Air Products & Chemicals Inc /de/ (APD): John D. Stanley , SR VP and General Counsel of Air Products & Chemicals Inc /de/ sold 2,478 shares on May 24, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on May 25, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $143.40 per share for a total value of $355,342.94 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Feb 1, 2016, Seifi Ghasemi (CEO) purchased 50,000 shares at $126.77 per share price.On Aug 26, 2015, Charles I Cogut (director) purchased 400 shares at $137.17 per share price.Also, On Aug 26, 2015, John D. Stanley (SR VP and General Counsel) purchased 223 shares at $134.81 per share price.On Aug 25, 2015, Corning F. Painter (Executive V.P.) purchased 1,000 shares at $132.84 per share price.
Shares of Air Products & Chemicals (APD) ended Friday, May 20, 2016 session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.26 points or -0.18% at $141.44 with 6,22,364 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $142.54, the shares hit an intraday low of $141.09 and an intraday high of $142.86 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $30,563 M and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 21,60,81,190 shares. The 52-week high of Air Products & Chemicals is $152.16 and the 52-week low is $114.64.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Air Products & Chemicals is Reiterated by Barclays to Equal Weight and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 162 from a previous price target of $147 .The Rating was issued on May 2, 2016.Air Products & Chemicals is Downgraded by Deutsche Bank to Hold and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 152 from a previous price target of $150 .Earlier the firm had a rating of Buy on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Apr 4, 2016.Air Products & Chemicals is Resumed by Credit Suisse to Outperform and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 161 from a previous price target of $145 .The Rating was issued on Mar 24, 2016.
Air Products and Chemicals Inc. is an industrial gases company which offers atmospheric gases process and specialty gases electronics and performance materials equipment and services. The Company’s segments include Industrial GasesAmericas; Industrial Gases EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa); Industrial GasesAsia; Industrial GasesGlobal; Materials Technologies; Energy-from-Waste and Corporate and other. The Company manufactures and distributes products in two lines of business: Industrial Gases and Materials Technologies. Industrial Gases’ primary products include atmospheric gases process gases and equipment for air separation. Materials Technologies’ primary products include performance materials and chemicals such as epoxy amine curing agents polyurethane catalysts additives and specialty surfactants and electronics materials such as specialty gases chemical mechanical planarization slurries and specialty chemicals.