American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -1.59% to $73.58 in a active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 3.62 Million shares have changed hands in this session. American Express (AXP) revealed that its U.S.-based regular full-time and part-time employees will be eligible for 20 weeks of paid parental leave. In addition, the company will be increasing its employee benefits for reproductive services, surrogacy, adoption and lactation.
The new paid parental leave policy covers women and men welcoming a child through birth, adoption and surrogacy. In addition to the 20 weeks of paid parental leave, birthing mothers will be eligible to receive paid, medically-necessary leave related to the birth of their child, which is generally, six to eight additional weeks. The firm has institutional ownership of 82.40%, while insider ownership included 0.19%. AXP attains analyst recommendation of 2.80 with week’s performance of 2.15%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is -2.48%.
Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDTI) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a decrease of -1.35% to 24.13 with around 1.1 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDTI) declared that Selena Loh LaCroix, an executive with Egon Zehnder, the largest privately held executive search and talent advisory firm, has been appointed to the IDT Board of Directors, effective Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.
IDT Board Chairman John Schofield stated “We are very excited to welcome Selena to the Board.”Selena brings a global perspective gained from many years of international experience, and a deep understanding of the semiconductor space from an executive leadership advisory and organizational development perspective. She also has important expertise in the area of cyber security and awareness, compliance, and corporate strategy. We look forward to her contributions.” The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 48.77% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -14.92%.
Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 20.53% and for the year was -11.81%, while the YTD performance remained at -8.43%. IDTI has Average True Range for 14 days of 0.76.