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Ashland Inc.

  • ASH
  • NYSE
  • Industrial Products
  • Latest 112.93
  • Currency US$
  • Change 0.09
  • Percent Change 0.08 %
  • Volume 922,121
  • Thu Nov 20, 2014 04:02 PM EST NYSE data delayed 15 minutes.
Average recommendation
9 Analysts Reporting (Nov 19, 2014)
Strong Buy
Buy
Hold
Underperform
Sell
Change over time
Analyst rating breakdown
  Latest 4 weeks ago 2 months ago 3 months ago Last Year
Strong Buy 5 5 5 5 4
Buy 1 1 1 1 0
Hold 3 3 3 3 5
Underperform 0 0 0 0 0
Sell 0 0 0 0 0

As of Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:02 PM EST
The consensus recommendation is the average buy, sell or hold rating for a company, based on a survey of brokerage equity analysts by Zacks Investment Research. We update the ratings daily.

Earnings & Estimates

Short Term
    Q1/13 Q2/13 Q3/13 Q4/13 Q1/14 Q2/14 Q3/14 Q4/14 Q1/15 Q2/15  

Actual quarterly earnings for the past eight quarters and estimated for the next two quarters

Estimated EPS ($)   1.36 1.56 1.81 1.51 1.33 1.56 1.54 1.36 1.45 1.88  
Actual EPS   1.12 1.78 1.66 1.54 1.42 1.53 1.63 1.42 -- --  
Surprise (%)   -17.6 14.1 -8.3 2.0 6.8 -1.9 5.8 4.4 -- --  
Est. % Chg from Prior Year   -0.1 0.2 -0.2 -0.2 0.3 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 2.0 22.6  
{#} Analysts   8 6 6 6 7 5 6 7 7 7  
Date of Earnings   Jan 29 Apr 24 Jul 25 Nov 05 Jan 27 Apr 30 Jul 31 Nov 05 Jan 26 Apr 29  

Data provided by Zacks Investment Research.

Long Term
    2015 2016  

Estimated annual earnings for the next
two years

Estimated EPS ($)   7.41 8.47  
Actual EPS   5.74 7.41  
Surprise (%)   -- --  
Est. % Chg from Prior Year   29.0 14.4  
{#} Analysts   8 7  
Date of Earnings   -- --  

Trends & Revisions

Earnings Per Share Trend
  Current 7-Days Ago 30-Days Ago 60-Days Ago 90-Days Ago
  Mean Mean Mean Mean Mean
Current Quarter (ends Dec 2014) 1.45 1.45 1.53 1.53 1.53
Next Quarter (ends Mar 2015) 1.88 1.88 1.90 1.90 1.90
Current Fiscal Year (ends Sep 2015) 7.41 7.41 7.34 7.36 7.36
Next Fiscal Year (ends Sep 2016) 8.47 8.47 8.58 8.58 8.58

Data provided by Zacks Investment Research.

Earnings Revisions
Last 7 Days Last 30 Days
Up Revs Down Revs Up Revs Down Revs
0 0 0 2
0 0 1 2
0 0 4 1
0 0 2 2
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