Air Products & Chem. (APD) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.51%
  • Dividend

     3.8
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     9.1%
  • Dividend increased

     34 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     29%
  • Dividend pay date

     11/13/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     6/29/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -3.5%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     19 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     11.6
  • Tweed factor

     0.2
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
-3.5%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
5.0%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-47.8%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
2.4%
Price change from 52 week high   
-0.0%
Price change from 50 days average   
3.3%
Price change from 200 days average   
6.0%
Price info
Change
1.28 (0.85%)


Last price
151.54 USD


Day range
149.94 - 151.58


Year range
129.00 - 151.58

Financial health
Current ratio
0.78


Debt/equity ratio
77.58


Cash
298.10M


Debt
5.82B


Credit rating
A-

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
11.38


Price/book (P/B)
3.48


Forward price/earning (P/E)
21.93


Price/sales (P/S)
3.29


PEG
5.51


Market cap
33.03B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
1.4800,1.7000,1.7900
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
10.0%
4.6400,4.1500,2.9600
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-20.1%
10 year history
1.4800,1.7000,1.7900,1.9200,2.2300,2.5000,2.7700,3.0200,3.2000,3.4400
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
9.8%
4.6400,4.1500,2.9600,4.7400,5.6300,5.4400,4.6800,4.6100,5.8800,6.0500
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 11
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  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
3.0%
25.3300,24.0300,22.6800,25.9400,27.5700,30.6600,30.9700,36.0400,35.2200,34.1600
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  • 08
  • 09
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  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
3.4%
35.6000,34.2000,59.7000,40.5000,39.9000,42.0000,57.9000,61.4000,66.2000,53.5000
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  • 08
  • 09
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  • 12
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  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
4.6%
223.0000,219.0000,214.0000,217.0000,218.0000,215.0000,212.0000,215.0000,217.0000,218.0000
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  • 08
  • 09
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  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-0.3%
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Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Praxair 24 yrs2.29%8.4%
USA   Airgas 15 yrs0.00%14.5%
United Kingdom   Treatt 12 yrs0.85%7.2%
USA   A. Schulman 9 yrs2.44%5.2%
USA   Ashland 8 yrs1.40%18.2%
USA   Balchem 8 yrs0.47%17.8%
USA   Celanese 8 yrs1.78%38.0%
Company profile
Empoloyees
20,900


Sector


Website


Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide. The company operates in Merchant Gases, Tonnage Gases, Electronics and Performance Materials, and Equipment and Energy segments. The Merchant Gases segm...
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Address:
7201 Hamilton Boulevard, Allentown, PA, 18195-1501

Phone:
+1 610 481-4911
The dividend of APD is 3.8 for the last 12 months, and based on a stock price of 151.54, the yield is 2.51%. Since 1983they have raised their dividend each year, that is 34 years in a row. APD has a payout ratio of 29%, meaning that 29% of their earnings are paid as dividends. The dividend payback period is 19 years, assuming the dividend growth stays the same. Their dividend has been growing by 9.1% a year for the last 5 years (on average). Air Products & Chem. has gone ex-dividend on the 6/29/2017, and the dividend pay date is 11/13/2017. It was founded in 1940 and is a US company with 20,900 employees. They are in the basic materials sector and the chemicals - major diversified industry. Our dividend rating for this stock is 2.9 / 5 stars.






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