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Air Products and Chemicals Inc (APD)
Basic Materials | Chemicals
150.28  -0.52%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankB / 192Warren Buffett RankB / 215
Pure Value RankB / 176Dividend RankC / 204
Moat RankC / 267Financial Strength RankA / 77
Growth RankC / 356Momentum RankC / 303
APD vs CHEMICALS SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
APDSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO11.2842.919.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO11.2716.211.77
P/S RATIO3.322.72.03
P/B RATIO3.515.23.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY35.32%21.66%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL14.22%11.83%10.04%
NET MARGIN15.91%9.67%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.41%
PAYOUT RATIO26.03%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH6.96%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY41%
INTEREST COVERAGE16.47x
CURRENT RATIO2.2
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH3.75%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-1.13%
5 YR BPS GROWTH3.39%
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tickrz rank B / 192
Air Products and Chemicals Inc receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking B / 176Warren Buffett ranking B / 215
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Air Products and Chemicals Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 11.3x, a P/B ratio of 3.5x, a P/S ratio of 3.3x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.3x. Air Products and Chemicals Inc ranks 176 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.Air Products and Chemicals Inc ranks 215 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Air Products and Chemicals Inc is probably not for you.

quality
moat C / 267financial strength A / 77
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is weak. Its position within the Basic Materials sector appears to be weak. Either the dynamics of its sector place it in a difficult position or management's executition is to blame for its disappointing performance.Air Products and Chemicals Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 16.47x, a debt/equity ratio of 41% and a Moat Rank of 267 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


momentum C / 303
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 8.34% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 303. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Air Products and Chemicals Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield C / 204
value + yield
Shares currently yield 2.41%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Air Products and Chemicals Inc ranks 204 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth C / 356
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 3.8% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -1.1% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 3.4% speak to its relatively poor ranking.

Air Products and Chemicals Inc (APD)
Basic Materials | Chemicals
150.28  -0.52%


tickrz rank
B
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio11.28x
P/B Ratio3.51x
P/S Ratio3.32x
EV/EBITDA Ratio11.27x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.41%
PAYOUT RATIO26.03%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH6.96%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY41%
INTEREST COVERAGE16.47x
CURRENT RATIO2.2
MOAT
ROE35.32%
ROIC14.22%
Net Margin15.91%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH3.75%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-1.13%
5 YR BPS GROWTH3.39%

TICKRZ RANK
Air Products and Chemicals Inc receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Air Products and Chemicals Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 11.3x, a P/B ratio of 3.5x, a P/S ratio of 3.3x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.3x. Air Products and Chemicals Inc ranks 176 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Air Products and Chemicals Inc ranks 215 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Air Products and Chemicals Inc is probably not for you.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is weak. Its position within the Basic Materials sector appears to be weak. Either the dynamics of its sector place it in a difficult position or management's executition is to blame for its disappointing performance.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Air Products and Chemicals Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 16.47x, a debt/equity ratio of 41% and a Moat Rank of 267 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 8.34% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 303. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Air Products and Chemicals Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 2.41%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Air Products and Chemicals Inc ranks 204 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 3.8% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -1.1% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 3.4% speak to its relatively poor ranking.