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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.02
ARG's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. ARG: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ARG' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.05
Current: 0.02
0.02
0.05
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
ARG's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. ARG: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ARG' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.33
0.26
0.4
Interest Coverage 9.67
ARG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 32.49 vs. ARG: 9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ARG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.14  Med: 7.78 Max: 9.99
Current: 9.67
5.14
9.99
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.30
Beneish M-Score: -2.88
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 10.93
ARG's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. ARG: 10.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ARG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.34  Med: 11.79 Max: 12.43
Current: 10.93
10.34
12.43
Net Margin % 6.35
ARG's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
60% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. ARG: 6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ARG' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.82  Med: 6.18 Max: 6.94
Current: 6.35
4.82
6.94
ROE % 16.53
ARG's ROE % is ranked higher than
78% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. ARG: 16.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ARG' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.66  Med: 17.55 Max: 20.77
Current: 16.53
11.66
20.77
ROA % 5.53
ARG's ROA % is ranked higher than
61% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. ARG: 5.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ARG' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 6.11 Max: 6.26
Current: 5.53
4.4
6.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 15.34
ARG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
57% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.99 vs. ARG: 15.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ARG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.46  Med: 17.78 Max: 21.42
Current: 15.34
14.46
21.42
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 4.10
ARG's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ARG: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ARG' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 5.9 Max: 15.2
Current: 4.1
1.5
15.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 3.30
ARG's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. ARG: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ARG' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.6  Med: 9.2 Max: 24.3
Current: 3.3
-4.6
24.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 1.40
ARG's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. ARG: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ARG' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.8  Med: 17.5 Max: 36.6
Current: 1.4
-9.8
36.6
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Q3 2015

ARG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 4,600 sh (New)
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Mario Gabelli 479,300 sh (+41.70%)
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Ron Baron 120,011 sh (-51.77%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals  
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Airgas Inc is a supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods, such as welding equipment and related products. The Company is a producer of atmospheric gases, carbon dioxide, dry ice and nitrous oxide.

Airgas Inc is a supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods, such as welding equipment and related products. The Company is a producer of atmospheric gases, carbon dioxide, dry ice and nitrous oxide, suppliers of safety products, and a U.S. supplier of refrigerants, ammonia products and process chemicals. Its production network and supply agreements, gas supply modes (from cylinders to truckload quantities to on-site pipeline supply) and national footprint make it one of the few fully-integrated industrial gas companies in the U.S. The Company also offers supply chain management services and solutions, and product and process technical support across many diverse customer segments. The Company markets its products and services through multiple sales channels, including branch-based sales representatives, retail stores, strategic customer account programs, telesales, catalogs, e-Business and independent distributors. The Company has two business segments, Distribution and All Other Operations. The businesses within the Distribution business segment offer a portfolio of related gas and hardgoods products and services to the end customers. Its products include industrial, medical and specialty gases sold in packaged and bulk quantities, as well as hardgoods. The Company's air separation facilities and national specialty gas labs produce gases that are sold by the various regional and other business units within the Distribution business segment as part of the complementary suite of similar products and services for the Company's customers. Gas sales include: atmospheric gases including nitrogen, oxygen and argon; helium; hydrogen; welding and fuel gases such as acetylene, propylene and propane; carbon dioxide; nitrous oxide; ultra high purity grades of various gases; special application blends; and process chemicals. Within the Distribution business segment, the Company also recognizes rent revenue derived from the rental of its gas cylinders, cryogenic liquid containers, bulk storage tanks, tube trailers and welding-related and other equipment. The All Other Operations business segment consists of six business units which manufacture and/or distribute carbon dioxide, dry ice, nitrous oxide, ammonia and refrigerant gases. Its products produced and/or supplied are carbon dioxide, dry ice (carbon dioxide in solid form), nitrous oxide, ammonia and refrigerant gases. Its business units are Carbon Dioxide & Dry Ice, Nitrous Oxide, Ammonia Products and Refrigerants.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Airgas Inc. - May 03, 2016

Airgas Inc. (2.3%) (NYSE:ARG)(ARG – $141.64 – NYSE) is a Wayne, Pennsylvania based producer and supplier of industrial and specialty gases. The company agreed to a $13 billion ($143 per share) cash merger with European competitor Air Liquide SA on November 17, 2015. The deal is subject to a majority vote by Airgas shareholders. Closing is expected in the second quarter of 2016, pending antitrust approval in the U.S.



From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s first quarter 2016 ABC Fund shareholder commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Airgas Inc. - Jan 29, 2016

Airgas Inc. (2.1%) (ARG – $138.32 – NYSE)(NYSE:ARG) is a Wayne, Pennsylvania based producer and supplier of industrial and specialty gases. The company agreed to a $13 billion ($143 per share) cash merger with European competitor Air Liquide SA on November 17, 2015. The deal is subject to a majority vote by Airgas shareholders. Closing is expected in the second quarter of 2016, pending antitrust approval in the U.S. as well as clearance by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.


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Airgas Inc. (2.3%) (NYSE:ARG)(ARG – $141.64 – NYSE) is a Wayne, Pennsylvania based producer and supplier of industrial and specialty gases. The company agreed to a $13 billion ($143 per share) cash merger with European competitor Air Liquide SA on November 17, 2015. The deal is subject to a majority vote by Airgas shareholders. Closing is expected in the second quarter of 2016, pending antitrust approval in the U.S. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 31.56
ARG's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.09 vs. ARG: 31.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ARG' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.71  Med: 22.23 Max: 31.56
Current: 31.56
8.71
31.56
Forward PE Ratio 26.74
ARG's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. ARG: 26.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 31.56
ARG's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
69% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.32 vs. ARG: 31.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ARG' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.71  Med: 22.3 Max: 31.56
Current: 31.56
8.71
31.56
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 28.06
ARG's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
67% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.64 vs. ARG: 28.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ARG' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.89  Med: 19.37 Max: 158.24
Current: 28.06
5.89
158.24
PB Ratio 5.08
ARG's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. ARG: 5.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ARG' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 3.26 Max: 5.21
Current: 5.08
1.4
5.21
PS Ratio 2.01
ARG's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. ARG: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ARG' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.01
Current: 2.01
0.52
2.01
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 37.16
ARG's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
88% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.88 vs. ARG: 37.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ARG' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.58  Med: 29.68 Max: 314.25
Current: 37.16
9.58
314.25
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.35
ARG's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. ARG: 14.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ARG' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.91  Med: 10.83 Max: 21.6
Current: 14.35
3.91
21.6
EV-to-EBIT 21.87
ARG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.79 vs. ARG: 21.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ARG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.7  Med: 15.6 Max: 22.2
Current: 21.87
7.7
22.2
EV-to-EBITDA 13.70
ARG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
63% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.65 vs. ARG: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ARG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 10.4 Max: 13.9
Current: 13.7
5.4
13.9
PEG Ratio 3.95
ARG's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. ARG: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
ARG' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.81 Max: 3.98
Current: 3.95
0.39
3.98
Shiller PE Ratio 38.17
ARG's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.92 vs. ARG: 38.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ARG' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.21  Med: 35.58 Max: 51.84
Current: 38.17
19.21
51.84
Current Ratio 1.21
ARG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ARG: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ARG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.37 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.21
0.96
1.99
Quick Ratio 0.81
ARG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. ARG: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ARG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.81
0.48
1.34
Days Inventory 74.57
ARG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.70 vs. ARG: 74.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ARG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.04  Med: 69.5 Max: 77.38
Current: 74.57
55.04
77.38
Days Sales Outstanding 45.84
ARG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.95 vs. ARG: 45.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ARG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.5  Med: 46.54 Max: 52.33
Current: 45.84
15.5
52.33
Days Payable 26.29
ARG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
78% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.46 vs. ARG: 26.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ARG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.29  Med: 31.52 Max: 35.07
Current: 26.29
26.29
35.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.68
ARG's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
53% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. ARG: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ARG' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.51 Max: 2.59
Current: 1.68
0.58
2.59
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.53
ARG's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. ARG: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ARG' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.53
0.15
0.53
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 14.50
ARG's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. ARG: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ARG' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 20.5 Max: 39.5
Current: 14.5
0
39.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.68
ARG's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
58% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. ARG: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.08
ARG's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
76% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ARG: 4.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ARG' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 3.66 Max: 6.29
Current: 4.08
1.41
6.29
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.20
ARG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. ARG: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ARG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.9  Med: -0.8 Max: 4.3
Current: 0.2
-2.9
4.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 24.03
ARG's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. ARG: 24.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ARG' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.35  Med: 14.3 Max: 76.33
Current: 24.03
6.35
76.33
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.55
ARG's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. ARG: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ARG' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.35 Max: 2.55
Current: 2.55
0.77
2.55
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.97
ARG's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
70% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. ARG: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.51
ARG's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. ARG: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ARG' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.51
Current: 1.51
0.24
1.51
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 3.98
ARG's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ARG: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
ARG' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.01 Max: 3.99
Current: 3.98
0.48
3.99
Price-to-Graham-Number 5.80
ARG's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
92% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. ARG: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ARG' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 3.72 Max: 10.09
Current: 5.8
2.13
10.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.57
ARG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. ARG: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ARG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 6.4 Max: 13
Current: 4.57
4.5
13
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 10.38
ARG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. ARG: 10.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ARG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 15.6 Max: 29.8
Current: 10.38
9.3
29.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,314
EPS (TTM) $ 4.53
Short Percentage of Float4.97%
52-Week Range $86.09 - 143.05
Shares Outstanding (Mil)72.81

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 5,670 5,887
EPS ($) 5.35 5.90
EPS without NRI ($) 5.35 5.90
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.14%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.25
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