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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.

TypePublic
Founded1924
HQCovington, US
Websiteashland.com
Employee Ratings3.1

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Employees (est.) (Sep 2018)6,000(-7%)
Job Openings85
Revenue (FY, 2018)$3.7 B(+15%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$76.7 (-3%)

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, US (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
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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 (22-Mar-2019)

4.8b

Closing stock price (22-Mar-2019)

76.7

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

294.0m
Ashland Global Holdings's current market capitalization is $4.8 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)28.0m114.0m

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

623.8k

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 Global Holdings News and Updates

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Dr. Osama M. Musa

Dr. Osama M. Musa jennifer.segal… Tue, 02/26/2019 - 16:19 Dr. Osama M. Musa Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Dr. Osama M. Musa is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Ashland Global Holdings. (…

Ashland announces agreement with Cruiser Capital

Ashland announces agreement with Cruiser Capital jennifer.segal… Tue, 01/22/2019 - 16:06 Ashland announces agreement with Cruiser Capital 01/22/2019 This release is a backfill from a News Wire Corporate and Financial News …

Ashland mails letter to shareholders highlighting industry analyst and shareholder support

Ashland’s highly qualified nominees have expertise critical to its business Company illustrates commitment to board refreshment and working constructively with shareholders Urges shareholders to vote "FOR" board’s nominees on the BLUE proxy card COVINGTON, Kentucky , Jan.

Ashland files investor presentation highlighting transformation into pure-play specialty chemicals company

Board and management are executing on strategic plan to deliver value Urges shareholders to vote “FOR” Ashland’s highly qualified director nominees on the BLUE proxy card TODAY COVINGTON, Kentucky , Jan. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ashland Global Holdings Inc.

Ashland announces significant board refreshment and board leadership changes to support continued execution of strategic plan

Ashland announces significant board refreshment and board leadership changes to support continued execution of strategic plan jennifer.segal… Mon, 01/14/2019 - 06:03 Ashland announces significant board refreshment and board leadership changes to support continued execution of strategic pla…

Ashland’s facility in Ashland, Ohio, recognized with SOCMA’s Sustainability Award for commitment to environmental, health, safety and security performance

Ashland’s facility in Ashland, Ohio, recognized with SOCMA’s Sustainability Award for commitment to environmental, health, safety and security performance jennifer.segal… Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:43 Ashland’s facility in Ashland, Ohio, recognized with SOCMA’s Sustainability Award for commitmen…
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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 6,000 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 $623.8 k.

  • Who are Ashland Global Holdings competitors?

    Competitors of Ashland Global Holdings include Alpek, BASF and Dow Chemical.

  • 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.