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

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD)

Today's Latest Price: $294.49 USD

0.33 (0.11%)

Updated Oct 20 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 69 in Chemicals

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APD Stock Summary

  • APD has a higher market value than 97.06% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $64,978,289,644.
  • 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.
  • Of note is the ratio of Air Products & Chemicals Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.63% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to APD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FISV, NOC, GS, SE, and ICE.
  • 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 $294.49 52-week high $310.73
Prev. close $294.16 52-week low $167.43
Day low $294.10 Volume 535,503
Day high $297.38 Avg. volume 1,201,702
50-day MA $295.05 Dividend yield 1.82%
200-day MA $252.07 Market Cap 65.05B

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:
$294.49$19.35 -93%

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 8th 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. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for APD, they are:

  • 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 34.03% 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 25.08. This coverage rate is greater than that of 89.73% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Basic Materials), Air Products & Chemicals Inc has a reliance on debt greater than only 18.73% of them.

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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.

Sell, Sell, Sell: Why, When, And How

Written by Sam Kovacs Introduction: May you live in interesting times. The elections, the Fed, the pandemic! Should I sell, should I hold? How much do I stand to lose? The last couple weeks have been high in emotions for all investors. I know, because I’ve received an unusually high...

Robert & Sam Kovacs on Seeking Alpha | September 24, 2020

Air Products to supply heat exchangers for Sonatrach LNG facility

Air Products (APD) says it will provide four of its MCR Main Cryogenic Heat Exchangers for Sonatrach's GL1Z LNG facility in Arzew, Algeria, replacing four previous heat exchangers the company supplied in the late 1970s.Air Products, which will build the heat exchangers at its Port Manatee, Fla., manufacturing facility, says...

Seeking Alpha | September 9, 2020

Air Products' Investor Relations, Corporate Relations and Sustainability VP to Speak at Jefferies 2020 Virtual Industrials Conference on August 6

Air Products (NYSE:APD) today announced Simon Moore, vice president, Investor Relations, Corporate Relations and Sustainability, will speak at the Jefferies 2020 Virtual Industrials Conference on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 10:55 a.m. USET.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Linde reports quarterly earnings beat, sees 4-6% 2020 EPS growth

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Earnings Update: Here's Why Analysts Just Lifted Their Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) Price Target To US$285

As you might know, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) recently reported its third-quarter numbers. The result...

Yahoo | July 26, 2020

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APD Price Returns

1-mo 1.74%
3-mo 0.88%
6-mo 37.24%
1-year 45.40%
3-year 105.11%
5-year 137.63%
YTD 27.43%
2019 50.02%
2018 0.26%
2017 17.04%
2016 13.28%
2015 -7.63%

APD Dividends

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Air Products & Chemicals Inc (APD) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Air Products & Chemicals Inc (APD) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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