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) pushed the Chemicals industry lower today making it today's featured Chemicals laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 2.1%. By the end of trading, Air Products & Chemicals fell $1.46 (-1.4%) to $101.86 on light volume. Throughout the day, 826,438 shares of Air Products & Chemicals exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,099,500 shares. The stock ranged in price between $101.75-$103.10 after having opened the day at $102.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $103.32. Other companies within the Chemicals industry that declined today were:
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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide. Air Products & Chemicals has a market cap of $21.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 23.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Air Products & Chemicals a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Air Products & Chemicals
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
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