Air Products & Chemicals Inc (APD)

APD (NYSE:Chemicals)
$130.20
pos +0.14
+0.11%
Today's Range: 129.72 - 130.30 | APD Avg Daily Volume: 1,028,900
Last Update: 07/22/14 - 9:56 AM EDT
Volume: 101,477
YTD Performance: 16.35%
Open: $129.88
Previous Close: $130.06
52 Week Range: $96.72 - $131.48
Oustanding Shares: 212,275,495
Market Cap: 27,553,359,251
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for APD
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 5 6 6 6
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 11 10 9 8
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.47 2.35 2.31 2.27
Latest Dividend: 0.77
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.37%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/29/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 27.54
Price Earnings Comparisons:
APD Sector Avg. S&P 500
27.54 27.80 28.87
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
10.64% 34.10% 36.32%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 5.90 0.13 0.04
Net Income -13.50 -0.01 0.00
EPS -14.00 -0.02 -0.01
Earnings for APD:
EBITDA 2.39B
Revenue 10.18B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/14) Qtr (09/14) FY (09/14) FY (09/15)
Average Estimate $1.45 $1.63 $5.74 $6.35
Number of Analysts 14 13 15 15
High Estimate $1.47 $1.69 $5.81 $6.55
Low Estimate $1.42 $1.58 $5.68 $6.14
Prior Year $1.36 $1.47 $5.50 $5.74
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 6.46% 10.57% 4.29% 10.79%
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Bullish
Mar 14, 2014 | 8:13 AM EDT
APD raised its number, Jefferies said. With new CEO, focus on levers to improve earnings. $125 price target and Hold rating. 
Bullish
Feb 27, 2014 | 8:13 AM EST
APD was upgraded to Buy, Citigroup said. $133 price target. Meetings with management suggest that consensus expectations could be too l...
I can't think of a worse portfolio to have right now than what Ackman's Gotham has been able to cobble together.
The stock looks like a nice bet at current levels.

Air Products Looks Inflated Real Money Pro($)

Valuation is scraping the ceiling. There are better places to park your cash.
Bullish
Aug 01, 2013 | 7:28 AM EDT
APD was upgraded from Neutral to Outperform, Robert Baird said. $130 price target. Activist investor can drive operating progress faste...
People are treating the stock as a proxy for Bill Ackman, and that's just silly.
Bearish
Jul 29, 2013 | 7:22 AM EDT
APD was downgraded to Hold, Jefferies said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 22% since the beginning of May. $104 price target. ...

FedEx Falters Real Money Pro($)

Rumor has it that Ackman's next target shifts away to Air Products

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