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109.25
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Open

108.97

Previous Close

108.22

Volume (Avg)

393.61k (388.16k)

Day's Range

108.35-109.85

52Wk Range

99.32-113.74

Market Cap.

8.14B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

2.20 (1.89%)

Beta

0.70

Shares Outstanding

74.53M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

23.15 (4.72)

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  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Chemicals
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Hold
    • Revenue

    • 5.07B

    • Net Income

    • 350.78M

    • Market Cap.

    • 8.14B

    • Enterprise Value

    • 10.53B

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 6.95

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.73

    • Beta

    • 0.70

    • Forward P/E

    • 21.41

    • Price/Sales

    • 1.61

    • Price/Book Value

    • 4.22

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 10.31

      • EBITDA

      • 932.57M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 6.19

      • Return on Equity %

      • 20.02

      • Return on Assets %

      • 6.19

      • Book Value/Share

      • 25.91

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 74.53M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • 2:1 (4/16/1996)

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.55 (9/11/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 8/5/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/17/2014
      Hold
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 121.67

        • Credit Rating

        • BBB

        • Analysts

        • 7

        • EPS Estimate

        • 5.11

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 11.06

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 2.60

          • 2.33

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 2.90

          • 194.70

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 4.90

          • -52.15

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 3.12

          • 1.82

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 6.10

          • 0.53

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 27.94

          • 36.73

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 55.83

            • 18.44

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 10.90

            • 9.60

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 6.95

            • 6.47

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 55.00

            • 16.98

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 10.00

            • 6.48

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 6.30

            • 97.22B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 1.04

              • 0.77

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.39

              • 1.93

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.78

              • 1.14

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • 6.48

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 3.04

              • 2.97

              • Book Value/Share

              • 25.91

              • 15.34

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 22.37

                • 16.45

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 24.08

                • 360.86

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 8.85

                • 101.19

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 1.56

                • 1.08

                • Price/Book Value

                • 4.08

                • 2.58

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 10.31

                • 9.98

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 2.05M

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 6.17

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 3.06

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • 2.15M

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • 0.02

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 42.13

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 8/5/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 9/11/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • 2:1

                    • Last Split Date

                    • 4/16/1996

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 20.02

                        (17.10)

                      • 16.38

                        (12.84)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 6.19

                        (5.60)

                      • 4.63

                        (3.60)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 8.31

                        (8.80)

                      • 8.67

                        (6.04)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 22.18k

                      • 57.72k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 4.67

                      • 5.53

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.89

                      • 0.72

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      630.53M
                      Operating Margin
                      12.43
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      10.31
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      85.75%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      43.88%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      52.96%

                      Float

                      89.99%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      17.74%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • JPMorgan Mid Cap Value Fund

                      •  

                        1,871,270

                      • 0.00

                      • 2.51

                      • Fidelity VIP Contrafund Portfolio

                      •  

                        1,810,255

                      • -3.14

                      • 2.43

                      • Fidelity® Balanced Fund

                      •  

                        1,788,970

                      • -1.69

                      • 2.40

                      • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                      •  

                        1,147,565

                      • 1.44

                      • 1.54

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        1,092,547

                      • 0.62

                      • 1.47

                      • Principal MidCap Fund

                      •  

                        978,532

                      • 5.92

                      • 1.31

                      • Columbia Acorn Fund

                      •  

                        930,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.25

                      • Munder Mid-Cap Core Growth Fund

                      •  

                        927,825

                      • 4.42

                      • 1.25

                      • Prudential Jennison Mid Cap Growth

                      •  

                        923,811

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.24

                      • T. Rowe Price New Era Fund

                      •  

                        819,400

                      • 2.80

                      • 1.10

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Fidelity Management and Research Company

                      •  

                        8,553,709

                      • +23.97%

                      • 11.49

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        5,403,324

                      • +3.24%

                      • 7.26

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        3,244,209

                      • -1.05%

                      • 4.36

                      • J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc.

                      •  

                        3,237,230

                      • +13.85%

                      • 4.35

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        3,140,964

                      • +3.02%

                      • 4.22

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        2,069,680

                      • +5.35%

                      • 2.78

                      • Blair William & Co

                      •  

                        1,974,616

                      • -17.84%

                      • 2.65

                      • Select Equity Group, L.P.

                      •  

                        1,881,195

                      • +26.42%

                      • 2.53

                      • Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P.

                      •  

                        1,802,418

                      • -1.09%

                      • 2.42

                      • Principal Global Investors, LLC

                      •  

                        1,354,435

                      • -0.35%

                      • 1.82

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Basic Materials

                      Industry

                      Chemicals

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Mid Core

                      Airgas Inc is a supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods, such as welding equipment and related products. The Company is a producer of atmospheric gases, carbon dioxide, dry ice and nitrous oxide, suppliers ...moreof safety products, and a U.S. supplier of refrigerants, ammonia products and process chemicals. Its production network and supply agreements, gas supply modes (from cylinders to truckload quantities to on-site pipeline supply) and national footprint make it one of the few fully-integrated industrial gas companies in the U.S. The Company also offers supply chain management services and solutions, and product and process technical support across many diverse customer segments. The Company markets its products and services through multiple sales channels, including branch-...morebased sales representatives, retail stores, strategic customer account programs, telesales, catalogs, e-Business and independent distributors. The Company has two business segments, Distribution and All Other Operations. The businesses within the Distribution business segment offer a portfolio of related gas and hardgoods products and services to the end customers. Its products include industrial, medical and specialty gases sold in packaged and bulk quantities, as well as hardgoods. The Company’s air separation facilities and national specialty gas labs primarily produce gases that are sold by the various regional and other business units within the Distribution business segment as part of the complementary suite of similar products and services for the Company’s customers. Gas sales primarily include: atmospheric gases including nitrogen, oxygen and argon; helium; hydrogen; welding and fuel gases such as acetylene, propylene and propane; carbon dioxide; nitrous oxide; ultra high purity grades of various gases; special application blends; and process chemicals. Within the Distribution business segment, the Company also recognizes rent revenue derived from the rental of its gas cylinders, cryogenic liquid containers, bulk storage tanks, tube trailers and welding-related and other equipment. The All Other Operations business segment consists of six business units which primarily manufacture and/or distribute carbon dioxide, dry ice, nitrous oxide, ammonia and refrigerant gases. Its products produced and/or supplied are carbon dioxide, dry ice (carbon dioxide in solid form), nitrous oxide, ammonia and refrigerant gases. Its business units are Carbon Dioxide & Dry Ice, Nitrous Oxide, Ammonia Products and Refrigerants.lessless

                      Key People

                      Michael L. Molinini

                      President/Director/CEO

                      Peter Mccausland

                      Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Robert M. Mclaughlin

                      CFO/Senior VP

                      Robert A. Dougherty

                      Chief Information Officer/Senior VP

                      Thomas M. Smyth

                      Vice President/Controller/Chief Accounting Officer

                      • Airgas Inc

                      • 259 North Radnor-Chester Road

                      • Radnor, PA 19087-5283

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 610 687-5253

                      • Fax: -

                      • airgas.com

                      Incorporated

                      0

                      Employees

                      16,000

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