Impact of Brokerage Rating on Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.(APD)

Many Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.(APD) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Air Products & Chemicals was Resumed by Barclays on Feb 13, 2017 to Overweight, Price Target of the shares are set at $160.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.

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.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has received a short term rating of sell from experts at Zacks with a rank of 4. The stock has been rated an average of 1.92 by 13 Brokerage Firm. 7 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 6 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) stock has received a short term price target of $ 151.69 from 13 Analyst. The share price can be expected to fluctuate from the mean short term target, can be seen from the standard deviation reading of $10.79. The higher estimate of target price is $168 , while the lower price target estimate is $135

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) rose 1.16% or 1.63 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $140.4 the stock was seen hitting $142.26 as a peak level and $139.75 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $142.13. The daily volume was measured at 2,001,527 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $150.45 and the 52-week low is $116.838824. The company has a market cap of $30,926 million.

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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