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  • Last Close 82.99
  • Sector Basic Materials
  • Industry Specialty Chemicals
  • Investment Style Small Blend
  • Day Range 82.06  –  83.76
  • Year Range 79.42  –  114.36
  • Market Cap 4.2525 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 251,874.0 /  487,249.2
  • Price / Sales 1.93
  • Price / Book 1.35
  • Forward Div Yield 1.84%
  • Trailing Div Yield 1.74%

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Business Description

Ashland Inc is a global specialty materials company that serves a wide range of industrial markets. The company has a business-centric operating model and is organized into five distinct segments: life sciences, personal care and household, performance adhesives, specialty additives, and intermediates and solvents. Key customers for the firm include pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers of personal care products, food and beverages, and nutraceuticals and supplements. There is not a single segment that represents a majority of revenue given its extensive portfolio of products. A large portion of revenue is generated outside of the United States and there is higher demand for the company’s services during warmer weather months.

8145 Blazer Drive
Wilmington, DE, 19808
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Employees 3,900

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FAQs for Ashland Inc Stock

Yes. ASH has a forward dividend yield of 1.86%. See ASH’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
Dividend yield allows investors, particularly those interested in dividend-paying stocks, to compare the relationship between a stock’s price and how it rewards stockholders through dividends. The formula for calculating dividend yield is to divide the annual dividend paid per share by the stock price.

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ASH’s market cap is 4.25 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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ASH’s stock style is Small Core.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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ASH’s price/sales is 1.93.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

ASH’s price/forward earnings is 19.17.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

ASH’s price/book is 1.35.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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ASH’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
A stock’s beta measures how closely tied its price movements have been to the performance of the overall market.

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