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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) which is in the industry Chemicals – Major Diversified, gaining 0.60% today. In the last week its performance is 1.06%, and 10.73% for the past quarter. Currently, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., APD has a target price of 161.06, so today’s gain of 0.60% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.03%.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), has a market cap of 32125.19, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.15%, and institutional ownership is 89.30%.

At the current price of 148.35, it has a dividend yield of 2.32%, and its target price is 161.06. This is with a profit margin of 6.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.81. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has a P/E of 22.08, as well as a forward P/E of 18.13.

With a current EPS of 6.72, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.96%,Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 6.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.02%.

Performance for the year is 19.16%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 15.43%.

Volume today for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), is 1181200, while its average volume is 1317.97. Whilst the total gain today was 0.60%, it did have a day high of -6.01%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.17%, and 1.34% for the month. The 52-week low for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., APD has been 31.00%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.01%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.60%, and its return on assets is 3.40%. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has an operating margin of 21.20%. With a sales growth of -1.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., APD is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.56, and has a current ratio of 0.9 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.2, and the P/S is 3.38, along with a P/B of 4.56. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 62.4.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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