Rand Wealth Position In Air Prods & Chems (APD) Was Has Increased; Bristol Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Holder Laurion Capital Management LP Lowered Holding as Market Value Declined

February 17, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

Rand Wealth Llc increased its stake in Air Prods & Chems Inc (APD) by 5.59% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rand Wealth Llc bought 2,582 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 48,790 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.38M, up from 46,208 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rand Wealth Llc who had been investing in Air Prods & Chems Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.83B market cap company. The stock increased 0.02% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $163.63. About 1.20M shares traded or 11.12% up from the average. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has risen 9.23% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.47% the S&P500.

Benjamin A. Smith decreased its stake in Bristol Myers Squibb Co (BMY) by 94.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Laurion Capital Management Lp sold 157,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.04% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Benjamin A. Smith held 10,000 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $637,000, down from 167,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Laurion Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Bristol Myers Squibb Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $112.58B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $68.96. About 10.55M shares traded or 48.03% up from the average. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) has declined 23.19% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500.




Rand Wealth Llc, which manages about $862.40 million and $867.04M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Caterpillar Inc Del (NYSE:CAT) by 4,647 shares to 63,059 shares, valued at $7.86 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It is positive, 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. Pacific Heights Asset Limited Liability Company has invested 1.54% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has invested 0.2% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Bp Public Ltd Co reported 25,000 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Bluemountain Capital Lc owns 14,119 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Waldron LP has 0.06% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 1,512 shares. Adage Cap Prtnrs Group Llc holds 899,681 shares or 0.33% of its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0.12% or 815,223 shares. Hbk Invs Limited Partnership holds 80,712 shares. Reilly Fincl Advsr Lc holds 0.01% or 300 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 0.11% or 587,800 shares. Moreover, Kornitzer Capital Mngmt Ks has 0.07% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 26,330 shares. Umb Bancorporation N A Mo reported 0.14% stake. Renaissance Grp Ltd has invested 2.59% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Stadion Money Management Lc accumulated 3,519 shares. Fifth Third State Bank has 133,303 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio.

Among 20 analysts covering Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Air Products & Chemicals had 58 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank downgraded Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) on Monday, April 4 to “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, October 27 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 5 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, September 6 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, October 27. Citigroup maintained Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. The company was downgraded on Monday, January 29 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Outperform” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, February 9. Zacks upgraded the shares of APD in report on Monday, August 24 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by Deutsche Bank.

Laurion Capital Management Lp, which manages about $4.98B and $22.63B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:GILD) by 219,700 shares to 701,000 shares, valued at $56.80 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) by 62,960 shares in the quarter, for a total of 76,760 shares, and has risen its stake in Lockheed Martin Corp (Call) (NYSE:LMT).

Among 19 analysts covering Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company had 73 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal Weight” rating in Tuesday, December 1 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, November 16 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) on Tuesday, March 15 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 11 by Berenberg. On Monday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. The rating was initiated by Hilliard Lyons on Monday, May 23 with “Neutral”. Credit Suisse maintained Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) on Wednesday, August 16 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, January 25 to “Market Perform”. On Tuesday, September 20 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The stock of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 28 by Deutsche Bank.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 62 investors sold BMY shares while 519 reduced holdings. 137 funds opened positions while 460 raised stakes. 1.11 billion shares or 0.68% more from 1.10 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Overbrook Corporation holds 16,200 shares. Bkd Wealth Advisors Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) for 14,787 shares. Smith Salley & Associate holds 0.1% or 8,157 shares in its portfolio. Magellan Asset Limited, a Australia-based fund reported 524 shares. Gamco Investors Et Al stated it has 467,867 shares. Rockland Tru Co owns 0.62% invested in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) for 64,576 shares. Comerica Commercial Bank stated it has 619,419 shares. Moreover, Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Il has 0.45% invested in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY). Pettee Investors Incorporated stated it has 2.42% in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY). Gideon Cap has 0.21% invested in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY). Paragon Management invested in 0.1% or 3,891 shares. Moreover, Sigma Planning has 0.18% invested in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY). Community Commercial Bank Of Raymore invested in 0.16% or 6,690 shares. Liberty Capital Mngmt Inc owns 1,400 shares. Hilltop accumulated 24,554 shares or 0.47% of the stock.

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