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

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$174.08 +2.46 (+1.43 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$171.62
Today's Range$172.99 - $174.34
52-Week Range$148.44 - $174.34
Volume1.33 million shs
Average Volume1.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$38.23 billion
P/E Ratio23.37
Dividend Yield2.56%
Beta0.85
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
Phone610-481-4911

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.93 billion
Cash Flow$12.0721 per share
Book Value$51.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.50 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees16,300
Market Cap$38.23 billion
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. Investors 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 dividend yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January, 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.87 by $0.01. The basic materials company earned $2.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.27 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 .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.79 earnings per share. 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, April 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, January, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.05-8.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $8.16. Air Products & Chemicals also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $8.05-8.30 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for APD?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Air Products & Chemicals' stock. Their predictions range from $170.00 to $215.00. On average, they expect Air Products & Chemicals' stock price to reach $189.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Air Products & Chemicals.

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

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Air Products & Chemicals in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 9 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?

News headlines about APD stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Air Products & Chemicals earned a news impact score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.80%), Bank of America Corp DE (2.98%), Findlay Park Partners LLP (1.50%), Northern Trust Corp (1.48%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.37%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.20%). Company insiders that own Air Products & Chemicals stock include Charles I Cogut and Seifi Ghasemi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Air Products & Chemicals.

Which institutional investors are selling Air Products & Chemicals stock?

APD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Hudson Bay Capital Management LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Air Products & Chemicals.

Which institutional investors are buying Air Products & Chemicals stock?

APD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bessemer Group Inc., Bahl & Gaynor Inc., 1832 Asset Management L.P., King Luther Capital Management Corp, BlackRock Inc., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Findlay Park Partners LLP. 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 $174.08.

How big of a company is Air Products & Chemicals?

Air Products & Chemicals has a market capitalization of $38.23 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:  433 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  427 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  860
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 2/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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