AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) is expected to pay $0.32 on Nov 23, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $1.28. Shareholders owning the stock before Oct 31, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on AptarGroup, Inc.’s current price of $73.02, the dividend is 0.44%. This dividend’s record date is Nov 2, 2016 and the announcement date is Oct 21, 2016. The stock decreased 4.24% or $3.23 on October 28, hitting $73.02. AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) has declined 6.99% since March 29, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.47% the S&P500.
AptarGroup, Inc. is a provider of a range of packaging, dispensing and sealing solutions, primarily for the beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer healthcare, injectables, food and beverage markets. The company has a market cap of $4.40 billion. The Firm has manufacturing facilities located in North America, Europe, Asia and South America. It has a 23.69 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Beauty + Home, Pharma and Food + Beverage.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.14 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.08, from 1.22 in 2016Q1. The ratio dived, as 39 funds sold all AptarGroup, Inc. shares owned while 88 reduced positions. 26 funds bought stakes while 119 increased positions. They now own 53.39 million shares or 1.42% less from 54.16 million shares in 2016Q1.
Moreover, Bessemer Grp Inc has 0.03% invested in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) for 59,550 shares. Dynamic Cap Limited has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR). Washington Mgmt Inc reported 6,200 shares or 0.7% of all its holdings. Vanguard Group accumulated 0.03% or 5.13M shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas holds 47,557 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The Texas-based Next Gp Incorporated has invested 0% in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR). Echo Street Cap Mgmt Limited Co reported 18,053 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Dimensional Fund Advsr L P last reported 509,333 shares in the company. M&T National Bank & Trust Corp last reported 3,530 shares in the company. Amalgamated Savings Bank accumulated 0.04% or 9,049 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc holds 432,935 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Zevin Asset Management Ltd Liability Company last reported 4,000 shares in the company. Utah Retirement accumulated 0.02% or 11,296 shares. Cornerstone Capital Incorporated holds 3.25% of its portfolio in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) for 188,712 shares. Advance Capital I holds 0.46% or 5,500 shares in its portfolio.
Insider Transactions: Since June 1, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $7.12 million net activity. 50,333 shares were sold by Haffar Salim, worth $3.96 million. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $235,760 was sold by Kuhn Robert. $1.91M worth of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) was sold by HAGGE STEPHEN J. HARRIS KING W had sold 13,100 shares worth $1.00 million.
AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) Ratings Coverage
Out of 5 analysts covering AptarGroup Inc (NYSE:ATR), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 40% are positive. $84 is the highest target while $72 is the lowest. The $77.75 average target is 6.48% above today’s ($73.02) stock price. AptarGroup Inc has been the topic of 11 analyst reports since September 10, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Robert W. Baird initiated AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) on Monday, November 16 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) earned “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, September 9. Deutsche Bank upgraded AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) on Monday, November 2 to “Buy” rating. Macquarie Research initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $72 target price in Tuesday, November 10 report. The rating was initiated by Jefferies on Thursday, October 13 with “Hold”. Robert W. Baird downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, January 5 report. Bank of America upgraded the shares of ATR in a report on Tuesday, September 15 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, September 10 by BMO Capital Markets.
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ATR Company Profile
AptarGroup, Inc., incorporated on September 3, 1992, is a well-known provider of a range of packaging, dispensing and sealing solutions, primarily for the beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer healthcare, injectables, food and beverage markets. The Firm has manufacturing facilities located in North America, Europe, Asia and South America. The Company’s divisions include Beauty + Home, Pharma and Food + Beverage. It offers various dispensing and sealing solutions. The Company’s primary products are dispensing pumps, closures and aerosol valves. It also makes and sells elastomer primary packaging components, which include stoppers for infusion, antibiotic, lyophilization and diagnostic vials. The Company’s elastomer components also include pre-filled syringe components, such as plungers, needle shields, tip caps and cartridges, as well as dropper bulbs and disposable syringe plungers.
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