Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) had declared a cash dividend of $0.8600 on Jul 21, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on Sep 29, 2016 and the record date has been fixed for Oct 3, 2016. On Jul 21, 2016 share price, the yield comes out to be 2.3033%. The dividend payable date has been fixed on Nov 14, 2016.
In a different note, On Jul 11, 2016, Seaport Global said it Upgrades its rating on Air Products & Chemicals. The shares have been rated ‘Buy’ by the firm.
Air Products & Chemicals (APD) shares turned negative on Wednesdays trading session with the shares closing down -0.03 points or -0.02% at a volume of 6,13,256. The pessimistic mood was evident in the company shares which never went considerably beyond the level of $150. The peak price level was also seen at $150 while the days lowest was $149. Finally the shares closed at $149.35. The 52-week high of the shares is $152.16 while the 52-week low is $114.64. According to the latest information available, the market cap of the company is $32,272 M.
Air Products & Chemicals(APD) last announced its earnings results on Apr 28, 2016 for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q2.Company reported revenue of $2.27B. Analysts had an estimated revenue of $2.37B. Earnings per share were $1.82. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $1.81.
Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On May 25, 2016, John D. Stanley (SR VP and General Counsel) sold 2,478 shares at $143.40 per share price.Also, On Feb 1, 2016, Seifi Ghasemi (CEO) purchased 50,000 shares at $126.77 per share price.On Aug 26, 2015, Charles I Cogut (director) purchased 400 shares at $137.17 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Air Products and Chemicals Inc. is an industrial gases company which offers atmospheric gases process and specialty gases electronics and performance materials equipment and services. The Company’s segments include Industrial GasesAmericas; Industrial Gases EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa); Industrial GasesAsia; Industrial GasesGlobal; Materials Technologies; Energy-from-Waste and Corporate and other. The Company manufactures and distributes products in two lines of business: Industrial Gases and Materials Technologies. Industrial Gases’ primary products include atmospheric gases process gases and equipment for air separation. Materials Technologies’ primary products include performance materials and chemicals such as epoxy amine curing agents polyurethane catalysts additives and specialty surfactants and electronics materials such as specialty gases chemical mechanical planarization slurries and specialty chemicals.