Tufton Capital Management Purchases Shares of 2100 Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD)

United Continental Holdings, Inc. has 6 buy ratings, 11 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -22.54% from its high of $83.04 to a $19.66 billion market value through last close. Gray Television Inc. now has $1.16B valuation. About 807,020 shares traded. It has outperformed by 8.25% the S&P500. Williams Jones & Associates Llc acquired 2,890 shares as Air Prods & Chems Inc Com (APD)'s stock rose 1.13%. Air Products and Chemicals's dividend payout ratio is 28.51%. The stock kicked off the session at $153.23 and later approached $153.31 with a change of 0.27%.

News headlines about Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. (NYSE:KED) has declined 0.59% since October 4, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.47% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.20, from 1.03 in 2017Q1. Private Tru Na invested in 6,776 shares. 111 funds opened positions while 603 raised stakes.

Shares of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Creative Planning invested 0% of its portfolio in Kayne Anderson Energy Development Co. (NYSE:APD). Nichols And Pratt Advisers Llp Ma reported 7,506 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 9,651,446 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $1,305,744,000 after acquiring an additional 611,672 shares in the last quarter. Pnc Finance Serv has 1,000 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (NYSE:MRK) for 13,224 shares. Moreover, Raymond James Fincl Service Advsr has 0% invested in Gray Television, Inc. (NYSE:MRK). Arrowgrass Prtnrs (Us) LP stated it has 186,126 shares. Cambridge Invest Rech Advsrs invested in 0.01% or 24,009 shares. 3,032 are held by Valley National Advisers. (NYSE:APD) for 189,468 shares. 274.21 million shares or 0.36% more from 273.22 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Hancock Holding Company decreased Express Scripts Hldg Co (NASDAQ:ESRX) stake by 7,687 shares to 175,802 valued at $11.22M in 2017Q2. It also reduced Toyota Motor Corp. It also reduced Idexx Labs Inc Com (NASDAQ:IDXX) stake by 47,370 shares and now owns 541,462 shares. Fnb Corp (NYSE:FNB) was reduced too. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 41% are positive. HSBC maintained it with "Hold" rating and €164 target in Tuesday, April 5 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 23 by BMO Capital Markets. Macquarie Research maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, September 24 report. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, September 28.

07/11/2016 - Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Seaport Global Securities. The stock of Allianz SE (ETR:ALV) has "Buy" rating given on Saturday, June 18 by DZ-Bank AG. Oppenheimer maintained Exelixis, Inc. The rating was downgraded by Ladenburg Thalmann on Tuesday, February 16 to "Neutral". As per Thursday, October 8, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.05, from 1.12 in 2017Q1.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding APD? 84 funds opened positions while 256 raised stakes.

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 3.9 million shares versus an average volume of 4.72 million shares during last trading session. Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Grp Limited Co invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Opus Cap Ltd holds 5,400 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Boston Family Office Llc has 0.3% invested in Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 36,617 shares. 9,799 are owned by Old National Bancorp In.

Talara Capital Management Llc increased Air Prods & Chems Inc (APD) stake by 17.68% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (NYSE:APD). Barclays Public Limited Company owns 108,634 shares. Bryn Mawr Trust has 0.1% invested in Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Renaissance Tech Llc owns 342,500 shares. Farmers And Merchants Investments holds 0.68% or 57,479 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:APD) for 26,902 shares. The Minnesota-based Bremer Trust Association has invested 0.06% in Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Chesley Taft Assocs Limited Liability Com, Illinois-based fund reported 107,689 shares.

Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. Therefore 58% are positive. Equities research analysts forecast that Air Products and Chemicals will post $6.23 earnings per share for the current year. Air Products and Chemicals's dividend payout ratio is now 28.51%. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, August 12. On August 2 Deutsche Bank held the stock rating at "Hold" and raised the price expectation to $168.00 from $150.00. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Monday, August 24 to "Hold". The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, April 4 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, May 2 with "Equal Weight". The correct version of this article can be accessed at (NYSE:APD) rating on Friday, July 31. Citigroup has "Neutral" rating and $156 target.

This stock (APD) is ahead of its 52-week low with 18.84%. As per Monday, January 11, the company rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Friday, July 29.

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