August 5, 2018 – By Theresa McIntyre
Page Arthur B decreased its stake in Procter & Gamble (PG) by 11.5% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Page Arthur B sold 4,035 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.97% with the market. The institutional investor held 31,037 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.46 million, down from 35,072 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Page Arthur B who had been investing in Procter & Gamble for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $207.03 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $82.33. About 7.10 million shares traded. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has declined 14.45% since August 5, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.02% the S&P500. Some Historical PG News: 24/05/2018 – Swiffer Tackles the Hairiest Home Situations for Pet Owners Because Shed Happens; 25/04/2018 – New Cascade Platinum Lets the Diswasher Be a Dish Washer; 19/04/2018 – P&G QTRLY BEAUTY SEGMENT ORGANIC SALES INCREASED FIVE PERCENT; 19/04/2018 – P&G QTRLY BABY, FEMININE AND FAMILY CARE SEGMENT ORGANIC SALES DECREASED THREE PERCENT; 19/04/2018 – P&G CFO SAYS OTC BUSINESS CARRIES HIGHER-THAN-AVERAGE MARGINS; 19/04/2018 – P&G Deal for Merck KGaA Business Valuation Is About EUR3.4B; 02/05/2018 – Herbal Essences Recognizes Women Living Life, While Making A Life, As Unstoppable Forces of Nature; 19/04/2018 – TEVA & PROCTER HAVE AGREED TO TERMINATE PGT HEALTHCARE PACT; 03/04/2018 – Denim Group’s ThreadFix Named 2018 Winner of Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards; 24/05/2018 – PROCTER & GAMBLE SAYS ACCIDENT AT ALEXANDRIA PLANT OVERNIGHT
Iridian Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Air Products & Chemicals Inc (APD) by 62.98% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Iridian Asset Management Llc bought 9,447 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.27% with the market. The hedge fund held 24,447 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $3.89 million, up from 15,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Iridian Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Air Products & Chemicals Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.08B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $159.96. About 903,664 shares traded. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has risen 14.49% since August 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.92% the S&P500. Some Historical APD News: 05/05/2018 – Air Products Supplies Industrial Gases for NASA’s InSight Launch to Mars; 23/05/2018 – EVONIK CEO SAYS INTEGRATION OF AIR PRODUCTS UNIT GOING QUICKLY; 29/03/2018 – Air Products’ Industrial Gases Executive Vice President Corning Painter Provides Thought Leadership on Coal Gasification at Chi; 07/03/2018 Air Products’ CEO to Speak at J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference on March 14; 26/04/2018 – Air Products & Chemicals Sees FY Adj EPS $7.25-Adj EPS $7.40; 24/04/2018 – AIRBUS CEO: NEXT FIGHTER PLATFORM WILL BE RANGE OF AIR-PRODUCTS; 08/05/2018 – Air Products at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference May 15; 09/05/2018 – Air Products Scales India Operations, Opens World-class Engineering Centre in Pune; 10/04/2018 – It’s a Gas! Praxair, Air Products Lead in Top U.S. Gas Plant Kickoffs of 2018, an Industrial Info News Alert; 29/03/2018 – Air Products’ Industrial Gases Executive Vice President Corning Painter Provides Thought Leadership on Coal Gasification at China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation Dialogue in Beíjing
Iridian Asset Management Llc, which manages about $11.52 billion and $11.15 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Packard Co by 394,019 shares to 10.94M shares, valued at $239.88 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Flex Ltd (NASDAQ:FLEX) by 8.68M shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5.73 million shares, and cut its stake in Equifax Inc (NYSE:EFX).
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.22, from 1.23 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 56 investors sold APD shares while 277 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 262 raised stakes. 184.89 million shares or 1.00% less from 186.75 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Carnegie Capital Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation owns 0.03% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 2,402 shares. Amp Cap Invsts Limited reported 97,566 shares. Clean Yield Gp reported 2,435 shares. Old Mutual Global (Uk) Limited holds 251,952 shares or 0.32% of its portfolio. Delta Asset Lc Tn invested in 233 shares. Eagleclaw Cap Managment Ltd Liability Co owns 19,938 shares. Blackrock invested in 18.10M shares or 0.14% of the stock. Hbk Invests Lp reported 32,415 shares. Davenport, Virginia-based fund reported 3,786 shares. Exxonmobil Invest Mngmt Tx holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 33,517 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Systems reported 19,591 shares stake. Dimensional Fund Lp has 534,673 shares. Qs Investors Limited Co reported 56,768 shares. Calamos Advsr Limited Company reported 30,725 shares. Bridges Investment Mngmt owns 2,235 shares.
More news for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Air Products & Chemicals (APD) Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on July 26, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s article titled: “Air Products (APD) Tops Q3 EPS by 11c; Boosts FY18 EPS Outlook Above Consensus” and published on July 26, 2018 is yet another important article.
Among 21 analysts covering Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Air Products & Chemicals had 66 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, July 30, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. J.P. Morgan downgraded Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) rating on Monday, January 29. J.P. Morgan has “Hold” rating and $170.0 target. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) earned “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, January 11. Jefferies maintained Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) rating on Thursday, July 13. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $15500 target. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, April 4 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy” on Thursday, October 8. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Monday, April 30. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, February 9 to “Outperform”.
More notable recent The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Stocks To Watch: Meet The New Ford” on August 04, 2018, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Procter & Gamble Trades Higher but Remains Dow’s Laggard” published on July 28, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Another former P&G executive joins leadership of rival Avon” on July 30, 2018. More interesting news about The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “7 Observations From Church & Dwight’s Quarter” published on August 03, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Caterpillar Makes First Visit to Dow’s Cellar” with publication date: August 04, 2018.
Among 25 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 95 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) earned “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Friday, April 20. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, April 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Thursday, July 19. The rating was initiated by Atlantic Securities on Wednesday, January 6 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Thursday, July 14. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, October 29 by Barclays Capital. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies on Monday, July 9 to “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Vetr to “Buy” on Tuesday, August 25. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, July 30. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Thursday, April 19 with “Buy”.
Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 insider sales for $8.44 million activity. 8,502 shares valued at $668,179 were sold by Pritchard Marc S. on Thursday, February 15. Coombe Gary A sold 1,529 shares worth $113,533. Shares for $3.07M were sold by Schomburger Jeffrey K. $149,130 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was sold by Bishop Steven D. $317,221 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares were sold by Skoufalos Ioannis. 5,300 The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares with value of $410,266 were sold by Moeller Jon R.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.11, from 0.89 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 71 investors sold PG shares while 786 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 556 raised stakes. 1.51 billion shares or 2.21% more from 1.47 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Ipswich Mgmt Co Incorporated invested in 32,074 shares or 1.07% of the stock. Baldwin Brothers Incorporated Ma reported 0.06% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Bancorp Hapoalim Bm, a Israel-based fund reported 4,935 shares. Wagner Bowman Management holds 49,607 shares. Cullinan Assoc stated it has 1.07% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Ckw Financial Gru reported 0.01% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Provident Trust reported 5,020 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Trust Communications Of Virginia Va stated it has 130,009 shares. Cap World Invsts holds 0.47% or 26.56M shares. New Mexico-based New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has invested 0.73% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). First City Capital Mngmt reported 26,788 shares or 1.59% of all its holdings. Oakbrook Ltd Co reported 264,190 shares stake. Dixon Hubard Feinour And Brown Inc Va owns 15,257 shares for 0.34% of their portfolio. Congress Asset Mgmt Ma owns 20,826 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Ally has invested 1.37% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG).
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