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Market Cap $M8,156Revenue $M7,813Net Margin (%)8.7Z-Score1.6
Enterprise Value $M11,015EPS $8.6Operating Margin %15.9F-Score9
P/E(ttm))14.0Cash Flow Per Share $13.1Pre-tax Margin (%)12.2Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book1.910-y EBITDA Growth Rate %1.4Quick Ratio1.4Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.15-y EBITDA Growth Rate %18.5Current Ratio1.8Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow5.8y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %106ROA % (ttm)5.7Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %1.3Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)15.0Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %19.0Shares Outstanding M77.9ROI % (ttm)-2.6Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with ASH

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
ASHLee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Buy 3.1%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 104.659%New holding, 2218776 sh.2,218,776
ASHDaniel Loeb 2014-03-31 Buy 1.1%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 104.659%New holding, 750000 sh.750,000
ASHMichael Price 2014-03-31 Buy 0.3%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 104.659%New holding, 25000 sh.25,000
ASHGeorge Soros 2014-03-31 Buy 0.16%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 104.659%New holding, 167777 sh.167,777
ASHRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 104.659%Reduce -71.92%2,190
ASHJohn Keeley 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.44%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 104.659%Reduce -55.45%215,848
ASHJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Buy 0.16%$85.09 - $97.05
($91.27)
$ 104.6515%New holding, 71358 sh.71,358
ASHRay Dalio 2013-12-31 Add$85.09 - $97.05
($91.27)
$ 104.6515%Add 39.29%7,800
ASHRay Dalio 2013-09-30 Buy $83.33 - $93.42
($88.16)
$ 104.6519%New holding, 5600 sh.5,600
ASHJean-Marie Eveillard 2012-09-30 Sold Out -0.77%$65.98 - $76.68
($71.46)
$ 104.6546%Sold Out0
ASHJean-Marie Eveillard 2012-06-30 Reduce-0.32%$59.59 - $69.44
($64.64)
$ 104.6562%Reduce -31.62%2,840,231
ASHJean-Marie Eveillard 2011-09-30 Add0.68%$44.84 - $66.42
($54.89)
$ 104.6591%Add 378.94%3,910,679
ASHGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $50.86 - $61.08
($56.74)
$ 104.6584%Sold Out0
ASHMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce-0.13%$50.86 - $61.08
($56.74)
$ 104.6584%Reduce -53.33%262,156
ASHJean-Marie Eveillard 2010-12-31 Buy 0.21%$47.95 - $55.8
($51.91)
$ 104.65102%New holding, 752006 sh.752,006
ASHGeorge Soros 2010-12-31 Add0.01%$47.95 - $55.8
($51.91)
$ 104.65102%Add 128.57%9,600
ASHGeorge Soros 2010-09-30 Buy $43.18 - $52.64
($48.76)
$ 104.65115%New holding, 4200 sh.4,200
ASHJohn Keeley 2010-06-30 Reduce-0.21%$47.89 - $63.28
($55.98)
$ 104.6587%Reduce -23.26%1,085,332
ASHCharles Brandes 2010-03-31 Sold Out $38.71 - $53.68
($45.85)
$ 104.65128%Sold Out0
ASHJohn Keeley 2010-03-31 Reduce-0.26%$38.71 - $53.68
($45.85)
$ 104.65128%Reduce -23.25%1,414,232
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

ASH is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
ASH Lee Ainslie 2014-03-312,218,7762.853.1New Buy
ASH George Soros 2014-03-31167,7770.220.16New Buy
ASH Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31750,0000.961.1New Buy
ASH Michael Price 2014-03-3125,0000.030.3New Buy
ASH Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-3180,7120.10.12+13.11%
ASH Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31173,3620.220.09-1.14%
ASH John Keeley 2014-03-31215,8480.280.37-55.45%
ASH Ray Dalio 2014-03-312,19000-71.92%
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ASH: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
OBRIEN JAMES J /KYCEO 2014-07-07Sell160,933$108.14-3.23view
Schumann Anne T.Vice President 2014-07-03Sell353$108.95-3.95view
Schumann Anne T.Vice President 2014-06-11Sell919$105.43-0.74view
Schumann Anne T.Vice President 2014-05-12Sell635$103.341.27view
WILLIS J KEVINCFO 2014-05-09Sell2,377$103.790.83view
Schumann Anne T.Vice President 2014-05-08Sell1,532$101.553.05view
MITCHELL SAMUEL JSenior Vice President 2014-05-08Sell12,470$101.553.05view
HEITMAN WILLIAM JController 2014-05-08Sell6,730$101.553.05view
Solomon Walter HVice President 2014-05-07Sell3,117$102.761.84view
WILLIS J KEVINCFO 2014-05-05Sell987$100.074.58view

Press Releases about ASH :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about ASH:

    News about ASH:

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    Jana Partners Barry Rosenstein Believes Agrium's Board "Played Dirty" in Its Proxy Fight Apr 22 2013 
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    12 Confident and Secure Companies Boosting Dividends Mar 21 2011 
    Guru Stocks Raising Dividends: ADP, INDB, WASH, PDCO, ASH Mar 19 2011 
    Ashland Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 02 2011 
    Ashland Inc. (ASH) CFO Lamar M Chambers sells 14,249 Shares Dec 02 2010 


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