Air Products & Chemicals (APD) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

Marco Green
January 23, 2018

Tru Of Vermont invested in 53,729 shares or 0.81% of the stock.

Bank of Montreal Can grew its holdings in shares of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. The stock increased 1.49% or $1.67 during the last trading session, reaching $113.62.

Fenimore Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (NYSE:APD) has seen its stock price gain 2.82, or +1.72%, so far in 2017. It has underperformed by 7.47% the S&P500.

(APD) by 0.74% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. WFG Advisors LP now owns 1,267 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $181,000 after purchasing an additional 408 shares during the last quarter. SunTrust Banks lifted their price objective on shares of Air Products & Chemicals to $185.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Meeder Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Premier Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.55 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $167.42. About 1.20M shares traded. Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) has risen 13.15% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.46% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.14, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. Daniels Jon G also sold $3.72M worth of CarMax Inc. 30 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. Jpmorgan Chase invested in 791 shares. Mairs & Pwr stated it has 310,439 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Parametric Portfolio Assoc Lc reported 211,029 shares. (USA) Market, by Application, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. The stock of M/I Homes, Inc. The Japan-based Nippon Life has invested 0.03% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN). Sg Americas Ltd Liability Co reported 10,479 shares. Raymond James Trust Na holds 0.18% or 16,621 shares. Highbridge Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Com, New York-based fund reported 118,897 shares. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas owns 547,900 shares. Finally, Webster Bank N.A. boosted its position in Air Products and Chemicals by 68.2% in the first quarter. The basic materials company reported $1.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.08.

Luminus Management Llc increased Canadian Solar Inc (NASDAQ:CSIQ) stake by 386,155 shares to 488,655 valued at $8.23 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced its holding in Franklin Res Inc (NYSE:BEN) by 10.76M shares in the quarter, leaving it with 11.19 million shares, and cut its stake in Marriott Intl Inc New (NASDAQ:MAR). $10,500 worth of ImmunoGen, Inc. Shares for $386,149 were sold by Hauer Jerome M. Therefore 63% are positive. Janus Henderson Group PLC increased its position in Air Products & Chemicals by 2.0% during the third quarter. The stock of ImmunoGen, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Needham. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Jefferies. (USA) Market, by Type, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) rating on Monday, May 2. The stock has a market capitalization of $36,720.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.52, a PEG ratio of 1.69 and a beta of 1.24. Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $155.0 target in Thursday, August 17 report. Vertical Research upgraded it to "Hold" rating and $14600 target in Monday, August 7 report. As per Tuesday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. As per Monday, April 18, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Wedbush has "Outperform" rating and $28 target. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Sunday, June 4 by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup given on Friday, July 29.

Van Eck Associates Corp decreased Fifth Street Finance Corp (NASDAQ:FSC) stake by 122,440 shares to 868,187 valued at $4.75M in 2017Q3.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. Of those transactions, there were 78,858 shares of APD bought and 21,395 shares sold.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in APD. 186.79 million shares or 0.55% more from 185.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Abner Herrman And Brock Lc owns 10,245 shares or 0.27% of their United States portfolio. HSBC upgraded shares of Air Products & Chemicals from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. upgraded shares of Air Products & Chemicals from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Hyman Charles D sold 2,800 shares as Air Prods & Chems Inc (APD)'s stock rose 1.13%. As an in-depth report, it covers all details of analysis and opinions in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) or 64,800 shares. Appleton Incorporated Ma stated it has 4,115 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. (NYSE:APD). Ionic Mgmt Ltd has 0.31% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 2,766 shares. State Bank Of Nova Scotia owns 73,659 shares or 0.06% of their U.S. portfolio. (NYSE:APD). State Of Wisconsin Inv Board owns 227,292 shares. 5,087 were reported by Aimz Investment Ltd Liability Company. Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Logan Capital Mngmt holds 0.02% or 1,572 shares. Finally, WFG Advisors LP lifted its holdings in shares of Air Products & Chemicals by 47.5% during the 2nd quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $2.01 earnings per share. analysts expect that Air Products & Chemicals will post 7.03 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Therefore 74% are positive.

Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. Air Products & Chemicals has a one year low of $133.63 and a one year high of $171.49. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with "Buy" on Monday, August 28. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $150 target.

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