As Air Prods & Chems (APD) Market Value Rose, Sarasin & Partners Llp Cut Stake; Grupo Televisa Sa (TV) Share Price Rose While Black Creek Investment Management Has Boosted Its Position

December 7, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Black Creek Investment Management Inc increased its stake in Grupo Televisa Sa (TV) by 62.31% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Black Creek Investment Management Inc bought 2.47M shares as the company’s stock rose 4.76% with the market. The institutional investor held 6.43 million shares of the broadcasting company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $156.73 million, up from 3.96M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Black Creek Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Grupo Televisa Sa for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.57B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.06% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $18.59. About 2.14 million shares traded. Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (NYSE:TV) has declined 5.54% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.24% the S&P500.

Sarasin & Partners Llp decreased its stake in Air Prods & Chems Inc (APD) by 1.98% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sarasin & Partners Llp sold 16,061 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 794,596 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $113.68M, down from 810,657 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sarasin & Partners Llp who had been investing in Air Prods & Chems Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $35.07B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.96% or $1.56 during the last trading session, reaching $160.42. About 815,387 shares traded. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has risen 9.23% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.47% the S&P500.




Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.05, from 1.12 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 48 investors sold APD shares while 242 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 256 raised stakes. 185.76 million shares or 1.62% less from 188.82 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Sarasin And Prtn Llp reported 794,596 shares. Nomura Asset Mgmt Company accumulated 27,525 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Tpg Group Hldgs (Sbs) Advsrs Inc reported 491,471 shares. Union Savings Bank, Virginia-based fund reported 8,003 shares. Perkins Coie Trust Company has invested 0.73% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Moreno Evelyn V owns 36,638 shares. The Virginia-based Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.04% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Johnson Financial owns 5,944 shares. Buffington Mohr Mcneal stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Bb&T Corp accumulated 0.08% or 27,076 shares. Aberdeen Asset Public Limited Com Uk has 0.03% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Water Island Cap Ltd Com has invested 0.35% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Oppenheimer Asset Inc holds 18,898 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Synovus Corp holds 0.01% or 1,983 shares in its portfolio. Westport Asset Management, a Connecticut-based fund reported 800 shares.

Sarasin & Partners Llp, which manages about $17.00B and $5.11B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Charter Communications Inc N by 24,880 shares to 49,952 shares, valued at $16.83M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Industrias Bachoco S A B De (NYSE:IBA) by 36,299 shares in the quarter, for a total of 86,369 shares, and has risen its stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg Ltd (NYSE:TSM).

Among 19 analysts covering Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Air Products & Chemicals had 46 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, July 15 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given on Monday, November 21. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Citigroup. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 17. On Wednesday, December 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt to “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, January 5 by Citigroup. Susquehanna upgraded the shares of APD in report on Thursday, September 14 to “Positive” rating. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Friday, October 27. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, August 28 report.

Analysts await Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $1.65 earnings per share, up 12.24% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.47 per share. APD’s profit will be $360.72 million for 24.31 P/E if the $1.65 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.76 actual earnings per share reported by Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.25% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Here’s Why Air Products Should Be in Your Portfolio Now” on November 30, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Eastman Chemical, Celanese and Air Products …” published on November 09, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Air Products Lands Deal With Yankuang for $3.5B China Plant” on November 09, 2017. More interesting news about Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Air Products & Chemicals Inc (APD) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on …” published on November 16, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Air Products Inks Oxygen & Nitrogen Supply Deal in China” with publication date: November 21, 2017.

Among 9 analysts covering Grupo Televisa SAB (NYSE:TV), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Grupo Televisa SAB had 21 analyst reports since September 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America upgraded the shares of TV in report on Tuesday, January 24 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, December 4. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, January 8 by Bank of America. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 20 by Evercore. Credit Suisse downgraded Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (NYSE:TV) on Wednesday, March 8 to “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by HSBC on Wednesday, September 30. The stock of Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (NYSE:TV) earned “Hold” rating by HSBC on Thursday, May 25. HSBC downgraded the shares of TV in report on Tuesday, February 28 to “Reduce” rating. On Thursday, May 12 the stock rating was downgraded by HSBC to “Reduce”. On Monday, May 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Hold”.

Black Creek Investment Management Inc, which manages about $2.97 billion and $1.89B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Grifols S A (NASDAQ:GRFS) by 2.28 million shares to 2.18M shares, valued at $46.08 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

More recent Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (NYSE:TV) news were published by: Quotes.Wsj.com which released: “Grupo Televisa SAB ADR” on February 12, 2011. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Earnings Scheduled For July 10, 2017” on July 10, 2017. Ft.com‘s news article titled: “Mexico’s top media mogul steps down at Televisa” with publication date: October 26, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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