About Air Products and Chemicals
Air 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
- Previous Close: $139.38
- 50 Day Moving Average: $142.47
- 200 Day Moving Average: $140.94
- 52-Week Range: $120.59 - $150.45
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 54.09
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.57
- P/E Growth: -75.43
- Market Cap: $30.56B
- Outstanding Shares: 217,589,000
- Beta: 1.26
- Net Margins: 6.27%
- Return on Equity: 22.02%
- Return on Assets: 9.31%
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- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.45%
- Current Ratio: 1.21%
- Quick Ratio: 1.10%
What is Air Products and Chemicals' stock symbol?
Air Products and Chemicals trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "APD."
How often does Air Products and Chemicals pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Air Products and Chemicals?
Air Products and Chemicals announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 27th. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.71%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 30th. This is an increase from Air Products and Chemicals's previous quarterly dividend of $0.86.
Where is Air Products and Chemicals' stock going? Where will Air Products and Chemicals' stock price be in 2017?
14 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Air Products and Chemicals' shares. Their predictions range from $131.00 to $167.00. On average, they anticipate Air Products and Chemicals' stock price to reach $153.08 in the next year.
When will Air Products and Chemicals announce their earnings?
Air Products and Chemicals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 26th 2017.
What are analysts saying about Air Products and Chemicals stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Air Products and Chemicals stock:
According to Zacks Investment Research, "Air Products’ adjusted earnings and sales for first-quarter fiscal 2017 missed the respective Zacks Consensus Estimate. Air Products has underperformed the Zacks categorized Chemicals-Diversified industry over the past three months. The company’s industrial gases business in the EMEA region is seeing pressure from a weak operating environment. The company is also seeing lower volumes in Latin America due to weak demand. Moreover, volumes in packaged gases continue to be weak while LNG sales remain under pressure due to low project activity. The company is also exposed to currency headwinds. Moreover, it has a debt-laden balance sheet." (2/3/2017)
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 and Chemicals stock?
Air Products and Chemicals' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.90%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (4.15%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.21%), FMR LLC (2.08%), Janus Capital Management LLC (0.89%) and Fred Alger Management Inc. (0.73%). Company insiders that own Air Products and Chemicals stock include Corning F Painter, Guillermo Novo, John D Stanley, Russell A Flugel and Seifi Ghasemi.
Who sold Air Products and Chemicals stock? Who is selling Air Products and Chemicals stock?
Air Products and Chemicals' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ING Groep NV, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Marble Arch Investments LP, Iridian Asset Management LLC CT, Cipher Capital LP, Sandler Capital Management and Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI. Company insiders that have sold Air Products and Chemicals stock in the last year include Guillermo Novo, John D Stanley and Russell A Flugel.
Who bought Air Products and Chemicals stock? Who is buying Air Products and Chemicals stock?
Air Products and Chemicals' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Fred Alger Management Inc., Luminus Management LLC, State Street Corp, Glenhill Advisors LLC, TCW Group Inc., Stelliam Investment Management LP and Asset Management One Co. Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Air Products and Chemicals stock in the last two years include Corning F Painter and Seifi Ghasemi.
How do I buy Air Products and Chemicals stock?
Shares of Air Products and 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 and Chemicals stock cost?
One share of Air Products and Chemicals stock can currently be purchased for approximately $140.47.