Air Products and Chemicals (APD) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Air Products and Chemicals (APD), hence the stock is down -4.41% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -4.29% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -6.35% and the stock has fallen -3.78% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 5.39% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 3.36%.The 200 Day SMA reached 4.63% Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. is up 2.38% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 13.44%.
Air Products and Chemicals (APD) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $9.26 from the average target price of $164.4 for the short term period. 10 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $180 and the most muted being $150.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $144.88 and the intraday high of $146.56 after having opened at $145.74 on Fridays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $145.74, a loss of -0.53%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 5,399,455 shares. The stock failed to cross $146.56 in Fridays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $146.58.
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (Air Products) serves energy, electronics, chemicals, steel, and manufacturing customers with a portfolio of products, services, and solutions that include atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment, and services. The Company operates in four business segments: Merchant Gases, Tonnage Gases, Electronics and Performance Materials, and Equipment and Energy. Merchant Gases sells atmospheric gases, such as oxygen, nitrogen, and argon, process gases, medical and specialty gases, and certain services and equipment. Tonnage Gases provides hydrogen, carbon monoxide, nitrogen, oxygen, and synthesis gas. Electronics and Performance Materials provide the electronics industry with specialty gases. Equipment and Energy designs and manufactures cryogenic equipment for air separation, hydrocarbon recovery and purification, natural gas liquefaction (LNG), and helium distribution.