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Ashtead Group plc : The bullish trend is not over

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02/13/2013 | 10:16am
Opinion : Bullish above GBp 475
Target price : GBp 515
Stop loss: GBp 459
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Ashtead Group has still an uptrend and is going toward its highest level.

The company’s fundamentals are still strong. Sales are up 14% for one year. Analysts from Thomson Reuters consensus have revised largely upward their EPS estimates.

Technically, the security shows a bullish configuration on all time scales. Prices are supported by increasing moving averages. In daily data, 20-day moving average helps the stock to keep its uptrend.

According to both technical and fundamental elements, it seems opportune to take a long position at the current price. The bullish trend should allow the security to reach new highs. The target is set at GBp 515. A stop loss will be placed under the GBp 461.1 short term support to avoid a downtrend.

Ashtead Group plc : Ashtead Group plc : The bullish trend is not over

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Financial Ratios

Size 2016e 2017e
Capitalization 4 900 M GBP -
Entreprise Value (EV) 6 896 M GBP 6 689 M GBP
Valuation 2016e 2017e
P/E ratio (Price / EPS) 12,5x 11,0x
Capitalization / Revenue 1,94x 1,73x
EV / Revenue 2,74x 2,37x
EV / EBITDA 5,96x 5,06x
Yield (DPS / Price) 1,91% 2,13%
Price to book (Price / BVPS) 3,35x 2,68x
Profitability 2016e 2017e
Operating Margin (EBIT / Sales) 27,8% 27,9%
operating Leverage (Delta EBIT / Delta Sales) 1,09x 1,04x
Net Margin (Net Profit / Revenue) 15,5% 15,8%
ROA (Net Profit / Asset) 11,5% 11,0%
ROE (Net Profit / Equities) 31,3% 27,7%
Rate of Dividend 24,0% 23,4%
Balance Sheet Analysis 2016e 2017e
CAPEX / Sales   38,3% 23,5%
Cash Flow / Sales 32,9% 32,7%
Capital Intensity (Assets / Sales) 1,35x 1,43x
Financial Leverage (Net Debt / EBITDA) 1,73x 1,35x
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