Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on January 07, 2021, Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (NYSE: APD) had a quiet start as it plunged -1.61% to $285.29. During the day, the stock rose to $290.499 and sunk to $283.84 before settling in for the price of $289.97 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, APD posted a 52-week range of $167.43-$327.89.
The Basic Materials Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 2.50%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 14.80%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 8.40%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $221.50 million, simultaneously with a float of $220.22 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $62.57 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $276.18, while the 200-day Moving Average is $264.67.
Let’s gauge the efficiency of the firm, which has a total of 19000 employees. It has generated 459,460 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 98,625. The stock had 5.45 Receivables turnover and 0.40 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +33.84, operating margin was +24.13 and Pretax Margin of +27.37.
Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (APD) Ownership Facts and Figures
Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Chemicals industry. Air Products and Chemicals Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.30%, in contrast to 85.70% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Jan 29, this organization’s Director bought 200 shares at the rate of 237.60, making the entire transaction reach 47,519 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 200.
Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (APD) Earnings and Revenue Records
As on 9/29/2020, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $2.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the period falling under the consensus outlook (set at $2.21) by -$0.02. This company achieved a net margin of +21.47 while generating a return on equity of 16.44. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 2.26 per share during the current fiscal year.
Air Products and Chemicals Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 8.40% and is forecasted to reach 10.54 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 10.16% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 14.80% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (NYSE: APD) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (APD). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 3.40. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 6.60. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $33.36, and its Beta score is 0.78. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 7.07.
In the same vein, APD’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 8.55, a figure that is expected to reach 2.18 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 10.54 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (APD)
Going through the that latest performance of [Air Products and Chemicals Inc., APD]. Its last 5-days volume of 1.4 million was inferior to the volume of 1.55 million it revealed a year ago. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 85.03% While, its Average True Range was 7.18.
Raw Stochastic average of Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (APD) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 36.69%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 75.62% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 27.91% that was lower than 33.19% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.