Technical Analysis for APD - Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
|Grade||Last Price||% Change||Price Change|
APD closed down 0.34 percent on Thursday, April 27, 2017, on 1.44 times normal volume. The stock fell below its 200 day moving average, damaging its long-term outlook by crossing under that critical trendline. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.
Trend Table & Recent Alerts
|Weak or Absent||Flat||Up||Up|
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|Date||Alert Name||Type||% Chg|
|Apr 27||Downside 200 DMA Break||Bearish||0.00%|
|Apr 27||Wide Range Bar||Range Expansion||0.00%|
|Apr 27||Stochastic Sell Signal||Bearish||0.00%|
|Apr 27||Upper Bollinger Band Walk||Other||0.00%|
|Apr 26||200 DMA Support||Bullish||-0.34%|
|Apr 26||Upper Bollinger Band Walk||Other||-0.34%|
|Apr 25||Upside 200 DMA Break||Bullish||-0.44%|
|Apr 25||Upper Bollinger Band Walk||Other||-0.44%|
|Apr 24||Crossed Above 50 DMA||Bullish||0.96%|
|Apr 24||Stochastic Reached Overbought||Other||0.96%|
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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide. The companys Merchant Gases segment sells atmospheric gases, such as oxygen, nitrogen, and argon; process gases, including hydrogen and helium; and medical and specialty gases for the metal, glass, chemical processing, food processing, healthcare, steel, general manufacturing, and petroleum and natural gas industries. Its Tonnage Gases segment provides hydrogen, carbon monoxide, nitrogen, oxygen, and synthesis to the energy production and refining, chemical, and metallurgical industries; and produces Polyurethane Intermediates. The companys Electronics and Performance Materials segment offers nitrogen trifluoride, silane, arsine, phosphine, white ammonia, silicon tetrafluoride, carbon tetrafluoride, hexafluoromethane, critical etch gases, and tungsten hexafluoride; and tonnage gases, specialty chemicals, and services and equipment for the manufacture of silicon and compound semiconductors, thin film transistor liquid crystal displays, and photovoltaic devices. This segment also provides performance materials for a range of products, including coatings, inks, adhesives, civil engineering, personal care, institutional and industrial cleaning, mining, oil refining, and polyurethanes. Its Equipment and Energy segment designs and manufactures cryogenic equipment for air separation, hydrocarbon recovery and purification, natural gas liquefaction, and helium distribution; and offers plant design, engineering, procurement, and construction management services for the chemical and petrochemical manufacturing, oil and gas recovery and processing, and steel and primary metals processing industries. The company was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Is APD a Buy, Sell or Hold?
|Indicator||Bull Case||Neutral / Hold||Bear Case|
|Oversold / Overbought|
|Summary:||Counts: 1 bullish, 0 bearish and 4 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.|
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|52 Week High||153.9433|
|52 Week Low||127.3493|
|200-Day Moving Average||141.1688|
|50-Day Moving Average||137.5072|
|20-Day Moving Average||136.654|
|10-Day Moving Average||137.876|
|Average True Range||1.8367|
|Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs)||136.9399|
|Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs)||139.6001|
|Upper Bollinger Band||141.29|
|Lower Bollinger Band||132.018|
|Percent B (%b)||0.98|