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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M8,321Revenue $M6,121Net Margin (%)2.6Z-Score1.5
Enterprise Value $M10,340EPS $3.0Operating Margin %1.2F-Score6
P/E(ttm))63.1Cash Flow Per Share $13.1Pre-tax Margin (%)-2.9Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book2.710-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-1.4Quick Ratio1.8Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.65-y EBITDA Growth Rate %1.3Current Ratio2.4Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow5.8y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-71.0ROA % (ttm)1.4Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %1.1Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)3.8Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %431Shares Outstanding M69.3ROI % (ttm)-2.6Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with ASH

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (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
ASHLeon Cooperman 2014-12-31 Add1%$96.38 - $120.9
($110.39)
$ 127.6216%Add 141.97%871,287
ASHGeorge Soros 2014-12-31 Buy 0.02%$96.38 - $120.9
($110.39)
$ 127.6216%New holding, 12700 sh.12,700
ASHLee Ainslie 2014-12-31 Sold Out -1.7%$96.38 - $120.9
($110.39)
$ 127.6216%Sold Out0
ASHMario Gabelli 2014-12-31 Reduce-0.04%$96.38 - $120.9
($110.23)
$ 127.6216%Reduce -42.98%86,815
ASHJoel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Sold Out -0.01%$96.38 - $120.9
($110.39)
$ 127.6216%Sold Out0
ASHLeon Cooperman 2014-09-30 Buy 0.55%$99.46 - $109.37
($106.44)
$ 127.6220%New holding, 360087 sh.360,087
ASHRichard Pzena 2014-09-30 Add0.02%$99.46 - $109.37
($106.44)
$ 127.6220%Add 51.2%108,375
ASHJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Buy 0.01%$99.46 - $109.37
($106.44)
$ 127.6220%New holding, 5836 sh.5,836
ASHRay Dalio 2014-09-30 Sold Out $99.46 - $109.37
($106.44)
$ 127.6220%Sold Out0
ASHDaniel Loeb 2014-09-30 Sold Out -1.3%$99.46 - $109.37
($106.44)
$ 127.6220%Sold Out0
ASHLee Ainslie 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.24%$99.46 - $109.37
($106.44)
$ 127.6220%Reduce -12.13%1,099,643
ASHDaniel Loeb 2014-06-30 Add0.32%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 127.6225%Add 33.33%1,000,000
ASHRichard Pzena 2014-06-30 Add0.03%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 127.6225%Add 179.98%71,675
ASHLee Ainslie 2014-06-30 Reduce-1.35%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 127.6225%Reduce -43.6%1,251,409
ASHGeorge Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.16%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 127.6225%Sold Out0
ASHJohn Keeley 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.14%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 127.6225%Reduce -37.57%134,756
ASHJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.12%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 127.6225%Sold Out0
ASHLee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Buy 3.1%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 127.6233%New holding, 2218776 sh.2,218,776
ASHDaniel Loeb 2014-03-31 Buy 1.1%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 127.6233%New holding, 750000 sh.750,000
ASHMichael Price 2014-03-31 Buy 0.3%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 127.6233%New holding, 25000 sh.25,000
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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 George Soros 2014-12-3112,7000.020.02New Buy
ASH Leon Cooperman 2014-12-31871,2871.261.7+141.97%
ASH Richard Pzena 2014-12-31119,0750.170.08+9.87%
ASH John Keeley 2014-12-31128,5310.190.31+0.37%
ASH Robert Bruce 2014-12-3125,0000.040.83
ASH Mario Gabelli 2014-12-3186,8150.130.05-42.98%
ASH Lee Ainslie 2014-12-31000Sold Out
ASH Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31000Sold Out
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ASH: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Schumann Anne T.Vice President 2015-02-05Sell651$1252.1view
Schumann Anne T.Vice President 2015-02-03Sell373$1224.61view
Schumann Anne T.Vice President 2015-01-12Sell1,314$120.036.32view
Solomon Walter HVice President 2015-01-08Sell6,344$1197.24view
HEITMAN WILLIAM JController 2015-01-06Sell1,424$117.668.47view
WILLIS J KEVINCFO 2015-01-05Sell6,940$117.518.6view
ESLER SUSAN BVice President 2015-01-05Sell2,485$118.57.7view
Harris Theodore LSenior Vice President 2014-12-30Sell4,519$120.276.11view
WILLIS J KEVINCFO 2014-12-03Sell1,587$116.949.13view
Solomon Walter HVice President 2014-09-11Sell2,866$107.9818.19view

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