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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity-to-Asset 0.30
ASHTF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
71% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. ASHTF: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ASHTF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.3
0.15
0.32
Interest Coverage 8.87
ASHTF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. ASHTF: 8.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ASHTF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 3.12 Max: 8.99
Current: 8.87
1.06
8.99
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 2.41
WACC vs ROIC
4.24%
13.77%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 27.92
ASHTF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
92% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. ASHTF: 27.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ASHTF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.09  Med: 16.66 Max: 27.92
Current: 27.92
6.09
27.92
Net Margin % 16.26
ASHTF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
89% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. ASHTF: 16.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ASHTF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 7.61 Max: 16.26
Current: 16.26
0.09
16.26
ROE % 29.81
ASHTF's ROE % is ranked higher than
95% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. ASHTF: 29.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ASHTF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 17.81 Max: 31.45
Current: 29.81
0.18
31.45
ROA % 9.08
ASHTF's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. ASHTF: 9.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ASHTF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 4.92 Max: 9.47
Current: 9.08
0.05
9.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 20.35
ASHTF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.56 vs. ASHTF: 20.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ASHTF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.85  Med: 16.02 Max: 22.85
Current: 20.35
2.85
22.85
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 23.50
ASHTF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. ASHTF: 23.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ASHTF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 16.7 Max: 34.6
Current: 23.5
-3.4
34.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 33.90
ASHTF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. ASHTF: 33.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ASHTF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.2  Med: 10.6 Max: 39.4
Current: 33.9
-14.2
39.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 44.00
ASHTF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. ASHTF: 44.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ASHTF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.9  Med: 34.7 Max: 511.8
Current: 44
-74.9
511.8
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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services  
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Traded in other countries:0LC.Germany, AHT.UK,
Ashtead Group PLC is an equipment rental company with national networks in the US and the UK. It rents construction and industrial equipment across a variety of applications to a diverse customer base.

Ashtead Group PLC was incorporated on April 4, 1984. It is an equipment rental company with national networks in the US and the UK. The Company rents construction and industrial equipment across a variety of applications to a diverse customer base. Its operations are located in North America and the United Kingdom.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 17.77
ASHTF's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. ASHTF: 17.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ASHTF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 18.22 Max: 2040
Current: 17.77
1.35
2040
Forward PE Ratio 14.41
ASHTF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.15 vs. ASHTF: 14.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 17.97
ASHTF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
52% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. ASHTF: 17.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ASHTF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 18.23 Max: 410
Current: 17.97
2.9
410
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 9.54
ASHTF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
72% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.61 vs. ASHTF: 9.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ASHTF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 10.08 Max: 79.33
Current: 9.54
0.18
79.33
PB Ratio 4.40
ASHTF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. ASHTF: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ASHTF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.26 Max: 6.12
Current: 4.4
0.28
6.12
PS Ratio 2.90
ASHTF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. ASHTF: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ASHTF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.06 Max: 3.33
Current: 2.9
0.14
3.33
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 82.16
ASHTF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
96% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. ASHTF: 82.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ASHTF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 5 Max: 583.64
Current: 82.16
1.76
583.64
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 38.47
ASHTF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
91% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. ASHTF: 38.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ASHTF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 4.44 Max: 260
Current: 38.47
0.59
260
EV-to-EBIT 13.79
ASHTF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. ASHTF: 13.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ASHTF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 14.4 Max: 71.4
Current: 13.79
4.7
71.4
EV-to-EBITDA 8.14
ASHTF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
62% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.87 vs. ASHTF: 8.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ASHTF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 6.4 Max: 9.9
Current: 8.14
2.4
9.9
PEG Ratio 0.51
ASHTF's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ASHTF: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
ASHTF' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.18 Max: 52.75
Current: 0.51
0.14
52.75
Shiller PE Ratio 50.98
ASHTF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.13 vs. ASHTF: 50.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ASHTF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.19  Med: 56.65 Max: 73.15
Current: 50.98
30.19
73.15
Current Ratio 1.24
ASHTF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. ASHTF: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ASHTF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.55
Current: 1.24
0.63
1.55
Quick Ratio 1.16
ASHTF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. ASHTF: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ASHTF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.49
Current: 1.16
0.53
1.49
Days Inventory 431.10
ASHTF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
100% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 62.32 vs. ASHTF: 431.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ASHTF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 75.35  Med: 77.03 Max: 431.1
Current: 431.1
75.35
431.1
Days Sales Outstanding 78.39
ASHTF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
68% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 59.90 vs. ASHTF: 78.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ASHTF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.27  Med: 49.68 Max: 78.39
Current: 78.39
40.27
78.39
Days Payable 5.00
ASHTF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
97% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.72 vs. ASHTF: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ASHTF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 764.89 Max: 939.69
Current: 5
5
939.69

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.50
ASHTF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
74% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. ASHTF: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ASHTF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.29 Max: 8.62
Current: 1.5
0.18
8.62
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.25
ASHTF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. ASHTF: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ASHTF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.2 Max: 14.5
Current: 0.25
0.06
14.5
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 55.90
ASHTF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. ASHTF: 55.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ASHTF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 18.3 Max: 86.6
Current: 55.9
0
86.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.50
ASHTF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
74% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. ASHTF: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 9.95
ASHTF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
91% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. ASHTF: 9.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ASHTF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 8.56 Max: 57.18
Current: 9.95
1.19
57.18

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 7.94
ASHTF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
89% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. ASHTF: 7.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ASHTF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 7.32 Max: 200
Current: 7.94
1.26
200
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 11.76
ASHTF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. ASHTF: 11.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ASHTF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 3.42 Max: 19.23
Current: 11.76
0.05
19.23
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.75
ASHTF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ASHTF: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ASHTF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.82
Current: 2.75
0.07
2.82
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.72
ASHTF's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. ASHTF: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
ASHTF' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.87 Max: 59.5
Current: 0.72
0.23
59.5
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.52
ASHTF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ASHTF: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ASHTF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 2.65 Max: 11.92
Current: 2.52
0.49
11.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.30
ASHTF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
66% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. ASHTF: 7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ASHTF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 7 Max: 21.1
Current: 7.3
1.4
21.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 33.25
ASHTF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
92% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. ASHTF: 33.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ASHTF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.7  Med: 6.6 Max: 34.9
Current: 33.25
-66.7
34.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,806
EPS (TTM) $ 1.23
Beta1.34
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $11.55 - 21.33
Shares Outstanding (Mil)499.23

Analyst Estimate

Apr17 Apr18
Revenue (Mil $) 3,859 4,291
EPS ($) 1.27 1.46
EPS without NRI ($) 1.27 1.46
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.32 0.35
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