What’s AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR) Upside After Making Record High?

April 17, 2018 - By Kristen Paramore

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.31, from 1.38 in 2017Q3. It is 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.
Puzo Michael J holds 89,217 shares or 3.17% of its portfolio. Thompson Invest Mgmt Inc accumulated 0.04% or 2,650 shares. 11,652 were reported by Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado. The Connecticut-based Paloma Prns Com has invested 0% in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR). Manufacturers Life Ins Communications The holds 0.01% of its portfolio in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) for 113,791 shares. Howard Mngmt invested in 1.47% or 116,146 shares. Nuance Investments Ltd Liability Corporation reported 1.21% in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR). First Citizens Bancorp And Tru Com owns 3,555 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. 22,400 are held by State Treasurer State Of Michigan. Ameriprise has 0.02% invested in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR). Smith Salley holds 2,847 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Cornerstone Capital owns 2.99% invested in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) for 204,228 shares. Hillsdale Investment Mngmt Inc holds 0% or 40 shares in its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage invested 0% of its portfolio in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR). Eulav Asset Mngmt reported 0.64% in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR).

Since October 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 sales for $20.26 million activity. The insider Haffar Salim sold 18,130 shares worth $1.57 million. The insider Saint-Leger Ursula sold $6.02 million. Schaffer Eldon W. II also sold $1.80M worth of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) shares. SMITH JOANNE C DR also sold $363,808 worth of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) on Friday, February 16. Shares for $6.21M were sold by HARRIS KING W.

The stock of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) reached all time high today, Apr, 17 and still has $100.57 target or 6.00 % above today’s $94.88 share price. This indicates more upside for the $5.92 billion company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $100.57 PT is reached, the company will be worth $354.90M more.
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The stock increased 0.60% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $94.88. About 78,929 shares traded. AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) has risen 14.96% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.41% the S&P500.

Analysts await AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.93 earnings per share, up 20.78 % or $0.16 from last year’s $0.77 per share. ATR’s profit will be $57.98M for 25.51 P/E if the $0.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.81 actual earnings per share reported by AptarGroup, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 14.81 % EPS growth.

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 had 4 analyst reports since October 23, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Wednesday, February 14. Wells Fargo maintained AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) on Wednesday, February 14 with “Hold” rating. The stock of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, October 23. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 30 by Robert W. Baird.

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 $5.92 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Beauty + Home, Pharma, and Food + Beverage. It has a 27.82 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.

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