Fiscal Year Earnings Estimate on Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.(APD)

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.(APD): For the most recent quarter end, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. reported Annual Earnings of $1.47. Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $7.55. For the most recent quarter end, APD reported a surprise Earnings per Share of -0.68% . The consensus estimate for current quarter is $1.38 and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $6.15. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $6.81 based on the consensus. Allentown based Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Last reported the Quarter results on Dec 31, 2016 and the Next earnings date is scheduled to be released on Apr 27, 2017.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. has received $1.38 as the consensus Earnings Estimate for the Quarter ending on Mar 2017 ,According to the estimate provided by 9 Financial Advisor in the Stock Trading Firms. Among 9 Analysts, Bottom line EPS Estimate for the current quarter is $1.35 while the top line estimate is $1.4 , a key information to consider for Day Trading and investing in stocks. The EPS growth rate is projected at -24.3%. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. results fell short with a surprise EPS of -0.68% or $-0.01. The Actual EPS was $1.47 compared to the Estimated EPS of $1.48 during its most recent quarterly earnings. According to the corporate earnings calendar, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. will release next earnings on Apr 27, 2017 with an estimated EPS consensus of $1.38. Based on the consensus of stock financial advisors the stock has a price target of $150.87. Current year estimate on EPS consensus is $6.15. The Estimated EPS rate for Long term growth is $8.8.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. has a Price to Earnings ratio of 19.59 for the trailing twelve month period. The price to book ratio of the company for the most recent quarter is 4.24. For the Most Recent Fiscal Year, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. has a price to cash ratio of 11.9. For the Trailing twelve month period, company showed a Net Profit Margin of 6.27% and Return on Equity of the stock is 22.02%.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. last declared its Dividend on Dec 29, 2016. For Dividend Investing Stock Market Traders Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. has a Dividend Yield of 2.43% with an Annual Dividend of $3.44. It has a Payout Ratio of 0.48 and the change in Dividend payout ratio is -0.02.

Air Products & Chemicals Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 27, 2017. The company reported $1.47 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $1.48. The company had revenue of $1882.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1961.79 million. The companys revenue was down -.2 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.78 EPS.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Aug 16, 2016, Russell A Flugel (Principal Accounting Officer) sold 2,050 shares at 151.53 per share price.On Aug 15, 2016, John D. Stanley (SR VP and General Counsel) sold 9,597 shares at 150.00 per share price.On Aug 5, 2016, Guillermo Novo (Executive V.P.) sold 2,447 shares at 148.94 per share price.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Wednesday as its shares dropped 0.8% or 1.13 points. After the session commenced at $140.77, the stock reached the higher end at $141.37 while it hit a low of $140.28. With the volume soaring to 993,314 shares, the last trade was called at $140.34. The company has a 52-week high of $150.45. The company has a market cap of $30,537 million and there are 217,589,950 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $116.838824.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. has established an internationally recognized industrial gas and related industrial process equipment business, and developed strong positions as a producer of certain chemicals. The industrial gases business segment recovers and distributes industrial gases such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and hydrogen and a variety of medical and specialty gases. The chemicals business segment produces and markets polymer chemicals, performance chemicals, and chemical intermediates.


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