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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.24
ASH's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. ASH: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ASH' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.11 Max: N/A
Current: 0.24
Equity-to-Asset 0.35
ASH's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. ASH: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ASH' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.35
0.19
0.58
Interest Coverage 1.13
ASH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 38.76 vs. ASH: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ASH' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.29 Max: N/A
Current: 1.13
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.03
Beneish M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
7.83%
7.45%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 6.29
ASH's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
56% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. ASH: 6.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ASH' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 3.89 Max: 15.88
Current: 6.29
0.75
15.88
Net Margin % -2.39
ASH's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
86% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. ASH: -2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ASH' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.59  Med: 3.32 Max: 8.74
Current: -2.39
-0.59
8.74
ROE % -4.10
ASH's ROE % is ranked lower than
87% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. ASH: -4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ASH' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.91  Med: 6.55 Max: 15.92
Current: -4.1
-0.91
15.92
ROA % -1.23
ASH's ROA % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. ASH: -1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ASH' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.29  Med: 2.93 Max: 5.55
Current: -1.23
-0.29
5.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.51
ASH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.62 vs. ASH: 10.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ASH' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 10.74 Max: 30.5
Current: 10.51
1.31
30.5
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -7.50
ASH's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
54% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ASH: -7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ASH' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.1  Med: -1.2 Max: 12.8
Current: -7.5
-22.1
12.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -20.50
ASH's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. ASH: -20.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ASH' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -75.1  Med: -2 Max: 322.4
Current: -20.5
-75.1
322.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -83.70
ASH's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. ASH: -83.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ASH' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.7  Med: -6.5 Max: 310.2
Current: -83.7
-83.7
310.2
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-04-25)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

ASH Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ray Dalio 4,200 sh (New)
Jana Partners 790,222 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 41,614 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,588 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 146,700 sh (+293.30%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 105,829 sh (+0.25%)
Robert Bruce 25,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 134,883 sh (-0.66%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,119,083 sh (-4.04%)
Leon Cooperman 824,474 sh (-31.16%)
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Q3 2016

ASH Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Caxton Associates 60,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 191,632 sh (+42.07%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,145,047 sh (+1.23%)
Robert Bruce 25,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp 103,469 sh (-2.23%)
Leon Cooperman 670,987 sh (-18.62%)
Ray Dalio 3,300 sh (-21.43%)
Joel Greenblatt 12,170 sh (-70.76%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,185 sh (-85.02%)
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Q4 2016

ASH Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 268,275 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 146,179 sh (+1101.14%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,928 sh (+720.50%)
Mario Gabelli 198,457 sh (+3.56%)
Robert Bruce 25,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,030,433 sh (-5.34%)
Caxton Associates 55,000 sh (-8.33%)
Leon Cooperman 541,509 sh (-19.30%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 73,486 sh (-28.98%)
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Q1 2017

ASH Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,693,721 sh (-16.58%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals    NAICS: 325199    SIC: 5169
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Traded in other countries:AHT.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Ashland Global Holdings Inc is a specialty chemicals company. The Company provides products, services and solutions that meet customer needs throughout a variety of industries.

Ashland manufactures and sells a variety of specialty chemicals. The company organizes itself into three segments based on product type. The Specialty Ingredients segment, which generates the most revenue of any segment, sells cellulose ethers, vinyl pyrrolidones, and biofunctionals. Segment customers include pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers of personal care products, food and beverages, paint, coatings, and construction materials. The Valvoline segment sells automotive lubricants and chemicals and operates a chain of repair shops and quick lube oil change stores under the Valvoline brand. The Performance Materials segment sells plastic resins to automotive suppliers and electronics producers. The majority of revenue comes from North America.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 28.74
ASH's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. ASH: 28.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 2.45
ASH's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. ASH: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ASH' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.92
Current: 2.45
0.12
2.92
PS Ratio 1.58
ASH's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. ASH: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ASH' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.68 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.58
0.05
1.64
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 24.14
ASH's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
67% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. ASH: 24.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ASH' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 21.49 Max: 963.64
Current: 24.14
1.22
963.64
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.81
ASH's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
62% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. ASH: 12.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ASH' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 12.32 Max: 418.44
Current: 12.81
0.76
418.44
EV-to-EBIT 31.17
ASH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. ASH: 31.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ASH' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -684.5  Med: 19.3 Max: 129.9
Current: 31.17
-684.5
129.9
EV-to-EBITDA 15.15
ASH's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
60% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.25 vs. ASH: 15.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ASH' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 10.9 Max: 30.7
Current: 15.15
-0.6
30.7
Shiller PE Ratio 39.91
ASH's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.52 vs. ASH: 39.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ASH' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 10.42 Max: 39.96
Current: 39.91
0.95
39.96
Current Ratio 2.30
ASH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ASH: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ASH' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.39 Max: 3.1
Current: 2.3
1.03
3.1
Quick Ratio 1.64
ASH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. ASH: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ASH' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.49
Current: 1.64
0.73
2.49
Days Inventory 75.33
ASH's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.16 vs. ASH: 75.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ASH' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.55  Med: 58.56 Max: 75.67
Current: 75.33
28.55
75.67
Days Sales Outstanding 62.91
ASH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.97 vs. ASH: 62.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ASH' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.91  Med: 65.91 Max: 83.19
Current: 62.91
62.91
83.19
Days Payable 58.84
ASH's Days Payable is ranked higher than
59% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.46 vs. ASH: 58.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ASH' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.13  Med: 57.15 Max: 68
Current: 58.84
53.13
68

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.25
ASH's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
66% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. ASH: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ASH' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.29 Max: 15.23
Current: 1.25
0.47
15.23
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 11.30
ASH's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. ASH: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ASH' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.2  Med: 0 Max: 38.7
Current: 11.3
-35.2
38.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.25
ASH's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
69% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. ASH: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.09
ASH's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. ASH: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ASH' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 3.21 Max: 37.9
Current: 3.09
1.17
37.9
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 7.00
ASH's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. ASH: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ASH' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8  Med: -0.7 Max: 7
Current: 7
-8
7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.68
ASH's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. ASH: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ASH' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1 Max: 3.85
Current: 1.68
0.18
3.85
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.32
ASH's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. ASH: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ASH' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.47 Max: 2.36
Current: 2.32
0.12
2.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.21
ASH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
66% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. ASH: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ASH' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 5.1 Max: 76.8
Current: 3.21
0.8
76.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.13
ASH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
54% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.09 vs. ASH: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ASH' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.8  Med: 6.3 Max: 36.3
Current: 6.13
-14.8
36.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,978
EPS (TTM) $ -1.88
Beta1.29
Short Percentage of Float3.48%
52-Week Range $105.50 - 126.52
Shares Outstanding (Mil)62.22

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Revenue (Mil $) 4,144 4,090 4,732
EPS ($) 4.41 4.59 6.15
EPS without NRI ($) 4.41 4.59 6.15
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 1.59 1.68 1.45
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