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

Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (APD): $237.59

3.37 (+1.44%)

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  • APD scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 78.51% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for APD is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • APD ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 18th percentile.

APD Stock Summary

  • APD has a higher market value than 95.11% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $55,948,165,436.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 226.01, Air Products & Chemicals Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 88.93% of US stocks.
  • APD's went public 36.27 years ago, making it older than 92.84% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Air Products & Chemicals Inc are BAX, ALGN, OTIS, IDXX, and CARR.
  • 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 price/earnings ratio is 51.26% higher, now standing at 30.1.
  • APD's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 12.9 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, APD's price/sales ratio has gone up 4.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for APD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
APD 2021-09-03 6.1 4.5 30.1 24.5
APD 2021-09-02 6.1 4.6 30.3 24.7
APD 2021-09-01 6.1 4.6 30.2 24.6
APD 2021-08-31 6.1 4.6 30.2 24.6
APD 2021-08-30 6.1 4.6 30.3 24.7
APD 2021-08-27 6.1 4.5 30.1 24.5

APD Growth Metrics

    The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at -5.95%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 6.74%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 251.26%.
Over the past 52 months, APD's revenue has gone up $2,754,400,000.

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
2021-12-31 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
2020-12-31 8,976.8 3,372.4 1,893.1
2020-09-30 8,856.3 3,264.7 1,886.7

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 $237.59 52-week high $316.39
Prev. close $234.22 52-week low $216.24
Day low $231.13 Volume 1,032,700
Day high $237.74 Avg. volume 1,372,107
50-day MA $240.16 Dividend yield 2.77%
200-day MA $268.37 Market Cap 52.69B

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.

Air Products & Chemicals: A Dividend SWAN With Significant Upside Potential

Air Products and Chemicals (APD) has been in business for over eight decades. In this timeframe, they have increased their dividend for forty consecutive years and have maintained a strong liquidity and solvency position, despite investing significantly in key growth areas in various energy markets. The shares are currently trading...

Justin Purohit on Seeking Alpha | February 22, 2022

Tonit Calaway Elected to Air Products' Board of Directors

Tonit Calaway has been elected to Air Products' (NYSE:APD) Board of Directors effective March 1, 2022. She will serve as a member of the Air Products Board's Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and its Management Development and Compensation Committee.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Air Products Again Earns Spot on Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies List

Air Products (NYSE:APD), a leading global industrial gases company, has once again earned a spot on Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies List for the fourth consecutive year. Air Products ranked 38th on this year's list.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

3 Premier Dividend Stocks You Can Still Buy Today

Broader market volatility has rippled through to quality businesses and sent many top stocks down big from their highs. Brookfield Renewable Partners (NYSE: BEP), Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE: APD), and Watsco (NYSE: WSO) are three dividend stocks that are on sale now. Investing in equal parts of each stock produces a dividend yield of 3.1% while exposing your portfolio to the renewable energy industry, specialized cooling and heating equipment, and specialty chemicals.

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

Billionaire Richard Chilton is Dumping These 10 Stocks

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Yahoo | February 15, 2022

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APD Price Returns

1-mo -4.48%
3-mo -1.18%
6-mo -19.29%
1-year -18.21%
3-year 22.47%
5-year 86.63%
YTD -21.41%
2021 13.75%
2020 18.82%
2019 50.02%
2018 0.26%
2017 17.04%

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