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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 29, 2016

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. ( APD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 29, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.86 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 13, 2017. Shareholders who purchased APD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that APD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $147.38, the dividend yield is 2.33%.

The previous trading day's last sale of APD was $147.38, representing a -6.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $157.84 and a 28.56% increase over the 52 week low of $114.64.

APD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ). APD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.89. Zacks Investment Research reports APD's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -15.52%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.

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:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF - DNQ ( VAW )
  • iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Growth ETF ( JKE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VAW with an increase of 6.2% over the last 100 days. RTM has the highest percent weighting of APD at 4.01%.

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


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

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