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Ashland Inc (ASH)

NYSE: Basic Materials

Company Profile
Price and Volume
Recent Price 127.53
52 Week High 130.66
52 Week Low 93.62
Avg. Daily Vol. (Mil) 0.70
Beta (3 year) 0.58
Share Related Items
Mkt Cap (Mil) 8,833.32
Shares Out (Mil) 69.26
Float (Mil) 69.13
Dividend Information
Yield % 1.10
Annual Dividend 1.36
Payout Ratio 66.00
Financial Strength
Quick Ratio 1.70
Current Ratio 2.40
LT Debt/ Equity 0.89
Total Debt / Equity 0.98
Valuation Ratios
Price Earnings 62.20
Price/Sales 1.45
Price/Book 2.66
Price/Cash Flow 16.30
Per Share Data
Earnings 2.05
Sales 87.76
Book Value 48.00
Cash Flow 7.84
Business Summary
Ashland Inc is a speciality chemicals company that provides products, services and solutions that meet customer needs throughout a variety of industries.
General Information
50 E. RiverCenter Boulevard
P.O. Box 391
Covington, KY 41012-0391
Industry : Chemicals
Sector: Basic Materials
Employees: 10000
CEO: Mr. William A. Wulfsohn
Short Interest
Current Month (Mil) 3.01
Previous Month (Mil) 3.99
Short Interest Ratio (Days) 4.80
Management Effectiveness
Return on Equity 4.70
Return on Assets 1.50
Return on Investments 2.50
Gross Margin 31.70
EBIT Margin -0.30
Profit Margin 2.50
ASH News

Analysts Ratings for ASH

Rating Current 1-Mo Ago 2-Mo Ago 3-Mo Ago
Strong Buy 7 7 7 6
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 2 2 2 1
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0

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