Ashtead Group Dividend yield

 Price  48.33
 Dividend  0.44
 Earnings  1.69
 Cash-flow  3.29
 Book value  7.32
 Equity  6.95

Ashtead Group is part of Support Services business, which is part of Industrials industry. Ashtead Group is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ashtead Group paid a total dividend of 198 million GBP last year, for a market value of 21,700 millions (Market Cap 21,590 millions). Dividend per share of Ashtead Group is 0.44 GBP, and his stock market price 48.33 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ashtead Group has a dividend yield of 0.91%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Ashtead Group dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Ashtead Group

Ashtead Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ashtead Group to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.44 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.91%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ashtead Group payout on ernings is currently 26.04%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Ashtead Groupcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Ashtead Group is GBP 3.29 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.44, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Ashtead Group, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Industrials industry and Support Services sector companies.

Ashtead Group payout

Ashtead Group Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Ashtead Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ashtead Group showed a return of -0.90% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 11.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Support Services firms.

Ashtead Group stock and market return