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Ashland Global Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:ASH)

$76.35
-0.70 (-0.91 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 01:19 AM ET)
Today's Range
$76.11
Now: $76.35
$76.96
50-Day Range
$72.04
MA: $76.17
$78.33
52-Week Range
$64.93
Now: $76.35
$84.81
Volume394,958 shs
Average Volume669,385 shs
Market Capitalization$4.62 billion
P/E Ratio21.33
Dividend Yield1.43%
Beta1.27
Ashland Global Holdings Inc provides specialty chemical solutions worldwide. The company's Specialty Ingredients segment offers products, technologies, and resources for solving formulation and product-performance challenges. It provides solutions using natural, synthetic, and semisynthetic polymers derived from cellulose ethers, vinyl pyrrolidones, acrylic polymers, polyester and polyurethane-based adhesives, and plant and seed extracts. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP04420910
Phone859-815-3333

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.74 billion
Cash Flow$8.77 per share
Book Value$54.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$114 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,000
Market Cap$4.62 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Ashland Global (NYSE:ASH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ashland Global's stock symbol?

Ashland Global trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ASH."

How often does Ashland Global pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ashland Global?

Ashland Global declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share on Sunday, September 15th. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 29th. View Ashland Global's Dividend History.

How will Ashland Global's stock buyback program work?

Ashland Global declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, March 21st 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Ashland Global's earnings last quarter?

Ashland Global Holdings Inc (NYSE:ASH) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The basic materials company reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.77. The basic materials company earned $641 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $640.29 million. Ashland Global had a net margin of 3.63% and a return on equity of 5.15%. Ashland Global's revenue for the quarter was down 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.77 EPS. View Ashland Global's Earnings History.

When is Ashland Global's next earnings date?

Ashland Global is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ashland Global.

What guidance has Ashland Global issued on next quarter's earnings?

Ashland Global issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.92-1.02 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.99.

What price target have analysts set for ASH?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Ashland Global's stock. Their predictions range from $82.00 to $92.00. On average, they anticipate Ashland Global's share price to reach $87.71 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ashland Global.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ashland Global?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ashland Global in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ashland Global.

Has Ashland Global been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ASH stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ashland Global earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Ashland Global.

Are investors shorting Ashland Global?

Ashland Global saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,920,000 shares, a drop of 19.7% from the August 30th total of 2,390,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 545,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.5 days. Currently, 3.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Ashland Global's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Ashland Global's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ashland Global own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ashland Global investors own include Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Citigroup (C), Celgene (CELG), Autodesk (ADSK), EOG Resources (EOG), Honeywell International (HON), Nike (NKE), Ares Capital (ARCC), Masimo (MASI) and CF Industries (CF).

Who are Ashland Global's key executives?

Ashland Global's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William A. Wulfsohn, Chairman & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. John Kevin Willis, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Dr. Keith C. Silverman Ph.D., Sr. VP of Global Operations, Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety (Age 52)
  • Mr. Peter J. Ganz, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. and Chief Legal & Compliance Officer (Age 57)
  • Ms. Anne T. Schumann, Sr. VP and Chief HR & Information Technology Officer (Age 59)

Who are Ashland Global's major shareholders?

Ashland Global's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.28%), CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC (0.21%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.19%), First Financial Bank Trust Division (0.10%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%) and Regentatlantic Capital LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Ashland Global stock include Anne T Schumann, J Kevin Willis, Keith C Silverman, Osama M Musa, Peter Ganz and William J Heitman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ashland Global.

Which institutional investors are selling Ashland Global stock?

ASH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., CenturyLink Investment Management Co, State of Michigan Retirement System, Wiley BROS. Aintree Capital LLC, Regentatlantic Capital LLC, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold Ashland Global company stock in the last year include J Kevin Willis, Keith C Silverman, Osama M Musa, Peter Ganz and William J Heitman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ashland Global.

Which institutional investors are buying Ashland Global stock?

ASH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, First Financial Bank Trust Division, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , Riverview Trust Co, Old North State Trust LLC and Strs Ohio. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ashland Global.

How do I buy shares of Ashland Global?

Shares of ASH can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ashland Global's stock price today?

One share of ASH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $76.35.

How big of a company is Ashland Global?

Ashland Global has a market capitalization of $4.62 billion and generates $3.74 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $114 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.58 on an earnings per share basis. Ashland Global employs 6,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Ashland Global.

What is Ashland Global's official website?

The official website for Ashland Global is http://www.ashland.com/.

How can I contact Ashland Global?

Ashland Global's mailing address is 50 East RiverCenter Boulevard, COVINGTON KY, 41011. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 859-815-3333 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ashland Global (NYSE ASH)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  495 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  347 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  842
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ashland Global and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ASH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ASH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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