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NYSE:APDAir Products & Chemicals Stock Price, Forecast & News

$219.32
+3.56 (+1.65 %)
(As of 04/10/2020 09:08 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$215.13
Now: $219.32
$222.60
50-Day Range
$176.73
MA: $212.79
$255.82
52-Week Range
$167.43
Now: $219.32
$257.01
Volume1.74 million shs
Average Volume1.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$48.40 billion
P/E Ratio25.77
Dividend Yield2.48%
Beta0.84
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.11 out of 5 stars


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$8.92 billion
Cash Flow$13.39 per share
Book Value$51.68 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.76 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees17,700
Market Cap$48.40 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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

How has Air Products & Chemicals' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Air Products & Chemicals' stock was trading at $207.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, APD stock has increased by 5.5% and is now trading at $219.32. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Air Products & Chemicals?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Air Products & Chemicals in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Air Products & Chemicals.

When is Air Products & Chemicals' next earnings date?

Air Products & Chemicals is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Air Products & Chemicals.

How can I listen to Air Products & Chemicals' earnings call?

Air Products & Chemicals will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 23rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Air Products & Chemicals' earnings last quarter?

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January, 24th. The basic materials company reported $2.14 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.08 by $0.06. The basic materials company earned $2.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.29 billion. Air Products & Chemicals had a return on equity of 16.20% and a net margin of 21.10%. The business's revenue was up 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.86 earnings per share. View Air Products & Chemicals' earnings history.

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 Thursday, January 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 1st will be paid a dividend of $1.34 per share on Monday, May 11th. This represents a $5.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 31st. This is an increase from Air Products & Chemicals's previous quarterly dividend of $1.16. View Air Products & Chemicals' dividend history.

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

Air Products & Chemicals updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, January, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $9.35-9.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $9.44.

What price target have analysts set for APD?

21 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Air Products & Chemicals' shares. Their forecasts range from $205.00 to $270.00. On average, they expect Air Products & Chemicals' share price to reach $244.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Air Products & Chemicals.

Has Air Products & Chemicals been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about APD stock have trended very negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Air Products & Chemicals earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutAir Products & Chemicals.

Are investors shorting Air Products & Chemicals?

Air Products & Chemicals saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 2,683,100 shares, an increase of 15.7% from the February 27th total of 2,320,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,200,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Air Products & Chemicals' Current Options Chain.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Medtronic (MDT).

Who are Air Products & Chemicals' key executives?

Air Products & Chemicals' management team includes the following 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)

What is Air Products & Chemicals' stock symbol?

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

Who are Air Products & Chemicals' major shareholders?

Air Products & Chemicals' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include M&G Investment Management Ltd. (0.13%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.05%), Park National Corp OH (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Woodstock Corp (0.01%) and Buffington Mohr McNeal (0.01%). Company insiders that own Air Products & Chemicals stock include Charles I Cogut, Edward L Monser, Russell A Flugel 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 M&G Investment Management Ltd., Park National Corp OH, Confluence Investment Management LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA, Cypress Capital Group, Atlantic Union Bankshares Corp, and Woodstock Corp. View insider buying and selling activity for Air Products & Chemicals.

Which institutional investors are buying Air Products & Chemicals stock?

APD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Abner Herrman & Brock LLC, Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, First American Bank, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, IBM Retirement Fund, Buffington Mohr McNeal, Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc., and Private Trust Co. NA. Company insiders that have bought Air Products & Chemicals stock in the last two years include Charles I Cogut, Edward L Monser, and Seifi Ghasemi. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Air Products & Chemicals' stock price today?

One share of APD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $219.32.

How big of a company is Air Products & Chemicals?

Air Products & Chemicals has a market capitalization of $48.40 billion and generates $8.92 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.76 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.21 on an earnings per share basis. Air Products & Chemicals employs 17,700 workers across the globe. View additional information about Air Products & Chemicals.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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