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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.30
ASHTF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. ASHTF: 0.30 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.3

0.15
0.32
Interest Coverage 6.94
ASHTF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.56 vs. ASHTF: 6.94 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 16.72
Current: 6.94

0.01
16.72
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.91
M-Score: -1.78
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 20.89
ASHTF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 vs. ASHTF: 20.89 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 20.89
Current: 20.89

0.11
20.89
Net-margin (%) 10.19
ASHTF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. ASHTF: 10.19 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7   Max: 14.97
Current: 10.19

-7
14.97
ROE (%) 20.34
ASHTF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.54 vs. ASHTF: 20.34 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.4   Max: 21.53
Current: 20.34

-26.4
21.53
ROA (%) 6.11
ASHTF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ASHTF: 6.11 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.67   Max: 8.82
Current: 6.11

-4.67
8.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.95
ASHTF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.70 vs. ASHTF: 17.95 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 19.16
Current: 17.95

0.09
19.16
Revenue Growth (%) 16.80
ASHTF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ASHTF: 16.80 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.5   Max: 34.8
Current: 16.8

-3.5
34.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 24.30
ASHTF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. ASHTF: 24.30 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.8   Max: 24.9
Current: 24.3

-13.8
24.9
EPS Growth (%) 255.70
ASHTF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. ASHTF: 255.70 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -75.1   Max: 255.7
Current: 255.7

-75.1
255.7
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.10
ASHTF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.20 vs. ASHTF: 22.10 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 1020.5
Current: 22.1

1.38
1020.5
P/B 6.00
ASHTF's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. ASHTF: 6.00 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 6.26
Current: 6

0.28
6.26
P/S 2.90
ASHTF's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. ASHTF: 2.90 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 3.12
Current: 2.9

0.14
3.12
EV-to-EBIT 15.53
ASHTF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.95 vs. ASHTF: 15.53 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 50.2
Current: 15.53

3.8
50.2
PEG 1.20
ASHTF's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ASHTF: 1.20 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 502.11
Current: 1.2

0.48
502.11
Shiller P/E 56.80
ASHTF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ASHTF: 56.80 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.66   Max: 61.44
Current: 56.8

3.66
61.44
Current Ratio 1.30
ASHTF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. ASHTF: 1.30 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.3

0.63
1.55
Quick Ratio 1.23
ASHTF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. ASHTF: 1.23 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.49
Current: 1.23

0.53
1.49

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.80
ASHTF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
84% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. ASHTF: 0.80 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 8.53
Current: 0.8

0.21
8.53
Dividend Payout 0.19
ASHTF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ASHTF: 0.19 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 5
Current: 0.19

0.19
5
Dividend growth (3y) 15.40
ASHTF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. ASHTF: 15.40 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 100
Current: 15.4

0
100
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.34
ASHTF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
70% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. ASHTF: 1.34 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 14.31
Current: 1.34

0.35
14.31
Share Buyback Rate -0.70
ASHTF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. ASHTF: -0.70 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.2   Max: -19.4
Current: -0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 14.30
ASHTF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. ASHTF: 14.30 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 17.8
Current: 14.3

1.25
17.8
Price/DCF (Projected) 5.50
ASHTF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ASHTF: 5.50 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 4.44
Current: 5.5

0.88
4.44
Price/Median PS Value 3.60
ASHTF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ASHTF: 3.60 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.85
Current: 3.6

0.2
2.85
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.00
ASHTF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ASHTF: 1.00 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 9.11
Current: 1

0.4
9.11
Price/Graham Number 3.90
ASHTF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. ASHTF: 3.90 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 20.22
Current: 3.9

0.48
20.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.30
ASHTF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 873 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. ASHTF: 6.30 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2   Max: 26.5
Current: 6.3

2
26.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 24.53
ASHTF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
93% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.46 vs. ASHTF: 24.53 )
ASHTF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -38.4   Max: 24.9
Current: 24.53

-38.4
24.9

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:AHT.UK, 0LC.Germany
Ashtead Group PLC is engaged in the rental of equipment to industrial and commercial users mainly in the non-residential construction sectors of the US and the UK. It supply equipment that lifts, powers, generates, moves, digs, compacts, drills, supports, scrubs, pumps, directs and ventilates - whatever the job needs. The group is split into two business units, Sunbelt and A-Plant. Sunbelt has rental operations with 376 stores in 35 US states. A-Plant has operations at 109 stores throughout England, Scotland and Wales. The group has operations in North American, United Kingdom and in Other parts of the World.

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