Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 29, 2018

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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. ( APD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 29, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 13, 2018. Shareholders who purchased APD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.79% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $155.16, the dividend yield is 2.84%.

The previous trading day's last sale of APD was $155.16, representing a -11.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $175.17 and a 10.21% increase over the 52 week low of $140.78.

APD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as DowDuPont Inc. ( DWDP ) and Praxair, Inc. ( PX ). APD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.18. Zacks Investment Research reports APD's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 16.76%, compared to an industry average of 21.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the APD Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to APD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have APD as a top-10 holding:

  • Fidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF ( FMAT )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW )
  • iShares Trust ( MATF )
  • Invesco S&P Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF ( LVL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VAW with an decrease of -3.67% over the last 100 days. FMAT has the highest percent weighting of APD at 3.99%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: APD , DWDP , FMAT , VAW , LVL

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