American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) Reviewed By Analysts

  • American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) Reviewed By Analysts

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) Reviewed By Analysts

Express Scripts Holding Company has a 1-year low of $63.22 and a 1-year high of $80.02. The biggest holder now is Mr. Kenneth I. Chenault who owns 911,836 shares (0.10% of those outstanding), whilst Mr. Jonathan S. Linen holds 662,912 (0.07% of shares outstanding) and Alfred F. Kelly, Jr holds 418,143 (0.05% of shares outstanding). However, it could also mean that something is fundamentally wrong with the company.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 14th. However, the company's most recent quarter decrease of -4.2% looks unattractive. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 1,777 shares of the company's stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 235 shares during the period. Samlyn Llc holds 1.53M shares or 2.56% of its portfolio. Oakworth Capital Inc. increased its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company by 0.6% in the third quarter. Independent Advisor Alliance bought a new stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $124,000.

AXP closed Wednesday's trading at $75.55, down $0.24 or 0.32% on the NYSE. This is a near-term estimation for the next 12-18 months. The stock's market capitalization is 69.10B, it has a 52-week low of 57.15 and a 52-week high of 82.00. The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 0.84%. $10.55 million worth of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) was sold by Gupta Ashwini on Monday, November 14. This is the current Zacks consensus EPS which was calculated at the time of writing.

Beat revenue estimates. The company saw revenue figures of $7.9 billion, just topping our consensus estimate of $7.7 billion.

American Express Company's P/B is valued at 3.37 exhibiting the investor sentiment on the value of the stock to its actual value.

A ROI of 4.20% for the company evaluates and compares the efficiency of the various numbers of investments relative to the cost of investments. The consensus calls for earnings of $1.28 for the quarter, down from $1.45 during the same period a year ago. That amounted to $1.34 a share, beating the $1.27 average estimate of 26 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 7th will be paid a $0.32 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 5th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.69%. The company has managed to keep price to sales ratio of 6.74 against an industry average of 11.05.

Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). If you are accessing this piece on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and copyright laws. Delta Asset Management Limited Liability Co Tn stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). 502.37 million shares or 2.68% less from 516.19 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. These holdings make up 85.04% of the company's outstanding shares. Citigroup Inc restated a "buy" rating on shares of American Express Company in a research note on Friday, January 20th. Morgan Stanley Downgrades Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) to Underweight with a price target of $70. On Wednesday, January 25 the insider Cox L Kevin sold $6.01M.

Among 16 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold.

We expect the company's top line to see growth from its strong global business, expansion in small business, new lending products (i.e., American Express EveryDay and small business), growth of loyalty business and prepaid products, and momentum in OptBlue with small merchants. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

In other American Express Company news, Director John Joseph Brennan purchased 4,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 22nd. A total of 2.06 million shares exchanged hands as contrast to its average trading volume of 3.47 million shares.