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

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD)

Today's Latest Price: $247.42 USD

3.67 (1.51%)

Updated Jul 2 7:00pm

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Ranked of 68 in Chemicals

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APD Stock Summary

  • Air Products & Chemicals Inc's market capitalization of $53,327,563,065 is ahead of 96.62% of US-listed equities.
  • Air Products & Chemicals Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.91% of US equities in our set.
  • The volatility of Air Products & Chemicals Inc's share price is greater than that of only 2.73% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to APD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NOC, GPN, ICE, MMC, and ROP.
  • Visit APD's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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APD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $247.42 52-week high $257.01
Prev. close $243.75 52-week low $167.43
Day low $244.92 Volume 1,333,029
Day high $247.76 Avg. volume 1,293,201
50-day MA $235.02 Dividend yield 2.17%
200-day MA $227.20 Market Cap 54.64B

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

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Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for APD, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Air Products & Chemicals Inc ranked in the 23th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Air Products & Chemicals Inc ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 24.99; that's higher than 90.26% of US stocks in the Basic Materials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 6% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than merely 15.4% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • APD's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 46.67% of tickers in our DCF set.

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CCCL, ACH, MAS, SQM, and TREX 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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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.

Air Products Wins EcoVadis Gold Medal for Corporate Social Responsibility for Third Year in a Row

Air Products (NYSE:APD), a leading global industrial gases company, today announced that it has again been awarded a gold medal for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance from EcoVadis, a multinational CSR ratings agency. This is the third year in a row that Air Products has achieved a gold rating from EcoVadis.

Yahoo | July 2, 2020

These 5 Dividend Funds Offer the Flexibility to Weather the Pandemic

Dividend stocks have faced head winds, including payout cuts and suspensions as efforts to fight the pandemic have weighed on cash flow in many sectors. That has depressed many of their prices.

Yahoo | July 2, 2020

Air Products' New Industrial Gases Plant in Louisiana is Onstream and Supplying Huntsman

Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that its new steam methane reformer (SMR) and cold box in Geismar, Louisiana are onstream and supplying Huntsman's neighboring industrial operations. Air Products built, owns and operates the facility under a long-term agreement, supplying carbon monoxide (CO), hydrogen and steam produced from the facility to Huntsman. Air Products' SMR is also connected to its Gulf Coast hydrogen pipeline and network system (GCP), which is the world's largest hydrogen plant and pipeline network system.

Yahoo | July 1, 2020

Why Should You Add Air Products (APD) to Your Portfolio?

Air Products (APD) benefits from productivity actions, investments in high-return projects and new project wins.

Yahoo | June 30, 2020

US Chemicals Set for a Slump in 2020 on Coronavirus-Led Slowdown

Amid softness across major end-use and export markets, the ACC envisions U.S. chemical volumes to tumble 9.3% in 2020.

Yahoo | June 30, 2020

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APD Price Returns

1-mo 1.99%
3-mo 33.34%
6-mo 10.86%
1-year 9.73%
3-year 86.66%
5-year 105.73%
YTD 6.58%
2019 50.02%
2018 0.26%
2017 17.04%
2016 13.28%
2015 -7.63%

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Air Products & Chemicals Inc (APD) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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