Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) had its price target boosted by Jefferies Group from GBX 1,550 ($19.23) to GBX 1,700 ($21.09) in a research report issued on Tuesday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 13.96% from the stock’s current price.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. BNP Paribas reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 1,200 ($14.89) price target on shares of Ashtead Group plc in a research report on Monday, November 21st. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on shares of Ashtead Group plc from GBX 710 ($8.81) to GBX 730 ($9.06) and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, November 18th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,500 ($18.61) price target on shares of Ashtead Group plc in a research report on Friday, October 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on shares of Ashtead Group plc from GBX 1,370 ($17.00) to GBX 1,430 ($17.74) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, October 14th. Finally, Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,500 ($18.61) price target (up from GBX 1,350 ($16.75)) on shares of Ashtead Group plc in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,324.27 ($16.43).

Analyst Recommendations for Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)

Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) opened at 1485.00 on Tuesday. Ashtead Group plc has a 12 month low of GBX 749.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,510.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 7.42 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,347.00 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,183.80.

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Ashtead Group plc Company Profile

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.

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