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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 1.16% today. In the last week its performance is 0.88%, and -2.53% for the past quarter. Currently, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., APD has a target price of 153.99, so today’s gain of 1.16% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.23%.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), has a market cap of 28893.08, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.15%, and institutional ownership is 87.70%.

At the current price of 133.82, it has a dividend yield of 2.57%, and its target price is 153.99. 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 19.92, as well as a forward P/E of 17.69.

With a current EPS of 6.72, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 0.88%,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 9.20%.

Performance for the year is 7.42%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 13.26%.

Volume today for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), is 902800, while its average volume is 1519.62. Whilst the total gain today was 1.16%, it did have a day high of -7.77%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.10%, and 1.34% for the month. The 52-week low for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., APD has been 28.55%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.77%.

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 2.17, and the P/S is 3.04, along with a P/B of 4.11. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 56.12.

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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