As American Express Co (AXP) Market Valuation Declined, Holder Hennessy Advisors Has Decreased Its Stake; Camarda Financial Advisors Has Lifted Its M D C Hldgs (MDC) Holding by $1.59 Million; Stock Declined

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Hennessy Advisors Inc decreased its stake in American Express Co (AXP) by 23.53% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hennessy Advisors Inc sold 4,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.40% with the market. The institutional investor held 13,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.38 million, down from 17,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hennessy Advisors Inc who had been investing in American Express Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $84.19B market cap company. The stock increased 0.30% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $98.55. About 2.77 million shares traded. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has risen 7.31% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.31% the S&P500. Some Historical AXP News: 28/05/2018 – American Express Co Non-Deal Roadshow Set By KBW for Jun. 4; 20/03/2018 – AMERICAN EXPRESS STATEMENT REGARDING ORBITZ CYBER ATTACK; 29/05/2018 – EXCLUSIVE-India resists lobbying by U.S. payment firms to ease local data storage rules; 20/03/2018 – American Express: Orbitz Attack Involved Platform That Serves as Underlying Booking Engine for Amextravel.com; 10/05/2018 – Parallel North IP Expands Licensing Business with NEC and American Express Patent Portfolios Owned by Strategic Partner, Dominion Harbor; 25/04/2018 – EazyDiner Launches India’s Most Powerful Dining Program ‘EazyDiner Prime’ in Association With American Express; 19/04/2018 – American Express Co Volume Jumps More Than Nine Times Average; 02/04/2018 – American Express Co Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average; 15/05/2018 – American Express U.S. Small Business Card Member Total Loans Were $11.3 Billion for April; 16/04/2018 – FITBIT INC – FITBIT PAY ADDS CHASE TO EXISTING BANK AND CARD ISSUERS AMERICAN EXPRESS, BANK OF AMERICA, CAPITAL ONE, U.S. BANK AND WELLS FARGO IN U.S

Camarda Financial Advisors Llc increased its stake in M D C Hldgs Inc (MDC) by 2235.22% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Camarda Financial Advisors Llc bought 54,763 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.96% with the market. The institutional investor held 57,213 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.69M, up from 2,450 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Camarda Financial Advisors Llc who had been investing in M D C Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.75B market cap company. The stock increased 0.72% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $30.91. About 411,363 shares traded. M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) has declined 12.19% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.19% the S&P500. Some Historical MDC News: 03/05/2018 – MDC Holdings 1Q Net $38.8M; 13/03/2018 – MDC HOLDINGS INC MDC.N : UBS RAISES TO BUY FROM SELL; 12/04/2018 – Richmond American To Celebrate New Community In Mesa; 25/04/2018 – S&P AFFIRMS MDC HOLDINGS ‘BB+’ RATING, OUTLOOK STABLE; 14/03/2018 – Fitch Affirms M.D.C. Holdings’ IDR at ‘BBB-‘; Outlook Stable; 03/05/2018 – MDC Holdings 1Q Dollar Value of Net New Orders Up 15% to $863.7M; 16/04/2018 – Grand Opening In Tucson’s Mountain Vail Ranch; 03/05/2018 – MDC Holdings 1Q Ending Backlog Dollar Value Up 18% to $1.88B; 17/04/2018 – Richmond American Announces Model Grand Opening Event In Loveland; 03/05/2018 – MDC Holdings 1Q EPS 68c

Among 13 analysts covering MDC Holdings (NYSE:MDC), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. MDC Holdings had 40 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 31. On Thursday, August 2 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Neutral”. Barclays Capital downgraded it to “Equal Weight” rating and $24 target in Wednesday, January 20 report. Citigroup downgraded M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) on Wednesday, May 10 to “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, May 16. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of MDC in report on Friday, September 21 to “Underweight” rating. Evercore upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Thursday, October 25 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, May 8. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 22.

Since August 22, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $4.24 million activity. MIZEL LARRY A also sold $331,500 worth of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) on Wednesday, August 22.

Camarda Financial Advisors Llc, which manages about $213.32M and $88.16 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Alps Etf Tr (AMLP) by 33,419 shares to 654,487 shares, valued at $6.99M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Invesco Exchng Traded Fd Tr by 13,113 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 537,832 shares, and cut its stake in Ameriprise Finl Inc (NYSE:AMP).

More notable recent M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “M.D.C. Holdings Hit a Small Sales Blip in Q4, but Outlook Still Looks Promising – The Motley Fool” on February 07, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “M.D.C. Holdings announces stock dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on November 22, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “Richmond American Debuts Three New Models at Popular Erie Masterplan – PRNewswire” on January 08, 2019. More interesting news about M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Recent Analysis Shows Verizon Communications, MGM Resorts International, Exelon, Axon Enterprise, MDC, and TG Therapeutics Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth – GlobeNewswire” published on December 12, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Research Report Identifies Warrior Met Coal, Shake Shack, Enable Midstream Partners, LP, Jagged Peak Energy, MDC, and NetScout with Renewed Outlook — Fundamental Analysis, Calculating Forward Movement – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: November 12, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 1.04 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 28 investors sold MDC shares while 50 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 44.07 million shares or 1.93% more from 43.23 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Wealthtrust holds 0.01% or 453 shares. Artemis Mngmt Ltd Liability Partnership has 353,900 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability owns 0.02% invested in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) for 136,080 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 0% or 31,606 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt Inc has 417,954 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 2,643 shares. Hamlin Cap Mngmt owns 1.83 million shares or 2.12% of their US portfolio. Burney reported 0.47% in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC). Principal Fincl Group Incorporated Incorporated, Iowa-based fund reported 365,358 shares. Sun Life Financial holds 0.02% or 3,346 shares in its portfolio. Brandes Investment Partners Ltd Partnership reported 0.22% of its portfolio in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC). Numerixs Inv Technology invested 0.02% of its portfolio in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC). Signaturefd Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 830 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Systems owns 125,092 shares. Art Advsrs Lc, a New York-based fund reported 12,355 shares.

Hennessy Advisors Inc, which manages about $5.52 billion and $2.71B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Union Bankshares Corp New (NASDAQ:UBSH) by 20,000 shares to 235,000 shares, valued at $9.06M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Pbf Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF) by 444,200 shares in the quarter, for a total of 520,900 shares, and has risen its stake in Ugi Corp New (NYSE:UGI).

Among 39 analysts covering American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), 14 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 22 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. American Express Company had 138 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Monday, October 1 with “Outperform”. The stock of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) earned “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Monday, January 25. The rating was initiated by Compass Point with “Buy” on Friday, April 15. The rating was initiated by Atlantic Securities on Tuesday, October 24 with “Hold”. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 6 by Nomura. The firm has “Buy” rating by Nomura given on Friday, October 19. Credit Suisse downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Tuesday, December 5 report. The stock of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 28 by Susquehanna. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, October 19. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $85 target in Monday, May 1 report.

Since August 1, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $5.95 million activity. 9,000 shares were sold by CAMPBELL JEFFREY C, worth $897,552. Shares for $2.80M were sold by GORDON MARC D.

Investors sentiment is 0.84 in 2018 Q3. Its the same as in 2018Q2. It has no change, as 42 investors sold AXP shares while 446 reduced holdings. only 109 funds opened positions while 301 raised stakes. 688.76 million shares or 1.08% less from 696.30 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Greenwood Gearhart Inc holds 0.51% of its portfolio in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 17,156 shares. First Commercial Bank Of Hutchinson has 0.19% invested in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Bartlett Limited Liability Co has 0.24% invested in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 60,859 shares. Hilltop Hldgs accumulated 2,493 shares. Moreover, Arcadia Inv Mi has 0.51% invested in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 18,148 shares. Moody Comml Bank Trust Division accumulated 119,783 shares. 13,167 were reported by Ameritas Investment Prtn. S&Co owns 0.07% invested in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 5,900 shares. Lourd Cap Ltd Liability holds 0.26% or 37,837 shares in its portfolio. Proshare Advsr Limited Liability Company holds 0.2% or 273,888 shares. Massachusetts-based Boston Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.1% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Advisory Svcs Networks Limited Liability Co invested in 13,619 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Numerixs Investment Techs owns 14,632 shares for 0.3% of their portfolio. Howland Capital Management Limited Company reported 0.14% of its portfolio in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Harbour Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability Co reported 2,500 shares.

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