Air Products & Chemicals Inc (NYSE:APD) Sentiment Crashed to 1.01, Despite

June 27, 2018 - By Sarah Harris

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Air Products & Chemicals Inc’s Sentiment

In 2018 Q1 Air Products & Chemicals Inc (NYSE:APD) big money sentiment decreased to 1.01, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. So its down -0.22, from 2017Q4’s 1.23. 337 funds started new and increased stock positions, while 333 trimmed and sold stakes in Air Products & Chemicals Inc so the sentiment fall. These funds own 184.89 million shares, that’s down from 186.75 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Air Products & Chemicals Inc in top 10 was flat from 14 to 14 for the same number . In total 56 funds closed positions, 277 reduced and 262 increased. Also 75 funds bought new Air Products & Chemicals Inc stakes.

Largest Air Products & Chemicals Inc Shareholders

Glenhill Advisors Llc owns 499,271 shares in Air Products & Chemicals Inc as of 2018 Q1. As of 2018 Q1, 334,727 shares of Air Products & Chemicals Inc are owned by Freshford Capital Management Llc. Furthermore, Talara Capital Management Llc reported 82,383 shares in Air Products & Chemicals Inc equivalent to 6.8% of its US long stock exposure. Luminus Management Llc revealed 1.68 million shares position in Air Products & Chemicals Inc. The North Carolina-based fund Banbury Partners Llc holds 127,974 shares or 5.46% of their US long stock exposure.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, electronics and performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide.The firm is valued at $34.17 billion. The firm produces atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; process gases, such as hydrogen, helium, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, syngas, and specialty gases; and equipment for the production or processing of gases comprising air separation units and non-cryogenic generators for clients in various industries, including metals, glass, chemical processing, electronics, energy production and refining, food processing, metallurgical, medical, and general manufacturing.30.09 is the P/E ratio. It also creates and makes equipment for air separation, hydrocarbon recovery and purification, natural gas liquefaction, and liquid helium and liquid hydrogen transport and storage.

APD hit $155.87 during the last trading session after $0.11 change.Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. has volume of 828,421 shares. Since June 27, 2017 APD has risen 14.49% and is uptrending. APD outperformed the S&P500 by 1.92%.

On August, 7 Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD)’s earnings release is awaited by WallStreet, according to Faxor. Analysts predict $1.85 EPS, which is $0.20 up or 12.12 % from 2017’s $1.65 EPS. This could hit $405.51 million profit for APD assuming the current $1.85 EPS will become reality. Analysts at Wall Street see Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.’s 8.19 % EPS growth compared to $1.71 EPS for last quarter.

Fukoku Mutual Life Ins, a Japan-based fund reported 1,700 shs. Quantitative Mngmt stated it has 19,800 shs. Security Natl holds 0.92% or 17,470 shs. Nomura Asset Management Ltd reported 0.06% stake. Citadel Advsr Limited Liability holds 0% or 41,500 shs in its capital. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv owns 107,140 shs or 0.08% of their US capital. Amer Beacon Advsr owns 492 shs. First Trust holds 0.03% or 1,764 shs in its capital. Moreover, Guardian Capital Lp has 0.16% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 58,689 shs. Pennsylvania-based Copeland Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.24% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas invested 0.16% of its capital in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Brown Brothers Harriman And Company has invested 0.05% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Management Group Ltd Llc holds 1,690 shs or 0.06% of its capital. Vident Advisory Ltd Liability Com has 0.02% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Tocqueville Asset Lp accumulated 76,531 shs or 0.16% of the stock.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 10 have positions in Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD) as follows: 10 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 0 with “Hold”. The positive are 100%. The firm has $220.0 highest while $170.0 is the lowest price target. The average target $190.89 is 22.47% above the last ($155.87) price. Since January 26, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Air Products and Chemicals has 14 analyst reports. On Tuesday, March 27 BMO Capital Markets initiated the shares of APD in report with “Buy” rating. On Friday, February 9 the firm has “Outperform” rating by JP Morgan given. On Monday, January 29 the stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) earned “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse. On Tuesday, January 30 the rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight”. On Tuesday, April 10 the stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has “Buy” rating given by Citigroup. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna. On Monday, April 30 the stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup. On Monday, January 29 Seaport Global maintained Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) rating. Seaport Global has “Buy” rating and $185.0 target. The company rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan on Friday, February 9. On Monday, January 29 the firm has “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan given.

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