EPS for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Expected At $1.65

January 21, 2018 - By marketbeat

 EPS for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Expected At $1.65
Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.14, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 36 investors sold Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. shares while 232 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 262 raised stakes. 186.79 million shares or 0.55% more from 185.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
California-based Rand Wealth Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.85% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Advisor Prtnrs Ltd Liability Com reported 0.14% stake. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag reported 1.06M shares stake. Td Asset Mgmt Inc stated it has 163,650 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.08% or 66,102 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund has 0.12% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 60,402 shares. Chem Comml Bank reported 0.09% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Newman Dignan And Sheerar reported 1,978 shares. Everett Harris Ca invested in 0.01% or 1,940 shares. Endurance Wealth Mngmt has invested 0% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Sky Group, Connecticut-based fund reported 1,754 shares. Abner Herrman And Brock Limited Liability Company has invested 0.27% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Pictet Asset Management Ltd owns 163,623 shares. Benin, Connecticut-based fund reported 3,029 shares. Royal Bancorp Of Canada holds 485,299 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio.

Analysts expect Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) to report $1.65 EPS on January, 26.They anticipate $0.18 EPS change or 12.24 % from last quarter’s $1.47 EPS. APD’s profit would be $361.04M giving it 25.42 P/E if the $1.65 EPS is correct. After having $1.76 EPS previously, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.’s analysts see -6.25 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $167.8. About 1.06M shares traded or 17.74% up from the average. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has risen 9.23% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.47% the S&P500.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) Ratings Coverage

Among 19 analysts covering Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Air Products & Chemicals has $192.0 highest and $16 lowest target. $164.11’s average target is -2.20% below currents $167.8 stock price. Air Products & Chemicals had 47 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Monday, April 18. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, July 13. The stock has “Hold” rating by Vertical Research on Monday, August 7. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Seaport Global on Monday, July 11 to “Buy”. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) rating on Thursday, August 17. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $155.0 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, October 8. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, July 29 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Monday, August 28 with “Buy”.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, electronics and performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide. The company has market cap of $36.72 billion. The firm produces atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; process gases, such as hydrogen, helium, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, syngas, and specialty gases; and equipment for the production or processing of gases comprising air separation units and non-cryogenic generators for clients in various industries, including metals, glass, chemical processing, electronics, energy production and refining, food processing, metallurgical, medical, and general manufacturing. It has a 12.29 P/E ratio. It also creates and makes equipment for air separation, hydrocarbon recovery and purification, natural gas liquefaction, and liquid helium and liquid hydrogen transport and storage.

More notable recent Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Pruning Your Portfolio, Part 3: Sell Air Products” on December 27, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Air Products to Continue Multi-Phase Expansion in Korea” published on January 04, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Air Products (APD) Hits New 52-Week High: What’s Driving It?” on January 03, 2018. More interesting news about Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December …” published on December 28, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Werner Enterprises, Air Products & Chemicals and Owens …” with publication date: December 27, 2017.

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