Air Products and Chemicals Company Profile (NYSE:APD)

About Air Products and Chemicals

Air Products and 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: $148.15
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $151.98
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $145.96
  • 52-Week Range: $114.64 - $157.84
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 55.17
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.25
  • P/E Growth: 1.96
  • Market Cap: $31.93B
  • Outstanding Shares: 216,549,000
  • Beta: 1.19
  • Net Margins: 6.12%
  • Return on Equity: 22.00%
  • Return on Assets: 9.34%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.55%
  • Current Ratio: 0.92%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.76%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: $153.92 (4.38% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/12/2016Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetBuy$163.00View Rating Details
8/12/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$140.00 -> $160.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$155.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$157.00 -> $156.00View Rating Details
7/11/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeAccumulate -> Buy$165.00View Rating Details
6/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/12/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/2/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$147.00 -> $162.00View Rating Details
4/4/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$152.00 -> $150.00View Rating Details
2/22/2016SusquehannaBoost Price TargetNeutral$130.00 -> $145.00View Rating Details
1/22/2016Bank of America Corp.Initiated CoverageUnderperform -> Neutral$125.00View Rating Details
1/11/2016KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$148.00View Rating Details
10/30/2015Robert W. BairdBoost Price Target$160.00 -> $164.00View Rating Details
10/8/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$150.00 -> $154.00View Rating Details
9/17/2015William BlairReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/20/2015Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHold$132.00 -> $150.00View Rating Details
4/14/2015SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$160.00 -> $175.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/28/2016Q316$1.90$1.92$2.41 billion$2.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q216$1.81$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$1.55$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$1.61$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)


Earnings Estimates for Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.51 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.08 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169$1.73$1.90$1.80
Q2 201610$1.80$2.00$1.92
Q3 20166$1.89$1.97$1.92
Q4 20163$1.98$2.00$1.99
Q1 20171$2.02$2.02$2.02
Q2 20171$2.04$2.04$2.04
Q3 20171$2.12$2.12$2.12
Q4 20171$2.15$2.15$2.15
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
Annual Dividend:$3.44
Dividend Yield:2.33%
Dividend Growth:8.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:128.84% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
45.81% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
42.57% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:33 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.33%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.50%
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)


Latest Headlines for Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD)
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Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD) Chart for Saturday, September, 24, 2016

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