|Bid||278.32 x 800|
|Ask||278.48 x 900|
|Day's Range||277.04 - 282.50|
|52 Week Range||167.43 - 327.89|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.89|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||32.67|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||5.36 (1.89%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Dec 31, 2020|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
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Shares of Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE: APD) were down 10% on Wednesday afternoon after the company reported earnings that fell short of expectations. Prior to markets opening, Air Products reported fiscal fourth-quarter adjusted earnings of $2.19 per share on revenue of $2.32 billion. The company said that it lost between $0.15 and $0.20 per share in earnings due to the COVID-19 pandemic because of lower merchant demand for its industrial gases and higher expenses to keep operations safe.