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Air Products & Chemicals (APD) Stock Value Rose While Maple Capital Management Decreased by $1.11 Million Its Position; American Intl Group (AIG) Holder Narwhal Capital Management Has Increased Stake

Maple Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Air Products & Chemicals Inc (APD) by 32.88% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Maple Capital Management Inc sold 7,370 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 15,045 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.28 million, down from 22,415 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Maple Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Air Products & Chemicals Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $35.97 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.05% or $1.7 during the last trading session, reaching $164.27. About 632,615 shares traded. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has risen 9.23% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.47% the S&P500.

Narwhal Capital Management increased its stake in American Intl Group Inc (AIG) by 9.26% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Narwhal Capital Management bought 6,957 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.08% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 82,092 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.04M, up from 75,135 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Narwhal Capital Management who had been investing in American Intl Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $54.21B market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $60.07. About 5.61M shares traded. American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) has risen 8.59% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.11% the S&P500.

Among 21 analysts covering American International Group (NYSE:AIG), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. American International Group had 74 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Standpoint Research upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 19 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, November 13. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of AIG in report on Monday, October 16 with “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Avondale on Wednesday, November 4. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, December 15 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform”. On Friday, February 12 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 3 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Friday, October 7. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 29 by Credit Suisse.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.79 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.15, from 0.64 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 72 investors sold AIG shares while 293 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 211 raised stakes. 748.00 million shares or 0.80% more from 742.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 18,101 were accumulated by Private Advisor Group Ltd Liability Corp. Vigilant Cap Limited Co holds 0.02% or 2,000 shares. Knightsbridge Asset Mngmt Ltd Com invested 6.63% in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG). Hodges Capital Mgmt invested 0.02% of its portfolio in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG). The Indiana-based Kirr Marbach Ltd Liability In has invested 3.03% in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG). 9.73 million were reported by Goldman Sachs Gru. Rafferty Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Com owns 157,723 shares. Wall Street Access Asset Mngmt Ltd holds 0.94% or 7,287 shares in its portfolio. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 324,675 shares. Veritable Limited Partnership accumulated 36,121 shares. Jpmorgan Chase holds 0.29% or 21.74 million shares. Capital One Association invested in 0.02% or 3,730 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Glenmede Na has invested 0.01% in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG). Pillar Pacific Ltd, a California-based fund reported 4,300 shares. Fifth Third Bankshares holds 0.14% of its portfolio in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) for 308,100 shares.

Narwhal Capital Management, which manages about $490.63M and $403.49M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Unilever Plc (NYSE:UL) by 12,900 shares to 81,735 shares, valued at $4.74 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) by 13,850 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 103,807 shares, and cut its stake in Exelon Corp (NYSE:EXC).

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $331,484 activity. Macia Seraina also sold $209,164 worth of American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) shares.

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. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has “In-Line” rating given on Tuesday, October 17 by Evercore. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 2 report. The firm earned “Positive” rating on Thursday, September 17 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 21 by Argus Research. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, October 26. The stock has “” rating by Global Hunter Securities on Tuesday, August 4. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 28 by Argus Research. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of APD in report on Monday, May 2 with “Equal Weight” rating. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy” on Thursday, October 8. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 7 by Vertical Research.

Analysts await Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $1.68 earnings per share, up 17.48% or $0.25 from last year’s $1.43 per share. APD’s profit will be $367.82 million for 24.44 P/E if the $1.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.79 actual earnings per share reported by Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.15% negative EPS growth.

Maple Capital Management Inc, which manages about $544.25 million and $372.01 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Bank Of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) by 44,693 shares to 309,635 shares, valued at $7.85 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ppl Corporation (NYSE:PPL) by 8,326 shares in the quarter, for a total of 149,845 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Russell 2000 Value Ind (IWN).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q3 2017. 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. California-based California Public Employees Retirement System has invested 0.11% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Canada Pension Plan Board invested in 474,230 shares. Gsa Capital Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership has 9,829 shares. Moreover, Axel Limited Liability Corp has 6.76% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). X Mgmt Comm Lc invested in 0.01% or 1,567 shares. Carnegie Cap Asset Limited Co accumulated 2,531 shares. Ironwood Investment Mgmt Lc, Massachusetts-based fund reported 2,741 shares. Roosevelt Investment Gru has 14,390 shares. Azimuth Cap Management Limited Co owns 15,214 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Central Bankshares Tru has 40 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies holds 0.23% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 27,647 shares. Hbk Limited Partnership invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Reliance Of Delaware invested in 5,812 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Campbell Inv Adviser Lc holds 0.6% or 4,915 shares in its portfolio. The Alaska-based State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.04% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD).

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