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

Shares of L’Air Liquide S.A. (OTCMKTS:AIQUY) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the ten ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating on the company.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the company. UBS Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of L’Air Liquide in a report on Wednesday, October 13th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of L’Air Liquide in a report on Monday, October 25th. Zacks Investment Research raised L’Air Liquide from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 18th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of L’Air Liquide in a report on Friday, November 19th. Finally, Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of L’Air Liquide in a report on Tuesday, October 12th.

OTCMKTS:AIQUY traded down $0.15 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $34.01. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 61,281 shares, compared to its average volume of 152,365. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $33.57 and a 200-day moving average of $34.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a current ratio of 0.74. L’Air Liquide has a 52-week low of $30.02 and a 52-week high of $36.26.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. purchased a new position in shares of L’Air Liquide during the second quarter worth about $870,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of L’Air Liquide by 5.4% during the second 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 during the last quarter. Hancock Whitney Corp grew its holdings in shares of L’Air Liquide by 8.3% during the second 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 during the last quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of L’Air Liquide by 276.7% during the third quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC now owns 1,228 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $39,000 after buying an additional 902 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Mar Vista Investment Partners LLC lifted its position in L’Air Liquide by 69.9% in the third quarter. Mar Vista Investment Partners LLC now owns 1,415 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $45,000 after purchasing an additional 582 shares during the period. 0.11% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About L’Air Liquide

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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