Ashland’s stock price gained 0.4% and closed at $78.00 for the week ended June 22.
On June 11, Ashland (ASH) announced the price increase for 1-4 butanediol and several derivative products.
On June 4, Ashland (ASH) stated that it would increase the prices of Isogrip and Pilogrip, its structural adhesive brands.
Energy & Utilities
Despite the lower natural gas prices, natural gas production growth has remained steady over the past few years. According to the EIA, in 2013, total U.S. natural gas production increased by 1%.