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  • Revenues ($M)
    $5,387
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -29.3%
  • Profits ($M)
    $309
  • Profits Percent Change
    32.6%
  • Assets ($M)
    $10,064
  • Employees
    10,500
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $6,952
  • Previous Rank
    371
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    B-

The largest real estate investment trust in the lodging sector, the Bethesda-based firm owns a portfolio of high-end hotels–under Four Seasons, Ritz-Carlton, Marriott and other brands–in Europe and the US.

Company Info

Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2015.
CEO
William A. Wulfsohn
Sector
Chemicals
Industry
Chemicals
HQ Location
Covington, KY
Websitehttp://www.ashland.com
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Employees10,500

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$5,387-29.3%
Profits ($M)$30932.6%
Assets ($M)$10,064-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,037-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$6,952-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues5.7%
Profits as % of Assets3.1%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity10.2%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.48
EPS % Change (from 2014)49.3%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)1.4%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-16.4%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-13.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)16.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)9%