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Air Products & Chemicals Inc (NYSE:APD)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
10.60% (As of Sep. 2014)

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.77.

APD' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 15.1
Current: 10.6

5.4
15.1

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Air Products & Chemicals Inc was 15.10% per year. The lowest was 5.40% per year. And the median was 10.10% per year.

APD's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked higher than
83% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. APD: 10.60 )

During the past 12 months, Air Products & Chemicals Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.50% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 1.60. As of today, Air Products & Chemicals Inc's Dividend Yield is 2.00%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Air Products & Chemicals Inc is 0.73, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

Air Products & Chemicals Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Sep. 2014 )
=0.77/0.481
=1.60

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Air Products & Chemicals Inc was 40.32. The lowest was 0.26. And the median was 0.41.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Air Products & Chemicals Inc is 0.73, which seems too high.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.7702014-09-292014-10-012014-11-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.7702014-06-272014-07-012014-08-11Cash Dividendquarterly
0.7702014-03-282014-04-012014-05-12Cash Dividendquarterly
0.7102013-12-302014-01-022014-02-10Cash Dividendquarterly

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=3.02/148.58
=2.03 %

Current Share Price is $148.58.
Air Products & Chemicals Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $3.02.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Air Products & Chemicals Inc was 3.83%. The lowest was 1.49%. And the median was 2.24%.

Warning Sign:

Air Products & Chemicals Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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