Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ASH) has a beta value of 1.28 and has seen 0.7 million shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $5.57B, closed the last trade at $93.93 per share which meant it gained $2.15 on the day or 2.34% during that session. The ASH stock price is -2.16% off its 52-week high price of $95.96 and 28.72% above the 52-week low of $66.95. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 0.56 million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 345.98K shares.
The consensus among analysts is that Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (ASH) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.00. 0 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 0 rate it as Overweight. 3 out of 12 have rated it as a Hold, with 9 advising it as a Buy. 0 have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $1.51.
Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ASH) trade information
Sporting 2.34% in the green in last session, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Friday, 09/03/21 when the ASH stock price touched $93.93 or saw a rise of 1.13%. Year-to-date, Ashland Global Holdings Inc. shares have moved 18.60%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 7.72%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ASH) have changed 12.72%. Short interest in the company has seen 2.2 million shares shorted with days to cover at 3.98.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $104.50, which means that the shares’ value could jump 10.11% from current levels. The projected low price target is $90.00 while the price target rests at a high of $118.00. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is -25.63% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose 4.18% from current levels.
Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (ASH) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that Ashland Global Holdings Inc. shares have outperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained 9.26% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 65.71%, compared to 29.80% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, increased its growth outlook for the 2021 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are 52.50% and 12.80% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be 6.40%.
8 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $680.45 million for the current quarter. 3 have an estimated revenue figure of $596.76 million for the next quarter concluding in Dec 2021.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was -37.50% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2021 is a modest 70.00% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 9.50%.
Ashland Global Holdings Inc. is expected to release its next earnings report between November 08 and November 12 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue. The forward dividend is 1.20 at a share yield of 1.28%. The company’s dividend yield has gone up over the past 12 months, with a 5 Year Average Dividend Yield of 1.44%.
Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ASH)’s Major holders
Insiders own 0.46% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 98.46% with a share float percentage of 98.92%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Ashland Global Holdings Inc. having a total of 439 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 5.78 million shares worth more than $513.09 million. As of Mar 30, 2021, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) held 9.52% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., with the holding of over 4.78 million shares as of Mar 30, 2021. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $424.25 million and represent 7.87% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and iShares Core S&P Midcap ETF. As of Mar 30, 2021, the former fund manager holds about 2.84% shares in the company for having 1.72 million shares of worth $152.87 million while later fund manager owns 1.49 million shares of worth $128.77 million as of Apr 29, 2021, which makes it owner of about 2.46% of company’s outstanding stock.