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

Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (APD): $231.50

-5.57 (-2.35%)

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  • APD scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 83.81% of US stocks.
  • APD's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • APD ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 11th percentile.

APD Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $51,346,464,333, AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC has a greater market value than 96.21% of US stocks.
  • AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.22% of US equities in our set.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC is higher than it is for about 89.28% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to APD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ADM, OTIS, FIS, BAX, and ROP.
  • APD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC's official web site, go to

APD Valuation Summary

  • APD's price/sales ratio is 4.6; this is 170.59% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • APD's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.8 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 2022-09-19 4.6 4.1 24.2 20.6
APD 2022-09-16 4.6 4.0 24.0 20.5
APD 2022-09-15 4.6 4.0 24.1 20.5
APD 2022-09-14 4.7 4.1 24.8 21.1
APD 2022-09-13 4.7 4.2 24.9 21.1
APD 2022-09-12 4.9 4.3 25.6 21.7

APD Growth Metrics

    The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 4.7%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 5.79%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 47.88%.
APD's revenue has moved up $2,707,200,000 over the prior 15 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
2022-06-30 11,969.7 3,039.5 2,283.4
2022-03-31 11,385.1 3,059.9 2,234.9
2021-12-31 10,942 3,345.7 2,177.5
2021-09-30 10,323 3,335.2 2,099.1
2021-06-30 9,802 3,760.4 1,975.5
2021-03-31 9,262.5 3,606.5 1,888.4

APD's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • APD has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 83.61% of graded US stocks.
  • APD's asset turnover comes in at 0.378 -- ranking 69th of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • HXL, GEVO, and SMG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with APD.

The table below shows APD's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.378 0.312 0.105
2021-03-31 0.363 0.321 0.102
2020-12-31 0.376 0.331 0.110
2020-09-30 0.398 0.339 0.117
2020-06-30 0.426 0.344 0.130
2020-03-31 0.463 0.342 0.147

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 $316.26 Average Broker Recommendation 1.65 (Moderate Buy)

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APD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $231.50 52-week high $316.39
Prev. close $237.07 52-week low $216.24
Day low $230.54 Volume 1,171,600
Day high $236.43 Avg. volume 1,214,676
50-day MA $251.68 Dividend yield 2.73%
200-day MA $253.60 Market Cap 51.35B

Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (APD) Company Bio

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. is an American international corporation whose principal business is selling gases and chemicals for industrial uses. Air Products' headquarters is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. Air Products is the Lehigh Valley's third largest employer, after Lehigh Valley Hospital and St. Luke's University Health Network . Leonard P. Pool founded the company in 1940. Air Products’ current CEO and Chairman is Seifi Ghasemi. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest APD News From Around the Web

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.

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Yahoo | September 25, 2022

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Air Products and Chemicals (APD) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

In the latest trading session, Air Products and Chemicals (APD) closed at $238.52, marking a -1.22% move from the previous day.

Yahoo | September 22, 2022

Air Products to start construction of second liquid hydrogen plant in Rotterdam

Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced plans to start construction of a second hydrogen liquefaction plant in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. This new source is in addition to the company's existing liquid hydrogen plant in Botlek, the Netherlands. Once operational in 2025, the plant will double Europe's total current liquid hydrogen capacity.

Yahoo | September 21, 2022

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APD Price Returns

1-mo -11.72%
3-mo -4.14%
6-mo -6.75%
1-year -9.48%
3-year 11.89%
5-year 71.96%
YTD -22.91%
2021 13.75%
2020 18.82%
2019 50.02%
2018 0.26%
2017 17.04%

APD Dividends

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