Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 32455.34. It is in the Chemicals – Major Diversified industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 22.3, a forward P/E of 18.3 and EPS of 6.72. At a stock price of 151.13 (0.86%) it has a dividend yield of 2.30%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been 6.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 28.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.03% and more long-term 10.02% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -44.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -50.70%.
For performance, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.42%. For the last month performance for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. is 0.63%. While the last quarter is 6.32% and half year, 16.37%. Finally for the year, performance is 5.40%.
The 52-week high for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., is at -1.02%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 33.46%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.96% and 10.09% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 0.91%, and for the month it is 1.08%. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., has a target price of 160.75.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.56, and for total debt/equity Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. has 0.81. The gross margin is 32.20%, while operating margin is 26.40%, the profit margin is 9.90%. The current ratio is 0.9 and the quick ratio is 0.7.
Insider ownership is at 0.15%, with instituitional ownership at 89.70%. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. has a payout ratio of 94.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 216.6. The shares float is 216.15, with the float short at 1.45%, with short ratio coming to 3.39.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., get 5.50%, with its returns on investment at 9.60%. Return on equity is 13.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 160.75, reached soon?
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