Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD): Price and Financial Metrics

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD): $291.03

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  • Momentum is the dimension where APD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.79% of US stocks.
  • APD's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • APD ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 8th percentile.

APD Stock Summary

  • APD has a higher market value than 95.96% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $63,700,882,880.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 141.63%, Air Products & Chemicals Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 92.97% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of Air Products & Chemicals Inc's share price is greater than that of merely 2.32% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Air Products & Chemicals Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be PSA, RACE, DLR, SO, and EMR.
  • Visit APD's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

APD Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, APD's EV/EBIT ratio is 53.49% higher, now standing at 26.4.
  • APD's price/sales ratio has moved up 5.1 over the prior 243 months.
  • APD's price/sales ratio has moved up 5.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for APD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
APD 2018-12-04 4.0 3.3 24.0 17.2
APD 2016-09-14 3.3 4.5 54.7 29.6
APD 2012-01-09 1.8 3.1 14.8 12.8
APD 2010-02-11 1.8 2.9 17.8 15.6
APD 2002-07-11 2.0 3.2 22.3 14.4
APD 2001-09-20 1.4 2.6 13.7 10.3

APD Growth Metrics

  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 3.17%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 27.05%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 975.63%.
APD's revenue has moved down $632,400,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows APD's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 9,262.5 3,606.5 1,888.4
2020-12-31 8,976.8 3,372.4 1,893.1
2020-09-30 8,856.3 3,264.7 1,886.7
2020-06-30 8,819.4 2,979.7 1,903.1
2020-03-31 8,978.2 2,922.6 1,944.6
2019-12-31 8,949.6 2,981.7 1,888.1

APD Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of APD, see our APD price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $323.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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APD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $291.03 52-week high $327.89
Prev. close $289.67 52-week low $245.75
Day low $289.55 Volume 570,600
Day high $292.65 Avg. volume 1,010,252
50-day MA $293.70 Dividend yield 2.06%
200-day MA $282.32 Market Cap 64.41B

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Company Bio

Air Products & Chemicals is a leading industrial gases company. The company provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and related equipment to manufacturing markets including metals, food and beverage, refining and petrochemical, and natural gas liquefaction. Air Products' materials technologies segment serves the semiconductor, polyurethanes, cleaning and coatings, and adhesives industries. The company was founded in 1940 and is based in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

APD Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$291.03$29.99 -90%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Air Products & Chemicals Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Air Products & Chemicals Inc ranked in the 12th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 90%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Air Products & Chemicals Inc, consider:

  • As a business, APD is generating more cash flow than 77.2% of positive cash flow stocks in the Basic Materials.
  • APD's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 34.4% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Air Products & Chemicals Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 17.19. This coverage rate is greater than that of 79.81% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

IPI, TORM, ICL, NTIC, and CDE can be thought of as valuation peers to APD, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Below are the latest news stories about Air Products & Chemicals Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate APD as an investment opportunity.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc Consensus Indicates Potential 12.1% Upside

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc with ticker code (APD) now have 22 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Buy''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 360 and 269 with the average target price sitting at 323.23. Now with the previous closing price of 288.46 this would indicate that there is a potential upside of 12.1%. The 50 day MA is 292.06 and the 200 day moving average is 283.55. The company has a market cap of $64,245m. You can visit the company''s website by visiting: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="APD" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Air Products and Chemicals provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, equipment, and services worldwide. The company ...

DirectorsTalk | July 26, 2021

Hydrogen On The Highway: Cummins And Air Products Plan Fleet Conversion

What better way to transport hydrogen than in a hydrogen-powered fuel cell truck? That's what engine and power company Cummins Inc. and Air Products and Chemicals, the world's largest producer of hydrogen, are planning for about 2,000 trucks that Air Products uses globally. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding that should see the first demonstration units on the road by 2022. Air Products (NYSE: APD) supplies and transports hydrogen. Cummins (NYSE: CMI) will provide fuel cell elect

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

Air Products and Cummins to Accelerate Development and Deployment of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks

Air Products (NYSE:APD), a world leader in the supply and transport of hydrogen, and Cummins Inc., a global power and hydrogen technologies leader, jointly announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together to accelerate the integration of hydrogen fuel cell trucks in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Cummins will provide hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains integrated into selected OEM partners' heavy-duty trucks for Air Products, as Air Products begins the process of

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

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APD Price Returns

1-mo 0.09%
3-mo 0.81%
6-mo 7.36%
1-year 3.59%
3-year 94.54%
5-year 121.15%
YTD 7.65%
2020 18.82%
2019 50.02%
2018 0.26%
2017 17.04%
2016 13.28%

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