Menta Capital Holding in Booz Allen Hamilton Hldg Cor (BAH) Has Decreased by $667,530; Holder Gm Advisory Group Increased American Express Co (AXP) Stake

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Menta Capital Llc decreased its stake in Booz Allen Hamilton Hldg Cor (BAH) by 35.44% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Menta Capital Llc sold 14,834 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.60% with the market. The hedge fund held 27,018 shares of the professional services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.22M, down from 41,852 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Menta Capital Llc who had been investing in Booz Allen Hamilton Hldg Cor for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.93B market cap company. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $56.59. About 1.77M shares traded or 53.04% up from the average. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) has risen 39.77% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.40% the S&P500. Some Historical BAH News: 23/05/2018 – Booz Allen Hamilton to Webcast Investor Day Presentations on Wednesday, June 6, 2018; 10/04/2018 – BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON HOLDING CORP BAH.N : CITIGROUP RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $41 FROM $40; 26/04/2018 – U.S. Air Force Awards Booz Allen Spot on $998M IDIQ Contract to Bolster the 96th Test Wing’s Test Capabilities; 23/03/2018 – Sevatec Expands Immigration Data Sciences Portfolio; 08/03/2018 – Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Noble Energy, Molson Coors Brewing, Booz Allen Hamilton Holding, Estee Lauder Compa; 16/04/2018 – Booz Allen Hamilton to Host Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2018 Results on Tuesday, May 29,; 29/05/2018 – Booz Allen Hamilton Sees FY Rev Growth 6%-8%; 27/03/2018 – BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON – U.S. EPA AWARDED CO A SPOT ON A $115 MLN, FIVE-YEAR, INDEFINITE DELIVERY/INDEFINITE QUALITY CONTRACT; 18/04/2018 – Harris, St. Laurent & Chaudhry LLP and Mark Kelly, Esq; 26/04/2018 – BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON – AIR FORCE MATERIEL COMMAND AWARDED CO SPOT ON $998 MLN INDEFINITE DELIVERY/INDEFINITE QUANTITY MULTIPLE-AWARD CONTRACT

Gm Advisory Group Inc increased its stake in American Express Co (AXP) by 72.56% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gm Advisory Group Inc bought 43,790 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.45% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 104,142 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $9.93 million, up from 60,352 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gm Advisory Group Inc who had been investing in American Express Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $95.74B market cap company. The stock increased 1.04% or $1.17 during the last trading session, reaching $113.52. About 4.78 million shares traded or 21.49% up from the average. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has risen 14.57% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.20% the S&P500. Some Historical AXP News: 28/03/2018 – American Express: Richard Petrino Appointed Corporate Controller, Principal Accounting Officer, Effective Immediatel; 18/04/2018 – CAMPBELL: AMEX EXPECTS TO CONTINUE GROWING ONLINE SAVINGS UNIT; 09/03/2018 – Leveraging FinTech Innovation Proving to be Critically Valuable for Growing Number of Industries; 18/04/2018 – American Express 1Q Net $1.63B; 20/03/2018 – American Express: Orbitz Attack Involved Platform That Serves as Underlying Booking Engine for Amextravel.com; 20/03/2018 – AMERICAN EXPRESS STATEMENT REGARDING ORBITZ CYBER ATTACK; 18/04/2018 – AMERICAN EXPRESS CO – QTRLY REVENUE $9.7 BLN; 18/04/2018 – American Express Expects Revenue to Be Up at Least 8 % This Year; 15/05/2018 – American Express USCS Card Member 30 Days Past Due Loans as % of Total Were 1.3 % for April; 15/05/2018 – American Express U.S. Small Business Card Member Net Write-off Rate, Principal Only, Was 1.9 % for April

Gm Advisory Group Inc, which manages about $547.47M and $268.73 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VGK) by 158,269 shares to 117,521 shares, valued at $5.71 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VPL) by 69,654 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 100,371 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (IVV).

More notable recent American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “2 Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy in March – Motley Fool” on March 17, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Tracking Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio – Q4 2018 Update – Seeking Alpha” published on February 15, 2019, Businesswire.com published: “Organization Announcement: American Express – Business Wire” on February 27, 2019. More interesting news about American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “American Express rises ahead of investor day – Seeking Alpha” published on March 12, 2019 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “10 Blue-Chip Stocks to Lead the Market – Investorplace.com” with publication date: February 25, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 0.84 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 56 investors sold AXP shares while 420 reduced holdings. 105 funds opened positions while 318 raised stakes. 695.57 million shares or 0.99% more from 688.76 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Raymond James & holds 0.13% or 754,715 shares in its portfolio. Gardner Russo Gardner Ltd owns 163,749 shares. Moon Capital Lc reported 0% of its portfolio in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.61% of its portfolio in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 463,341 shares. 37,000 were reported by Olstein Cap Management L P. The Arizona-based Ironwood Inv Counsel Limited Liability Corporation has invested 2.43% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). The Texas-based Avalon Advsr Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.73% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Advisory Alpha Limited Com has invested 0.13% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Accredited Invsts Inc has 0.06% invested in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 2,767 shares. Tarbox Family Office accumulated 0.02% or 550 shares. Acg Wealth reported 14,485 shares. Pettee Inc has 12,153 shares. Hartford Inv Mgmt Company stated it has 0.26% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Hanson & Doremus Invest Mgmt stated it has 0.07% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Sa owns 176,059 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio.

Since November 1, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $2.59 million activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.29, from 0.98 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 29 investors sold BAH shares while 95 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. 121.78 million shares or 0.75% less from 122.70 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Massachusetts-based Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH). Shine Inv Advisory, a Colorado-based fund reported 240 shares. Cambiar Investors Ltd Company holds 0.09% or 90,369 shares. 79,564 are held by Ajo L P. 1.30M were accumulated by Tiaa Cref Investment Mgmt Lc. Florida-based Raymond James And has invested 0.01% in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH). Jefferies Gru Limited owns 74,791 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Minnesota-based Thrivent Financial For Lutherans has invested 0.11% in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH). Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) for 207,250 shares. Ser Automobile Association reported 0.01% stake. Us Savings Bank De holds 2,435 shares. Connor Clark & Lunn Inv Mngmt stated it has 0% in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH). State Of Wisconsin Board has 0% invested in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH). Waddell Reed reported 1.65M shares. 82,445 were reported by Suntrust Banks.

Menta Capital Llc, which manages about $2.11B and $269.78 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Quanta Svcs Inc (NYSE:PWR) by 19,559 shares to 25,810 shares, valued at $777,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Mgm Growth Pptys Llc by 45,437 shares in the quarter, for a total of 62,905 shares, and has risen its stake in Life Storage Inc.

Analysts await Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) to report earnings on June, 4. They expect $0.62 earnings per share, up 19.23% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.52 per share. BAH’s profit will be $86.85 million for 22.82 P/E if the $0.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.72 actual earnings per share reported by Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.89% negative EPS growth.

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