Ashland Global Holdings provides specialty chemical solutions worldwide. Its Specialty Ingredients segment provides products, technologies, and resources for solving formulation and product-performance challenges. It offers solutions using natural, synthetic, and semisynthetic polymers derived from plant and seed extract, cellulose ethers, vinyl pyrrolidones, and acrylic polymers, as well as polyester and polyurethane-based adhesives. The Company's Composites segment manufactures and sells a range of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins, gelcoats, and low-profile additives for the reinforced plastics industry, and molten maleic anhydride for the manufacture of various products. Its Intermediates and Solvents segment produces 1,4 butanediol and related derivatives used as chemical intermediates in the production of engineering polymers and polyurethanes, as well as specialty process solvents.

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TypePublic
HQCovington, US
Founded1924
Size (employees)6,500 (est)
Websiteashland.com
Ashland Global Holdings was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Covington, US
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Key People/Management at Ashland Global Holdings

William A. Wulfsohn

William A. Wulfsohn

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ashland, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ashland
Brendan Cummins

Brendan Cummins

Former Chief Executive Officer, Ciba Specialty Chemicals
William G. Dempsey

William G. Dempsey

Former Executive Vice President, Global Pharmaceuticals, Abbott Laboratories
Jay V. Ihlenfeld

Jay V. Ihlenfeld

Former Senior Vice President, 3M Company
Susan L. Main

Susan L. Main

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
Jerome A. Peribere

Jerome A. Peribere

Retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Sealed Air Corporation
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Ashland Global Holdings Office Locations

Ashland Global Holdings has an office in Covington
Covington, (HQ)
50 E Rivercenter Blvd
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Ashland Global Holdings Financials and Metrics

Ashland Global Holdings Revenue

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Ashland Global Holdings's revenue was reported to be $3.74 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

3.7b

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

1.1b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

28.7%

Net income (FY, 2018)

114.0m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

227.0m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

5.1b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

81.1

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

294.0m
Ashland Global Holdings's current market capitalization is $5.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

6.1b5.4b4.9b3.3b3.7b

Revenue growth, %

(22%)(12%)

Cost of goods sold

4.6b3.8b3.3b2.4b2.7b

Gross profit

1.5b1.6b1.6b888.0m1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Revenue

1.5b1.6b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.2b1.2b1.3b1.3b842.0m974.0m

Cost of goods sold

1.2b1.2b982.0m925.0m939.0m771.0m823.0m854.0m887.0m613.0m699.0m

Gross profit

377.0m444.0m409.0m425.0m428.0m392.0m424.0m436.0m433.0m229.0m275.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

24%28%29%31%31%34%34%34%33%27%28%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

346.0m1.4b1.3b1.2b566.0m294.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.5b1.2b961.0m894.0m612.0m681.0m

Current Assets

2.9b3.6b3.2b2.9b1.9b1.7b

PP&E

2.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

295.0m491.0m570.0m1.3b911.0m1.1b1.0b1.1b1.2b605.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.2b1.2b1.0b1.0b1.0b851.0m935.0m908.0m972.0m597.0m717.0m

Inventories

687.0m674.0m649.0m

Current Assets

2.8b3.1b3.2b3.2b2.9b3.1b2.9b2.9b2.9b2.4b2.0b1.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

683.0m233.0m309.0m(28.0m)wdxefcqufszuzezftuxetqsqxt28.0m114.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

337.0m301.0m312.0m

Inventories

44.0m(29.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

653.0m580.0m89.0m255.0m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

115.0m85.0m(4.0m)69.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

153.0m218.0m79.0m161.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(104.0m)(126.0m)(24.0m)(60.0m)

Long-term Borrowings

(337.0m)(913.0m)(2.0m)(3.0m)
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

575.8k

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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Ashland Global Holdings Revenue Breakdown

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Ashland Global Holdings revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.1% from Intermediates and Solvents, 23.9% from Composites and 68.0% from Specialty Ingredients

Ashland Global Holdings revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 61.7% from International and 38.3% from United States

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Ashland signs definitive agreement to sell Composites business and butanediol facility in Marl, Germany, to INEOS Enterprises for $1.1 billion

Ashland signs definitive agreement to sell Composites business and butanediol facility in Marl, Germany, to INEOS Enterprises for $1.1 billion Content Import Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:05 Ashland signs definitive agreement to sell Composites business and butanediol facility in Marl, Germany, to …

Ashland sparks interesting conversations about healthy solutions with three technical presentations during Supply Side West trade show

Ashland sparks interesting conversations about healthy solutions with three technical presentations during Supply Side West trade show jennifer.segal… Mon, 11/05/2018 - 11:53 Ashland sparks interesting conversations about healthy solutions with three technical presentations during Supply S…

Ashland launches organic and bright white, titanium dioxide-free coatings, an organic binder, and a one-step multi-functional binder-disintegrant at SupplySide West

Ashland launches organic and bright white, titanium dioxide-free coatings, an organic binder, and a one-step multi-functional binder-disintegrant at SupplySide West jennifer.segal… Mon, 11/05/2018 - 09:50 Ashland launches organic and bright white, titanium dioxide-free coatings, an organi…

Ashland showcases its latest innovations at in-cosmetics Asia Show 2018, helps protect and intensify urban beauty

Bangkok, October 30, 2018 - In Asia, the health and wellness trend covers a broad range of aspects from urban healthy lifestyles to personal care.

Ashland’s Aquarius™ Genesis film-coating system helps pharmaceutical manufacturers get to the finish line faster

Madrid, Spain, October 9, 2018 – Ashland has launched Aquarius™ Genesis, a new-generation, high-solids film coating system for immediate-release applications. This new Aquarius™ film coating is designed for application at up to 35% solids and can increase the throughput of continuous or batch coatin…

Ashland celebrates 40 years of methylcellulose production at Doel, Belgium

DOEL, Belgium, October 4, 2018 – Ashland is celebrating 40 years of production at its Doel plant, the only Ashland facility exclusively devoted to the production of methylcellulose, a key ingredient in a wide array of products ranging from construction dry mixes (cement and gypsum based), emulsion p…
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Ashland Global Holdings Company Life and Culture

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Ashland Global Holdings Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ashland Global Holdings founded?

    Ashland Global Holdings was founded in 1924.

  • Who are Ashland Global Holdings key executives?

    Ashland Global Holdings's key executives are William A. Wulfsohn, Brendan Cummins and William G. Dempsey.

  • How many employees does Ashland Global Holdings have?

    Ashland Global Holdings has 6,500 employees.

  • What is Ashland Global Holdings revenue?

    Latest Ashland Global Holdings annual revenue is $3.7 b.

  • What is Ashland Global Holdings revenue per employee?

    Latest Ashland Global Holdings revenue per employee is $575.8 k.

  • Who are Ashland Global Holdings competitors?

    Competitors of Ashland Global Holdings include BASF, Dow Chemical and Air Products and Chemicals.

  • Where is Ashland Global Holdings headquarters?

    Ashland Global Holdings headquarters is located at 50 E Rivercenter Blvd, Covington.

  • Where are Ashland Global Holdings offices?

    Ashland Global Holdings has an office in Covington.

  • How many offices does Ashland Global Holdings have?

    Ashland Global Holdings has 1 office.