APD:NYE-Air Products and Chemicals Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Chemicals | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 234.47

Change

-5.11 (-2.13)%

Market Cap

USD 52.00B

Volume

0.87M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 295.63 (+26.08%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Air Products and Chemicals Inc (APD) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Air Products and Chemicals Inc stock forecasts from 12 analysts, the average analyst target price for Air Products and Chemicals Inc is USD 295.63 over the next 12 months. Air Products and Chemicals Inc’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Air Products and Chemicals Inc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 8 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Air Products and Chemicals Inc’s stock price was USD 234.47. Air Products and Chemicals Inc’s stock price has changed by +0.68% over the past week, -4.69% over the past month and -21.75% over the last year.

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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, equipment, and services worldwide. The company produces atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, and argon; process gases, such as hydrogen, helium, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, sy ...Read More

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ETFs Containing APD

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FMAT Fidelity MSCI Materials I.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

-1.50 (-3.17%)

USD0.55B
IMSU:LSE iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-7.38 (-1.05%)

USD0.18B
HJEN Direxion Hydrogen ETF 0.00 % 0.45 %

-0.28 (-1.73%)

N/A
HTMW:XETRA L&G Hydrogen Economy UCIT.. 0.00 % 0.49 %

+0.03 (+0.57%)

N/A
LOPP Gabelli ETFs Trust - Gabe.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

-0.65 (-2.59%)

N/A
XDWM:XETRA Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.49 (-0.96%)

USD0.58B
2B7B:XETRA iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.10 (-1.23%)

USD0.18B
XDWM:F Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.20 (+0.39%)

USD0.58B
XDWM:LSE Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.78 (-1.44%)

USD0.58B
WMAT:LSE SPDR® MSCI World Materia.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-0.70 (-1.24%)

USD0.13B
VLIQ:LSE Vanguard Global Liquidity.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.01B
SXLB:LSE SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.60 (-1.52%)

USD0.10B
IUMS:LSE iShares S&P 500 Materials.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.14 (-1.54%)

USD0.18B
HAU-U:CA Horizons Active US Divide.. 0.00 % 0.79 %

N/A

N/A
HAZ:CA Horizons Active Global Di.. 0.00 % 0.78 %

-0.82 (-3.00%)

USD0.22B
VRAI Virtus Real Asset Income .. 0.00 % 0.55 %

-0.68 (-2.51%)

USD0.14B
FCUL:CA Fidelity U.S. Low Volatil.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

-0.97 (-2.67%)

USD0.05B
SZNE Pacer Funds Trust - Pacer.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-1.55 (-4.41%)

USD0.08B
HAU:CA Horizons Active US Divide.. 0.00 % 0.55 %

N/A

USD8.04M
XLB Materials Select Sector S.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-2.63 (-3.11%)

USD7.67B
VAW Vanguard Materials Index .. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-5.89 (-3.18%)

USD5.09B
RTM Invesco S&P 500 Equal Wei.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-6.20 (-3.44%)

USD0.57B
RDVY First Trust Rising Divide.. 0.00 % 0.50 %

-1.76 (-3.83%)

USD9.04B
PYZ Invesco DWA Basic Materia.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-3.71 (-4.13%)

USD0.19B
MXI iShares Global Materials .. 0.00 % 0.43 %

-2.33 (-2.69%)

USD0.69B
JPGE JPMorgan Diversified Retu.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

N/A

USD0.07B
JHMA John Hancock Exchange-Tra.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-1.65 (-3.43%)

USD0.02B
HVAL ALPS Hillman Active Value.. 0.00 % 0.55 %

-0.88 (-3.81%)

N/A

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Chemicals)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -22.94% 27% F 28% F
Dividend Return 0.53% 56% F 33% F
Total Return -22.41% 29% F 27% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -21.39% 33% F 29% F
Dividend Return 2.05% 72% C- 40% F
Total Return -19.34% 35% F 27% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 63.85% 91% A- 80% B-
Dividend Return 17.38% 92% A- 66% D
Total Return 81.23% 91% A- 82% B-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 16.58% 77% C+ 76% C
Dividend Return 2.47% 74% C 56% F
Total Return 19.05% 77% C+ 77% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 18.26% 81% B- 61% D-
Risk Adjusted Return 104.32% 95% A 94% A
Market Capitalization 52.00B 96% A 95% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Specialty Chemicals)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 23.35 45% F 29% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.71 30% F 21% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 15.56 44% F 26% F
EV/EBITDA 13.65 37% F 37% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 15.75% 62% D- 68% D+
Return on Invested Capital 8.84% 42% F 63% D
Return on Assets 5.47% 56% F 74% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 52.81% 67% D+ 59% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 2.70% 78% C+ 45% F
Short Ratio 1.55 82% B- 60% D-
Short Percent 0.87% 80% B- 79% C+
Beta 0.88 86% B 65% D
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector