Air Products options active on speculation itís a target of Bill Ackman Air Products August 105 and 110 calls are active on total call volume of 5K contracts (2K puts). August call option implied volatility is at 29, September is at 24, January is at 20; compared to its 26-week average of 17 according to Track Data. Active option volume suggests traders taking positions on speculation the company is a target of Bill Ackman, CNBC's Faber says.
Air Products raises quarterly dividend to 81c from 77c per share The dividend is payable on May 11 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 1. This marks the 33rd consecutive year that Air Products has increased its dividend payment.