Hosking Partners Llp buys $34,840,201 stake in American Express Company (AXP)

American Express Company (AXP) : Hosking Partners Llp scooped up 71,096 additional shares in American Express Company during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 3, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 545,828 shares of American Express Company which is valued at $34,840,201.American Express Company makes up approximately 1.36% of Hosking Partners Llp’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Woodstock Corp reduced its stake in AXP by selling 400 shares or 2.51% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 15,517 shares of AXP which is valued at $990,450. American Express Company makes up approx 0.20% of Woodstock Corp’s portfolio.Welch Forbes reduced its stake in AXP by selling 1,566 shares or 3.61% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 41,840 shares of AXP which is valued at $2,670,647. American Express Company makes up approx 0.08% of Welch Forbes’s portfolio.Waverton Investment Management Ltd reduced its stake in AXP by selling 10,053 shares or 2.35% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 417,660 shares of AXP which is valued at $26,922,364. American Express Company makes up approx 1.97% of Waverton Investment Management Ltd’s portfolio.Daiwa Securities Group reduced its stake in AXP by selling 3,840 shares or 16.24% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 19,800 shares of AXP which is valued at $1,278,882. American Express Company makes up approx 0.01% of Daiwa Securities Group’s portfolio.River Mercantile Asset Management Llp boosted its stake in AXP in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 18,150 additional shares and now holds a total of 43,970 shares of American Express Company which is valued at $2,774,507. American Express Company makes up approx 1.12% of River Mercantile Asset Management Llp’s portfolio.

American Express Company opened for trading at $65.83 and hit $66.25 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $65.83, with a gain of 0.47% or 0.31 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 32,53,729 shares. Company has a market cap of $60,812 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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