Ubs Oconnor LLC Upped Air Prod (APD) Stake

May 16, 2018 - By Margarite Burden

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 35 investors sold APD shares while 258 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 266 raised stakes. 186.75 million shares or 0.02% less from 186.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Columbus Circle holds 0.55% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) or 176,941 shares. Woodstock has invested 1.01% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Oppenheimer Asset Management holds 0.09% or 23,438 shares. Beach Counsel Inc Pa reported 1,661 shares. Pub Sector Pension Invest Board invested in 0.01% or 11,468 shares. Mark Sheptoff Fin Planning Ltd Com has 0.01% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Wolverine Asset Mgmt Limited Co holds 17,000 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Old Commercial Bank In has 0.12% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 14,174 shares. Rosenbaum Jay D has invested 0.64% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale accumulated 43,451 shares. 3.48 million are owned by Commercial Bank Of America Corp De. Farmers And Merchants, Nebraska-based fund reported 59,177 shares. Cambridge Trust Com holds 0.08% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) or 7,705 shares. State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 0.12% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Comerica Financial Bank stated it has 124,050 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings.

Ubs Oconnor Llc increased its stake in Air Prod (APD) by 11.36% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ubs Oconnor Llc bought 63,781 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.93% with the market. The hedge fund held 625,309 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $102.60B, up from 561,528 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ubs Oconnor Llc who had been investing in Air Prod for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $36.51 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.28% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $166.55. About 541,203 shares traded. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has risen 16.71% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.16% the S&P500.

Ubs Oconnor Llc, which manages about $12.67B and $3308.68 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vulcan M (NYSE:VMC) by 23,202 shares to 46,734 shares, valued at $6.00 billion in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Bhp Bill (NYSE:BBL) by 39,865 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 165,876 shares, and cut its stake in Honeywel (NYSE:HON).

More important recent Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) news were published by: Tucson.com which released: “Versum Materials to Present at Barclays Electronic Chemicals Conference” on May 09, 2018, also Tucson.com published article titled: “Versum Materials Declares 20% Dividend Increase”, Prnewswire.com published: “Alternet Systems to Introduce ReVolt Electric Motorcycles Through $10 Billion Pop-Up Shop Industry” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) was released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Air Products Unveils World-Scale Kochi Industrial Gas Complex” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

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

Among 10 analysts covering Air Products \u0026 Chemicals (NYSE:APD), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Air Products \u0026 Chemicals had 15 analyst reports since December 11, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan on Monday, January 29. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies on Monday, December 11 to “Buy”. Jefferies maintained the shares of APD in report on Monday, January 29 with “Buy” rating. Credit Suisse maintained Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) rating on Monday, January 29. Credit Suisse has “Buy” rating and $181.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Friday, February 9. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight” on Tuesday, January 30. The company was downgraded on Monday, January 29 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Monday, January 29. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $198 target in Monday, April 30 report. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Friday, January 26 with “Buy”.

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