Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Lowers stake in American Express Company (AXP)

American Express Company (AXP) : Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss reduced its stake in American Express Company by 3.51% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 19,981,729 shares of American Express Company which is valued at $1,308,403,615 after selling 727,913 shares in American Express Company , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 8, 2016.American Express Company makes up approximately 1.92% of Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Zwj Investment Counsel Inc reduced its stake in AXP by selling 2,744 shares or 1.32% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 204,416 shares of AXP which is valued at $13,385,160. American Express Company makes up approx 1.34% of Zwj Investment Counsel Inc’s portfolio. Heartland Advisors Inc added AXP to its portfolio by purchasing 83,515 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $5,471,903. American Express Company makes up approx 0.29% of Heartland Advisors Inc’s portfolio.Advocacy Wealth Management Services reduced its stake in AXP by selling 28 shares or 11.34% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 219 shares of AXP which is valued at $14,014. American Express Company makes up approx 0.01% of Advocacy Wealth Management Services’s portfolio.Check Capital Management Incca boosted its stake in AXP in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 51,111 additional shares and now holds a total of 475,750 shares of American Express Company which is valued at $30,443,243. American Express Company makes up approx 2.99% of Check Capital Management Incca’s portfolio.

American Express Company opened for trading at $65.27 and hit $65.82 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $65.63, with a gain of 0.38% or 0.25 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 31,36,685 shares. Company has a market cap of $60,628 M.

On the company’s financial health, American Express Company reported $2.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.36 according to the earnings call on Jul 20, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.74. The company had revenue of $8235.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $8341.60 million. The company’s revenue was down -.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.42 EPS.

American Express Company is a global services company. The Company’s principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world. The Company’s segments include U.S. Card Services International Card Services Global Commercial Services and Global Network & Merchant Services. The Company’s United States banking subsidiaries Centurion Bank and AEBFSB issue a range of Card products and services. It also issues its charge and credit Cards around the world either on its own or as cobrands with partnering institutions. The Company provides expense management and travel services to companies and organizations through its Global Corporate Payments and Global Business Travel businesses. The Global Network & Merchant Services (GNMS) segment operates a global payments network that processes and settles card transactions.

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