Jefferies Says That AptarGroup (NYSE:ATR) Has $99.0000 Stock Target

May 18, 2018 - By Julie Dion

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.31, from 1.38 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 20 investors sold AptarGroup, Inc. shares while 101 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 94 raised stakes. 55.52 million shares or 0.08% less from 55.56 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

68,968 are owned by Walthausen & Co Llc. Moreover, Teacher Retirement Of Texas has 0.01% invested in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR). Voya Inv Mngmt Ltd has 22,843 shares. Stifel Fincl holds 0% of its portfolio in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) for 13,329 shares. Williams Jones & Assocs Lc reported 514,157 shares stake. First Eagle Invest Lc holds 0% or 14,129 shares. Parametric Port Associate invested in 0.01% or 171,674 shares. Michigan-based Azimuth Mngmt Llc has invested 0.54% in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR). Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Co has 232,855 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. The Massachusetts-based Boston Family Office Llc has invested 1.07% in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR). Opus Capital Grp Lc holds 0.06% or 3,260 shares. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Limited Liability Partnership Ma invested in 0% or 58 shares. Glenmede Trust Company Na stated it has 12,384 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 67,483 are held by First Trust Advsr L P. Invesco Ltd owns 0.01% invested in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) for 223,683 shares.

Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $25.66 million activity. 25,000 shares valued at $2.30M were sold by HAGGE STEPHEN J on Tuesday, May 8. $6.02 million worth of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) shares were sold by Saint-Leger Ursula. 20,000 shares valued at $1.80M were sold by Schaffer Eldon W. II on Wednesday, February 14. $1.52M worth of stock was sold by Haffar Salim on Wednesday, February 14. SMITH JOANNE C DR sold $363,808 worth of stock.

Why Has Jefferies Given AptarGroup (NYSE:ATR) a $99.0000 Price Target

In a report shared with investors on Friday, 18 May, equity analysts at Jefferies has started coverage for AptarGroup (NYSE:ATR) shares. The firm has decided to set a Hold rating along with a $99.0000, adding 5.67 % to the target.

AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering AptarGroup (NYSE:ATR), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. AptarGroup has $92.0 highest and $90.0 lowest target. $91’s average target is -2.87% below currents $93.69 stock price. AptarGroup had 3 analyst reports since February 14, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, April 27 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) earned “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, February 14. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 14 by Robert W. Baird.

The stock increased 0.43% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $93.69. About 13,848 shares traded. AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) has risen 14.96% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.41% the S&P500.

Analysts await AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $1.02 EPS, up 0.99 % or $0.01 from last year’s $1.01 per share. ATR’s profit will be $63.63M for 22.96 P/E if the $1.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.99 actual EPS reported by AptarGroup, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.03 % EPS growth.

AptarGroup, Inc. provides a range of packaging, dispensing, and sealing solutions, primarily for the beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer health care, injectable, and food and beverage markets. The company has market cap of $5.85 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Beauty + Home, Pharma, and Food + Beverage. It has a 27.48 P/E ratio. The Beauty + Home segment primarily sells pumps, closures, aerosol valves, and accessories to the personal care and household markets; and pumps and decorative components to the beauty market.

More recent AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Sun Communities, Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, New Media …” on May 17, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “AptarGroup’s (ATR) CEO Stephan Tanda on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 27, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “AptarGroup Inc. 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” with publication date: April 27, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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