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Ashland Inc ASH

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$99.47 +1.47 (1.50%)
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Price vs Fair Value

ASH is trading at a 710% premium.
Price
$98.50
Fair Value
$375.35
Uncertainty
High
1-Star Price
$564.33
5-Star Price
$21.59
Economic Moat
Nzpsr
Capital Allocation
RV
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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$98.00
Day Range
$98.3699.73
52-Week Range
$71.50100.99
Bid/Ask
$99.43 / $99.49
Market Cap
$4.98 Bil
Volume/Avg
100,535 / 319,063

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
29.89
Price/Sales
2.42
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
1.55%
Dividend Yield (Forward)
1.63%
Total Yield
6.71%

Company Profile

Ashland Inc is a world-wide specialty materials company that serves a wide range of industrial markets. The company has a business-centric operating model and is organized into four distinct segments: life sciences, personal care, specialty additives, and intermediates. Key customers for the firm include pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers of personal care products, food and beverages, and nutraceuticals and supplements. The life sciences segment derives maximum revenue. Ashland includes only U.S. and Canada in its North America designation and includes Europe, the Middle East and Africa in its Europe designation.
Sector
Basic Materials
Industry
Specialty Chemicals
Stock Style Box
Small Core
Total Number of Employees
3,800

Comparables

Valuation

Metric
ASH
ECVT
AMRSQ
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
29.8912.07
Price/Book Value
1.571.55
Price/Sales
2.421.62
Price/Cash Flow
21.426.03
Price/Earnings
ASH
ECVT
AMRSQ

Financial Strength

Metric
ASH
ECVT
AMRSQ
Quick Ratio
1.541.420.22
Current Ratio
3.152.070.52
Interest Coverage
1.582.83−18.44
Quick Ratio
ASH
ECVT
AMRSQ

Profitability

Metric
ASH
ECVT
AMRSQ
Return on Assets (Normalized)
2.66%4.82%−70.03%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
5.07%12.80%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
4.20%8.20%−99.14%
Return on Assets
ASH
ECVT
AMRSQ
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