Are Analysts Bullish Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) After Last Week?

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q1 2019. Its up 0.07, from 1.17 in 2018Q4. It increased, as 41 investors sold Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. shares while 271 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 279 raised stakes. 187.74 million shares or 1.28% less from 190.17 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported.
First City Capital Mngmt Inc has 1,300 shares. North Star Asset Management invested in 0.05% or 3,315 shares. Everett Harris & Ca, California-based fund reported 1,940 shares. Argent Capital holds 0.47% or 67,552 shares. Griffin Asset Management reported 0.06% stake. Sandy Spring Bancorp reported 3,456 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. 10,100 are held by Benjamin F Edwards. Victory Management Incorporated stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Gamco Investors Incorporated Et Al owns 19,048 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. 1,200 were reported by Perigon Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability. Schroder Investment Mngmt Grp Inc, Maine-based fund reported 93,592 shares. Bbva Compass Bank accumulated 1,155 shares. 9,914 were accumulated by Albert D Mason Inc. 42,729 are held by Texas Permanent School Fund. Lowe Brockenbrough & holds 0.16% or 6,149 shares.

Since July 26, 2019, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 sales for $4.54 million activity.

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

Among 5 analysts covering Air Products \u0026 Chemicals (NYSE:APD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Air Products \u0026 Chemicals has $25200 highest and $18200 lowest target. $226.50’s average target is 0.07% above currents $226.34 stock price. Air Products \u0026 Chemicals had 13 analyst reports since March 7, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, April 17 by Credit Suisse. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $220 target in Friday, April 12 report. The company was maintained on Monday, August 12 by Morgan Stanley. HSBC downgraded Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) rating on Thursday, August 1. HSBC has “Hold” rating and $21500 target. On Tuesday, April 9 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform”. On Thursday, March 7 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, August 12 report. Below is a list of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) latest ratings and price target changes.

12/08/2019 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Old Target: $235.0000 New Target: $252.0000 Maintain
12/08/2019 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $168.0000 New Target: $230.0000 Maintain
01/08/2019 Broker: HSBC Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Old Target: $217.0000 New Target: $215.0000 Downgrade
18/07/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Bernstein
09/07/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Keybanc New Target: $220.0000 245.0000
07/06/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Jp Morgan New Target: $207.0000 225.0000
03/05/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Buy Upgrade
25/04/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Deutsche Bank New Target: $182.0000 220.0000
24/04/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Buy Downgrade
17/04/2019 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $200 New Target: $222 Maintain

The stock increased 1.68% or $3.75 during the last trading session, reaching $226.34. About 747,745 shares traded. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has risen 41.58% since August 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.58% the S&P500.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, electronics and performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide. The company has market cap of $49.88 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. It has a 29.28 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.

More notable recent Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “What Does Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.’s (NYSE:APD) Share Price Indicate? – Yahoo Finance” on July 11, 2019, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allstate, Corning, DexCom, Lam Research, On Deck, Qualcomm, Spotify, Western Digital, Whiting Petroleum and More – 24/7 Wall St.” published on August 01, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “How Many Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) Shares Do Institutions Own? – Yahoo Finance” on July 25, 2019. More interesting news about Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Air Products Buys Back Air Separation Units and Supplies Industrial Gases to Shanxi Jinmei Huayu in China for Major Energy Project – PRNewswire” published on July 24, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “3 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy and Hold Forever – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: July 27, 2019.

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