ASH:NYE-Ashland Global Holdings Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Chemicals | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 76.38

Change

+0.40 (+0.53)%

Market Cap

USD 4.60B

Volume

0.43M

Average Target Price

USD 86.70 (+13.51%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Ashland Global Holdings Inc. provides specialty chemical solutions worldwide. The company's Specialty Ingredients segment offers products, technologies, and resources for solving formulation and product-performance challenges. It provides solutions using natural, synthetic, and semisynthetic polymers derived from cellulose ethers, vinyl pyrrolidones, acrylic polymers, polyester and polyurethane-based adhesives, and plant and seed extracts. This segment offers its solutions for the pharmaceutical companies; makers of personal care products, food, and beverages; makers of nutraceuticals and supplements; manufacturers of paint, coatings, and construction materials; packaging and converting markets; and oilfield service companies. Its Intermediates and Solvents produces 1,4 butanediol and related derivatives, including n-methylpyrrolidone that are used as chemical intermediates in the production of engineering polymers and polyurethanes, as well as specialty process solvents used in electronics, pharmaceuticals, water filtration membranes, and others. The company was formerly known as Ashland Inc. and changed its name to Ashland Global Holdings Inc. in September 2016. Ashland Global Holdings Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Covington, Kentucky.

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ETFs Containing ASH

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Chemicals)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -0.20% 43% F 52% F
Dividend Return 1.08% 14% F 28% F
Total Return 0.88% 43% F 49% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 6.53% 62% D- 67% D+
Dividend Return 1.15% 14% F 25% F
Total Return 7.68% 52% F 64% D
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -32.04% 28% F 19% F
Dividend Return 60.22% 100% A+ 99% A+
Total Return 28.18% 56% F 49% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -6.95% N/A N/A 16% F
Dividend Return 14.65% N/A N/A 100% A+
Total Return 7.69% N/A N/A 66% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 14.20% N/A N/A 56% F
Risk Adjusted Return 54.15% N/A N/A 70% C-
Market Capitalization 4.60B 57% F 75% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Chemicals)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 25.40 53% F 30% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.56 53% F 50% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 22.67 29% F 14% F
EV/EBITDA 16.46 37% F 36% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -14.86% 5% F 18% F
Return on Invested Capital -8.55% 5% F 10% F
Return on Assets 1.71% 38% F 44% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 51.81% 80% B- 61% D-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.74 24% F 27% F
Short Percent 3.51% 24% F 55% F
Beta 1.40 62% D- 28% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.