Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its holdings in shares of Air Liquide SA (OTCMKTS:AIQUY) by 16.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,159,939 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 163,542 shares during the quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC owned 0.05% of Air Liquide worth $30,947,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Separately, Lenox Wealth Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Air Liquide by 52.9% during the 3rd quarter. Lenox Wealth Management Inc. now owns 93,336 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $2,490,000 after buying an additional 32,281 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 0.07% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have commented on the company. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded Air Liquide from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Air Liquide from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Jefferies Group upgraded Air Liquide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, December 11th. Finally, UBS Group upgraded Air Liquide from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $27.00.

Air Liquide SA (OTCMKTS AIQUY) opened at $25.24 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.73, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87. Air Liquide SA has a 1 year low of $19.31 and a 1 year high of $25.90.

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Air Liquide 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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