American Express Company (AXP) : National Pension Service scooped up 44,241 additional shares in American Express Company during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 14, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 553,075 shares of American Express Company which is valued at $33,267,461.American Express Company makes up approximately 0.27% of National Pension Service’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Genesee Valley Trust Co reduced its stake in AXP by selling 19 shares or 0.19% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,740 shares of AXP which is valued at $592,776. American Express Company makes up approx 0.38% of Genesee Valley Trust Co’s portfolio.Legal General Group Plc boosted its stake in AXP in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 90,008 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,880,925 shares of American Express Company which is valued at $236,193,096. American Express Company makes up approx 0.24% of Legal General Group Plc’s portfolio.Central Bank Trust Co reduced its stake in AXP by selling 872 shares or 15.47% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 4,763 shares of AXP which is valued at $294,163. American Express Company makes up approx 0.08% of Central Bank Trust Co’s portfolio.
American Express Company closed down -0.26 points or -0.43% at $60.15 with 49,63,849 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $61.01, the shares hit an intraday low of $60.1 and an intraday high of $61.2 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
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.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on American Express Company. American Express Company was Initiated by Atlantic Equities to “Underweight” on Sep 9, 2016.
American Express Company is a global services company. The Companys principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world. The Companys segments include U.S. Card Services International Card Services Global Commercial Services and Global Network & Merchant Services. The Companys 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.