NYSE:APD - Air Products & Chemicals Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$202.93 +3.33 (+1.67 %)
(As of 04/26/2019 11:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$199.60
Today's Range$199.37 - $203.41
52-Week Range$148.44 - $201.97
Volume21,330 shs
Average Volume974,898 shs
Market Capitalization$44.57 billion
P/E Ratio27.25
Dividend Yield2.36%
Beta0.82
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, equipment, and services worldwide. The company produces atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; process gases, such as hydrogen, helium, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, syngas, and specialty gases; and equipment for the production or processing of gases comprising air separation units and non-cryogenic generators for customers in various industries, including refining, chemical, gasification, metals, electronics, manufacturing, food and beverage, magnetic resonance imaging, energy production and refining, and metals. It also designs and manufactures equipment for air separation, hydrocarbon recovery and purification, natural gas liquefaction, and liquid helium and liquid hydrogen transport and storage. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Gases
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP00915810
CIK2969
Phone610-481-4911

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.93 billion
Cash Flow$12.3062 per share
Book Value$50.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.50 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees16,300
Market Cap$44.57 billion
Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 24th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 1st will be given a dividend of $1.16 per share on Monday, May 13th. This represents a $4.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 29th. This is a positive change from Air Products & Chemicals's previous quarterly dividend of $1.10. View Air Products & Chemicals' Dividend History.

How were Air Products & Chemicals' earnings last quarter?

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 24th. The basic materials company reported $1.92 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.04. The basic materials company had revenue of $2.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.23 billion. Air Products & Chemicals had a net margin of 18.92% and a return on equity of 15.13%. The firm's revenue was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.71 EPS. View Air Products & Chemicals' Earnings History.

When is Air Products & Chemicals' next earnings date?

Air Products & Chemicals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Air Products & Chemicals.

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

Air Products & Chemicals issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $8.15-8.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $8.15. Air Products & Chemicals also updated its Q3 2019 guidance to $2.10-2.15 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for APD?

12 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Air Products & Chemicals' stock. Their forecasts range from $181.00 to $224.00. On average, they expect Air Products & Chemicals' share price to reach $212.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Air Products & Chemicals.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Air Products & Chemicals?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Air Products & Chemicals in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Air Products & Chemicals.

Has Air Products & Chemicals been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about APD stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Air Products & Chemicals earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Air Products & Chemicals' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Air Products & Chemicals own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Air Products & Chemicals investors own include Exxon Mobil (XOM), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Mcdonald's (MCD), PepsiCo (PEP), Fluor Co. (NEW) (FLR), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), IBM (IBM) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are Air Products & Chemicals' key executives?

Air Products & Chemicals' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Seifollah Ghasemi, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 75)
  • Mr. Michael Scott Crocco, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Sean D. Major, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Dr. Samir J. Serhan, Exec. VP (Age 58)
  • Mr. Russell A. Flugel, SVP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 49)

Who are Air Products & Chemicals' major shareholders?

Air Products & Chemicals' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY (0.23%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.19%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.15%), Mycio Wealth Partners LLC (0.12%), Conning Inc. (0.11%) and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. (0.09%). Company insiders that own Air Products & Chemicals stock include Charles I Cogut and Seifi Ghasemi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Air Products & Chemicals.

Which major investors are selling Air Products & Chemicals stock?

APD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, Calamos Advisors LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Gradient Investments LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Conning Inc., Pacific Heights Asset Management LLC and Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV. View Insider Buying and Selling for Air Products & Chemicals.

Which major investors are buying Air Products & Chemicals stock?

APD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investec Asset Management LTD, Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Investec Asset Management North America Inc., Eastern Bank, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC and CX Institutional. Company insiders that have bought Air Products & Chemicals stock in the last two years include Charles I Cogut and Seifi Ghasemi. View Insider Buying and Selling for Air Products & Chemicals.

How do I buy shares of Air Products & Chemicals?

Shares of APD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Air Products & Chemicals' stock price today?

One share of APD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $202.93.

How big of a company is Air Products & Chemicals?

Air Products & Chemicals has a market capitalization of $44.57 billion and generates $8.93 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.50 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.45 on an earnings per share basis. Air Products & Chemicals employs 16,300 workers across the globe.

What is Air Products & Chemicals' official website?

The official website for Air Products & Chemicals is http://www.airproducts.com.

How can I contact Air Products & Chemicals?

Air Products & Chemicals' mailing address is 7201 HAMILTON BOULEVARD, ALLENTOWN PA, 18195. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 610-481-4911 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE APD)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  452 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  437 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  889
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Air Products & Chemicals and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe APD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe APD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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