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Do Institutional Investors Love Air Products & Chemicals Inc (NYSE:APD)?

XPO Logistics, Inc. has 118.25 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 1.5. Air Products & Chemicals Inc now has $31.75B valuation. For APD analysts use beta value of 1.25 to measure all the time to get a sense of stocks' risk profiles. About 3.37M shares traded or 31.64% up from the average.

Shares of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has risen 9.23% since September 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.47% the S&P500. Therefore 14% are positive. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $168 target. Air Products and Chemicals presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $153.23. Wendy's had 29 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Thursday, October 8. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Scotia Capital maintained ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) on Friday, April 7 with "Buy" rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 18 by Benchmark. As per Thursday, September 17, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Wednesday, December 2 to "Underperform".

Among 17 analysts covering Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold.

Ratings analysis reveals 47% of Air Products & Chemicals's analysts are positive. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and issued a $158.00 price target (up from $153.00) on shares of Air Products and Chemicals in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd.

The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. Purchases 497 Shares of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Jefferies Group LLC restated a "hold" rating and set a $155.00 target price on shares of Air Products and Chemicals in a research note on Friday, July 14th. The firm has "Overweight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, January 11. The stock of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. The company was upgraded on Monday, July 11 by Seaport Global. Argus increased their price objective on Air Products and Chemicals from $159.00 to $165.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, August 28th. Citigroup upgraded the shares of APD in report on Monday, December 5 to "Buy" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2016 Q4. APD has lost -0.86% in the 1-month period. 187.27 million shares or 4.62% more from 179.01 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 40,296 were reported by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa. 21,682 were reported by City Tru Com Fl. Bank & Trust Of America De holds 0.13% or 11.92M shares in its portfolio. National Planning invested in 0.04% or 3,506 shares. Citigroup maintained Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has accumulated 1.91% over the course of one week. Baxter Bros owns 18,703 shares. Peoples Service Corporation owns 9,400 shares for 0.82% of their portfolio. Nomura Asset Mngmt Ltd reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Robert W. Baird downgraded Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Everett Harris Ca accumulated 2,940 shares. The Ontario - Canada-based Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has invested 0.06% in Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Air Products and Chemicals had a return on equity of 17.23% and a net margin of 34.63%. Boothbay Fund Mngmt Ltd Liability Company reported 63,130 shares stake. Iowa-based Fire Grp Incorporated has invested 0.19% in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). It also upped Camden Natl Corp (NASDAQ:CAC) stake by 30,102 shares and now owns 61,908 shares. The Firm is also a supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The company has market cap of $1.62 billion. It has a 27.67 P/E ratio. Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS) has risen 15.05% since September 4, 2016 and is uptrending.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.05, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) was reduced too. 86 funds opened positions while 273 raised stakes. 1,232,427 shares of the stock were exchanged. In that case, its shares would mark a 2.46% decline from the most recent price. Proshare Advisors Limited Liability Com holds 0% or 9,128 shares in its portfolio. Panagora Asset Mngmt has invested 0.05% in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.15% while institutional stake was 89.6%. Tiverton Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 22,888 shares. Pacific Investment Mgmt Co holds 0.2% or 71,682 shares in its portfolio. Wexford Lp stated it has 66,107 shares or 0.68% of all its holdings. Blb&B Advsrs Lc invested in 0.14% or 5,685 shares. (NYSE:APD). 177,956 are owned by Hightower Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company. 140 were reported by D Scott Neal Inc. 3,285 are held by Headinvest Llc. $101,524 worth of Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ:FANG) was sold by Plaumann Mark Lawrence on Tuesday, May 23. On Tuesday, March 7 the insider Pantermuehl Russell sold $420,527. WEST STEVEN E also bought $248,270 worth of Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ:FANG) shares.



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