Earnings Forecast Research on Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD)

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 6 Financial Advisor in the Stock Trading Firms. Among 6 Analysts, Bottom line EPS Estimate for the current quarter is $1.36 while the top line estimate is $1.39 , a key information to consider for Day Trading and investing in stocks. The EPS growth rate is projected at -24.36%.

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. 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 a Price to Earnings ratio of 19.53 for the trailing twelve month period. The price to book ratio of the company for the most recent quarter is 4.22. For the Most Recent Fiscal Year, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. has a price to cash ratio of 11.86. 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%.

In the last quarter, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. reported Annual Earnings of $1.47. Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $7.55. In the last Quarter, 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 $6.14. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $6.93 based on the consensus.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) stock ended Tuesday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 1.23 points or 0.87% at $139.76 with 2,483,750 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $140.99, the shares hit an intraday low of $139.14 and an intraday high of $141.22 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $30,410 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 217,589,950 shares. The 52-week high of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) is $150.45 and the 52-week low is $115.576876.

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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