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Air Products and Chemicals Stock Forecast, Price & News

$263.26
-0.07 (-0.03 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$262.11
Now: $263.26
$265.82
50-Day Range
$253.15
MA: $272.32
$290.67
52-Week Range
$167.43
Now: $263.26
$327.89
Volume971,261 shs
Average Volume1.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$58.25 billion
P/E Ratio31.01
Dividend Yield2.04%
Beta0.76
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, manufacturing, food and beverage, electronics, 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

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Gases
CUSIP00915810
CIK2969
Phone610-481-4911
Employees19,000
Year Founded1940

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.86 billion
Cash Flow$12.66 per share
Book Value$56.33 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.89 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$58.25 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.74 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

1st out of 830 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

1st out of 18 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$263.26
-0.07 (-0.03 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Air Products and Chemicals a buy right now?

19 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Air Products and Chemicals in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Air Products and Chemicals stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Air Products and Chemicals?

Wall Street analysts have given Air Products and Chemicals a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Air Products and Chemicals wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Air Products and Chemicals?

Air Products and Chemicals saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,740,000 shares, an increase of 48.7% from the December 31st total of 1,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,300,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.3 days. Currently, 0.8% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Air Products and Chemicals' next earnings date?

Air Products and Chemicals is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 22nd 2021.
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How were Air Products and Chemicals' earnings last quarter?

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 3rd. The basic materials company reported $2.12 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.19 by $0.07. The basic materials company had revenue of $2.38 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.34 billion. Air Products and Chemicals had a net margin of 21.30% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.48%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.14 earnings per share.
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How has Air Products and Chemicals' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Air Products and Chemicals' stock was trading at $207.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, APD stock has increased by 26.7% and is now trading at $263.26.
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How often does Air Products and Chemicals pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Air Products and Chemicals?

Air Products and Chemicals announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 1st will be given a dividend of $1.50 per share on Monday, May 10th. This represents a $6.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 31st. This is an increase from Air Products and Chemicals's previous quarterly dividend of $1.34.
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Is Air Products and Chemicals a good dividend stock?

Air Products and Chemicals pays an annual dividend of $5.36 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.04%. Air Products and Chemicals has been increasing its dividend for 39 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Air Products and Chemicals is 63.96%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Air Products and Chemicals will have a dividend payout ratio of 52.39% next year. This indicates that Air Products and Chemicals will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for APD?

19 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Air Products and Chemicals' stock. Their forecasts range from $225.00 to $340.00. On average, they expect Air Products and Chemicals' stock price to reach $295.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Air Products and Chemicals' key executives?

Air Products and Chemicals' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Seifollah Ghasemi, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 77, Pay $4.75M)
  • Mr. Michael Scott Crocco, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $1.5M)
  • Dr. Samir J. Serhan, Exec. VP & COO (Age 60, Pay $1.77M)
  • Mr. Sean D. Major, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57, Pay $1.32M)
  • Mr. Russell A. Flugel, SVP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. William Karlson, Exec. Director of Technology
  • Mr. Brian Galovich, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Simon R. Moore, VP of Investor Relations, Corp. Relations & Sustainability
  • Ms. Katie McDonald, VP of Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Victoria Brifo, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer

What is Seifi Ghasemi's approval rating as Air Products and Chemicals' CEO?

226 employees have rated Air Products and Chemicals CEO Seifi Ghasemi on Glassdoor.com. Seifi Ghasemi has an approval rating of 79% among Air Products and Chemicals' employees.

Who are some of Air Products and Chemicals' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Air Products and Chemicals own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Air Products and Chemicals investors own include AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), McDonald's (MCD), PepsiCo (PEP), The Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), The Procter & Gamble (PG) and Intel (INTC).

What is Air Products and Chemicals' stock symbol?

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

Who are Air Products and Chemicals' major shareholders?

Air Products and Chemicals' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.31%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.04%), Northern Trust Corp (1.39%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.31%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (0.85%) and Findlay Park Partners LLP (0.79%). Company insiders that own Air Products and Chemicals stock include Edward L Monser, Russell A Flugel and Seifi Ghasemi.
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Which major investors are selling Air Products and Chemicals stock?

APD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Findlay Park Partners LLP, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, FIL Ltd, Barclays PLC, Cibc World Markets Corp, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., and Northern Trust Corp.
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Which major investors are buying Air Products and Chemicals stock?

APD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Viking Global Investors LP, Bessemer Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Korea Investment CORP, Morgan Stanley, and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Air Products and Chemicals stock in the last two years include Edward L Monser, and Seifi Ghasemi.
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How do I buy shares of Air Products and Chemicals?

Shares of APD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Air Products and Chemicals' stock price today?

One share of APD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $263.26.

How much money does Air Products and Chemicals make?

Air Products and Chemicals has a market capitalization of $58.25 billion and generates $8.86 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.89 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.38 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Air Products and Chemicals have?

Air Products and Chemicals employs 19,000 workers across the globe.

When was Air Products and Chemicals founded?

Air Products and Chemicals was founded in 1940.

What is Air Products and Chemicals' official website?

The official website for Air Products and Chemicals is www.airproducts.com.

Where are Air Products and Chemicals' headquarters?

Air Products and Chemicals is headquartered at 7201 HAMILTON BOULEVARD, ALLENTOWN PA, 18195.

How can I contact Air Products and Chemicals?

Air Products and 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 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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