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

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$154.76 +0.95 (+0.62 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$153.81
Today's Range$153.99 - $157.15
52-Week Range$148.44 - $175.17
Volume1.35 million shs
Average Volume1.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.12 billion
P/E Ratio20.77
Dividend Yield2.83%
Beta1.09
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Gases
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:APD
Previous Symbol
CUSIP00915810
Phone610-481-4911

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.30
Current Ratio2.17
Quick Ratio2.00

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio20.77
Forward P/E Ratio18.94
P/E Growth1.61

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.93 billion
Price / Sales3.80
Cash Flow$11.8772 per share
Price / Cash Flow13.03
Book Value$50.97 per share
Price / Book3.04

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.45
Net Income$1.50 billion
Net Margins16.77%
Return on Equity15.30%
Return on Assets8.76%

Miscellaneous

Employees16,300
Outstanding Shares219,530,000
Market Cap$34.12 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 20th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $1.10 per share on Monday, February 11th. This represents a $4.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 31st. 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 Tuesday, November, 6th. The basic materials company reported $2.00 earnings per share 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 the consensus estimate of $2.31 billion. Air Products & Chemicals had a net margin of 16.77% and a return on equity of 15.30%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.76 EPS. 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 earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.05-8.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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?

13 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Air Products & Chemicals' shares. Their predictions range from $170.00 to $215.00. On average, they anticipate Air Products & Chemicals' share price to reach $191.0909 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Air Products & Chemicals.

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

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Air Products & Chemicals in the last year. There are currently 13 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 coverage about APD stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Air Products & Chemicals earned a media sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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)
  • Mr. Sean D. Major, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 54)
  • Dr. Samir J. Serhan, Exec. VP (Age 57)
  • Mr. Russell A. Flugel, SVP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 48)

Who are Air Products & Chemicals' major shareholders?

Air Products & Chemicals' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.47%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.47%), BlackRock Inc. (7.67%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.99%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.83%) and FMR LLC (1.44%). Company insiders that own Air Products & Chemicals stock include Charles I Cogut and Seifi Ghasemi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Air Products & Chemicals.

Which major investors are selling Air Products & Chemicals stock?

APD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Capital World Investors, BlackRock Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Bahl & Gaynor Inc., TCW Group Inc. and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Air Products & Chemicals.

Which major investors are buying Air Products & Chemicals stock?

APD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Deutsche Bank AG, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. 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 $154.76.

How big of a company is Air Products & Chemicals?

Air Products & Chemicals has a market capitalization of $34.12 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:  423 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  416 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  839
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 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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