Private Asset Management Lowered Its Air Prods & Chems (APD) Position; City Network (CNS) Sentiment Is 1.84

Cohen & Steers, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The company has market cap of $2.12 billion. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to institutional investors, including pension funds, endowments, and foundations. It has a 21.92 P/E ratio. It manages separate client-focused equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and commodity portfolios through its subsidiaries.

Private Asset Management Inc decreased Air Prods & Chems Inc (APD) stake by 84.88% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Private Asset Management Inc sold 2,801 shares as Air Prods & Chems Inc (APD)’s stock rose 1.13%. The Private Asset Management Inc holds 499 shares with $499,000 value, down from 3,300 last quarter. Air Prods & Chems Inc now has $37.19 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.96% or $1.62 during the last trading session, reaching $169.97. About 695,181 shares traded. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has risen 9.23% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.47% the S&P500.

Among 19 analysts covering Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Air Products & Chemicals has $192.0 highest and $16 lowest target. $164.11’s average target is -3.45% below currents $169.97 stock price. Air Products & Chemicals had 47 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, October 27 by Credit Suisse. Citigroup downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, January 5 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 21 by Argus Research. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $161.0 target in Wednesday, September 6 report. Citigroup maintained the shares of APD in report on Friday, July 29 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, December 5. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal Weight” rating in Monday, May 2 report. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight” on Friday, August 12. Robert W. Baird downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $140 target in Monday, January 30 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 17.

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. Ashfield Cap Prns Limited Liability Company has 0.21% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 10,471 shares. Bessemer Inc reported 0% stake. Wetherby Asset Mgmt Inc has invested 0.09% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Utah Retirement owns 39,243 shares. Harvey Investment Lc has 15,911 shares for 0.47% of their portfolio. 48,790 were reported by Rand Wealth Ltd Liability Corp. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado owns 37,316 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Dodge Cox has invested 0% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Wedge Cap Mngmt L Limited Partnership Nc holds 55,130 shares. Synovus Corporation, Georgia-based fund reported 2,265 shares. Sei Invests invested 0.08% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Glenhill Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 573,671 shares or 7.03% of its portfolio. Saturna Corporation owns 200,450 shares for 0.98% of their portfolio. Moreover, Atlantic Trust Gp Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Old Mutual Global Investors (Uk) Ltd has 0.04% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) for 25,891 shares.

Analysts await Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $1.65 EPS, up 12.24% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.47 per share. APD’s profit will be $361.04 million for 25.75 P/E if the $1.65 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.76 actual EPS reported by Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.25% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 1.14% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $45.8. About 435,134 shares traded or 196.87% up from the average. Cohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) has risen 6.96% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.74% the S&P500.

Winslow Asset Management Inc holds 1.88% of its portfolio in Cohen & Steers, Inc. for 245,679 shares. Midas Management Corp owns 65,000 shares or 1.35% of their US portfolio. Moreover, New Amsterdam Partners Llc Ny has 1.26% invested in the company for 152,767 shares. The New York-based Global Thematic Partners Llc has invested 1.1% in the stock. Miles Capital Inc., a Iowa-based fund reported 25,666 shares.

Analysts await Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS) to report earnings on January, 17. They expect $0.55 earnings per share, up 14.58% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.48 per share. CNS’s profit will be $25.47M for 20.82 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.55 actual earnings per share reported by Cohen & Steers, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.