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  1. Ashland : Good Chemistry, Excellent Stock

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    Wed, 8 Oct 2014

    84.43 - $110.02 Current Market Cap : $7.93B Key Value Drivers Divestment of non-core segments is now complete. Ashland Water Technologies (AWT) business was sold to a financial buyer in Q4FY14 for $1.35 Bn - management can now focus on core

  2. How We Value Berkshire Hathaway

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    Fri, 3 May 2013

    operations is a bit more tenuous. For starters, our four comparison companies-- Ingersoll-Rand IR , ITT ITT , Ashland ASH , and CoreMark CORE --may be reflective of some of the bigger contributors--namely, Marmom, Lubrizol, and McLane

  3. Dropping Coverage of Ashland

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    Tue, 11 Dec 2012

    We are no longer providing equity research on Ashland ASH . We provide broad coverage of more than 1,700 companies across more than 140 industries and adjust our coverage as necessary based on client demand and investor interest.

  4. Ashland Performs Well in the Fourth Quarter; Guar Pressure on the Horizon

    Commentary

    Tue, 30 Oct 2012

    Ashland 's ASH fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year ..... value estimate of $71 per share. We think Ashland looks fairly valued. Adjusted for the ..... adjusting for ISP on a pro forma basis, Ashland was able to boost year-over-year quarterly

  5. Guar-based Chemicals Boost Ashland's 3Q

    Commentary

    Thu, 26 Jul 2012

    Ashland 's ASH fiscal third-quarter results generally ..... with the prior-year quarter. Again, Ashland was led by its specialty ingredients business ..... resulting in a profitability boost for Ashland , as the company was able to make some

  6. Ashland's Specialty Ingredients Business Performs Well in 2Q, While Other Segments Lag

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    Tue, 24 Apr 2012

    Ashland 's ASH fiscal second-quarter results generally ..... continued to perform well, outshining Ashland 's other businesses. We have noted before ..... consider specialty ingredients the jewel of Ashland 's portfolio, and we're not surprised

  7. Ashland's 1Q Boosted by Strong Performance from Newly Acquired International Specialty Products

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    Tue, 24 Jan 2012

    On Tuesday, Ashland ASH reported strong fiscal first-quarter ..... added another high-margin business to Ashland 's Specialty Ingredients segment, along ..... improvement in ISP profitability, as Ashland management works to implement additional

  8. Cost Increases Damage Valvoline's Profitability in Ashland's 4Q

    Commentary

    Wed, 9 Nov 2011

    Ashland ASH had a tough fiscal fourth quarter, with ..... higher raw-material costs in the quarter. Ashland has taken steps throughout the year to ..... 2010 and 360 basis points sequentially. Ashland has announced price increases to recover

  9. Takeover Targets: Harnessing Current Chemicals Mergers and Acquisitions Trends

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    Wed, 3 Aug 2011

    cash flow relative to enterprise value–do you think any of these companies are possible takeover targets? 1. Ashland Inc. ( ASH ): Trailing twelve month levered free cash flow at $491.75M vs. enterprise value at $4.62B (i.e. levered

  10. Ashland Raises Prices to Counter Rising Material Costs in 3Q

    Commentary

    Thu, 28 Jul 2011

    On Thursday, Ashland ASH reported fiscal third-quarter results ..... nature of the Valvoline business and Ashland 's lack of pricing power in the segment ..... number of oil changes. On the flip side, Ashland 's functional ingredient business expanded

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