L’Air Liquide S.A. (OTCMKTS:AIQUY) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of L’Air Liquide S.A. (OTCMKTS:AIQUY) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of L’Air Liquide from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 18th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating on shares of L’Air Liquide in a report on Friday, July 30th. Barclays restated an “overweight” rating on shares of L’Air Liquide in a report on Tuesday, October 12th. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of L’Air Liquide in a report on Wednesday, October 13th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating on shares of L’Air Liquide in a report on Monday, October 25th.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of AIQUY. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its holdings in L’Air Liquide by 5.4% in the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 9,468 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $332,000 after buying an additional 485 shares in the last quarter. Hancock Whitney Corp lifted its holdings in L’Air Liquide by 8.3% in the 2nd quarter. Hancock Whitney Corp now owns 17,268 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $607,000 after buying an additional 1,329 shares in the last quarter. Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. acquired a new position in L’Air Liquide in the 2nd quarter worth $870,000. Boston Common Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in L’Air Liquide by 5.6% in the 2nd quarter. Boston Common Asset Management LLC now owns 170,209 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $5,961,000 after buying an additional 9,083 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its holdings in L’Air Liquide by 5.7% in the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 2,285,547 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $80,314,000 after buying an additional 122,374 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 0.11% of the company’s stock.

Shares of OTCMKTS AIQUY traded down $0.15 during trading on Thursday, hitting $34.01. 61,281 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 152,365. L’Air Liquide has a 1 year low of $30.02 and a 1 year high of $36.26. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $33.57 and a 200-day moving average price of $34.45. The company has a quick ratio of 0.57, a current ratio of 0.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51.

L’Air Liquide Company Profile

Air Liquide SA engages in gas supply for large industry and health businesses. It operates through the following segments: Gas & Services, Engineering & Construction, and Global Markets & Technologies. The Gas & Services segment activities are organized by geographical areas, which determine sales policies and development projects.

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Analyst Recommendations for L'Air Liquide (OTCMKTS:AIQUY)

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