Ashland: Could Be A Solid Defensive Play Going Forward

Nov. 23, 2022 9:46 AM ETAshland Inc. (ASH)
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Gary Bourgeault


  • Ashland delivers a good Q4 performance while facing numerous headwinds.
  • All segments were up in the quarter, led by Life Sciences.
  • Supply chain constraints will continue to weigh on the company over the next year.
  • The launch of a record number of products with significant sales growth potential offset some of the headwinds faced by ASH in the quarter and the year.

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Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), which provides additives and specialty ingredients around the world, delivered a solid fiscal fourth quarter, with all its segments contributing to the results, led by Life Sciences, which generated 13 percent revenue growth in the

Ashland Inc. fiscal fourth quarter earnings.

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Growth across all business units Ashland Inc.

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earnings from ashland inc.'s life sciences

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earnings personal care, ashland inc.

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earnings from specialty additive unit ashland inc.

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Ashland Inc.'s Intermediates earnings numbers

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