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

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$157.49 -2.41 (-1.51 %)
(As of 11/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$159.90
Today's Range$157.18 - $160.56
52-Week Range$148.44 - $175.17
Volume711,983 shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$35.06 billion
P/E Ratio21.14
Dividend Yield2.73%
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, electronics and performance materials, 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 metals, glass, chemical processing, electronics, energy production and refining, food processing, metallurgical, medical, and general manufacturing. 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Gases
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:APD
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.30
Current Ratio2.17
Quick Ratio2.24


Trailing P/E Ratio21.14
Forward P/E Ratio19.21
P/E Growth1.59

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.93 billion
Price / Sales3.87
Cash Flow$11.7442 per share
Price / Cash13.41
Book Value$50.97 per share
Price / Book3.09


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.45
Net Income$3.00 billion
Net Margins16.77%
Return on Equity15.30%
Return on Assets8.76%


Outstanding Shares219,270,000
Market Cap$35.06 billion

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 19th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 1st will be given a dividend of $1.10 per share on Monday, November 12th. This represents a $4.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.79%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 28th. View Air Products & Chemicals' Dividend History.

How were Air Products & Chemicals' earnings last quarter?

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 6th. The basic materials company reported $2.00 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.99 by $0.01. The basic materials company had revenue of $2.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.31 billion. Air Products & Chemicals had a net margin of 16.77% and a return on equity of 15.30%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.76 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 Friday, January 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Air Products & Chemicals.

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

Air Products & Chemicals updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $8.05-8.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.21. Air Products & Chemicals also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $8.05-8.30 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for APD?

15 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Air Products & Chemicals' stock. Their predictions range from $170.00 to $215.00. On average, they anticipate Air Products & Chemicals' stock price to reach $192.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Air Products & Chemicals.

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

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Air Products & Chemicals in the last year. There are currently 15 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?

Media stories about APD stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of 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 -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the basic materials company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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 74)
  • Mr. Michael Scott Crocco, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Dr. Samir J. Serhan, Exec. VP (Age 57)
  • Mr. Russell A. Flugel, VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Ms. Alyssa A. Budraitis, VP & Chief Information Officer

Who are Air Products & Chemicals' major shareholders?

Air Products & Chemicals' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.67%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.83%), FMR LLC (1.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.42%), Findlay Park Partners LLP (1.41%) and Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (0.49%). 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 FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Bahl & Gaynor Inc., TCW Group Inc., MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Prudential Financial Inc. and Sabal Trust CO. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, KAMES CAPITAL plc, Calamos Advisors LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Victory Capital Management Inc., Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Eastern Bank. 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 $157.49.

How big of a company is Air Products & Chemicals?

Air Products & Chemicals has a market capitalization of $35.06 billion and generates $8.93 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $3.00 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.45 on an earnings per share basis. Air Products & Chemicals employs 15,300 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:  416 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  410 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  826
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 11/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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