One of the S&P 500’s big winners for Friday January 29 was Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (APD) as the company’s stock climbed 5.57% to $125.64 on volume of 2.09 million shares.
The stock opened at $122.29 and saw an intraday low of $121.31 and an intraday high of $125.96. All told, the day saw a per-share gain of $6.63. The stock’s average daily volume of 1.46 million and 215.43 million shares outstanding. Air Products & Chemicals Inc. now has a 50-day SMA is $129.00 and 200-day SMA is $136.48, and it has a 52-week high of $158.20 and a 52-week low of $114.64.
Air Products & Chemicals Inc is a supplier of hydrogen and helium. It also provides semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, natural gas liquefaction and advanced coatings and adhesives.
Based out of Allentown, PA, Air Products & Chemicals Inc. has 19,700 employees and, after today’s trading, reached a market cap of $27.07 billion. The stock’s P/E Ratio is 20.1. Its P/S ratio is 3.5, P/B ratio is 3.73, and P/FCF ratio is 98.9.
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