Ashland (ASH) - FREE Research Report Schumann Anne T., who is Vice President at Ashland, sold 635 shares at $103.34 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 7,038 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.28% with the 635-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $103.89, up $0.55, or 0.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ashland go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 23,109
12-Week # shares sold: 48,987
24-Week # shares sold: 102,002
The average volume for Ashland has been 758,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ashland has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 6.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Ashland Inc. operates as a specialty chemicals company worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Ashland Specialty Ingredients, Ashland Water Technologies, Ashland Performance Materials, and Ashland Consumer Markets. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Ashland a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on ASH - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ashland as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Ashland Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.