American Express (AXP) Receives a Hold from Robert W. Baird

In a report issued on March 8, David George from Robert W. Baird maintained a Hold rating on American Express (AXPResearch Report), with a price target of $175.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $177.97.

According to TipRanks.com, George is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 12.3% and a 67.2% success rate. George covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Zions Bancorporation National Association, Capital One Financial, and Huntington Bancshares.

American Express has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $195.68.

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The company has a one-year high of $199.55 and a one-year low of $135.13. Currently, American Express has an average volume of 4.17M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 55 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of AXP in relation to earlier this year. Last month, Anre Williams, the Group Pres., Enterprise Serv. of AXP sold 139,909 shares for a total of $27,536,607.

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Founded in 1850, American Express Co. is a financial services corporation which provides charge and credit card products, as well as travel-related services worldwide. The company operates through the Global Consumer Services Group, Global Commercial Services, and Global Merchant and Network Services.

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