Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, April 23rd. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. produces industrial gas and related industrial process equipment. The Company also produces and markets polymer chemicals, performance chemicals, and chemical intermediates. Air Products recovers and distributes oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, synthesis gas, and helium, as well as medical and specialty gases.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Air Products & Chemicals Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.37 per share on revenues of $2.59 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 15.49.
Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $1.49 to a profit $1.5. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $5.77, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Air Products & Chemicals has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||10,410||8,256||8,616||9,674||9,612|
|Diluted EPS ($)|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||2,322||2,344||2,340||2,606||2,562|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.16||1.38||2.26||0.64||1.31|
Air Products & Chemicals has beat analyst estimates 1 time in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.
“E = Earnings Are Increasing Quarter-Over-Quarter” is a core component of our successful CHEAT SHEET investing framework. Don’t waste another minute – click here to discover our CHEAT SHEET stock picks now!
(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)