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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M7,911Revenue $M6,121Net Margin (%)3.6Z-Score1.9
Enterprise Value $M9,798EPS $3.0Operating Margin %1.3F-Score6
P/E(ttm))38.2Cash Flow Per Share $13.1Pre-tax Margin (%)-1.2Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book2.510-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-1.5Quick Ratio1.7Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.55-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-2.3Current Ratio2.1Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow5.8y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-65.8ROA % (ttm)2.0Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %1.2Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)5.3Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %146Shares Outstanding M78.1ROI % (ttm)-2.6Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with ASH

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (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 2014-09-30 Buy 0.55%$99.46 - $109.37
($106.44)
$ 114.057%New holding, 360087 sh.360,087
ASHRichard Pzena 2014-09-30 Add0.02%$99.46 - $109.37
($106.44)
$ 114.057%Add 51.2%108,375
ASHJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Buy 0.01%$99.46 - $109.37
($106.44)
$ 114.057%New holding, 5836 sh.5,836
ASHRay Dalio 2014-09-30 Sold Out $99.46 - $109.37
($106.44)
$ 114.057%Sold Out0
ASHDaniel Loeb 2014-09-30 Sold Out -1.3%$99.46 - $109.37
($106.44)
$ 114.057%Sold Out0
ASHLee Ainslie 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.24%$99.46 - $109.37
($106.44)
$ 114.057%Reduce -12.13%1,099,643
ASHDaniel Loeb 2014-06-30 Add0.32%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 114.0512%Add 33.33%1,000,000
ASHRichard Pzena 2014-06-30 Add0.03%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 114.0512%Add 179.98%71,675
ASHLee Ainslie 2014-06-30 Reduce-1.35%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 114.0512%Reduce -43.6%1,251,409
ASHMichael Price 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.3%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 114.0512%Sold Out0
ASHGeorge Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.16%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 114.0512%Sold Out0
ASHJohn Keeley 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.14%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 114.0512%Reduce -37.57%134,756
ASHJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.12%$94.42 - $108.16
($101.83)
$ 114.0512%Sold Out0
ASHLee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Buy 3.1%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 114.0519%New holding, 2218776 sh.2,218,776
ASHDaniel Loeb 2014-03-31 Buy 1.1%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 114.0519%New holding, 750000 sh.750,000
ASHMichael Price 2014-03-31 Buy 0.3%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 114.0519%New holding, 25000 sh.25,000
ASHGeorge Soros 2014-03-31 Buy 0.16%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 114.0519%New holding, 167777 sh.167,777
ASHRichard Pzena 2014-03-31 Buy 0.02%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.99)
$ 114.0519%New holding, 25600 sh.25,600
ASHRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 114.0519%Reduce -71.92%2,190
ASHJohn Keeley 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.44%$89.09 - $100.12
($95.96)
$ 114.0519%Reduce -55.45%215,848
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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 Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-305,8360.010.01New Buy
ASH Leon Cooperman 2014-09-30360,0870.460.55New Buy
ASH Richard Pzena 2014-09-30108,3750.140.06+51.2%
ASH Robert Bruce 2014-09-3025,0000.030.7
ASH John Keeley 2014-09-30128,0610.160.27-4.97%
ASH Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30152,2620.20.09-9.35%
ASH Lee Ainslie 2014-09-301,099,6431.411.7-12.13%
ASH Daniel Loeb 2014-09-30000Sold Out
ASH Ray Dalio 2014-09-30000Sold Out
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ASH: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Solomon Walter HVice President 2014-09-11Sell2,866$107.985.11view
ESLER SUSAN BVice President 2014-09-04Sell5,255$108.424.69view
WARD MICHAEL JDirector 2014-09-02Sell12,912$107.645.44view
OBRIEN JAMES J /KYCEO 2014-07-07Sell160,933$108.144.96view
Schumann Anne T.Vice President 2014-07-03Sell353$108.954.18view
Schumann Anne T.Vice President 2014-06-11Sell919$105.437.65view
Schumann Anne T.Vice President 2014-05-12Sell635$103.349.83view
WILLIS J KEVINCFO 2014-05-09Sell2,377$103.799.36view
HEITMAN WILLIAM JController 2014-05-08Sell6,730$101.5511.77view
MITCHELL SAMUEL JSenior Vice President 2014-05-08Sell12,470$101.5511.77view

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