APD stock: buy or sell

APD stock price: $288.63 1.44% At close on Apr 21st, 2021

Updated on:
Apr 22nd, 2021

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APD stock brief

  • Air Products and Chemicals closed on Wednesday at $288.63 (1.44%) prior to presenting earnings next July at 08:00
  • On Thursday, Air Products and Chemicals posted its Q2 financial report
  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, equipment, and services worldwide.

Should I buy Air Products and Chemicals stock?

All successful traders recommend adhering to a trading strategy and not make decisions based on subjective opinions, rumors or feelings. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best

Is $APD stock a buy?

In the current situation of Air Products and Chemicals there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean we expect a selloff for $APD in the next few days, or that it may not climb higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Air Products and Chemicals stock?

"To sell or not to sell", if you are holding Air Products and Chemicals shares?. Like when we have to buy shares, deciding when is the best time to sell is not a random decision, and we must follow our own trading style. Our trading system selects very simple strategies to guide us on when is a good time to sell our shares. Be aware that these strategies should not be used for selling short $APD stock

As a golden rule, you must never mantain a trade that results in greater losses than those expected upon the buy. The moment to sell shares should always be dictated by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Air Products and Chemicals stock?

Currently, Air Products and Chemicals stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you own Air Products and Chemicals shares and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

Air Products and Chemicals ratings

In the last month, 3 analyst ratings were published for Air Products and Chemicals. General sentiment is bullish, with 3 out of 3 publishing positive forecasts

Air Products and Chemicals analysts' ratings - Last month
Brokerage firmRating
Mar 24th, 2021
Cowen Buy
Apr 6th, 2021
Wells Fargo & Company Buy
Apr 13th, 2021
Wells Fargo & Company Buy

Air Products and Chemicals stock analysis

SMAs overview

APD stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistances are:

  • R1: $291.69 (1.06% above)
  • R2: $295.40 (2.35% above)
  • R3: $303.68 (5.21% above)
  • The current supports are:

  • S1: $283.45 (-1.79% below)
  • S2: $280.04 (-2.98% below)
  • S3: $270.51 (-6.28% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    The actual range between the upper and lower bands is 4.67%, and this means that price volatility is low. Reduced volatility is often the antecedent to a sudden movement (up or down), so we must be alert and manage our buy or sell orders accordingly

    APD stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    When the fluctuates for so long below 70 and above 30, without any indication of overbought and oversold, the indicator is of little use, and we currently are in one of these cases.

    APD stock RSI chart

    Air Products and Chemicals stock price history

    Air Products and Chemicals started trading on Mar 17th, 1980 priced at $0.00 per share1. Since then, APD stock has risen by -, with an average of 0.00% per year. If you had invested $1,000USD in Air Products and Chemicals stock on the IPO, it would worth $inf today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    APD stock price history chart

    Price target for Air Products and Chemicals stock

    How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. However, many stock price predictions are posted every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

    The following table shows the price predictions published by brokerage institutions for the last 30 days. If you are a small investor you must not invest based on these price targets.

    There are 3 price predictions released for Air Products and Chemicals that average $326.67. That is a 13.18% than the last price ($288.63).

    Air Products and Chemicals stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Mar 24th, 2021
    Cowen $340.00
    Apr 6th, 2021
    Wells Fargo & Company $300.00$320.00
    Apr 13th, 2021
    Wells Fargo & Company $300.00$320.00

    Earnings and financials

    Air Products and Chemicals ($APD) hosted the quarterly financial call and presented the report on Thursday.

    In comparing, the EPS for the same quarter last year was $2.04, so reported EPS means -100.00%. Looking at sales, figures moved up a 5.34% compared to $22.5B same quarter a year ago.

    APD ($APD) is posting financial report next July.

    Air Products and Chemicals performance

    APD performance compared
    Company1m3m6m
    Air Products and Chemicals ($APD) 4.20% 1.30% -1.30%

    Please read:
    The opinions written in this article are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell shares. The author of this document does not know the specific conditions of the reader, his or her own financial statements or what is in his or her best interest at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Thoughts are posted for informational purposes only

    APD summary

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
    Open$285.77
    Close$288.63
    Day range$284.61 - $289.71
    Previous close$284.54
    Session gain1.44%
    Average true range$5.55
    50d mov avg$271.57
    100d mov avg$271.72
    200d mov avg$278.67
    Earnings dateJuly 22nd, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Air Products and Chemicals stock symbol?

    Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the APD symbol

    Is Air Products and Chemicals stock a buy or sell?

    Air Products and Chemicals received 3 ratings in the last 30 days: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 0 neutral.

    Will APD go up?

    Air Products and Chemicals had different price predictions published by analysts in the last 30 days forecasting the target price to $326.67. That is a 13.18% than the last price ($288.63).