Ashland (ASH -5.3%) shares tumble on weak August sales in its specialty chemicals segment,...

|About: Ashland Inc. (ASH)|By:, SA News Editor

Ashland (ASH -5.3%) shares tumble on weak August sales in its specialty chemicals segment, according to an SEC filing. The 9.7% drop marked the third month in a row of falling sales in the segment, though Y/Y sales were higher. The segment was the biggest contributor to total sales in ASH's FQ3.