• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $123.75
  • Forecasted Upside: 16.80 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$105.95
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Analyst Price Target for ASH

Analyst Price Target is $123.75
▲ +16.80% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Ashland in the last 3 months. The average price target is $123.75, with a high forecast of $140.00 and a low forecast of $107.00. The average price target represents a 16.80% upside from the last price of $105.95.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 8 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Ashland. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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2/25/2021
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5/26/2021
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8/24/2021
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11/22/2021
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2/20/2022
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5/21/2022
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7/20/2022
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8/19/2022

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/27/2022UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$127.00 ➝ $131.00Low
7/19/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$122.00 ➝ $120.00Low
7/19/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$138.00 ➝ $139.00Low
7/18/2022Stifel NicolausBoost Target$136.00 ➝ $140.00Low
7/18/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$113.00 ➝ $107.00Low
7/6/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$135.00 ➝ $138.00N/A
4/28/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$120.00 ➝ $122.00Low
4/19/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$129.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
4/18/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$105.00 ➝ $113.00Low
4/13/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $120.00High
3/25/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$127.00 ➝ $129.00High
2/3/2022Stifel NicolausBoost Target$130.00 ➝ $136.00Low
2/3/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$125.00 ➝ $115.00Low
2/3/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$125.00 ➝ $127.00Low
1/24/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$133.00 ➝ $120.00Low
1/19/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$120.00 ➝ $110.00Medium
1/19/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$109.00 ➝ $107.00Medium
1/19/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$128.00 ➝ $125.00High
11/19/2021ArgusBoost TargetBuy$99.00 ➝ $126.00High
11/15/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$122.00 ➝ $133.00Low
11/12/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$116.00 ➝ $125.00High
11/11/2021Monness Crespi & HardtDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
11/11/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$107.00 ➝ $115.00High
11/11/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$110.00 ➝ $120.00High
10/12/2021MizuhoInitiated CoverageBuy$116.00Medium
10/1/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$100.00 ➝ $107.00High
9/29/2021BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$113.00 ➝ $110.00Low
9/28/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $110.00Low
9/7/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$107.00 ➝ $113.00Low
9/1/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$100.00 ➝ $115.00Low
8/5/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeHold$90.00Low
7/30/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$90.00Low
6/17/2021Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$118.00Medium
5/10/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Underweight$88.00 ➝ $89.00N/A
5/4/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$88.00 ➝ $89.00Low
5/3/2021BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$115.00 ➝ $105.00Low
3/15/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$103.00Medium
2/8/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $100.00Low
2/5/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$94.00 ➝ $103.00Low
2/5/2021Monness Crespi & HardtBoost TargetBuy$88.00 ➝ $100.00Low
11/12/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$91.00 ➝ $94.00Low
10/9/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoveragePositiveMedium
9/22/2020Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageInline$80.00Low
8/24/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$62.00 ➝ $75.00Low
8/5/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$80.00 ➝ $106.00Medium
7/30/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$85.00 ➝ $90.00Low
7/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$85.00 ➝ $90.00Low
7/30/2020Monness Crespi & HardtBoost TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $88.00High
7/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$91.00Medium
7/20/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$75.00 ➝ $87.00Low
7/20/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $85.00Medium
7/9/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$71.00 ➝ $78.00Low
6/24/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$75.00 ➝ $80.00Low
5/8/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$55.00 ➝ $70.00High
5/7/2020SunTrust BanksLower TargetBuy$87.00 ➝ $75.00Low
5/7/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$65.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
5/7/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$68.00 ➝ $62.00Medium
5/6/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$68.00 ➝ $71.00Medium
4/17/2020Monness Crespi & HardtLower TargetBuy$88.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
4/16/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$55.00 ➝ $65.00Medium
4/13/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$87.00 ➝ $75.00High
4/8/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$86.00 ➝ $68.00Medium
3/24/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Target$88.00 ➝ $55.00High
3/23/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
3/10/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $86.00High
2/12/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetPositive ➝ Market Perform$81.00 ➝ $87.00Low
1/29/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$85.00 ➝ $88.00Medium
1/29/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$74.00 ➝ $68.00Medium
1/28/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$88.00 ➝ $90.00High
11/20/2019Buckingham ResearchLower TargetNeutral$85.00 ➝ $80.00High
11/20/2019BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$77.00High
10/15/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOutperform$90.00Low
10/14/2019Monness Crespi & HardtUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$88.00Low
8/28/2019SunTrust BanksLower TargetBuy$95.00 ➝ $87.00Medium
8/1/2019Buckingham ResearchBoost TargetNeutral$75.00 ➝ $85.00High
7/12/2019Credit Suisse GroupSet TargetBuy$92.00Low
6/14/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$82.00High
2/4/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$90.00Medium
1/2/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$100.00 ➝ $90.00Low
12/27/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$68.23High
12/17/2018Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralMedium
12/14/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet TargetBuy$97.00High
11/16/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$96.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
11/8/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$95.00 ➝ $97.00Medium
11/4/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet TargetBuy$95.00Medium
10/2/2018UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$93.00 ➝ $96.00Low
9/21/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet TargetBuy$95.00Low
8/24/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$81.00 ➝ $87.00Low
8/2/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$93.00Low
8/2/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Buy$86.00 ➝ $95.00Low
8/2/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$84.00 ➝ $95.00Low
7/20/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$90.00Low
6/15/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$71.00 ➝ $81.00Low
6/4/2018Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$95.00Low
5/11/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet TargetBuy$86.00Low
5/3/2018KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$80.00 ➝ $87.00Low
4/30/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet TargetBuy$79.00Low
3/27/2018BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$82.00Low
3/26/2018Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
3/23/2018Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$68.18 ➝ $79.00Low
1/31/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$69.00 ➝ $74.00Low
1/31/2018Monness Crespi & HardtDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
1/30/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/1/2017SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$83.00Medium
11/10/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$74.00N/A
11/8/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$65.00 ➝ $69.00N/A
11/8/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$74.00 ➝ $78.00N/A
11/7/2017UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$74.00 ➝ $78.00N/A
9/26/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$74.00 ➝ $77.00Low
9/3/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$74.00Medium
(Data available from 8/19/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.52 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 8 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
1/21/2022
  • 4 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/20/2022
  • 4 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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3/22/2022
  • 9 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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4/21/2022
  • 8 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
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5/21/2022
  • 7 very positive mentions
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  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
6/20/2022
  • 9 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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7/20/2022
  • 10 very positive mentions
  • 26 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
8/19/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 10 very positive mentions
  • 26 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions

Recent Stories by Sentiment

Very Negative

  • No very negative mentions tracked during this time.
Ashland logo
Ashland Inc. provides additives and specialty ingredients worldwide. It operates through Life Sciences; Personal Care & Household; Specialty Additives; and Intermediates and Solvents segments. The Life Sciences segment offers pharmaceutical solutions, including controlled release polymers, disintegrants, tablet coatings, thickeners, solubilizers, and tablet binders; nutrition solutions, such as thickeners, stabilizers, emulsifiers, and additives; and nutraceutical solutions comprising products for weight management, joint comfort, stomach and intestinal health, sports nutrition, and general wellness, as well as custom formulation, toll processing, and particle engineering solutions. The Personal Care & Household segment provides a range of nature-based, biodegradable, and performance ingredients; solutions for toothpastes, mouth washes and rinses, denture cleaning, and care for teeth; and household supplies nature-derived rheology ingredients, biodegradable surface wetting agents, performance encapsulates, and specialty polymers. The Specialty Additives segment offers rheology modifiers, foam control agents, surfactants and wetting agents, pH neutralizers, advanced ceramics used in catalytic converters, environmental filters, ingredients for the manufacturing of ceramic capacitors, plasma display panels and solar cells, ingredients for textile printing, thermoplastic metals, and alloys for welding. The Intermediates and Solvents segment produces 1,4 butanediol and related derivatives, including n-methylpyrrolidone. It offers its products to customers in a range of consumer and industrial markets, such as architectural coatings, construction, energy, food and beverage, nutraceuticals, personal care, and pharmaceutical. The company was formerly known as Ashland Global Holdings Inc. Ashland Inc. was founded in 1924 and is based in Wilmington, Delaware.
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Today's Range

Now: $105.95
Low: $105.88
High: $107.98

50 Day Range

MA: $102.00
Low: $94.81
High: $108.38

52 Week Range

Now: $105.95
Low: $82.10
High: $112.91

Volume

216,748 shs

Average Volume

457,671 shs

Market Capitalization

$5.74 billion

P/E Ratio

6.67

Dividend Yield

1.24%

Beta

1.04

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Ashland?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on Ashland in the last year: Argus, BMO Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mizuho, Monness Crespi & Hardt, Stifel Nicolaus, StockNews.com, TheStreet, UBS Group AG, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Ashland?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Ashland in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $123.75, suggesting a possible upside of 16.8%. Stifel Nicolaus has the highest price target set, predicting ASH will reach $140.00 in the next twelve months. Wells Fargo & Company has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $107.00 for Ashland in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Ashland?

Ashland currently has 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe ASH will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Ashland.
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What other companies compete with Ashland?

Other companies that are similar to Ashland include Balchem, Innospec, Chemours, Livent and Huntsman. Learn More about companies similar to Ashland.

How do I contact Ashland's investor relations team?

Ashland's physical mailing address is 8145 Blazer Drive, Wilmington DE, 19808. The basic materials company's listed phone number is (302) 995-3000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Ashland is www.ashland.com. Learn More about contacing Ashland investor relations.