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

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$184.08 -0.82 (-0.44 %)
(As of 03/20/2019 11:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$184.90
Today's Range$183.80 - $185.16
52-Week Range$148.44 - $186.79
Volume187,488 shs
Average Volume1.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.43 billion
P/E Ratio24.71
Dividend Yield2.37%
Beta0.81
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

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Gases
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP00915810
CIK2969
Phone610-481-4911

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.93 billion
Cash Flow$11.8456 per share
Book Value$50.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.50 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees16,300
Market Cap$40.43 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated)
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 Thursday, January 24th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 1st will be paid a dividend of $1.16 per share on Monday, May 13th. This represents a $4.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 29th. This is a positive change from Air Products & Chemicals's previous quarterly dividend of $1.10. View Air Products & Chemicals' Dividend History.

How were Air Products & Chemicals' earnings last quarter?

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January, 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.87 by $0.01. The basic materials company had revenue of $2.22 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.27 billion. Air Products & Chemicals had a return on equity of 15.13% and a net margin of 18.92%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.79 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, April 25th 2019. 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, January, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.05-8.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $8.16. Air Products & Chemicals also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $8.05-8.30 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for APD?

10 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Air Products & Chemicals' stock. Their predictions range from $170.00 to $215.00. On average, they expect Air Products & Chemicals' stock price to reach $191.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Air Products & Chemicals.

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

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Air Products & Chemicals in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 9 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?

News headlines about APD stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Air Products & Chemicals earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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

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

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Air Products & Chemicals investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Home Depot (HD), AbbVie (ABBV), Mcdonald's (MCD), The Coca-Cola (KO), Boeing (BA), 3M (MMM), United Parcel Service (UPS) and PepsiCo (PEP).

Who are Air Products & Chemicals' key executives?

Air Products & Chemicals' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Seifollah Ghasemi, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 75)
  • Mr. Michael Scott Crocco, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Sean D. Major, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Dr. Samir J. Serhan, Exec. VP (Age 58)
  • Mr. Russell A. Flugel, SVP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 49)

Who are Air Products & Chemicals' major shareholders?

Air Products & Chemicals' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.80%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.41%), Bank of America Corp DE (2.98%), Findlay Park Partners LLP (1.50%), Northern Trust Corp (1.48%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.37%). Company insiders that own Air Products & Chemicals stock include Charles I Cogut and Seifi Ghasemi. 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, Bank of America Corp DE, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Air Products & Chemicals.

Which institutional investors are buying Air Products & Chemicals stock?

APD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp, Norges Bank, Bessemer Group Inc., Bahl & Gaynor Inc., 1832 Asset Management L.P., King Luther Capital Management Corp, BlackRock Inc. and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. 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 $184.08.

How big of a company is Air Products & Chemicals?

Air Products & Chemicals has a market capitalization of $40.43 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:  441 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  432 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  873
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 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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