Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (Air Products) is an industrial gas manufacturing company. It provides atmospheric gases, specialty gases, equipment services and performance materials. The company offers hydrogen and helium, semiconductor materials, hydrogen refinery, coating and adhesives, and natural gas liquefaction. Air Products caters products to glassmaking, steel, oil field services, pulp and paper, civil engineering, personal care, petroleum and natural gas, mining and chemical processing markets.

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									         Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                  Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDCH3795FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: APR 2013

          7201 Hamilton Boulevard                            Phone              +1 610 4814911                  Revenue          9,611.7 (million USD)
          Allentown, PA                                      Fax                +1 610 4815900                  Net Profit       1,167.30 (million USD)
          18195                                              Website            www.airproducts.com             Employees        20,900
                                                                                APD [New York Stock
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry         Chemicals
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (Air Products) is an industrial gas manufacturing company. It provides atmospheric gases,
       specialty gases, equipment services and performance materials. The company offers hydrogen and helium, semiconductor
       materials, hydrogen refinery, coating and adhesives, and natural gas liquefaction. Air Products caters products to glassmaking,
       steel, oil field services, pulp and paper, civil engineering, personal care, petroleum and natural gas, mining and chemical
       processing markets.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         John E. McGlade                     Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Mario L. Baeza                      Director
                                                                                      Diversified Product Portfolio          Legal Proceedings
         Susan K. Carter                     Director
                                                                                      Geographical Diversification           Operational Inefficiency
         William L. Davis                    Director
         Chadwick         C.      (Chad) Director
         Deaton                                                                       Opportunities                          Threats
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Agreements and Contracts               Tough Competitive Market

       Share Data                                                                     Rising Gases Demand from               Stringent Regulatory
                                                                                      Healthcare Sector                      Environment
         Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
        Share Price (USD) as on 28-Mar-                                87.12
        2013                                                                         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        EPS (USD)                                                        4.65
        Market Cap (million USD)                                      18,088
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                24,121
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     208
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Mar 26, 2013         Air Products Licenses Technology To Cryo
                                                                                                           Technologies For Recovery Of Olefins At PP
                                                                                                           And PE Facilities
                                                                                      Jan 28, 2013         Air Products Launches           Phase I      Carbon
                                                                                                           Capture Project In Texas
                                                                                      Jan 23, 2013         Air Products Reports Revenue Of $2.6 Billion
                                                                                                           In Q1 Fiscal 2013
                                                                                      Nov 28, 2012         Air Products Wins Renewable               Hydrogen
                                                                                                           Fueling Station Contract
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary                 Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       Research, GlobalData                                                          GlobalData




Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) - Financial and Strategic                                                                Reference Code: GDCH3795FSA
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Key Facts .................................................................................................................................... 5
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Key Employees ........................................................................................................................... 6
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies ......................................................................................................... 8
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Major Products and Services....................................................................................................... 9
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - History ....................................................................................................................................... 10
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Company Statement .................................................................................................................. 15
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................... 17
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 17
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 19
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Business Description ................................................................................................................. 19
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Corporate Strategy .................................................................................................................... 21
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ......................................................................................................................... 22
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 22
          Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Strengths ............................................................................................................................... 22
             Strength - Diversified Product Portfolio ..................................................................................................................................... 22
             Strength - Geographical Diversification ..................................................................................................................................... 22
             Strength - Industry Recognitions ............................................................................................................................................... 22
          Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Weaknesses .......................................................................................................................... 22
             Weakness - Legal Proceedings ................................................................................................................................................. 22
             Weakness - Operational Inefficiency ......................................................................................................................................... 23
          Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Opportunities ......................................................................................................................... 23
             Opportunity - Agreements and Contracts .................................................................................................................................. 23
             Opportunity - Rising Gases Demand from Healthcare Sector ................................................................................................... 23
             Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives .............................................................................................................................................. 23
          Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Threats................................................................................................................................... 24
             Threat - Tough Competitive Market ........................................................................................................................................... 24
             Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment ............................................................................................................................... 24
             Threat - Rising Cost of Raw Materials ....................................................................................................................................... 24
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Key Competitors ........................................................................................................................ 25
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 26
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 26
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 26
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 28
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 28
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 29
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 30
       Section 4 – Company’s, Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances ....................................................................................... 31
          Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 ........................................................... 31
          Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 ........................................................... 32
          Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 ................................................................ 33


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          Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 ............................................................... 34
          Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 .............................................................................. 35
          Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013.............................................................................. 36
       Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Recent Deals Summary .............................................................................................................. 37
       Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 38
          Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Recent Developments ............................................................................................................. 38
             Mar 26, 2013: Air Products Licenses Technology To Cryo Technologies For Recovery Of Olefins At PP And PE Facilities .... 38
             Jan 28, 2013: Air Products Launches Phase I Carbon Capture Project In Texas ..................................................................... 38
             Jan 23, 2013: Air Products Reports Revenue Of $2.6 Billion In Q1 Fiscal 2013 ....................................................................... 39
             Nov 28, 2012: Air Products Wins Renewable Hydrogen Fueling Station Contract .................................................................... 39
             Nov 08, 2012: Air Products Launches New Facility For Oilfield Services Industry .................................................................... 40
             Nov 06, 2012: Air Products To Supply ASUs For Copper Smelter Project In Zambia ............................................................... 40
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