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Ashland Global Holdings Inc (ASH) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Ashland Global Holdings Inc (ASH) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

Ashland Global Holdings Inc (Ashland) is a provider of specialty chemical solutions. It offers cellulose ethers, vinyl pyrrolidones and biofunctionals products. The product line comprises biocides, flocculants, converting additives, corrosion inhibitors, composite polymers, dispersants, cleaners, coagulants, defoamers, specialty resins, adhesives, lubricants and coatings. Ashland markets its products under several brands including Aropol, Arazyn, Polaris, Envirez, and among others. The company offers products to diverse industries such as adhesives, architectural coatings, food and beverage, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. It has presence across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and other. Ashland is headquartered in Covington, Kentucky, the US.

Ashland Global Holdings Inc Key Recent Developments

Dec 07,2017: Ashland hikes composites resins and gelcoats price in North America
Dec 07,2017: Ashland hikes composites resins and gelcoats price in North America
Oct 06,2017: Ashland announces price increase for Maleic Anhydride in North America effective November 1, 2017
Oct 06,2017: Ashland announces price increase for Maleic Anhydride in North America effective November 1, 2017
Sep 18,2017: Ashland Resumes Manufacturing Operations In Texas City And Marl, Germany

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Section 1 - About the Company 6
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Key Facts 6
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Key Employees 7
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Key Employee Biographies 8
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Major Products and Services 9
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - History 10
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Company Statement 15
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries 18
Head Office 18
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 18
Affiliate 19
Business Unit 19
Section 2 – Company Analysis 20
Company Overview 20
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Business Description 20
Business Segment: Composites 20
Overview 20
Performance 20
Key Stats 21
Business Segment: Intermediates and Solvents 21
Overview 21
Performance 21
Business Segment: Specialty Ingredients 21
Overview 21
Performance 21
Key Stats 22
Geographical Segment: International 22
Performance 22
Geographical Segment: United States 22
Performance 22
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Corporate Strategy 23
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - SWOT Analysis 24
SWOT Analysis - Overview 24
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Strengths 24
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Weaknesses 25
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Opportunities 26
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Threats 27
Ashland Global Holdings Inc - Key Competitors 28
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30
Performance Chart 33
Financial Performance 33
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 34
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 35
Section 4 – Company’s Petrochemicals Financial Deals and Alliances 36
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2012 to YTD 2018 36
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2012 to YTD 2018 37
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Recent Deals Summary 38
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 39
Oct 06, 2017: Ashland announces price increase for Maleic Anhydride in North America effective November 1, 2017 39
Oct 06, 2017: Ashland announces price increase for Maleic Anhydride in North America effective November 1, 2017 40
Sep 18, 2017: Ashland Resumes Manufacturing Operations In Texas City And Marl, Germany 41
Sep 18, 2017: Ashland Resumes Manufacturing Operations In Texas City And Marl, Germany 42
Sep 14, 2017: Ashland Announces Price Increase For Maleic Anhydride In North America 43
Sep 01, 2017: Ashland Issues Statement On Impact From Hurricane Harvey 44
Aug 23, 2017: Ashland Provides Update On Impact To Operations From August 10 Fire At Manufacturing Facility In Marl, Germany 45
Aug 14, 2017: Ashland Announces Price Increase For Maleic Anhydride In North America Effective September 1, 2017 46
Aug 11, 2017: Ashland Declares Force Majeure In Europe On 1.4 Butanediol, Tetrahydrofuran And Formaldehyde After Fire Shuts Down Production At Manufacturing Facility In Marl, Germany 47
Aug 01, 2017: Ashland Reports Preliminary Financial Results For Third Quarter Of Fiscal 2017 48
Section 6 – Appendix 51
Methodology 51
Ratio Definitions 51
About GlobalData 55
Contact Us 55
Disclaimer 55
List of Tables
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Key Facts 6
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Key Employees 7
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Key Employee Biographies 8
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Major Products and Services 9
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, History 10
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Subsidiaries 18
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Affiliate 19
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Business Unit 19
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Key Competitors 28
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Ratios based on current share price 29
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Annual Ratios 30
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 31
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 32
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Interim Ratios 34
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2012 to YTD 2018 36
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2012 to YTD 2018 37
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Recent Deals Summary 38
Currency Codes 51
Capital Market Ratios 51
Equity Ratios 52
Profitability Ratios 52
Cost Ratios 53
Liquidity Ratios 53
Leverage Ratios 54
Efficiency Ratios 54
List of Figures
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 33
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Ratio Charts 35
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2012 to YTD 2018 36
Ashland Global Holdings Inc, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2012 to YTD 2018 37

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