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Air Products and Chemicals Stock Forecast, Price & News

$277.83
-0.29 (-0.10 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$276.56
Now: $277.83
$279.97
50-Day Range
$263.87
MA: $286.90
$312.67
52-Week Range
$167.43
Now: $277.83
$327.89
Volume674,705 shs
Average Volume1.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$61.41 billion
P/E Ratio32.72
Dividend Yield1.93%
Beta0.86
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: 2.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.41 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Gases
CUSIP00915810
CIK2969
Phone610-481-4911
Employees19,275

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.86 billion
Cash Flow$13.78 per share
Book Value$56.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.89 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$61.41 billion
Next Earnings Date1/22/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$277.83
-0.29 (-0.10 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Air Products and Chemicals' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Air Products and Chemicals' stock was trading at $207.80 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, APD stock has increased by 33.7% and is now trading at $277.83.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Air Products and Chemicals?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Air Products and Chemicals in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 Friday, January 22nd 2021.
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How were Air Products and Chemicals' earnings last quarter?

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 16th. The basic materials company reported $2.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.21 by $0.02. The basic materials company earned $2.32 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.27 billion. Air Products and Chemicals had a net margin of 21.30% and a return on equity of 15.48%. The company's revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $2.27 EPS.
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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, November 19th. Stockholders of record on Monday, January 4th will be paid a dividend of $1.34 per share on Monday, February 8th. This represents a $5.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.93%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 31st.
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What price target have analysts set for APD?

16 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Air Products and Chemicals' shares. Their forecasts range from $225.00 to $340.00. On average, they expect Air Products and Chemicals' stock price to reach $290.15 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Air Products and Chemicals?

Air Products and Chemicals saw a decline in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,230,000 shares, a decline of 25.9% from the September 30th total of 1,660,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 903,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 days. Currently, 0.6% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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).

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 76, Pay $4.18M)
  • Mr. Michael Scott Crocco, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56, Pay $1.31M)
  • Dr. Samir J. Serhan, Chief Operating Officer (Age 59, Pay $2.56M)
  • Mr. Sean D. Major, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56, Pay $1.17M)
  • Mr. Russell A. Flugel, SVP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. William Karlson, Exec. Director of Technology
  • Mr. Richard Boocock, Sr. VP, Chief Information Officer & Special Advisor to the Chairman
  • 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 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.01%), State Street Corp (4.38%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.71%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.94%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (0.77%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.66%). 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 State Street Corp, BlackRock Inc., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V..
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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 First Trust Advisors LP, Morgan Stanley, CI Investments Inc., Samlyn Capital LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Conning Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, and Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Air Products and Chemicals' stock price today?

One share of APD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $277.83.

How big of a company is Air Products and Chemicals?

Air Products and Chemicals has a market capitalization of $61.41 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. Air Products and Chemicals employs 19,275 workers across the globe.

What is Air Products and Chemicals' official website?

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

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 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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