Air Products & Chemicals Earnings Report Preview For Tuesday's Release (APD)
Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) is due to report earnings before the opening bell on April 24, 2012. Below we can see the results of Air Products & Chemicals over the last few earnings periods.
Who They Are:
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide. The company was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Air Products & Chemicals trades an average of 1.1 million shares per day and has a marketcap of $19 Billion.
Book Value: $28.06
Float Short: 1.04%
What To Expect:
Analysts are expecting an improvement of $0.02 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $1.36. The number to beat is $1.38 per share based on the estimated mean earnings.
For the last analyst update, a low of $1.30 and a high of $1.43 per share is what Wall Street is anticipating.
Recent Stock and Valuation Performance:
The current trailing twelve months P/E ratio is 15.7. The forward P/E ratio is 15.31.
In the last month, the stock has decreased in price -1.15%, and -0.43% from one year ago.
When comparing to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is -4.34%.
Here are the last few quarters to get an idea how well they perform compared to estimates
Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded.
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