Lance Balk just Unloaded 100,000 shares of Six Flags Entertainment (SIX), be careful if you are long!; Davis Selected Advisers Decreased American Express Co. (AXP) Holding By $35.34 Million

It was announced in an electronic form which was filled with the Washington-based SEC that Lance Balk, who works for Six Flags Entertainment Corp, and currently serves as Exec. VP and General Counsel executed an insider sale on February 28, 2018. Lance sold 100,000 shares of the stock exchange listed company totalled based on $65.7 U.S. Dollars for every share. As revealed in the electronic form available here, the aggregate amount of the sale was $6,566,645 U.S. Dollars. Today, Lance Balk has in hand a total of 115,738 shares or 0.14% of the Company’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding). It is an important trade and hence it will possibly not stay unnoticed.

Davis Selected Advisers decreased American Express Co. (AXP) stake by 3.48% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Davis Selected Advisers sold 392,628 shares as American Express Co. (AXP)’s stock declined 3.65%. The Davis Selected Advisers holds 10.90M shares with $986.23M value, down from 11.30 million last quarter. American Express Co. now has $83.89B valuation. The stock decreased 2.08% or $2.07 during the last trading session, reaching $97.51. About 4.05M shares traded or 3.40% up from the average. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has risen 22.41% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.71% the S&P500.

Among 16 analysts covering Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE:SIX), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Six Flags Entertainment has $76.0 highest and $4000 lowest target. $63.36’s average target is -1.14% below currents $64.09 stock price. Six Flags Entertainment had 35 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 16 by Oppenheimer. Wedbush maintained the shares of SIX in report on Thursday, April 28 with “Outperform” rating. Macquarie Research downgraded it to “Sell” rating and $4000 target in Thursday, July 27 report. As per Thursday, October 5, the company rating was downgraded by Hilliard Lyons. The stock of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, April 6 by Oppenheimer. The company was initiated on Tuesday, April 19 by Stephens. As per Tuesday, June 20, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. The stock of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 27 by FBR Capital. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, April 6 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by Oppenheimer.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation owns and operates regional theme and water parks under the Six Flags brand name. The company has market cap of $5.42 billion. The companyÂ’s parks offer various thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts and shows, restaurants, game venues, and retail outlets, as well as family-oriented entertainment. It has a 32.62 P/E ratio. It owns and operates 18 parks, including 16 parks in the United States; 1 park in Mexico City, Mexico; and 1 park in Montreal, Canada.

The stock decreased 1.35% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $64.09. About 651,469 shares traded. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) has risen 5.91% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.79% the S&P500.

Analysts await American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $1.71 earnings per share, up 27.61% or $0.37 from last year’s $1.34 per share. AXP’s profit will be $1.47 billion for 14.26 P/E if the $1.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.58 actual earnings per share reported by American Express Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.23% EPS growth.

Since September 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 insider sales for $35.65 million activity. Another trade for 10,230 shares valued at $926,361 was made by Bush James Peter on Monday, October 2. On Tuesday, December 12 Gupta Ashwini sold $5.63 million worth of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) or 56,680 shares. Buckminster Douglas E. had sold 88,930 shares worth $8.79M on Monday, December 11. $506,340 worth of stock was sold by Sobbott Susan on Thursday, September 7. 43,741 American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) shares with value of $4.32M were sold by O’Neill Michael John. The insider Zukauckas Linda sold $304,962. Williams Anre D also sold $2.87M worth of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) shares.

Among 36 analysts covering American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), 11 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 21 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. American Express Company had 108 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $95.0 target in Friday, August 18 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Thursday, October 19 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, January 10 report. The stock of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) earned “Hold” rating by Compass Point on Thursday, October 12. On Tuesday, June 7 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral”. Vetr upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, August 21 report. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. On Friday, February 2 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. On Monday, August 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Vetr to “Buy”. On Friday, January 12 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 47 investors sold AXP shares while 434 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes. 709.03 million shares or 0.92% less from 715.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Grimes And reported 9,254 shares. Tokio Marine Asset Mngmt Com holds 7,696 shares. Old Dominion Cap owns 0.92% invested in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 10,000 shares. Westwood Mgmt Il has 0.05% invested in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Sector Pension Board owns 83,370 shares. Peregrine Asset Advisers Incorporated has 44,928 shares for 2.14% of their portfolio. Ftb Advisors accumulated 1,084 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Koch Industry has 3,101 shares. Regions Fincl accumulated 239,441 shares or 0.25% of the stock. Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al invested in 0.03% or 24,400 shares. Woodstock holds 0.23% of its portfolio in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 13,207 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia Trust, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 68 shares. Mount Vernon Assocs Md holds 18,375 shares or 2.75% of its portfolio. 10,824 were reported by Berkshire Asset Mgmt Ltd Company Pa. 1,019 were reported by Lenox Wealth Management.

Davis Selected Advisers increased Sl Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG) stake by 28,235 shares to 117,429 valued at $11.90M in 2017Q3. It also upped Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) stake by 368,667 shares and now owns 26.34M shares. New Oriental Education & Technology Adr (NYSE:EDU) was raised too.