American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) Undervalued by 1.4%

Leslie Hanson
November 21, 2017

This is a boost from American Express's previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. The firm owned 2,262,638 shares of the payment services company's stock after selling 59,529 shares during the period. During the same period past year, the firm posted $1.24 earnings per share.

American Express Company's ROI is valued at 4.20% relatively measuring the profitability on the investment. It has outperformed by 5.71% the S&P500. First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 16,342,822 shares of the payment services company's stock worth $1,376,719,000 after buying an additional 103,546 shares during the last quarter. The Firm operates within a segment of amusement/water parks with accompanying resort facilities. They expect $1.55 earnings per share, up 70.33% or $0.64 from last year's $0.91 per share. Piper Jaffray maintained American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) rating on Friday, October 13.

More notable recent American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) news were published by: which released: "Here's Why American Express Is Poised To Outperform" on October 28, 2017, also with their article: "3 Big Developments From American Express' Latest Quarter" published on November 06, 2017, published: "American Express Launches Amex Advance Personalization Services to Companies ..." on November 07, 2017. Separately, President, GNICS Bush James Peter Sell 13575 shares of the company at a price of $96.19 on 2017-11-01. Its up 0.04, from 0.78 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 55 investors sold AXP shares while 443 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 306 raised stakes. Fayez Sarofim & Co. owned 0.26% of American Express worth $190,605,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Autus Asset Mgmt Ltd Company has 7,604 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. The Seminole Management holds 700,000 shares with $58.97 million value, up from 543,784 last quarter. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 0.3% over the last 5 years. Sei Invests has 354,868 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Cantab Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership has 333 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock.

The consensus recommendation - averaging the work of 29 analysts - of 2.5 for American Express Company (AXP) points to moderate case. Pacifica Ltd Com holds 22,576 shares. American Express had a return on equity of 22.73% and a net margin of 14.48%. Fifth Third Bank holds 99,792 shares.

Among 34 analysts covering American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), 10 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 20 Hold. American Express's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 27.03%. The stock has "Sell" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 20. Morgan Stanley decreased their price target on shares of American Express from $90.00 to $89.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, September 8th. This defines the most likely future of the stock price of American Express Company. The high quick ratio specifies its better liquidity position on the credit terms the company has negotiated from its suppliers. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 24 by Jefferies. Zacks Investment Research upgraded American Express from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $107.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. BMO Capital Markets maintained American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) rating on Wednesday, August 23. Goldman Sachs has "Neutral" rating and $67 target. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 5th.

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Cedar Fair's analysts are positive. The other 1, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy The New York Times Company versus those who think you should sell it. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.78, for a total value of $3,792,621.00. After the latest check-in, shares are -3.04% off of the 50 day high and 10.57% away from the 50 day low number. It is down 22.41% since November 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.51% the S&P500.

Analysts await Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) to report earnings on February, 9. American Express's revenue was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that American Express Company will post 5.86 EPS for the current year. CPN's profit will be $68.56M for 19.76 P/E if the $0.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $-1.07 actual earnings per share reported by Hess Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.93% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $146,220 activity. Lazard Asset Management Limited Company holds 459,982 shares. Of Vermont owns 17,789 shares. Moreover, Msd Partners L.P. has 7.17% invested in the company for 1.60 million shares.

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