Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upgraded shares of Air Liquide SA (NASDAQ:AIQUY) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Monday, MarketBeat.com reports.

A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on AIQUY. Zacks Investment Research cut Air Liquide SA from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded Air Liquide SA from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Friday, June 16th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold.

Shares of Air Liquide SA (NASDAQ:AIQUY) opened at 27.16 on Monday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $25.31 and a 200 day moving average price of $24.53. Air Liquide SA has a 12-month low of $19.58 and a 12-month high of $27.53.

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A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in Air Liquide SA by 11.7% in the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 1,006,758 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $25,073,000 after purchasing an additional 105,430 shares in the last quarter. Geneva Advisors LLC raised its position in Air Liquide SA by 104.8% in the 2nd quarter. Geneva Advisors LLC now owns 71,794 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $1,788,000 after purchasing an additional 36,735 shares in the last quarter. Lenox Wealth Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Air Liquide SA in the 2nd quarter valued at about $1,521,000. Finally, Sterling Capital Management LLC raised its position in Air Liquide SA by 5.1% in the 2nd quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC now owns 9,967 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $246,000 after purchasing an additional 488 shares in the last quarter.

Air Liquide SA Company Profile

L’Air Liquide SA (Air Liquide) is 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 operational management of the Gas & Services activity is organized into four geographic regions: Europe, Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East and Africa.

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