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

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$166.99 +0.38 (+0.23 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$166.61
Today's Range$166.30 - $167.86
52-Week Range$143.79 - $175.17
Volume1.34 million shs
Average Volume1.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.62 billion
P/E Ratio26.51
Dividend Yield2.67%
Air Products & Chemicals logoAir 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.35
Current Ratio2.40
Quick Ratio2.24


Trailing P/E Ratio26.51
Forward P/E Ratio22.41
P/E Growth1.31

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.19 billion
Price / Sales4.47
Cash Flow$10.9358 per share
Price / Cash15.27
Book Value$46.73 per share
Price / Book3.57


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.31
Net Income$3.00 billion
Net Margins17.13%
Return on Equity15.15%
Return on Assets8.56%


Outstanding Shares219,270,000
Market Cap$34.62 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 paid a dividend of $1.10 per share on Monday, November 12th. This represents a $4.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 28th. View Air Products & Chemicals' Dividend History.

How were Air Products & Chemicals' earnings last quarter?

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The basic materials company reported $1.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.84 by $0.11. The basic materials company earned $2.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.31 billion. Air Products & Chemicals had a return on equity of 15.15% and a net margin of 17.13%. Air Products & Chemicals's quarterly revenue was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.65 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, October, 25th 2018. 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 fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.95-2.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.02.

What price target have analysts set for APD?

16 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Air Products & Chemicals' stock. Their predictions range from $148.00 to $215.00. On average, they anticipate Air Products & Chemicals' stock price to reach $186.5333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Air Products & Chemicals.

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

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Air Products & Chemicals in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Air Products & Chemicals.

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

Has Air Products & Chemicals been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about APD stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Air Products & Chemicals earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.22 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Air Products & Chemicals.

Who are Air Products & Chemicals' major shareholders?

Air Products & Chemicals' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.19%), Bank of America Corp DE (3.29%), FMR LLC (2.03%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.84%), Findlay Park Partners LLP (1.46%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.44%). 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 American Century Companies Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Fred Alger Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec and Stelliam Investment Management LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Air Products & Chemicals.

Which institutional investors are buying Air Products & Chemicals stock?

APD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nomura Holdings Inc., FMR LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Luminus Management LLC, Findlay Park Partners LLP, Calamos Advisors LLC, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC and Sei Investments Co.. 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 $166.99.

How big of a company is Air Products & Chemicals?

Air Products & Chemicals has a market capitalization of $34.62 billion and generates $8.19 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $3.00 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.31 on an earnings per share basis. Air Products & Chemicals employs 15,300 workers across the globe.

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:  397 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  394 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  791
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 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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