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Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) Profitability Rank

: 8 (As of Dec. 2023)
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Air Products & Chemicals has the Profitability Rank of 8. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

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

Air Products & Chemicals's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 22.25%. As of today, Air Products & Chemicals's Piotroski F-Score is 4.


Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Chemicals subindustry, Air Products & Chemicals's Profitability Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Profitability Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Air Products & Chemicals Profitability Rank Distribution

For the Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector, Air Products & Chemicals's Profitability Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Air Products & Chemicals's Profitability Rank falls into.



Air Products & Chemicals Profitability Rank Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

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.

Air Products & Chemicals has the Profitability Rank of 8. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

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

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Air Products & Chemicals's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Dec. 2023 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=666.9 / 2997.4
=22.25 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

2. Piotroski F-Score

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

Air Products & Chemicals has an F-score of 4 indicating the company's financial situation is typical for a stable company.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Warning Sign:

Air Products & Chemicals Inc operating margin has been in a 5-year decline. The average rate of decline per year is -2.7%.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) Business Description

Address
1940 Air Products Boulevard, Allentown, PA, USA, 18106-5500
Since its founding in 1940, Air Products has become one of the leading industrial gas suppliers globally, with operations in 50 countries and 19,000 employees. The company is the largest supplier of hydrogen and helium in the world. It has a unique portfolio serving customers in a number of industries, including chemicals, energy, healthcare, metals, and electronics. Air Products generated $12.6 billion in revenue in fiscal 2023.
Executives
Jeffrey Kutz officer: VP, Controller & PAO 1940 AIR PRODUCTS BLVD., ALLENTOWN PA 18106-5500
Seifi Ghasemi director 100 OVERLOOK CENTER, PRINCETON NJ 08540
Sean D Major officer: Executive VP & General Counsel 100 E. WISCONSIN AVENUE, SUITE 2780, MILWAUKEE WI 53202
Tonit M Calaway director HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY, 3700 WEST JUNEAU AVENUE, MILWAUKEE WI 53208
Wayne Thomas Smith director 1940 AIR PRODUCTS BLVD., ALLENTOWN PA 18106
Melissa N. Schaeffer officer: Senior Vice President and CFO 1940 AIR PRODUCTS BLVD., ALLENTOWN PA 18106
Edward L Monser director
Lisa Ann Davis director 2555 TELEGRAPH RD, BLOOMFIELD HILLS MI 48302
Russell A Flugel officer: Chief Accounting Officer C/O THE MOSAIC COMPANY, 101 EAST KENNEDY BLVD., SUITE 2500, TAMPA FL 33602
Charles I Cogut director 7201 HAMILTON BOULEVARD, ALLENTOWN PA 18195
Samir Serhan officer: Executive Vice President 7201 HAMILTON BLVD., ALLENTOWN PA 18195
Jennifer Grant officer: VP 7201 HAMILTON BLVD, ALLENTOWN PA 18195
John D. Stanley officer: SR VP and General Counsel 7201 HAMILTON BOULEVARD, ALLENTOWN PA 18195-1501
Guillermo Novo officer: Senior V.P. AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC., 7201 HAMILTON BOULEVARD, ALLENTOWN PA 18195
Painter Corning F. officer: Senior V.P. 7201 HAMILTON BOULEVARD, ALLENTOWN PA 18195-1501