Knightsbridge Asset Management buys $5,442,885 stake in American Express Company (AXP)

American Express Company (AXP) : Knightsbridge Asset Management scooped up 18,730 additional shares in American Express Company during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 83,250 shares of American Express Company which is valued at $5,442,885.American Express Company makes up approximately 4.69% of Knightsbridge Asset Management’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Assetmark Inc boosted its stake in AXP in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 29 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,217 shares of American Express Company which is valued at $210,649. Chicago Partners Investment Group added AXP to its portfolio by purchasing 610 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $39,943. American Express Company makes up approx 0.02% of Chicago Partners Investment Group’s portfolio.Reilly Financial Advisors reduced its stake in AXP by selling 52 shares or 6.49% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 749 shares of AXP which is valued at $47,809. American Express Company makes up approx 0.01% of Reilly Financial Advisors’s portfolio.Cambiar Investors reduced its stake in AXP by selling 34,332 shares or 3.98% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 828,783 shares of AXP which is valued at $53,531,094. American Express Company makes up approx 0.73% of Cambiar Investors’s portfolio.

American Express Company closed down -0.72 points or -1.10% at $64.86 with 36,57,718 shares getting traded on Thursday. Post opening the session at $65.55, the shares hit an intraday low of $64.42 and an intraday high of $65.64 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Thursday 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.

American Express Company is a global services company. The Company’s principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world. The Company’s segments include U.S. Card Services International Card Services Global Commercial Services and Global Network & Merchant Services. The Company’s 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.

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