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Market Cap $M7,529Revenue $M7,813Net Margin (%)8.7Z-Score1.6
Enterprise Value $M10,495EPS $8.6Operating Margin %15.9F-Score7
P/E(ttm))11.2Cash Flow Per Share $13.1Pre-tax Margin (%)12.2Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book1.610-y EBITDA Growth Rate %1.4Quick Ratio1.0Cash flow > EarningsN
Price/Sales1.05-y EBITDA Growth Rate %18.5Current Ratio1.6Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow5.8y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %136ROA % (ttm)5.7Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %1.4Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)15.0Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %14.0Shares Outstanding M77.4ROI % (ttm)-2.6Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with ASH

Number of guru portfolios checked: 54.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
ASHJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Buy 0.16%$85.09 - $97.05
($91.27)
$ 96.766%New holding, 71358 sh.71,358
ASHRay Dalio 2013-12-31 Add$85.09 - $97.05
($91.27)
$ 96.766%Add 39.29%7,800
ASHRay Dalio 2013-09-30 Buy $83.33 - $93.42
($88.16)
$ 96.7610%New holding, 5600 sh.5,600
ASHJean-Marie Eveillard 2012-09-30 Sold Out -0.77%$65.98 - $76.68
($71.46)
$ 96.7635%Sold Out0
ASHJean-Marie Eveillard 2012-06-30 Reduce-0.32%$59.59 - $69.44
($64.64)
$ 96.7650%Reduce -31.62%2,840,231
ASHJean-Marie Eveillard 2011-09-30 Add0.68%$44.84 - $66.42
($54.89)
$ 96.7676%Add 378.94%3,910,679
ASHGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $50.86 - $61.08
($56.74)
$ 96.7670%Sold Out0
ASHMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce-0.13%$50.86 - $61.08
($56.74)
$ 96.7670%Reduce -53.33%262,156
ASHJean-Marie Eveillard 2010-12-31 Buy 0.21%$47.95 - $55.8
($51.91)
$ 96.7686%New holding, 752006 sh.752,006
ASHGeorge Soros 2010-12-31 Add0.01%$47.95 - $55.8
($51.91)
$ 96.7686%Add 128.57%9,600
ASHGeorge Soros 2010-09-30 Buy $43.18 - $52.64
($48.76)
$ 96.7698%New holding, 4200 sh.4,200
ASHJohn Keeley 2010-06-30 Reduce-0.21%$47.89 - $63.28
($55.98)
$ 96.7673%Reduce -23.26%1,085,332
ASHCharles Brandes 2010-03-31 Sold Out $38.71 - $53.68
($45.85)
$ 96.76111%Sold Out0
ASHJohn Keeley 2010-03-31 Reduce-0.26%$38.71 - $53.68
($45.85)
$ 96.76111%Reduce -23.25%1,414,232
ASHCharles Brandes 2009-09-30 Reduce$24.4 - $44.62
($34.72)
$ 96.76179%Reduce -89.64%19,060
ASHCharles Brandes 2009-06-30 Add0.01%$11.91 - $29.56
($22.83)
$ 96.76324%Add 52.26%183,955
ASHCharles Brandes 2008-12-31 Buy 0.01%$8.77 - $24.95
($15.8)
$ 96.76512%New holding, 112325 sh.112,325
ASHJohn Keeley 2008-09-30 Add0.58%$30.06 - $46.45
($39)
$ 96.76148%Add 678.59%2,027,065
ASHGeorge Soros 2008-03-31 Sold Out -0.01%$41.95 - $47.09
($45.1)
$ 96.76114%Sold Out0
ASHGeorge Soros 2007-12-31 Buy 0.01%$46.9 - $65.73
($53.1)
$ 96.7682%New holding, 6328 sh.6,328
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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 2013-12-3171,3580.090.16New Buy
ASH Ray Dalio 2013-12-317,8000.010.01+39.29%
ASH John Keeley 2013-12-31484,4850.630.8+3.93%
ASH Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31175,3620.230.09+0.8%
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ASH: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Harris Theodore LSenior Vice President 2014-04-01Sell1,495$99.83-3.08view
Harris Theodore LSenior Vice President 2014-03-27Sell1,329$97.46-0.72view
Harris Theodore LSenior Vice President 2014-03-24Sell5,767$97.91-1.17view
SCHAEFER GEORGE A JRDirector 2014-03-05Sell9,975$94.492.4view
PANICHELLA JOHN ESenior Vice President 2014-02-25Sell19,945$94.272.64view
ESLER SUSAN BVice President 2014-01-10Sell1,583$99.04-2.3view
Schumann Anne T.Vice President 2014-01-10Sell3,400$99.04-2.3view
ESLER SUSAN BVice President 2014-01-06Sell2,413$97.27-0.52view
Ganz PeterSenior Vice President 2014-01-02Sell2,641$96.550.22view
PANICHELLA JOHN ESenior Vice President 2014-01-02Sell1,175$96.550.22view

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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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