Air Liquide (AIQUY) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Air Liquide (OTCMKTS:AIQUY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Monday. The firm presently has a $27.00 target price on the basic materials company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 9.51% from the company’s previous close.

According to Zacks, “Air Liquide’s core business is to supply oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and many other gases and services to most industries (for example: steel, oil refining, chemicals, glass, electronics, healthcare, food processing, metallurgy, paper and aerospace). Their global presence (130 subsidiaries in more than 65 countries) allows them to combine the resources and expertise of a global enterprise with a powerful local presence based on independent customer-focused teams. “

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AIQUY has been the subject of several other reports. Jefferies Group upgraded shares of Air Liquide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, December 11th. UBS upgraded shares of Air Liquide from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $27.00.

Shares of Air Liquide (OTCMKTS AIQUY) traded up $0.38 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $24.66. 53,491 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 87,361. The company has a quick ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 0.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75. Air Liquide has a one year low of $22.58 and a one year high of $27.53.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Sterling Capital Management LLC increased its position in Air Liquide by 19.6% during the 4th quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC now owns 20,407 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $515,000 after purchasing an additional 3,338 shares in the last quarter. Boston Common Asset Management LLC increased its position in Air Liquide by 6.3% during the 4th quarter. Boston Common Asset Management LLC now owns 171,437 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $4,325,000 after purchasing an additional 10,123 shares in the last quarter. Lenox Wealth Management Inc. increased its position in Air Liquide by 34.0% during the 4th quarter. Lenox Wealth Management Inc. now owns 125,045 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $3,146,000 after purchasing an additional 31,709 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its position in Air Liquide by 16.4% during the 3rd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 1,159,939 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $30,947,000 after purchasing an additional 163,542 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 0.09% of the company’s stock.

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Air Liquide Company Profile

L’Air Liquide SA (Air Liquide) is a France-based company engaged in providing gases, technologies and services for industry and health with a presence in over 80 countries. The Company’s segments include Gas & Services, Engineering & Construction, and Global Markets & Technologies. The Gas & Services activity is organized into four geographic regions: Europe, Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East and Africa.

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