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

Date: April 2, 2013
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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Summary

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.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Key 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
Nov 08, 2012: Air Products Launches New Facility For Oilfield Services IndustryGDCH3795FSA

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history
Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

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SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE COMPANY

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Key Facts
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Key Employees
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Major Products and Services
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - History
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Company Statement
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries

SECTION 2 – COMPANY ANALYSIS

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Business Description
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Corporate Strategy
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Strengths
Strength - Diversified Product Portfolio
Strength - Geographical Diversification
Strength - Industry Recognitions
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Legal Proceedings
Weakness - Operational Inefficiency
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Agreements and Contracts
Opportunity - Rising Gases Demand from Healthcare Sector
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Threats
Threat - Tough Competitive Market
Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment
Threat - Rising Cost of Raw Materials
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. - Key Competitors

SECTION 3 – COMPANY FINANCIAL RATIOS

Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

SECTION 4 – COMPANY’S, POWER, OIL & GAS FINANCIAL DEALS AND ALLIANCES

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Recent Deals Summary

SECTION 5 – COMPANY’S RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., 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
Nov 08, 2012: Air Products Launches New Facility For Oilfield Services Industry
Nov 06, 2012: Air Products To Supply ASUs For Copper Smelter Project In Zambia
Oct 19, 2012: Air Products Reports Revenue Of $9.6 Billion In Fiscal 2012
Oct 19, 2012: Air Products CFO Paul Huck To Retire
Oct 08, 2012: Air Products's Hydrogen Technology Onstream At Mercedes Alabama Plant
Jul 26, 2012: Air Products Expands LNG Heat Exchanger Manufacturing Facility At Manatee County, Florida

SECTION 6 – APPENDIX

Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Key Facts
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Key Employees
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Key Employee Biographies
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Major Products and Services
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., History
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Subsidiaries
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Key Competitors
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Ratios based on current share price
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Annual Ratios
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Interim Ratios
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

LIST OF FIGURES

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Performance Chart (2008 - 2012)
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Ratio Charts
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2007 to YTD 2013

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