Ashtead Group PLC (AHT.L)
12 Dec 2013
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£3,674.41|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||503.34|
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LONDON, Dec 10 - Equipment rental company Ashtead expects full-year profit to hit the upper end of expectations after a turnaround in the U.S. construction market helped it to grow second-quarter pretax profit by 42 percent.
Nov 21 - : * Speedy Hire Plc : Liberum starts with buy rating * Aggreko Plc : Liberum starts with hold * A.P.R. Energy Plc : Liberum starts with sell * Ashtead Group Plc : Liberum starts with buy rating * Ashtead Group Plc : Liberum starts with target price 765p * Speedy Hire Plc : Liberum starts with target price 88p * A.P.R. Energy Plc : Liberum starts with target price 890p * Aggreko Plc : Liberum starts with target price 1500p For a summary of rating actions and price targe
* First-quarter pretax profit rises 63 pct to 99.5 mln stg
LONDON, June 20 - Ashtead Group is reaping the rewards of an efficiency drive and a shift by builders towards renting equipment, which helped it to defy a volatile construction market with impressive full-year numbers on Thursday.