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American Express (AXP) Earns "Hold" Rating from Stephens

American Express (AXP) Earns

Zions Bancorporation now owns 1,337 shares of the payment services company's stock worth $121,000 after purchasing an additional 1,205 shares during the last quarter. About 496,867 shares traded.

American Express (NYSE:AXP) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 18th. It has outperformed by 9.10% the S&P500.

Comerica Bank, which manages about $13.82B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Verisk Analytics Inc Cl A (NASDAQ:VRSK) by 10,143 shares to 72,119 shares, valued at $6.11 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Olstein Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership accumulated 66,000 shares or 0.77% of the stock. Macguire Cheswick & Tuttle Investment Counsel Llc who had been investing in United Rentals Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.79 billion market cap company. They expect $1.71 EPS, up 27.61% or $0.37 from last year's $1.34 per share. Another trade for 7,000 shares valued at $286,580 was sold by Myers Daniel P. Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) has declined 54.09% since March 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.01% the S&P500.

Leon Cooperman increased its stake in Maxlinear Inc (MXL) by 146.08% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Since October 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $35.14 million activity. 1,357,950 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,078,441. Gupta Ashwini sold $5.63 million worth of stock. 5,216 were reported by Haverford Financial Ser. Permit Capital Limited Co accumulated 1,100 shares. Also, CEO Kenneth I. Chenault sold 96,440 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. O'Neill Michael John sold $4.32 million worth of stock or 43,741 shares.

Westside Investment Management Inc. increased its position in American Express by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. Its down 0.50, from 1.54 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 47 investors sold AXP shares while 434 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes. Koshinski Asset invested in 0.16% or 5,301 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems stated it has 37,111 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Shelter Insurance Retirement Plan holds 2.33% or 55,300 shares in its portfolio. Lourd Cap Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0.16% of its portfolio in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Focused Invsts Ltd Liability Co has 1.58M shares. 988,122 were reported by Vanguard Gp. Budros Ruhlin And Roe holds 14,963 shares or 0.41% of its portfolio. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,178,333 shares of the company's stock, valued at $114,651,800.90. (NYSE:MXL) for 1.00M shares. Thomaspartners Incorporated owns 0.02% invested in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 25,652 shares. Umb Financial Bank N A Mo has invested 0.07% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). The payment services company reported $1.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.54 by $0.04. Carret Asset Management Ltd Company has invested 1.02% of its portfolio in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP).

Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions shown little respect with NIT seed
Penn State's last postseason appearance was in the CBI in 2014, when they went 1-1, losing in the quarterfinals. During the preseason, the Irish defeated Wichita State, who earned a No. 4 seed in the 2018 NCAA Tournament.

Among 12 analysts covering Credit Acceptance Corp (NASDAQ:CACC), 1 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, January 12 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Wednesday, February 14. Goldman Sachs maintained American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) on Friday, April 21 with "Neutral" rating. The stock of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Tuesday, October 13 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, April 4 by Leerink Swann.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "American Express (AXP) Earns "Hold" Rating from Stephens" was reported by registrarjournal.com and is owned by of registrarjournal.com. Needham has "Buy" rating and $29 target. The stock has "Sell" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, January 8. Leerink Swann has "Outperform" rating and $300 target. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research on Thursday, April 21 with "Underperform".

Analysts await Groupon, Inc. Waddell & Reed Fincl reported 2.53% in Apple Inc.

Semper Augustus Investments Group Llc, which manages about $202.17 million and $135.22 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Seacor Marine Hldgs Inc by 157,478 shares to 239,829 shares, valued at $3.75M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Vectren Corp (NYSE:VVC) by 8,747 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 118,810 shares, and cut its stake in Belden Cdt Inc (NYSE:BDC). (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, October 26 with "Buy" rating. Therefore 67% are positive. Mondelez International Inc had 61 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, December 19 by Instinet. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have assigned a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The firm has "Sell" rating by UBS given on Wednesday, March 9. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the shares of FOSL in report on Friday, November 4 with "Market Perform" rating. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Underweight" rating and $3.85 target in Thursday, August 3 report. The company was maintained on Friday, January 19 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) on Thursday, February 22. Needham maintained MaxLinear, Inc. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Monday, January 8 report. Tradition Capital Management LLC now owns 23,161 shares of the payment services company's stock valued at $1,951,000 after acquiring an additional 147 shares during the period.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. 286.63 million shares or 6.11% more from 270.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 26,275 were accumulated by Waverton Investment Mgmt. Natixis has invested 0% in Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVC). The Pennsylvania-based Blue Bell Private Wealth Mngmt Limited Co has invested 0% in Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. Scotia Capital has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) for 19,208 shares. (NASDAQ:PEGI). Symons Cap Management holds 0.05% or 8,441 shares. Ntv Asset Limited Liability reported 9,000 shares. It was reported on Mar, 11 by Barchart.com. Silvercrest Asset Management Group Incorporated Ltd holds 0.12% or 128,268 shares in its portfolio. Hightower Lc, a Illinois-based fund reported 43,509 shares.


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