Published: Thu, April 20, 2017
Markets | By Terence Owen

Brokers Issue New Targets On American Express Company (NYSE:AXP)

Brokers Issue New Targets On American Express Company (NYSE:AXP)

The stock touched its high share price of $80.02 on 07/14/16 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 03/21/17 as $63.22. Lakeview Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 25,828 shares.

Shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) opened at 66.47 on Monday. Even with earnings falling short last quarter the stock was able to trade higher since sales were higher than expected.

Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) closed down -0.18 points or -0.7% at $25.62 with 2.8 mln shares exchanging hands. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. Hm Payson & has invested 0.04% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). The company's stock had a trading volume of 5,277,269 shares. Sowell Financial Services LLC bought a new position in shares of American Express Company during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $128,000. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.36% of the company's stock. SRB Corp raised its position in Express Scripts Holding Company by 6.4% in the third quarter. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $78.54 and a 200-day moving average price of $73.96. There may be various price targets for a stock. The stock has a market capitalization of $40.26 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.33 and a beta of 0.92. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -1.00% while its last one month trend is negative with -3.94%. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) could bring EPS of $1.87/share. American Express Company had a return on equity of 33.49% and a net margin of 16.63%.

American Express Company shares rose $1.75 (+2.32%) in after-hours trading Wednesday. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $1.56 EPS.

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APC's revenue has declined at an average annualized rate of about -10.8% during the past five years. Analysts expect that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $6.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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AXP has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Stock's minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $60 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $97, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 28% from its latest closing price of $75.80. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $91.00 price objective on shares of American Express Company in a research note on Monday, April 10th. On Friday, October 21 Gupta Ashwini sold $9.46 million worth of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) or 140,808 shares. Rating Scale: 1.0 represent "Strong Buy" and 2.0 signify "Buy" 3.0 while shows "Hold". Barclays Maintains the company's stock to Overweight on 7/27/16 by setting a price target of $87. Also, Director John Joseph Brennan purchased 4,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.16, for a total value of $165,016.32. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 11,287 shares in the company, valued at $791,895.92.

Archon Partners Llc increased Liberty Global Plc (LBTYK) stake by 120.75% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The Relative Volume value measured for Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) is 0.82.

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