About Airgas (NYSE:ARG)
Airgas, 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
Industry Commodity Chemicals
Trailing P/E Ratio31.5562913907285
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Return on Equity15.44%
Return on Assets5.04%
Airgas (NYSE:ARG) Frequently Asked Questions
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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 28th. The basic materials company reported $1.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.18 by $0.01. The basic materials company earned $1.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.34 billion. Airgas had a net margin of 5.98% and a return on equity of 15.44%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.23 EPS. View Airgas' Earnings History.
Who are some of Airgas' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Airgas include Pembina Pipeline (PPL), Newmont Mining (NEM), UPM-Kymmene (UPMKY), Lafarge (LFRGY), Asahi Kasei (AHKSY), Barrick Gold (ABX), DSM (RDSMY), Husky Energy (HSE), Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (POT), Tenaris (TEN), WestRock (WRK), Thyssenkrupp (TKAMY), Franco Nevada (FNV), Thyssenkrupp (TYEKF), HeidelbergCement (HEI), Agrium (AGU), Origin Energy (ORG) and Teck Resources (TECK).
Has Airgas been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about ARG stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Airgas earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.87 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
How do I buy shares of Airgas?
Shares of ARG 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 Airgas' stock price today?
One share of ARG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $142.95.
How big of a company is Airgas?
Airgas has a market capitalization of $10.41 billion.
How can I contact Airgas?
Airgas' mailing address is 259 N Radnor Chester Rd Ste 100, WAYNE, PA 19087-5256, United States. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at +1-610-6875253.
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Airgas (NYSE:ARG) Analyst Ratings History
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Airgas (NYSE:ARG) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Airgas (NYSE ARG) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|1/28/2016||Q316||$1.18||$1.19||$1.34 billion||$1.30 billion||View||N/A|
|10/27/2015||Q216||$1.29||$1.31||$1.38 billion||$1.40 billion||View||Listen|
|7/28/2015||Q116||$1.15||$1.16||$1.34 billion||$1.30 billion||View||Listen|
|4/30/2015||Q415||$1.14||$1.15||$1.31 million||$1.30 million||View||Listen|
|2/3/2015||Q315||$1.23||$1.23||$1.31 billion||$1.33 billion||View||Listen|
|10/23/2014||Q215||$1.29||$1.30||$1.33 billion||$1.36 billion||View||Listen|
|7/24/2014||Q115||$1.18||$1.18||$1.31 billion||$1.31 billion||View||Listen|
|5/1/2014||Q414||$1.20||$1.15||$1.29 billion||$1.27 billion||View||Listen|
|1/30/2014||Q314||$1.18||$1.18||$1.28 billion||$1.24 billion||View||N/A|
|10/23/2013||Q2 2014||$1.23||$1.25||$1.27 billion||$1.28 billion||View||N/A|
|7/25/2013||Q1 2014||$1.16||$1.14||$1.27 billion||$1.28 billion||View||N/A|
|5/2/2013||Q4 2013||$1.13||$1.14||$1.26 billion||$1.26 billion||View||N/A|
|1/24/2013||Q3 2013||$1.07||$1.04||$1.19 billion||$1.21 billion||View||N/A|
Airgas (NYSE:ARG) Earnings Estimates
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Airgas (NYSE:ARG) Dividend Information
|Most Recent Dividend:||3/31/2016|
|Dividend Growth:||0.00% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||52.98% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
|Track Record:||15 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
Airgas (NYSE:ARG) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Airgas (NYSE ARG) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Airgas (NYSE ARG) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|3/30/2016||Paula A Sneed||Director||Sell||3,520||$141.73||$498,889.60||41,941|| |
|3/9/2016||Andrew R Cichocki||SVP||Sell||9,648||$141.69||$1,367,025.12||100,948|| |
|3/8/2016||Ronald J Stark||VP||Sell||11,000||$141.59||$1,557,490.00||17,045|| |
|2/25/2016||Thomas S. Thoman||Insider||Sell||14,000||$141.58||$1,982,120.00|| |
|2/24/2016||Leslie J. Graff||VP||Sell||14,700||$141.40||$2,078,580.00|| |
|2/24/2016||Michael Molinini||CEO||Sell||30,000||$141.32||$4,239,600.00|| |
|2/17/2016||Martin J. Wehner||Insider||Sell||800||$140.90||$112,720.00|| |
|2/10/2016||Pamela J. Claypool||insider||Sell||100||$140.28||$14,028.00|| |
|2/3/2016||Douglas L. Jones||insider||Sell||4,000||$140.13||$560,520.00|| |
|12/23/2015||R. Jay Worley||SVP||Sell||2,500||$137.99||$344,975.00||3,037|| |
|9/15/2015||Charles E. Broadus, Jr.||insider||Sell||9,900||$94.05||$931,095.00||1,105|| |
|8/25/2015||Leslie J Graff||VP||Sell||6,500||$94.48||$614,120.00||36,626|| |
|8/18/2015||Robert M. Mclaughlin||CFO||Sell||23,500||$108.67||$2,553,745.00||30,338|| |
|8/13/2015||Lee M Thomas||Director||Sell||3,627||$105.13||$381,306.51|| |
|6/26/2015||Charles E Broadus Jr||Insider||Sell||8,500||$107.45||$913,325.00|| |
|6/3/2015||David M Stout||Director||Sell||4,850||$104.55||$507,067.50|| |
|2/18/2015||Terry L Lodge||Insider||Sell||13,200||$116.08||$1,532,256.00|| |
|2/6/2015||Thomas M Smyth||VP||Sell||5,200||$115.39||$600,028.00|| |
|12/22/2014||B Shaun Powers||Insider||Sell||34,100||$116.42||$3,969,922.00|| |
|11/25/2014||Thomas S Thoman||Insider||Sell||22,800||$116.89||$2,665,092.00|| |
|11/21/2014||Thomas S Thoman||Insider||Sell||7,500||$117.28||$879,600.00|| |
|10/31/2014||Robert A Dougherty||VP||Sell||14,000||$111.42||$1,559,880.00|| |
|9/26/2014||Leslie J Graff||VP||Sell||5,000||$112.26||$561,300.00|| |
|8/27/2014||Thomas M Smyth||VP||Sell||9,000||$109.84||$988,560.00|| |
|8/6/2014||Robert M Mclaughlin||CFO||Sell||24,000||$108.67||$2,608,080.00|| |
|6/10/2014||Michael Molinini||CEO||Sell||28,700||$109.06||$3,130,022.00|| |
|3/28/2014||Douglas Jones||Insider||Sell||6,000||$106.43||$638,580.00||1,813|| |
|3/26/2014||Paula Sneed||Director||Sell||4,242||$106.92||$453,554.64||36,940|| |
|3/21/2014||David Stout||Director||Sell||6,500||$107.83||$700,895.00||26,248|| |
|3/20/2014||Thomas Thoman||Insider||Sell||11,000||$107.00||$1,177,000.00||266|| |
|3/10/2014||David Stout||Director||Sell||4,000||$107.93||$431,720.00||26,248|| |
|3/6/2014||David Stout||Director||Sell||3,500||$108.16||$378,560.00||26,248|| |
|3/4/2014||Leslie Graff||VP||Sell||3,750||$107.40||$402,750.00||27,983|| |
|12/3/2013||Ellen Wolf||Director||Sell||16,056||$106.64||$1,712,211.84||7,149|| |
|10/30/2013||Thomas M Smyth||VP||Sell||10,000||$108.63||$1,086,300.00|| |
|9/19/2013||Robert Jr. Young||VP||Sell||12,238||$107.10||$1,310,689.80||13,578|| |
|9/19/2013||Robert Mclaughlin||CFO||Sell||23,300||$107.00||$2,493,100.00||23,350|| |
|8/7/2013||Terry Lodge||Insider||Sell||2,500||$105.89||$264,725.00||916|| |
|8/1/2013||Charles E Broadus Jr||Insider||Sell||3,600||$105.00||$378,000.00|| |
|5/31/2013||Ronald J Stark||VP||Sell||10,050||$103.49||$1,040,074.50|| |
|5/16/2013||Michael E Rohde||Insider||Sell||24,150||$100.26||$2,421,279.00|| |
|5/7/2013||David M Stout||Director||Sell||3,953||$98.14||$387,947.42|| |
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Airgas (NYSE:ARG) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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