Air Products & Chemicals Company Profile (NYSE:APD)

About Air Products & Chemicals (APD)

Air Products & Chemicals logoAir Products and Chemicals, Inc. is an industrial gases company. The Company's Industrial Gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. The Company operates through seven segments: Industrial Gases-Americas, Industrial Gases-Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), Industrial Gases-Asia, Industrial Gases-Global, Materials Technologies, Energy-from-Waste, and Corporate and other. The Company is also a supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The Company's Materials Technologies business serves the semiconductor, polyurethanes, cleaning and coatings, and adhesives industries. The Company manufactures and distributes products in two lines of business: Industrial Gases and Materials Technologies.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Chemicals - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Gases
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: APD
  • CUSIP: 00915810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $140.50
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $137.01
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $140.12
  • 52-Week Range: $122.64 - $150.45
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 54.10
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.69
  • P/E Growth: -76.47
  • Market Cap: $30.57B
  • Outstanding Shares: 217,589,000
  • Beta: 1.26
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 6.27%
  • Return on Equity: 22.02%
  • Return on Assets: 9.31%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.45%
  • Current Ratio: 1.21%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.10%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.46)
Consensus Price Target: $153.33 (9.13% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/13/2017Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageSell$131.00N/AView Rating Details
2/13/2017Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageOverweight$160.00N/AView Rating Details
1/30/2017Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$146.00 -> $140.00N/AView Rating Details
1/23/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
12/21/2016Monness Crespi & HardtUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$167.00N/AView Rating Details
12/5/2016Citigroup IncUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$139.00 -> $165.00N/AView Rating Details
11/29/2016HSBC Holdings plcInitiated CoverageHold$140.00N/AView Rating Details
11/21/2016ArgusUpgradeHold -> Buy$159.00N/AView Rating Details
10/3/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageOutperformN/AView Rating Details
9/30/2016Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeUnderweight -> Neutral$125.00 -> $135.00N/AView Rating Details
8/12/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$140.00 -> $160.00N/AView Rating Details
7/11/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeAccumulate -> Buy$165.00N/AView Rating Details
6/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
4/4/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$152.00 -> $150.00N/AView Rating Details
2/22/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncBoost Price TargetNeutral$130.00 -> $145.00N/AView Rating Details
1/22/2016Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageUnderperform -> Neutral$125.00N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2016KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$148.00N/AView Rating Details
10/8/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$150.00 -> $154.00N/AView Rating Details
9/17/2015William BlairReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
5/20/2015Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHold$132.00 -> $150.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/29/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
Earnings by Quarter for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
Earnings History by Quarter for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/2017        
4/27/2017Q2 2017$1.38$1.43$1.84 billion$1.98 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2017Q117$1.48$1.47$1.95 billion$1.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q416$1.99$2.01$2.45 billion$2.46 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q316$1.91$1.92$2.41 billion$2.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q216$1.80$1.82$2.38 billion$2.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2016Q116$1.71$1.78$2.45 billion$2.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q415$1.80$1.82$2.56 billion$2.45 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q315$1.58$1.65$2.51 billion$2.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q215$1.54$1.55$2.61 billion$2.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q115$1.49$1.55$2.66 billion$2.56 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q414$1.62$1.66$2.73 billion$2.68 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q314$1.45$1.46$2.67 billion$2.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q214$1.35$1.32$2.55 billion$2.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2014Q114$1.33$1.34$2.57 billion$2.55 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q413$1.47$1.47$2.68 billion$2.59 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2013Q3 2013$1.36$1.36$2.53 billion$2.55 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2013Q2 2013$1.37$1.37$2.59 billion$2.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q1 2013$1.29$1.30$2.47 billion$2.56 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2012$1.43$1.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$1.41$1.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2012$1.35$1.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2012$1.36$1.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2011$1.52$1.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2011$1.45$1.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$1.39$1.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2011$1.34$1.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.15
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.75
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$1.46$1.50$1.47
Q2 20174$1.35$1.40$1.38
Q3 20174$1.58$1.65$1.61
Q4 20174$1.66$1.70$1.68
Q1 20181$1.63$1.63$1.63
Q2 20181$1.63$1.63$1.63
Q3 20181$1.74$1.74$1.74
Q4 20181$1.75$1.75$1.75
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
Next Dividend:5/8/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.44
Dividend Yield:2.45%
Dividend Growth:7.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:132.82% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
55.93% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
50.66% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:34 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)

Dividend History by Quarter for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/27/2017quarterly$0.952.68%3/30/20174/3/20175/8/2017
11/16/2016quarterly$0.8612/29/20161/3/20172/13/2017
7/21/2016quarterly$0.8610/6/201610/3/201611/14/2016
5/19/2016quarterly$0.866/29/20167/1/20168/8/2016
3/17/2016quarterly$0.863/30/20164/1/20165/9/2016
11/19/2015quarterly$0.8112/30/20151/4/20162/8/2016
9/16/2015quarterly$0.819/29/201510/1/201511/9/2015
5/21/2015quarterly$0.812.21%6/29/20157/1/20158/10/2015
3/19/2015quarterly$0.812.12%3/30/20154/1/20155/11/2015
11/20/2014quarterly$0.772.12%12/30/20141/2/20152/9/2015
7/18/2014quarterly$0.772.37%9/29/201410/1/201411/10/2014
5/15/2014quarterly$0.772.6%6/27/20147/1/20148/11/2014
3/20/2014quarterly$0.772.52%3/28/20144/1/20145/12/2014
11/21/2013quarterly$0.712.55%12/30/20131/2/20142/10/2014
9/19/2013quarterly$0.712.62%9/27/201310/1/201311/12/2013
5/16/2013quarterly$0.713.01%6/27/20137/1/20138/12/2013
3/21/2013quarterly$0.713.24%3/27/20134/1/20135/13/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.37%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.18%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/25/2016John D StanleySVPSell17,247$155.39$2,680,011.33View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Russell A FlugelInsiderSell2,050$151.54$310,657.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016John D StanleySVPSell9,597$150.00$1,439,550.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016John D StanleySVPSell8,720$150.00$1,308,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Guillermo NovoVPSell2,447$148.94$364,456.18View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Guillermo NovoVPSell7,997$149.58$1,196,191.26View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016John D StanleySVPSell2,478$143.40$355,345.20View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Seifi GhasemiCEOBuy50,000$126.35$6,317,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Seifi GhasemiCEOBuy20,000$139.93$2,798,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Corning F PainterVPBuy1,000$132.84$132,840.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Seifi GhasemiCEOBuy20,000$134.71$2,694,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Corning F PainterVPBuy1,000$138.38$138,380.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Seifi GhasemiCEOBuy20,000$145.68$2,913,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Seifi GhasemiCEOBuy27,000$153.27$4,138,290.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015John D StanleySVPSell2,756$151.27$416,900.12View SEC Filing  
1/30/2015John D StanleySVPSell6,050$146.69$887,474.50View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Seifi GhasemiCEOBuy30,000$144.67$4,340,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Seifi GhasemiCEOBuy23,000$138.97$3,196,310.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Lawrence S SmithDirectorSell2,000$133.83$267,660.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Corning F PainterVPSell16,284$134.60$2,191,826.40View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Seifi GhasemiCEOBuy25,000$132.84$3,321,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2014John D StanleySVPSell11,721$135.53$1,588,547.13View SEC Filing  
7/24/2014Patricia A MattimoreSVPSell10,000$136.10$1,361,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2014Stephen J JonesVPSell36,373$135.64$4,933,633.72View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014John StanleySVPSell1,144$118.62$135,701.28View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014John StanleySVPSell3,431$111.84$383,723.04View SEC Filing  
11/27/2013Michael DonahueDirectorSell2,000$108.90$217,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Corning PainterVPSell7,000$111.11$777,770.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013John McgladeCEOSell15,614$111.17$1,735,808.38View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013Matthew PaullDirectorBuy3,645$109.71$399,892.95View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013John McgladeCEOSell27,000$109.48$2,955,960.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013John McgladeCEOSell25,000$109.51$2,737,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013John E McgladeCEOSell74,000$109.09$8,072,660.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Seifi GhasemiDirectorBuy15,000$108.09$1,621,350.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Mario BaezaDirectorSell2,000$107.25$214,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Stephen JonesVPSell7,000$110.00$770,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013John D StanleySVPSell4,200$106.56$447,552.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013John W MarslandVPSell12,000$106.70$1,280,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Stephen J JonesVPSell8,000$96.00$768,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Ursula F FairbairnDirectorSell4,000$95.02$380,080.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013John D StanleySVPSell1,400$95.26$133,364.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013John D StanleySVPSell3,407$90.80$309,355.60View SEC Filing  
10/31/2012John E McgladeCEOBuy6,000$77.89$467,340.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2012Lawrence S SmithDirectorBuy5,000$77.36$386,800.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
Latest Headlines for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
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DateHeadline
zacks.com logoAir Products' (APD) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates
www.zacks.com - April 28 at 9:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAir Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 9:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAir Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 7:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAir Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 7:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of APD earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 4:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAir Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Forecasted to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $1.58 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 2:22 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAir Products & Chemicals (APD) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - April 28 at 1:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAir Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Releases Q3 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 1:03 AM
nasdaq.com logoAir Products And Chemicals Inc. Reveals 5% Increase In Q2 Bottom Line - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - April 27 at 3:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products (APD) Beats Q2 Earnings & Sales Estimates - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 3:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products Reports Strong Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 3:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products and Chemicals posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 3:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products (APD) Beats Q2 Earnings & Sales Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 3:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products' (APD) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 3:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAir Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.05 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 2:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Air Products & Chemicals (APD) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 2:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAir Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.38 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 9:04 AM
seekingalpha.com logoS&P 500 'Safer' Dividend Aristocrats See Air Products In Top 3 For Gains, Per April Analyst Targets
seekingalpha.com - April 27 at 1:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products & Chemicals, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:APD) : April 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 1:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChemical Stock Earnings Slated on Apr 27: DOW, APD, EMN & PX
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 3:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products Starts Up New Plant in Chongqing City for China's Leading LCD Panel Fab
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 3:49 PM
zacks.com logoWhy Air Products (APD) Might Surprise This Earnings Season
www.zacks.com - April 26 at 8:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products & Chemicals, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : APD-US : April 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 9:47 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Very Likely to Affect Air Products & Chemicals (APD) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 5:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products (APD) Q2 Earnings: Is a Beat in the Cards? - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 3:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products and Chemicals to Build 6 New Plants in India
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 3:35 PM
zacks.com logoAir Products (APD) Q2 Earnings: Is a Beat in the Cards?
www.zacks.com - April 24 at 10:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAir Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 7:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAir Products & Chemicals (APD) Getting Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 10:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products' India Joint Venture to Build Six New Air Separation Plants
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 3:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 7:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products Appoints Sean Major Executive Vice President and General Counsel
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 3:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Air Products & Chemicals (APD) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 11:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAir Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 8:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Edward Donley, Raised in a Log Cabin, Ran Air Products and Headed U.S. Chamber
finance.yahoo.com - April 15 at 11:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact Air Products & Chemicals (APD) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 4:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products & Chemicals, Inc. : APD-US: Dividend Analysis : April 03rd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 11:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.83 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 8:51 PM
nasdaq.com logoAir Products & Chemicals a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock With 2.8% Yield (APD)
www.nasdaq.com - April 7 at 3:35 PM
nasdaq.com logoAir Products & Chemicals a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock With 2.8% Yield (APD)
www.nasdaq.com - April 7 at 3:35 PM
nasdaq.com logoAir Products (APD) Starts Up Air Separation Plant in China - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - April 7 at 6:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products Brings Another New Plant On-stream in Guangdong Province
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 6:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products (APD) Starts Up Air Separation Plant in China
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 6:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) to Announce $1.38 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 12:19 AM
investorplace.com logoWhy Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (APD)
investorplace.com - April 5 at 9:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIn Memoriam: Former Air Products Chairman and CEO Edward Donley
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 3:53 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAir Products And Chemicals: Jilted Again
seekingalpha.com - April 1 at 3:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFactors that Could Dampen Chemical Industry Momentum
finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 8:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Products to Discuss Latest LNG Technology Innovations
finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 3:42 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBill Ackman Comments on Air Products and Chemicals
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 30 at 9:00 PM

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Frequently Asked Questions for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)

What is Air Products & Chemicals' stock symbol?

Air Products & Chemicals trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "APD."

How often does Air Products & Chemicals pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Air Products & Chemicals?

Air Products & Chemicals declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 27th. Investors of record on Monday, April 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.95 per share on Monday, May 8th. This represents a $3.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.70%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 30th. This is a positive change from Air Products & Chemicals's previous quarterly dividend of $0.86.

How were Air Products & Chemicals' earnings last quarter?

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $1.43 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.38 by $0.05. The business earned $1.98 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.84 billion. Air Products & Chemicals had a return on equity of 22.02% and a net margin of 6.27%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 11.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.82 EPS.

When will Air Products & Chemicals make its next earnings announcement?

Air Products & Chemicals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April, 27th 2017.

What guidance has Air Products & Chemicals issued on next quarter's earnings?

Air Products & Chemicals updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 6.00-6.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.14. Air Products & Chemicals also updated its Q3 guidance to $1.55-1.60 EPS.

Where is Air Products & Chemicals' stock going? Where will Air Products & Chemicals' stock price be in 2017?

13 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Air Products & Chemicals' shares. Their forecasts range from $131.00 to $167.00. On average, they expect Air Products & Chemicals' stock price to reach $153.33 in the next year.

What are analysts saying about Air Products & Chemicals stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Air Products & Chemicals stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Estimates for Air Products for the fiscal second quarter have been stable of late. Air Products has a strong project backlog and benefits from cost-reduction measures and a diverse customer base. Moreover, acquisitions and new business deals are expected to continue to support results in the near term. Strategies like tighter control over expenses, hiving off non-profitable business and reduction of headcount will improve efficiency and bottom-line. The company is also committed to maximize shareholder returns and create value in the long term." (4/18/2017)
  • 2. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "KMI will hold an Analyst Conference in Houston on Jan. 25th to review operations, discuss strategic initiatives, and profile financial guidance. We expect mgmt to detail 2017 financial projections, expanding upon preliminary estimates it offered in December. Moreover, we anticipate significant discussion of its $12B project backlog and efforts to potentially partner on certain assets and/or otherwise work to minimize risk while extracting value. 2017 guidance. On Dec. 5th, KMI initiated 2017 adjusted EBITDA & DCF guidance of ~ $7.2B and ~$4.46B, respectively, and noted plans to deploy ~$3.2B on growth initiatives with anticipated YE leverage of ~5.4x (debt/EBITDA). As is its historic custom, we expect mgmt to greatly expand upon this preliminary outlook at its Analyst Conference and anticipate segment-specific forecasts will be forthcoming. As KMI remains focused on achieving leverage targets consistent with a return to dividend growth, we believe investors will explore mgmt’s expectations for big-ticket projects, legacy asset declines, and ongoing JV initiatives." (1/23/2017)

Who owns Air Products & Chemicals stock?

Air Products & Chemicals' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.70%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.51%), Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY (0.21%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.19%), Mycio Wealth Partners LLC (0.14%) and Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.13%). Company insiders that own Air Products & Chemicals stock include Corning F Painter, Guillermo Novo, John D Stanley, Russell A Flugel and Seifi Ghasemi.

Who sold Air Products & Chemicals stock? Who is selling Air Products & Chemicals stock?

Air Products & Chemicals' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Jennison Associates LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, PGGM Investments, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. and Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. Company insiders that have sold Air Products & Chemicals stock in the last year include Guillermo Novo, John D Stanley and Russell A Flugel.

Who bought Air Products & Chemicals stock? Who is buying Air Products & Chemicals stock?

Air Products & Chemicals' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Korea Investment CORP, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Nationwide Fund Advisors, National Pension Service and Hennessy Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Air Products & Chemicals stock in the last two years include Corning F Painter and Seifi Ghasemi.

How do I buy Air Products & Chemicals stock?

Shares of Air Products & Chemicals can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Air Products & Chemicals stock cost?

One share of Air Products & Chemicals stock can currently be purchased for approximately $140.50.

Air Products & Chemicals (APD) Chart for Saturday, April, 29, 2017

This page was last updated on 4/29/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff