Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) traded on a positive note gaining 0.1 points or 0.07% to be valued at $139.86 per share. Intraday, the shares aggregated $2.16 million in upticks but saw an exodus of $8.05 million in downticks. The net money flow was calculated to be $(-5.89) million with the final up/down ratio coming in at 0.27. The share price has seen a change of -1.51% in value during the week. Block trade of up/down ratio of 0 was also registered with $0 million in upticks and $6.66 million in downticks. The net money flow for the block exchange was disappointing at $(-6.66) Million.Block trades are executed by Investment Banking firms or Wealth Managers shifting positions or Day traders taking advantage of trading signals.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. has lost 6.63% in the last five trading days and dropped 3.57% in the last 4 weeks. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. is up 4.56% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -3.57%. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Wednesday as its shares dropped 0.77% or 1.08 points. After the session commenced at $139.32, the stock reached the higher end at $140.2376 while it hit a low of $138. With the volume soaring to 1,652,320 shares, the last trade was called at $138.68. The company has a 52-week high of $150.45. The company has a market cap of $30,175 million and there are 217,589,950 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $115.576876.

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 & 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.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Air Products & Chemicals was Downgraded by Robert W. Baird on Jan 30, 2017 to Neutral, Lowers Price Target to $ 140 from a previous price target of $146 .Air Products & Chemicals was Upgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Dec 21, 2016 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $167.Air Products & Chemicals was Upgraded by Citigroup to Buy on Dec 5, 2016. Air Products & Chemicals was Upgraded by Argus to Buy on Nov 21, 2016.

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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