.7 times (2015: 1.8 times) .Expect full year results to be ahead of our expectations and board continues to look to medium term with confidence.  Full Article

UK's CMA says considering if Ashtead Plant Hire-Lion Trackhire deal would hurt competition
Friday, 1 Jul 2016 07:16am EDT 

Competition And Markets Authority(CMA):UK's CMA says considering whether anticipated acquisition by Ashtead Plant Hire Company Limited of Lion Trackhire Ltd would hurt competition.  Full Article

Ashtead says to buyback shares worth up to 200 mln stg
Thursday, 16 Jun 2016 06:41am EDT 

Ashtead Group Plc : Has entered into an arrangement with Barclays Bank Plc, acting through its investment bank . Arrangement allows Barclays to purchase, together with any other ordinary shares in co purchased on co's behalf pursuant to its buyback programme . Aggregate purchase price under this arrangement will not exceed 200 million pounds .Maximum price paid be limited to be no more than 105 percent average middle market closing price of co's shares for 5 business days before purchase is made.  Full Article

Ashtead Group PLC recommends final dividend
Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015 02:00am EDT 

Ashtead Group PLC:Recommending final dividend of 12.25 pence per share (2014: 9.25 pence) making 15.25 pence for year (2014: 11.5 pence).If approved at forthcoming AGM, final dividend will be paid on Sept. 4 to shareholders on the register on Aug. 14.  Full Article

Ashtead Group Plc raises FY 2015 outlook
Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 02:00am EST 

Ashtead Group Plc:Anticipates FY 2015 result ahead of the company's previous expectations.  Full Article

Ashtead Group PLC announces holding interest of Abrams Bison Investments LLC
Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 05:40am EST 

Ashtead Group PLC:Says it has been advised that on Jan. 15 Abrams Bison Investments LLC was interested in total of 25,350,000 of the Group's shares (or 5.04 pct of its share capital).  Full Article

Ashtead Group PLC declares dividend
Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 02:01am EST 

Ashtead Group PLC:Increases the interim dividend 33 pct to 3.0p per share.Says this will be paid on Feb. 4, 2015 to shareholders on record on Jan. 16, 2015.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-Ashtead sees FY results beat forecasts on US construction rebound

Sept 7 British industrial equipment hire group Ashtead Group Plc said on Wednesday it expects full-year results to exceed its forecasts, helped by strong growth in its North American business.