Airgas Company Profile (NYSE:ARG)

About Airgas (NYSE:ARG)

Airgas logoAirgas, Inc. is a supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hard goods, such as welding equipment and related products. The Company is also a producer of atmospheric gases, carbon dioxide, dry ice and nitrous oxide and a supplier of safety products, refrigerants, ammonia products and process chemicals. It operates through two segments: Distribution and All Other Operations. The Distribution segment offers a portfolio of related gas and hard goods products and services to the end customers. The All Other Operations segment consists of five business units which manufacture or distribute carbon dioxide, dry ice, nitrous oxide, ammonia and refrigerant gases. It also offers supply chain management services and solutions, and product and process technical support across many customer segments. It markets its products and services through multiple sales channels, including branch-based sales representatives, retail stores and strategic customer account programs, among others.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Gases
  • Symbol: NYSE:ARG
  • CUSIP: 00936310
  • Web: www.airgas.com
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $142.95
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $142.95
  • 52 Week Range: $141.45 - $143.05
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7,147.50
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 5.98%
  • Return on Equity: 15.44%
  • Return on Assets: 5.04%
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)

What is Airgas' stock symbol?

Airgas trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ARG."

How were Airgas' earnings last quarter?

Airgas, Inc. (NYSE:ARG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 28th. The company reported $1.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.18 by $0.01. The business earned $1.30 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.34 billion. Airgas had a net margin of 5.98% and a return on equity of 15.44%. Airgas's quarterly revenue was down 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.23 EPS. View Airgas' Earnings History.

Who are some of Airgas' key competitors?

How do I buy Airgas stock?

Shares of Airgas can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Airgas' stock price today?

One share of Airgas stock can currently be purchased for approximately $142.95.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Airgas (NYSE ARG)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  152 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  179 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  331
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Airgas and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Airgas (NYSE:ARG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/20/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$143.00N/AView Rating Details
11/20/2015Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
11/19/2015Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeAccumulate -> Neutral$115.00 -> $143.00N/AView Rating Details
11/19/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
11/3/2015Susquehanna Bancshares IncBoost Price TargetNeutral$95.00 -> $99.00N/AView Rating Details
10/26/2015Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral$111.00 -> $105.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)
Earnings by Quarter for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)
Earnings History by Quarter for Airgas (NYSE ARG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/28/2016Q316$1.18$1.19$1.34 billion$1.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q216$1.29$1.31$1.38 billion$1.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q116$1.15$1.16$1.34 billion$1.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q415$1.14$1.15$1.31 million$1.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q315$1.23$1.23$1.31 billion$1.33 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q215$1.29$1.30$1.33 billion$1.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q115$1.18$1.18$1.31 billion$1.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q414$1.20$1.15$1.29 billion$1.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q314$1.18$1.18$1.28 billion$1.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q1 2014$1.16$1.14$1.27 billion$1.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q4 2013$1.13$1.14$1.26 billion$1.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q3 2013$1.07$1.04$1.19 billion$1.21 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2012$1.06$1.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$1.15$1.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$1.06$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.98$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$1.02$1.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.96$0.99ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.85$0.88ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2011$0.79$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.36
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20175$1.26$1.42$1.32
Q2 20171$1.42$1.42$1.42
Q3 20171$1.28$1.28$1.28
Q4 20171$1.34$1.34$1.34
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)
Most Recent Dividend:3/31/2016
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:-31.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:14 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)

Dividend History by Quarter for Airgas (NYSE ARG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/26/2016quarterly$0.601.73%3/11/20163/15/20163/31/2016
11/18/2015quarterly$0.601.73%12/10/201512/14/201512/29/2015
8/4/2015quarterly$0.602.33%9/11/20159/15/20159/30/2015
4/7/2015quarterly$0.602.25%6/11/20156/15/20156/30/2015
1/27/2015quarterly$0.551.96%3/11/20153/13/20153/31/2015
11/18/2014quarterly$0.551.9%12/10/201412/12/201412/29/2014
8/6/2014quarterly$0.552.03%9/11/20149/15/20149/30/2014
5/1/2014quarterly$0.552.08%6/11/20146/13/20146/30/2014
1/30/2014quarterly$0.481.82%3/12/20143/14/20143/31/2014
11/11/2013quarterly$0.481.77%12/10/201312/12/201312/27/2013
8/6/2013quarterly$0.481.82%9/11/20139/13/20139/30/2013
5/2/2013quarterly$0.481.98%6/12/20136/14/20136/28/2013
1/29/2013quarterly$0.401.69%3/12/20133/14/20133/28/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/30/2016Paula A SneedDirectorSell3,520$141.73$498,889.60View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016Andrew R CichockiSVPSell9,648$141.69$1,367,025.12View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Ronald J StarkVPSell11,000$141.59$1,557,490.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Thomas S. ThomanInsiderSell14,000$141.58$1,982,120.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Leslie J. GraffVPSell14,700$141.40$2,078,580.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Michael MolininiCEOSell30,000$141.32$4,239,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Martin J. WehnerInsiderSell800$140.90$112,720.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2016Pamela J. ClaypoolinsiderSell100$140.28$14,028.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Douglas L. JonesinsiderSell4,000$140.13$560,520.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2015R. Jay WorleySVPSell2,500$137.99$344,975.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2015Charles E. Broadus, Jr.insiderSell9,900$94.05$931,095.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Leslie J GraffVPSell6,500$94.48$614,120.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Robert M. MclaughlinCFOSell23,500$108.67$2,553,745.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Lee M ThomasDirectorSell3,627$105.13$381,306.51View SEC Filing  
6/26/2015Charles E Broadus JrInsiderSell8,500$107.45$913,325.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2015David M StoutDirectorSell4,850$104.55$507,067.50View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Terry L LodgeInsiderSell13,200$116.08$1,532,256.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Thomas M SmythVPSell5,200$115.39$600,028.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014B Shaun PowersInsiderSell34,100$116.42$3,969,922.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Thomas S ThomanInsiderSell22,800$116.89$2,665,092.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Thomas S ThomanInsiderSell7,500$117.28$879,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Robert A DoughertyVPSell14,000$111.42$1,559,880.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2014Leslie J GraffVPSell5,000$112.26$561,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Thomas M SmythVPSell9,000$109.84$988,560.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Robert M MclaughlinCFOSell24,000$108.67$2,608,080.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Michael MolininiCEOSell28,700$109.06$3,130,022.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2014Douglas JonesInsiderSell6,000$106.43$638,580.00View SEC Filing  
3/26/2014Paula SneedDirectorSell4,242$106.92$453,554.64View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014David StoutDirectorSell6,500$107.83$700,895.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014Thomas ThomanInsiderSell11,000$107.00$1,177,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014David StoutDirectorSell4,000$107.93$431,720.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014David StoutDirectorSell3,500$108.16$378,560.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Leslie GraffVPSell3,750$107.40$402,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Ellen WolfDirectorSell16,056$106.64$1,712,211.84View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Thomas M SmythVPSell10,000$108.63$1,086,300.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2013Robert Jr. YoungVPSell12,238$107.10$1,310,689.80View SEC Filing  
9/19/2013Robert MclaughlinCFOSell23,300$107.00$2,493,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Terry LodgeInsiderSell2,500$105.89$264,725.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Charles E Broadus JrInsiderSell3,600$105.00$378,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Ronald J StarkVPSell10,050$103.49$1,040,074.50View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Michael E RohdeInsiderSell24,150$100.26$2,421,279.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013David M StoutDirectorSell3,953$98.14$387,947.42View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)
Latest Headlines for Airgas (NYSE:ARG)
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americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Airgas (ARG) and Albemarle Corporation (ALB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 12:52 AM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 6:48 PM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 12:10 PM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 4:12 AM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 7:44 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 5:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) versus Airgas (ARG) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 6:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAirgas (ARG) Getting Very Positive News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 9:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAirgas (ARG) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 11:54 PM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 10:43 AM
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