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Exane BNP Paribas issued a report on Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT), renewing its target at 1,100.00GBX earlier today

Boasting a price of 1,341.50GBX, Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) traded 1.59% higher on the day. With the last stock price up 26.68% from the two hundred day average, compared with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index which has decreased -0.01% over the same period. AHT has recorded a 50-day average of 1,248.67GBX and a two hundred day average of 1,060.12GBX. Volume of trade was down over the average, with 770,143 shares of AHT changing hands under the typical 2,180,970

Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) had its stock price target hold steady to 1,100.00GBX by Exane BNP Paribas in a report issued 10/10/2016. The updated target price indicates a possible downside of -0.18% based on the company's most recent stock price close.

On Monday October 03, 2016, Exane BNP Paribas released a statement for Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) maintained the target price at 1,100.00GBX that suggested a downside of -0.14%.

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Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT)

With a total market value of 0 GBX, Ashtead Group PLC has price-earnings ratio of 15.97 with a one year low of 749.00GBX and a 52 week high of 1,378.93GBX .

Also covering Ashtead Group PLC's price target, a total of 15 brokers have issued a report on the company. The average stock price target is 1,077.00GBX with 7 firms rating the stock a strong buy, four analysts rating the company a buy, three equity analysts rating the company a hold, 2 brokerages rating the stock a underperform, and finally zero analysts rating the company a sell.

General Information About Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT)

Ashtead Group plc is an equipment rental company. The Company rents a range of construction and industrial equipment across a range of applications to a diverse customer base. The Company's segments include Sunbelt and A-Plant. The Company operates in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. The Company operates approximately 550 stores in over 40 states in the United States and over 10 stores in Canada. The Company's equipment can be used to lift, power, generate, light, move, dig, compact, drill, support, access, scrub, pump, direct, heat and ventilate. The Company rents on a short-term basis. It sells old equipment in the second-hand market. The Company's rental fleet ranges from small hand-held tools to a range of construction equipment. It provides rental solutions for non-residential construction markets, facilities management, disaster relief, event management, climate control, scaffolding and traffic management.

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