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Ashland Global Holdings chief compliance officer Peter Ganz awarded Restricted Stock Units 21 July 2017
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Ashland Global Holdings (NYSE:ASH) chief compliance officer Peter Ganz, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 7,092 shares at a transaction price of $US66.88. The transaction date was July 19. The shares last traded at $US66.60.
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|Peter Ganz (Insider Options; trailing 12 months)|
|July 19, 2017||7,092||Restricted Stock Units|
|June 05, 2017||4,950||Restricted Stock Units|
|June 05, 2017||47,836||Stock Appreciation Rights|
SECTION 1 BIOGRAPHY PETER GANZ, CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER, COMPANY SECRETARY, GENERAL COUNSEL AND SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
Mr. Ganz, 51, joined Ashland in 2011 as senior vice president and general counsel, responsible for managing all legal and corporate governance matters pertaining to Ashland. In addition, he oversees the company's government relations function and serves as Ashland's chief compliance officer, chairing its Ethics and Compliance Committee. He also serves as a member of Ashland's Executive Committee, sharing overall responsibility for setting Ashland's global strategy, managing capital, and upholding Ashland's operating principles.Immediately prior to joining Ashland, Ganz was a partner with the law firm Sedgwick LLP in Newark, N.J. From 2005 to 2010, he served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Foster Wheeler AG, a global engineering, construction and project-management contractor and power-equipment supplier. Previously, he was senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of G-I Holdings Inc. (formerly GAF Corp.) and of its affiliate, International Specialty Products Inc., in Wayne, N.J., culminating a 10-year career with the GAF group of companies, where he worked in a number of positions of increasing responsibility. Earlier in his career, Ganz practiced litigation for law firms McCarter & English in Newark, N.J., and Kramer, Levin, Nessen, Kamin & Frankel in New York, N.Y. He began his legal career serving a federal judicial clerkship with the Hon. Anne E. Thompson in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.A native of Charlotte, N.C., Ganz earned his bachelor of arts degree from Duke University in 1984. In 1987, he received his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School. He is a member of the New York, New Jersey and Kentucky state bar associations and the American Corporate Counsel Association.
SECTION 2 ASHLAND GLOBAL HOLDINGS INC. SCORECARD (NYSE:ASH):
+ Ashland Global Holdings Inc. is placed 1,205/2,588 in the BSS News Bites ranking of NYSE performers in the past year, a percentile ranking of 53.
2.1 Key Financials (All figures percent)
|ASH||Revenue Growth||EPS Growth||Operating Margin||ROE|
2.2 Moving Annual Return (Trailing 12 months):
|ASH||Close||Dividends||Capital Gain %||% Yield||Annual Return %|
|Last Traded Jul 21||$US66.67||96.24c||12||1.6||13|
|1 Year ago||$US59.87||76.32c||4.8||1.3||6.1|
|2 Years ago||$US57.12||68.98c||10.5||1.3||11.8|
|3 Years ago||$US51.69||66.53c||22.8||1.6||24.4|
|4 Years ago||$US42.09||49.65c||28||1.5||29.5|
+ Earnings per share growth rate has shown signs of deterioration in recent years. [Year ended, all figures in %]
|Year||Revenue Growth||EPS Growth||EBITDA Growth|
2.4 Revenue and Net Profit
|Description||Annual ($US M)||5 years Avg ($US M)||5 years CAGR %|
CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate
2.5 Performance (All figures in %)
A track record of profits in 4 of the last 5 years
|Description||Annual||5 years Avg|
|Operating Profit Margin||2.7||4.1|
|Net Profit Margin||0.1||2.8|
|Return on Equity||0.1||4.2|
|Return on Capital Employed||1.6||2.4|
2.6 High Performance Indicators:
|Description||Value||Rank In Market|
|Today's Turnover||$US23.6 million||In Top Quartile|
|Price to Sales||0.8||In Top Quartile|
|Price/MAP200||1.12||In Top Quartile|
2.7 Present Value of $US1000 invested in the past
|S&P 500 Index||1,006||1,020||1,142|
2.8 Trailing Price Change %
|Price Change %||1-Month||3-Month||1-Year|
|S&P 500 Index||1.52||5.27||14.2|
2.9 Market Position
Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ASH), NYSE's 24th largest Chemicals company by market cap, jumped $US13.21 (or 24.7%) year to date in 2017 to close at $US66.67. This means the stock has outperformed 85% of NYSE-listed stocks in 2017. Compared with the S&P 500 Index which has risen 10.4% YTD, this is a relative price increase of 14.3%. The average daily volume of 1 million shares so far in 2017 was 1.8 times the average daily volume in 2016. In 2017 the market cap has declined $US2.6 billion.
2.10 Global Rank
Global Rank [out of 47,513 stocks]
|Total Assets (US$)||9.7B||2,648||Top|
|Net Profit (US$)||(29M)||39,586||Bottom|
|Return on Equity %||0.1||27,361||Third|
|Net Profit Margin %||0.1||27,119||Third|
|PV$1000 (1Year) US$||1,138||19,317||Second|
|US$ Change (1Year) %||10.6||18,927||Second|
|Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)||80||9,650||Top|
SECTION 3 OTHER DIRECTORS OF ASHLAND GLOBAL HOLDINGS INC.
Michael J. Ward, Chief Executive Officer
William A. Wulfsohn, Chairman
Willis J Kevin, Chief Financial Officer
Barry W. Perry, Director
Stephen F. Kirk, Director
George A. Schaefer, Director
Roger W. Hale, Director
Janice J. Teal Ph. D., Director
William G. Dempsey, Director
Vada O. Manager, Director
Brendan Cummins, Director
Susan L. Main, Director
Mark C. Rohr, Director
Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, Director
Peter Ganz, Company Secretary & Senior Vice President
Samuel J. Mitchell, Senior Vice President
Fernandez-Moreno, Senior Vice President
J. William Heitman, Vice President
Anne T. Schumann, Vice President
Susan B. Esler, Vice President
SECTION 4 ASHLAND GLOBAL HOLDINGS INC. ACTIVITIES
Ashland Global Holdings Inc., previously Ashland Inc. is a global specialty chemicals company, operating through five commercial units. Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients provides specialty additives and functional ingredients, largely derived from renewable and natural raw materials, that manage the physical properties of aqueous and nonaqueous systems. Ashland Hercules Water Technologies provides process, functional and water management chemistries for the pulp and paper, industrial and institutional, mining, municipal and marine industries. Ashland Performance Materials provides unsaturated polyester resins, vinyl ester resins, gelcoats, pressure-sensitive and structural adhesives, and metal casting consumables and design services for the construction, transportation, packaging and converting, and marine markets. Ashland Consumer Markets (Valvoline) markets automotive lubricants and chemicals, car-care products and quick-lube services. Ashland Distribution distributes chemicals, plastics and composite raw materials.
SECTION 5 RECENT NEWS OF ASHLAND GLOBAL HOLDINGS INC. DIRECTORS
21 July 2017
Ashland Global Holdings chief financial officer Willis J Kevin awarded Restricted Stock Units
Ashland Global Holdings (NYSE:ASH) chief financial officer Willis J Kevin, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 12,232 shares at a transaction price of $US66.88. The transaction date was July 19. The shares last traded at $US66.57.
21 July 2017
Ashland Global Holdings vice president Anne T. Schumann awarded Restricted Stock Units
Ashland Global Holdings (NYSE:ASH) vice president Anne T. Schumann, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 3,186 shares at a transaction price of $US66.88. The transaction date was July 19. The shares last traded at $US66.57.
21 July 2017
Ashland Global Holdings controller and vice president J. William Heitman awarded Restricted Stock Units
Ashland Global Holdings (NYSE:ASH) controller and vice president J. William Heitman, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 2,775 shares at a transaction price of $US66.88. The transaction date was July 19. The shares last traded at $US66.57.
21 July 2017
Ashland Global Holdings chairman William A. Wulfsohn awarded Restricted Stock Units
Ashland Global Holdings (NYSE:ASH) chairman William A. Wulfsohn, has been awarded Restricted Stock Units on 43,479 shares at a transaction price of $US66.88. The transaction date was July 19. The shares last traded at $US66.57.
19 July 2017
Ashland Global Holdings elects Susan L. Main as director
Ashland Global Holdings has elected Susan L. Main as Director as on Jul 19, 2017.
19 July 2017
Ashland Global Holdings elects Kathleen Wilson-Thompson as director
Ashland Global Holdings has elected Kathleen Wilson-Thompson as Director as on Jul 19, 2017.
07 June 2017
Ashland Global Holdings chief compliance officer Peter Ganz awarded shares
Ashland Global Holdings (NYSE:ASH) chief compliance officer Peter Ganz, was awarded 13,730 shares worth $US917,850 on June 05.
07 June 2017
Ashland Global Holdings controller and vice president J. William Heitman awarded shares
Ashland Global Holdings (NYSE:ASH) controller and vice president J. William Heitman, was awarded 215 shares worth $US14,373 on June 05.
07 June 2017
Ashland Global Holdings chief executive officer and chairman William A. Wulfsohn awarded shares
Ashland Global Holdings (NYSE:ASH) chief executive officer and chairman William A. Wulfsohn, was awarded 33,546 shares worth $US2.2 million on June 05.