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Ashland Global Holdings provides specialty chemical solutions. Its Specialty Ingredients segment 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. Its Composites segment manufactures and sells a range of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins, gel coats, 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.  
TypePublic
Founded1924
HQCovington, KY, US
Websiteashland.com
Employee Ratings3.1
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)4,700
Job Openings77
Revenue (FY, 2019)$2.5 B(-33%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$88.6(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Ashland Global Holdings

Guillermo Novo

Guillermo Novo

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Peter Ganz

Peter Ganz

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary; Chief Legal and Compliance Officer
Osama Musa

Osama Musa

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
J. Kevin Willis

J. Kevin Willis

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Wetteny Joseph

Wetteny Joseph

Director
Jerome A. Peribere

Jerome A. Peribere

Director
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Ashland Global Holdings Office Locations

Ashland Global Holdings has offices in Covington, Columbus, Dublin, Freetown and in 24 other locations
Covington, KY, US (HQ)
50 E Rivercenter Blvd
Columbus, OH, US
Atlas St
Dublin, OH, US
5200 Blazer Pkwy
Freetown, MA, US
Assonet
Scituate, RI, US
Fiskeville
South Hackensack, NJ, US
Louis St
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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 $2.49 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

552.0m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

178.0m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

32.2%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

56.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

41.0m

Market capitalization (7-Apr-2021)

5.4b

Closing stock price (7-Apr-2021)

88.6

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

335.0m

EV

6.9b
Ashland Global Holdings's current market capitalization is $5.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

4.9b3.3b3.7b2.5b

Revenue growth, %

(34%)15%

Cost of goods sold

3.3b2.4b2.7b1.7b

Gross profit

1.6b888.0m1.1b767.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

1.2b566.0m294.0m232.0m

Accounts Receivable

894.0m612.0m681.0m481.0m

Prepaid Expenses

64.0m

Inventories

671.0m634.0m663.0m597.0m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(28.0m)28.0m114.0m505.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

337.0m301.0m312.0m289.0m

Inventories

44.0m(23.0m)(29.0m)(4.0m)

Accounts Payable

(59.0m)60.0m85.0m(79.0m)
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

449.8k

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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Ashland Global Holdings Operating Metrics

FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Specialty Ingredients Sold per Shipping Day

$8.2 m$7.9 m$8.5 m$9.2 m$9.5 m$8.8 m$9 m$10.1 m$10 m$10.1 m$9.8 m$8.9 m$10.1 m$9.6 m

Specialty Ingredients Sold, metric tons

307.4 k72.6 k80.7 k83.7 k80.5 k317.2 k73 k84 k83.1 k84.6 k324.7 k72.8 k82.6 k81.8 k

Intermediates and Solvents Sold per Shipping Day

$1.1 m$1 m$1.1 m$1.2 m$1.4 m$1.3 m$1.3 m$1.3 m$400 k$500 k$400 k

Intermediates and Solvents Sold, metric tons

34.4 k27.2 k137 k32.7 k38 k34.8 k35.1 k140.6 k6.8 k9.5 k9.1 k
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Ashland Global Holdings Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Pharmachem LaboratoriesMay 17, 2017$680 m
Oil Can Henry’sFebruary 01, 2016
International Specialty ProductsMay 31, 2011
HerculesNovember 13, 2008$2.6 b
Northwest CoatingsOctober 30, 2006$72 m
Nanjing Clear Environment ProtectionMarch 09, 2006
FospurApril 11, 1999
565 Corporation
Adams Drive Totowa, L.L.C.
Alera Property Holdings, LLC
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Ashland Global Holdings Revenue Breakdown

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Ashland Global Holdings revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.8% from Intermediates and Solvents, 25.2% from Composites and 66.0% from Specialty Ingredients

Ashland Global Holdings revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 62.1% from International and 37.9% from United States

Ashland Global Holdings Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Ashland Global Holdings Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Ashland Global Holdings Online and Social Media Presence

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Ashland Global Holdings Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    70/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    75/100

  • Diversity

    D+

    58/100

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Ashland Global Holdings News and Updates

Ashland Global Holdings Inc. announces completion of senior euro-denominated notes offering by Ashland Services B.V.

WILMINGTON, Delaware, Jan. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) announced today that its indirect, wholly owned subsidiary Ashland Services B.V. has closed its previously announced offering of €500 million (approximately $560 million) aggregate principal amount of…

Ashland Global Holdings Blogs

Ashland santalwood™ biofunctional inspired by ancient rituals and forest therapy captures the kiss of the wind and the dance of the woods to defy skin aging

WILMINGTON, Del., April 6, 2021 - Inspired by ancient rituals and forest therapy, Ashland has launched Santalwood™ biofunctional, a natural extract from Santalum album that captures the melodic kiss of the wind and dance of the woods to fuel ethereal beauty, an inner fire and outward glow.

Ashland to increase production capacity for Natrosol™ HEC at Nanjing, China site

Ashland to increase production capacity for Natrosol™ HEC at Nanjing, China site Content Import Mon, 03/15/2021 - 07:30 Ashland to increase production capacity for Natrosol™ HEC at Nanjing, China site 03/15/2021 This release is a backfill from a News Wire …

Ashland completes expansion of Viatel™ bioresorbable polymers manufacturing facility and relocation of R&D to new site in Mullingar, Ireland

WILMINGTON, Del., March 4, 2021 – Ashland has completed the expansion of its Viatel™ bioresorbable polymer manufacturing site and has relocated research and development (R&D) from Dublin to the National Science Park, Mullingar, Ireland.

Ashland increases worldwide prices of Hydroxyethyl Cellulose (HEC) sold into Industrial and Personal Care markets

WILMINGTON, Del., February 1, 2021- Ashland is increasing prices on all grades of Hydroxyethyl Cellulose (HEC, HMHEC) sold into specific

Wetteny Joseph

Wetteny Joseph jennifer.segal… Fri, 01/29/2021 - 16:06 Member of the Audit Committee Member of the Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality Committee Wetteny Joseph Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Catalent Inc. Wette…

Ashland introduces next generation dissolution emulsion defoamers Drewplus* L-3200 and Drewplus* L-3210 foam control agents for paints

Ashland introduces next generation dissolution emulsion defoamers Drewplus* L-3200 and Drewplus* L-3210 foam control agents for paints jennifer.segal… Tue, 01/19/2021 - 16:27 Ashland introduces next generation dissolution emulsion defoamers Drewplus* L-3200 and Drewplus* L-3210 foam contro…
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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 Guillermo Novo, Peter Ganz and Osama Musa.

  • How many employees does Ashland Global Holdings have?

    Ashland Global Holdings has 4,700 employees.

  • What is Ashland Global Holdings revenue?

    Latest Ashland Global Holdings annual revenue is $2.5 b.

  • What is Ashland Global Holdings revenue per employee?

    Latest Ashland Global Holdings revenue per employee is $530.4 k.

  • Who are Ashland Global Holdings competitors?

    Competitors of Ashland Global Holdings include Recticel, FMC and Air Products.

  • 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 offices in Covington, Columbus, Dublin, Freetown and in 24 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ashland Global Holdings have?

    Ashland Global Holdings has 28 offices.