Ashland Inc (ASH) : Miura Global Management added new position in Ashland Inc during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 275,000 shares of Ashland Inc which is valued at $31,006,250 , the company said in a statement filed on Aug 15, 2016 with the SEC.Ashland Inc makes up approximately 3.03% of Miura Global Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Hbk Investments L P sold out all of its stake in ASH during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 204,007 shares of ASH which is valued $23,001,789.Atlantic Trust Group boosted its stake in ASH in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 597 additional shares and now holds a total of 61,042 shares of Ashland Inc which is valued at $6,882,486. Ashland Inc makes up approx 0.05% of Atlantic Trust Group’s portfolio.Teacher Retirement System Of Texas boosted its stake in ASH in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 317 additional shares and now holds a total of 4,532 shares of Ashland Inc which is valued at $517,600.
Ashland Inc opened for trading at $116.98 and hit $117.75 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $117.62, with a gain of 0.46% or 0.54 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,45,591 shares. Company has a market cap of $7,304 M.
On the company’s financial health, Ashland Inc reported $1.83 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.09 according to the earnings call on Apr 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.74. The company had revenue of $1247.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1251.60 million. The company’s revenue was down -7.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.03 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Ashland Inc. Ashland Inc was Downgraded by Credit Suisse to ” Neutral” on Jul 28, 2016.
Ashland Inc. (Ashland) is a specialty chemical company that provides products services and solutions to industries. The Companys segments are: Ashland Specialty Ingredients offers products technologies and resources in key markets including personal and home care pharmaceutical food and beverage coatings construction energy and other industries; Ashland Water Technologies is a supplier of specialty chemicals and services to the pulp paper mining food and beverage power generation refining chemical processing general manufacturing and municipal markets. Ashland Performance Materials helps customers to create substitutes for traditional materials through higher performing cost-efficient resin and adhesive technologies that improve the manufacturing fabrication and design process and Ashland Consumer Markets delivers premium-branded automotive commercial and industrial lubricants automotive chemicals and car-care products.