As Air Prods & Chems (APD) Stock Price Declined, Shareholder Bristol John W & Company Has Cut by $3.01 Million Its Position; Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Position in Intuitive Surgical Com New (ISRG) Raised by $587,496

April 17, 2018 - By Max Morgan

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Bristol John W & Company Inc decreased its stake in Air Prods & Chems Inc (APD) by 4.63% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bristol John W & Company Inc sold 18,375 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.93% with the market. The institutional investor held 378,746 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $62.15M, down from 397,121 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bristol John W & Company Inc who had been investing in Air Prods & Chems Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $36.81B market cap company. The stock increased 1.64% or $2.705 during the last trading session, reaching $168.135. About 480,289 shares traded. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has risen 16.71% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.16% the S&P500.

Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc increased its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc Com New (ISRG) by 168.65% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc bought 1,614 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.58% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 2,571 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $938,000, up from 957 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc Com New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $48.87 billion market cap company. The stock increased 3.32% or $13.9 during the last trading session, reaching $432.28. About 620,724 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 58.43% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.88% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.08, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 35 investors sold APD shares while 258 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 266 raised stakes. 186.75 million shares or 0.02% less from 186.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Pub Sector Pension Inv Board has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Reliance Tru Of Delaware owns 5,572 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. First Co invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Rosenbaum Jay D reported 2,110 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board invested in 0.1% or 51,226 shares. State Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Old Second Retail Bank Of Aurora holds 0.01% or 207 shares in its portfolio. First In holds 33 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Advantus Capital Mngmt Inc owns 22,100 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio. Stelliam Invest Management Limited Partnership reported 387,500 shares stake. Innovations Ltd Liability Company, Wisconsin-based fund reported 4,205 shares. Hanson Mcclain Inc, California-based fund reported 100 shares. Armstrong Henry H Assocs Incorporated has invested 0.89% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Park Natl Oh stated it has 0.86% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Robecosam Ag holds 0.54% or 50,000 shares in its portfolio.

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 60 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) rating on Friday, October 27. UBS has “Buy” rating and $172 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Monday, July 11. On Friday, July 29 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. Susquehanna upgraded Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) on Thursday, September 14 to “Positive” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Friday, July 15. The stock of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, November 7, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Jefferies. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, January 11. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup on Tuesday, January 5 to “Neutral”.

Bristol John W & Company Inc, which manages about $6.27B and $3.53 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG) by 67,993 shares to 582,179 shares, valued at $60.76M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Union Pac Corp (NYSE:UNP) by 157,880 shares in the quarter, for a total of 645,532 shares, and has risen its stake in Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA).

Analysts await Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) to report earnings on April, 26 before the open. 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 $367.81 million for 25.02 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.

Investors sentiment increased to 12.48 in 2017 Q4. Its up 11.44, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 23 investors sold ISRG shares while 21 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 458 raised stakes. 191.92 million shares or 430.23% more from 36.20 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Visionary Asset Mgmt has invested 0.12% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Tocqueville Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership invested 0.08% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Hwg LP has 2.89% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 9,366 shares. Valicenti Advisory Ser Inc reported 3.05% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Rothschild Inv Il accumulated 0.08% or 2,100 shares. 352,759 are owned by Hsbc Holdg Plc. Zwj Investment Counsel has 0.04% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). First Allied Advisory accumulated 673 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 82,876 were accumulated by Biondo Inv Lc. Norris Perne French Limited Liability Partnership Mi has invested 0.07% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Lazard Asset Management Limited Liability Corporation owns 0.69% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 994,000 shares. Chicago Equity Ptnrs Ltd Company holds 0.15% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) or 13,490 shares. Maryland-based Wms Prtn Ltd Co has invested 0.04% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Retail Bank Of America De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 744,747 shares. 12,246 are held by Strategy Asset Managers Ltd Liability Co.

Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc, which manages about $1.17 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Boeing Co Com (NYSE:BA) by 1,478 shares to 59,827 shares, valued at $17.64M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Starbucks Corp Com (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 39,277 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 77,269 shares, and cut its stake in Baker Hughes A Ge Co Cl A.

Since October 24, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 22 selling transactions for $66.94 million activity. RUBASH MARK J sold 1,000 shares worth $420,006. $6.71 million worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) was sold by SMITH LONNIE M on Tuesday, October 24. GUTHART GARY S sold $11.82M worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Monday, February 5. Another trade for 7,500 shares valued at $2.86 million was made by BARRATT CRAIG H on Thursday, October 26. The insider LEVY ALAN J sold 2,997 shares worth $1.11 million. Myriam Curet sold $113,053 worth of stock or 262 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Intuitive Surgical Inc had 69 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, July 20. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Strong-Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by Vetr. Evercore downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, January 4 report. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, February 20. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, January 22. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 12 by Citigroup. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Monday, January 4 to “Overweight”. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 16 by Goldman Sachs. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity.

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