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Which stock will you Buy? Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD)

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), closed the last trading session at $229.69 with decrease of $-1.28 or -0.55 percent against the opening price of $230.97. The trading day volume of the company stands at 1.16 Million shares while the average trading volume of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) is 978.56 Million over the course of 3 consecutive months. Which signifies a pretty good change over the time with its shares outstanding of 220.16 Million.

The price target of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) is currently set at 244.77 by the analysts. The stock is $-5.05 Below its 1-Year High which is $241.90. APD hit its 1-Year low price of $149.64. The company is currently rated by analyst who are keeping a close eye on the stock as 2.3. Where 1 means Buy, 2.5 meaning Hold and 5 as Sell.

Performance Indicators of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD)

The value of the stock decreased by -2.15% during the previous week performance. Looking at the 1 month performance of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), the stock jumped 7.55%. While the 1 year performance shows a positive percentage of 42.78 and year to date performance stands at 43.51%.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) Analytical Review

The stock needs to grow about $15.08 to reach its price target. In order to seek the stock’s directional movements, 20-Days, 50 Days and 200-Days moving averages are -1.59%, 3.34% and 7.99 percent respectively. The stock trades about 1.37 percent of its Float giving its total shares Outstanding are 220.16 Million. APD gained about 5.71 percent in 6 months showing its Average True Range of 3.93. The company currently has a RSI and Beta of 49.28 and 0.87.

While talking about Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) valuation ratios, the stock trades with a P/S and P/B of 5.67 and 4.58 which is significantly better and attractive as compared to its peers.