AIQUY:OTC-L'Air Liquide S.A (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Chemicals | OTC

Last Closing Price

USD 35.42

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Market Cap

USD 83.82B

Volume

0.08M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 35.38 (-0.11%)

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About

L'Air Liquide S.A. provides gases, technologies, and services for the industrial and health sectors in Europe, the Americas, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates through Gas & Services, Engineering & Construction, and Global Markets & Technologies segments. The Gas & Services segment offers oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen, and carbon monoxide to the metals, chemicals, refining, and energy sectors; and gases, application equipment, and associated services to the materials and energy, automotive and manufacturing, food and pharmaceuticals, technology and research, and craftsmen and retail sectors. It also supplies medical gases, hygiene products, equipment, and services to hospitals, as well as to patients in their homes; and produces and distributes healthcare specialty ingredients for the cosmetics, pharmaceutical, and vaccine markets. In addition, this segment supplies gases, materials, and services for use in the production of semi-conductors, as well as flat screens and photovoltaic panels. The Engineering & Construction segment designs, develops, and builds industrial gas production plants for third parties; and designs and manufactures plants in the traditional, renewable, and alternative energy sectors. The Global Markets & Technologies segment delivers technological solutions, such as molecules, equipment, and services to support the markets of energy transition, primarily in transport, energy, and waste revalorization, as well as related to deep tech in the space exploration, aerospace, and big science. This segment also invests in biomethane production units, as well as develops stations for distributing natural bio-gas for vehicles and hydrogen to support clean mobility; operates biogas digesters for use in the maritime industry; and supplies gases for the offshore oil and gas platforms, offshore wind turbines, and cryogenic transportation by sea. The company was incorporated in 1902 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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N/A

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ETFs Containing AIQUY

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Chemicals)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 7.69% 42% F 43% F
Dividend Return 2.03% 85% B 46% F
Total Return 9.72% 38% F 44% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 9.52% 25% F 33% F
Dividend Return 2.06% 37% F 28% F
Total Return 11.58% 23% F 34% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 85.93% 61% D- 66% D
Dividend Return 18.40% 82% B- 63% D
Total Return 104.34% 61% D- 68% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 13.49% 52% F 52% F
Dividend Return 2.57% 67% D+ 60% D-
Total Return 16.06% 56% F 52% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.00% 98% A+ 92% A-
Risk Adjusted Return 133.84% 98% A+ 99% A+
Market Capitalization 83.82B 98% A+ 99% 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
(Chemicals)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 29.22 35% F 27% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.77 34% F 32% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 16.10 16% F 14% F
EV/EBITDA 16.65 23% F 24% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.19% 76% C 79% C+
Return on Invested Capital 9.86% 71% C- 72% C-
Return on Assets 5.20% 78% C+ 84% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 54.80% 37% F 33% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.53 82% B- 66% 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.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

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.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

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.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

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.