Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD)?

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2019 Q1. 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.
Winfield Associate invested 0.31% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). The Massachusetts-based Eaton Vance has invested 0.08% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Bessemer Secs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 3,950 shares. Veritable Limited Partnership, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 12,816 shares. Rowland Invest Counsel Adv has invested 0% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). First Bank Of Omaha owns 72,235 shares or 0.94% of their US portfolio. Oakworth Capital Inc holds 0.05% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) or 1,378 shares. Everett Harris & Ca reported 1,940 shares. 397,918 are held by Rhumbline Advisers. King Luther Capital Mgmt has invested 1.25% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Buffington Mohr Mcneal owns 27,051 shares or 1.66% of their US portfolio. Fil Limited owns 36,013 shares. Montag A & Associates Incorporated reported 4,650 shares. Amica Mutual Insur accumulated 13,906 shares or 0.33% of the stock. Covington Cap reported 0.24% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD).

Since July 26, 2019, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 selling transactions 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 stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 12 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 1 by HSBC. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, April 17. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of APD in report on Monday, August 12 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Credit Suisse maintained Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) on Thursday, March 7 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, April 9 by BMO Capital Markets. On Friday, April 12 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight”. 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: “How Do Analysts See Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) Performing In The Next 12 Months? – Yahoo Finance” on June 27, 2019, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Apple, Chipotle, Costco, Exxon, Netflix, Qualcomm, Ulta, US Bancorp and More – 24/7 Wall St.” published on July 18, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “3 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy and Hold Forever – Yahoo Finance” on July 27, 2019. More interesting news about Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Air Products Proudly Salutes 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing – GuruFocus.com” published on July 18, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “How Many Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) Shares Do Institutions Own? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: July 25, 2019.

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