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HSBC Securities upgraded Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) from Hold to Buy in a report released today.

HSBC Securities has upgraded Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) from Hold to Buy in a statement released on 11/13/2017.

On Friday October 27, 2017, Barclays Capital released a statement on Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) bumped up the target price from $170.00 to $180.00 that suggested an upside of 0.12%.

Boasting a price of $162.72, Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) traded -0.22% lower on the day. With the last close up 10.43% from the two hundred day average, compared with the S&P 500 Index which has increased 0.02% over the same period. APD has recorded a 50-day average of $151.43 and a two hundred day average of $145.82. Trade Volume was down over the average, with 453,820 shares of APD changing hands under the typical 1,396,190

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Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)

Air Products & Chemicals has price-earnings ratio of 12.10 with a one year low of $129.00 and a one year high of $162.86 and has a total market value of $0.

A total of 18 firms have issued a report on the stock. Two brokerages rating the company a strong buy, 6 brokers rating the stock a buy, 11 brokers rating the company a hold, zero analysts rating the company a underperform, and finally 0 firms rating the stock a sell with a consensus target price of $153.44.

About Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD)

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., is an industrial gases company. The Company's Industrial Gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. The Company is also a supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The Company operates through five segments: Industrial Gases-Americas, Industrial Gases-Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), Industrial Gases-Asia, Industrial Gases-Global, and Corporate and other.

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