Glenhill Advisors LLC Increases Holding in Air Prods & Chems INC (APD)

January 22, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.14, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 36 investors sold APD shares while 232 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 262 raised stakes. 186.79 million shares or 0.55% more from 185.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 28,413 are owned by Arcadia Investment Mi. Moreover, Quantitative Inv Mngmt Lc has 0.11% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 63,700 shares. Plante Moran Financial Advsrs Lc invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Talara Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co stated it has 6.97% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). 1,458 are owned by Allen Invest Ltd Liability. Reliance Com Of Delaware holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 5,812 shares. Alphamark Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 28 shares or 0% of the stock. Utd Ser Automobile Association invested in 0.12% or 280,193 shares. First Trust Advsr Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.12% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Johnson Incorporated accumulated 1,217 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Glenhill Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 573,671 shares. Renaissance Inv Gp Limited Co invested 2.59% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Brown Advisory Secs Lc owns 0.09% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 2,698 shares. Hartford Investment Mgmt reported 0.13% stake. Stock Yards National Bank & Trust & accumulated 2,726 shares or 0.05% of the stock.

Glenn J. Krevlin increased its stake in Air Prods & Chems Inc (APD) by 26.2% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Glenhill Advisors Llc bought 119,092 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.13% with the market. The hedge fund run by Glenn J. Krevlin held 573,671 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $86.75 million, up from 454,579 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Glenhill Advisors Llc who had been investing in Air Prods & Chems Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $36.72B market cap company. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $167.8. About 1.06M shares traded or 17.74% up from the average. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has risen 9.23% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.47% the S&P500.

Glenhill Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.23 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Altaba Inc by 217,120 shares to 1.55M shares, valued at $102.59 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Allscripts Healthcare Solutn (NASDAQ:MDRX) by 1.66 million shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3.86 million shares, and cut its stake in Microstrategy Inc (NASDAQ:MSTR).

More notable recent Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Pruning Your Portfolio, Part 3: Sell Air Products” on December 27, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December …” published on December 28, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Air Products to Continue Multi-Phase Expansion in Korea” on January 04, 2018. More interesting news about Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Air Products’ (APD) Stock Up 18% in 6 Months: Here’s Why” published on January 12, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Werner Enterprises, Air Products & Chemicals and Owens …” with publication date: December 27, 2017.

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

Among 19 analysts covering Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Air Products & Chemicals has $192.0 highest and $16 lowest target. $164.11’s average target is -2.20% below currents $167.8 stock price. Air Products & Chemicals had 47 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, April 4. HSBC upgraded Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) on Monday, November 13 to “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 7 by Susquehanna. The company was upgraded on Monday, July 11 by Seaport Global. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, January 5. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 2 by Deutsche Bank. Vertical Research upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, August 7 report. Bank of America reinitiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, January 22 report. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, March 24. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, October 27.

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