Ashland's current quarterly cash dividend is 25 cents per share. Ashland's historical practice has been to pay dividends on the 15th day of March, June, September and December if declared by the board of directors. Ashland's board of directors has declared a dividend every quarter since December 1936.
Yes, whether purchasing shares for the first time or adding to existing holdings, investors can buy and sell Ashland stock directly through EQ Shareowner Services, Ashland's stock transfer agent-registrar, which administers the plan. More information and an enrollment form can be found on the EQ Shareowner Services website at www.shareowneronline.com or obtained by calling EQ Shareowner Services at +1 855 598 5486 toll-free within the U.S. or +1 651 450 4064 outside the U.S.
EQ Shareowner Services is Ashland's transfer agent-registrar, rights agent, dividend disbursing agent and dividend reinvestment plan agent. Correspondence and questions concerning shareholdings should be directed to:
EQ Shareowner Services
161 N. Concord Exchange
South St. Paul, MN 55075
Equiniti Trust Company Shareowner Services
P.O. Box 64874
St. Paul, MN 55164
Phone: +1 855 598 5486 toll-free within the U.S. or +1 651 450 4064 outside the U.S. TDD: +1 651 450 4144 Website: www.shareowneronline.com
Ashland's fiscal year begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The annual report is published in December and mailed to shareholders who have elected to receive printed copies of proxy materials. The annual report and Securities and Exchange Commission Forms 10-Q and 10-K are available at no charge either electronically or by requesting printed copies.
In general, Ashland announces its quarterly results during the third or fourth week of January, April, July and October. Earnings announcements and other Ashland press releases can be received via e-mail.