Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 28, 2018

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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. ( APD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 12, 2018. Shareholders who purchased APD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that APD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $167.8, the dividend yield is 2.62%.

The previous trading day's last sale of APD was $167.8, representing a -4.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $175.17 and a 11.79% increase over the 52 week low of $150.11.

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 $6.87. Zacks Investment Research reports APD's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 18.04%, compared to an industry average of 16.3%.

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 )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • Hartford Multifactor U.S. Equity ETF ( ROUS )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ROUS with an increase of 6.35% over the last 100 days. FMAT has the highest percent weighting of APD at 4.17%.

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 , FMAT , RTM , ROUS , VAW

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