BNP Paribas reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) in a research note released on Monday. BNP Paribas currently has a GBX 1,100 ($14.36) price objective on the stock.
A number of other research firms have also weighed in on AHT. Barclays PLC reissued an overweight rating and set a GBX 1,279 ($16.69) price target on shares of Ashtead Group plc in a research report on Thursday, September 8th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a sell rating and issued a GBX 710 ($9.27) price objective on shares of Ashtead Group plc in a research report on Thursday, September 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price objective on shares of Ashtead Group plc from GBX 1,140 ($14.88) to GBX 1,340 ($17.49) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research report on Monday, September 5th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,385 ($18.08) price objective on shares of Ashtead Group plc in a research report on Thursday, September 1st. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,350 ($17.62) price objective on shares of Ashtead Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, September 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Ashtead Group plc has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 1,232.79 ($16.09).
Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) traded up 1.79% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting GBX 1310.00. 2,054,118 shares of the company traded hands. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 6.55 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,240.92 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,051.72. Ashtead Group plc has a one year low of GBX 749.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,378.93.
In related news, insider Cole,Christopher sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,186 ($15.48), for a total transaction of £296,500 ($387,025.19).
Ashtead Group plc Company Profile
Ashtead Group plc is a United Kingdom-based equipment rental company with networks in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company operates through two business units: Sunbelt, which provides pump and power, climate control and scaffolding service, and A-Plant business, which operates through Eve Trakway Limited (Eve), which constructs temporary roadways and barriers; PSS, which offers trenchless technology and fusion services, and FLG (lifting) services.
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