American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 1.71% to $75.35. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the AXP. Starting with EPS for the final quarter of this year. EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. According to WSJ analysis, the Q4 2016 current estimates trends were for $0.98 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $1.32. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $5.59 as compared to three months ago $5.59.
The stock prices target chart showed high target of 87.00 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 73.00 as compared to current price of 75.35. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 5 analysts in current tenure as 2 analysts having overweight ratings, 21 recommend as HOLD, 1 stands at Underweight and 4 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Hold by the pool of analysts.
The share price of AXP attracts active investors, as stock price of week’s volatility recorded 1.01%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week’s low with 52.14% and lagging behind from its 52-week’s high price with -0.51%.
State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 1.97% to close at $79.25 with the total traded volume of 1.81 Million shares. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over STT performance. Out of the pool of analysts 4 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 4 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 1 analyst. Majority ranked Hold from the pool of analysts.
The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $1.32 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $1.32. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $5.80 and for the one month was for $5.72 as compared to three months ago was for $5.58. Whereas, STT received highest price target of 94.00 and low target of 74.00. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 82.53 as compared to current price of 79.25.
The firm has institutional ownership of 90.80%, while insider ownership included 0.10%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 11.95. STT attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 with week’s performance of -1.14%.