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Airgas, Inc. (ARG)

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  • Mar. 21, 2013, 10:29 AM
    Airgas' (ARG -5%) Q4 sales and profit warning is dragging a few peers down with it this morning: Air Products (APD -2%), Praxair (PX -1.4%), Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical (SHI -1.4%), L'Air Liquide (AIQUY.PK -3.3%.
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  • Mar. 21, 2013, 8:39 AM
    Airgas (ARG) -3.5% premarket after warning that weaker than expected sales suggest it may miss the low end of adjusted EPS guidance of $1.18 by ~4%. The quarter's organic sales growth through February was flat Y/Y and 2%-3% behind guidance, and March sales so far "have not improved appreciably" over February.
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  • Dec. 5, 2012, 2:56 PM
    Airgas (ARG +0.5%) is holding its 2012 analyst meeting today, during which it will discuss strategies for growth, operating efficiency opportunities, the progress of the Company's SAP implementation, and fiscal 2016 financial goals. CFO Robert McLaughlin noted in an earlier statement that: "While near-term business conditions are challenging, we expect to have grown revenues to more than $6.5B, increased operating margins to between 15% and 16%, and expanded return on capital to between 17% and 18%." (Webcast)
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  • Nov. 27, 2012, 3:44 PM
    Airgas (ARG -2.7%) says Executive Chairman Peter McCausland sold 1.2M shares of ARG common stock in a privately-negotiated overnight block trade in connection with personal financial planning matters. Following the sale, his beneficial ownership of ARG common stock is ~7M shares.
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  • Jul. 25, 2012, 7:46 AM
    Airgas (ARG): FQ1 EPS of $1.13 misses by $0.02. Revenue of $1.26B (+8% Y/Y) in line. Shares -3% premarket. (PR)
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Company Description
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.