Torray Lowered By $472,461 Its Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Position; Talara Capital Management Cut Its Air Prods & Chems (APD) Stake

April 20, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Torray Llc decreased Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) stake by 2.9% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Torray Llc sold 3,399 shares as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s stock declined 9.21%. The Torray Llc holds 113,765 shares with $15.90M value, down from 117,164 last quarter. Johnson & Johnson now has $339.03B valuation. The stock decreased 0.92% or $1.17 during the last trading session, reaching $126.38. About 5.37M shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 1.12% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.43% the S&P500.

Talara Capital Management Llc decreased Air Prods & Chems Inc (APD) stake by 7.12% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Talara Capital Management Llc sold 6,319 shares as Air Prods & Chems Inc (APD)’s stock declined 2.93%. The Talara Capital Management Llc holds 82,383 shares with $13.52 million value, down from 88,702 last quarter. Air Prods & Chems Inc now has $36.34 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $165.99. About 426,690 shares traded. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) has risen 16.71% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.16% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 35 investors sold JNJ shares while 884 reduced holdings. 143 funds opened positions while 654 raised stakes. 1.72 billion shares or 0.40% more from 1.71 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Braun Stacey Inc owns 133,390 shares for 1.25% of their portfolio. Moreover, Jane Street Gp Ltd Liability Company has 0.04% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 88,609 shares. Greenwood Capital Limited Liability Co holds 55,288 shares or 1.8% of its portfolio. M Kraus & invested in 43,427 shares or 3.68% of the stock. Metropolitan Life Ins Com New York holds 0.8% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) or 431,412 shares. Boston Ptnrs invested in 7.58 million shares or 1.25% of the stock. Retail Bank Of America Corporation De holds 0.73% or 31.37M shares in its portfolio. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 1.33% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 7.90 million shares. Welch Forbes Limited Liability Co accumulated 698,363 shares. Alphaone Invest Lc owns 928 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. 61,392 are held by First American Retail Bank. Nomura Asset Mngmt accumulated 1.01M shares or 1.63% of the stock. The Illinois-based Segall Bryant Hamill Llc has invested 1.36% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Moreover, Raymond James & has 0.73% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 2.85M shares. 131,558 are owned by Cullinan Associates.

Torray Llc increased Loews (NYSE:L) stake by 43,968 shares to 375,744 valued at $18.80M in 2017Q4. It also upped Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) stake by 26,502 shares and now owns 518,723 shares. Core Laboratories (NYSE:CLB) was raised too.

Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 11 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 95 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 18. On Tuesday, September 22 the stock rating was initiated by UBS with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 14. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $13200 target in Friday, June 2 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 17 by BMO Capital Markets. Piper Jaffray maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rating on Monday, October 2. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $120.0 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 15 with “Hold”. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 18 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, August 25 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, February 6 with “Buy”.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $20.17 million activity. 155,342 shares valued at $20.17M were sold by Stoffels Paulus on Thursday, February 15.

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. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Buy”. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of APD in report on Monday, January 29 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, December 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, September 28. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $210 target in Tuesday, January 30 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Friday, January 22. The stock has “Buy” rating by HSBC on Monday, November 13. As per Wednesday, September 6, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Seaport Global to “Buy” on Monday, July 11. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, January 5.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. It is negative, 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. Klingenstein Fields And Llc reported 1,952 shares. Utd Automobile Association reported 0.12% stake. Asset Mgmt One has 0.14% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Wesbanco Commercial Bank reported 0.11% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Wealthtrust Fairport Limited Liability invested in 0.61% or 36,582 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Communication Ny reported 0.07% stake. Regents Of The University Of California stated it has 2.52% in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD). Security National owns 18,275 shares for 0.97% of their portfolio. Fifth Third National Bank & Trust reported 132,191 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Cambridge Tru accumulated 7,705 shares. 12,293 were accumulated by Baxter Bros Inc. Brown Advisory Secs Limited Co holds 2,698 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Everett Harris & Ca invested in 0.01% or 1,940 shares. Evercore Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability owns 3,327 shares. 1.15 million are owned by Bahl Gaynor.

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