Last $107.58 USD
Change Today +1.89 / 1.79%
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Open
$106.67
Previous Close
$105.69
Day High
$107.85
Day Low
$106.44
52 Week High
01/21/14 - $113.16
52 Week Low
06/24/13 - $92.86
Market Cap
7.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
464.0K
EPS TTM
$4.73
Shares Outstanding
74.0M
EX-Date
03/12/14
P/E TM
22.7x
Dividend
$1.92
Dividend Yield
1.78%
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Airgas, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods. The company operates through two business segments, Distribution and All Other Operations. The Distribution segment offers industrial, medical, and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods, such as welding equipment and related products. It offers atmospheric gases including nitrogen, oxygen, and argon; helium; hydrogen; welding and fuel gases, such as acetylene, propylene, and propane; carbon dioxide; nitrous oxide; various gases; special application blends; and process chemicals. This segment also rents gas cylinders, cryogenic liquid containers, bulk storage tanks, tube trailers, and welding-related and other equipment. The All Other Operations segment produces carbon dioxide, dry ice, and nitrous oxide; distributes refrigerants, anhydrous and aqua ammonia, and process chemicals; and provides technical and refrigerant reclamation services. Airgas, Inc. also produces atmospheric gases and supplies safety products. The company markets its products and services through various sales channels, including branch-based sales representatives, retail stores, strategic customer account programs, telesales, catalogs, eBusiness, and independent distributors. It serves various industries, including manufacturing and metal fabrication; non-residential construction; life sciences and healthcare; food, beverage and retail; energy and chemical production and distribution; basic materials and services; and government and other industries. The company has operations in the United States, and Canada, as well as Mexico, Russia, Dubai, and European countries. Airgas, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

15,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/22/13
Founded in 1982

airgas inc (ARG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $794.9K
Founder, Executive Chairman and Member of Exe...
Total Annual Compensation: $900.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $460.1K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $388.6K
President of North Division
Total Annual Compensation: $323.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

airgas inc (ARG) Key Developments

Airgas, Inc. Appoints Thomas R. Stringer as President

Airgas, Inc. announced that Thomas R. Stringer has been named President -- Airgas Merchant Gases, effective immediately. Stringer will lead all aspects of Airgas Merchant Gases and will report to Thomas S. Thoman, Airgas' Division President Gases Production. Tom brings to Airgas a wealth of technical expertise and leadership experience in both the power generation and industrial gas industry. Stringer joins Airgas from Alstom Power, a global leader in electrical power generation and transmission systems and innovative connective environmental solutions, where he spent the past six years in leadership roles. Prior to that, he spent a combined 22 years with The BOC Group and The Linde Group, where he held leadership roles in engineering, product development, and business development in both the U.S. and the U.K. His most recent roles included Vice President of Global Technical Solutions, leading a multi-national team charged with supporting the sale of gas applications in all market sectors, and Vice President of ASU Platforms, responsible for product development, proposal development, and project execution for all medium- and large-scale ASUs.

Airgas, Inc. Announces Reorganization of its North Central Distribution Region; Announces Executive Changes

Airgas, Inc. announced the reorganization of its North Central distribution region, effective immediately, into two separate regions within the company's North Division -- a redefined North Central region, headquartered in Appleton, WI, and a new Midwest region, headquartered in the Chicagoland area. The company also announced that Pamela Swanson, who has successfully led the North Central region's growth as President since 2009, has been named President of the redefined North Central region, which will cover northern Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. Rick Keefer, who has served as President of The Encompass Gas Group has been named President of Midwest Region. The Midwest region will cover northwestern Indiana, northern Illinois, and southern Wisconsin, including the Madison and Milwaukee metropolitan areas.

Airgas Seeks Acquisitions

Airgas, Inc. (NYSE:ARG) is seeking acquisitions. Airgas look forward to continuing to enhance our integrated product and service offering to customers through the acquisition of both core and adjacent product and service businesses in the future.

 

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Price/Earnings 22.8x
Price/Sales 1.5x
Price/Book 4.4x
Price/Cash Flow 12.0x
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