Gardner Russo & Gardner Lowered By $313,230 Its American Express (AXP) Position; Regal Investment Advisors Raised Its Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Holding

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Regal Investment Advisors Llc increased Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) stake by 84.17% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Regal Investment Advisors Llc acquired 23,999 shares as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s stock rose 5.87%. The Regal Investment Advisors Llc holds 52,512 shares with $7.26 million value, up from 28,513 last quarter. Johnson & Johnson now has $360.35B valuation. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $134.36. About 7.51 million shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 3.75% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.75% the S&P500. Some Historical JNJ News: 16/04/2018 – JANSSEN – COS TO SHARE DEVELOPMENT COSTS, COMMERCIAL PROFITS AND LOSSES; ADDITIONAL TERMS OF AGREEMENT NOT DISCLOSED; 02/04/2018 – J J EXPORTERS LTD JJEX.BO – APPROVAL OF RESIGNATION LETTER FROM S N JHUNJHUNWALA, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN; 20/03/2018 – DOMINIC J. CARUSO TO RETIRE AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER OF JOHNSON & JOHNSON; 18/05/2018 – Another #Alzheimers drug bites the dust… $JNJ terminates development of its BACE inhibitor atabecestat due to liver tox; 22/03/2018 – Global Low Temperature Sterilization Market Analysis & Outlook 2018-2022 Featuring Johnson & Johnson, 3M, Getinge and Steris – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 16/03/2018 – Johnson & Johnson Gets $2.1 Billion Offer for Blood Glucose Monitoring Business; 23/05/2018 – ADVISORY: JJ Ruest, CN interim president and chief executive officer, to address the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference i; 11/05/2018 – lnvokana (Canagliflozin; Johnson & Johnson/Mitsubishi Tanabe/Daiichi Sankyo) Drug Overview & Outlook 2016-2018 to 2025 – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 17/04/2018 – J&J Raises Sales Forecast in Health Earnings Kick-Off (Correct); 16/04/2018 – Bristol-Myers invites J&J into an alliance of giants on cardio drug development/commercialization program $BMY $JNJ

Gardner Russo & Gardner Llc decreased American Express (AXP) stake by 1.64% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Gardner Russo & Gardner Llc sold 2,955 shares as American Express (AXP)’s stock declined 1.40%. The Gardner Russo & Gardner Llc holds 177,446 shares with $18.90M value, down from 180,401 last quarter. American Express now has $90.89B valuation. The stock increased 0.29% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $107.31. About 3.12M shares traded. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has risen 7.31% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.31% the S&P500. Some Historical AXP News: 16/04/2018 – Fourth Annual American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit Connects Social Purpose Leaders from Around the World; 21/05/2018 – Moody’s: No Rating Impact On American Express Card Abs Following Issuance Of Unrated 2018-4 And 2018-5 Transactions; 15/05/2018 – American Express Total Card Member Loans, U.S. Consumer and Small Business, Were $64.5 Billion for April; 16/04/2018 – AMERICAN EXPRESS – PRELIMINARY USCS CARD MEMBER LOANS 30 DAYS PAST DUE LOANS AS A % OF TOTAL 1.4 PCT AT MARCH END VS 1.4 PCT AT FEB; 20/03/2018 – American Express: Orbitz Attack Involved Platform That Serves as Underlying Booking Engine for Amextravel.com; 15/05/2018 – American Express U.S. Small Business Card Member Total Loans Were $11.3 Billion for April; 20/03/2018 – American Express: Attack Didn’t Compromise American Express Global Business Travel; 18/04/2018 – American Express 1Q Global Comml Services Net $552M; 18/04/2018 – American Express 1Q Rev $9.72B; 07/05/2018 – Groupon Launches Local Restaurant Deals for American Express Card Members

Regal Investment Advisors Llc decreased First Tr Exch Traded Fd Iii stake by 7,656 shares to 38,368 valued at $2.39 million in 2018Q3. It also reduced Ishares Tr (FTY) stake by 9,261 shares and now owns 11,481 shares. Ishares Tr (USMV) was reduced too.

Among 5 analysts covering Johnson \u0026 Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Johnson \u0026 Johnson had 7 analyst reports since October 11, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Raymond James on Wednesday, October 17 with “Outperform”. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, January 14 report. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $152 target in Wednesday, October 17 report. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $130 target in Wednesday, January 2 report. The company was maintained on Monday, October 22 by Citigroup. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, October 11 by Morgan Stanley. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, January 2 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.08, from 0.97 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 43 investors sold JNJ shares while 748 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 719 raised stakes. 1.70 billion shares or 7.91% less from 1.84 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Acg Wealth reported 0.97% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Oppenheimer And Company holds 0.88% or 250,087 shares. Salient Trust Communication Lta reported 2.63% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Michigan-based Dillon And Assoc has invested 2.64% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Signature & Invest Advsr Ltd Llc owns 3,700 shares. Bouchey Fincl Ltd holds 0.12% or 3,631 shares in its portfolio. Bragg Fincl Advisors invested in 63,628 shares. Bender Robert Associate accumulated 0.31% or 4,860 shares. Security Savings Bank Of Sioux City Iowa Ia, Iowa-based fund reported 20,749 shares. Palisades Hudson Asset LP invested in 3,024 shares or 0.22% of the stock. Richard C Young And accumulated 68,086 shares. Raab Moskowitz Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp has 2.14% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Condor holds 3.01% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) or 119,394 shares. Moreover, Amg Natl Bankshares has 0.03% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Moreover, Reliance Trust Of Delaware has 1.28% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).

Since August 27, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 8 selling transactions for $79.44 million activity. Another trade for 8,441 shares valued at $1.23M was sold by Kapusta Ronald A. PEREZ WILLIAM D bought $133,910 worth of stock. On Friday, November 23 the insider Sneed Michael E sold $4.41M. MULCAHY ANNE M had bought 748 shares worth $100,050. $38.60 million worth of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) was sold by Gorsky Alex. Fasolo Peter had sold 166,695 shares worth $24.41M on Monday, December 3. 40,000 shares were sold by Duato Joaquin, worth $5.77M on Wednesday, November 7.

More notable recent Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Johnson & Johnson to acquire Auris Health for $3.4B – Seeking Alpha” on February 13, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Johnson & Johnson: P/E Matters – Seeking Alpha” published on January 17, 2019, Fool.com published: “Better Buy: Johnson & Johnson vs. Merck & Co. – Motley Fool” on February 04, 2019. More interesting news about Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Johnson & Johnson Wins FDA Panel Backing For Nasal Spray Depression Drug; PDUFA Date Awaits (NYSE:JNJ) – Benzinga” published on February 13, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “JNJ up 1% premarket on strong Q4 – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 22, 2019.

Investors sentiment is 0.84 in Q3 2018. Its the same as in 2018Q2. It is the same, 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. Riverhead Cap Limited Liability Com accumulated 25,873 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Boston Prtn has invested 0.53% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). 544,083 were reported by Btim. Raymond James Fin Services Advsr Incorporated stated it has 100,552 shares. Dodge Cox owns 2.15% invested in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 26.05 million shares. Farmers Merchants Invs Incorporated reported 528 shares stake. The California-based Mechanics Fincl Bank Tru Department has invested 0.16% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Principal Financial Gru Inc holds 0.1% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) or 1.06 million shares. Bbva Compass Fincl Bank Inc holds 94,284 shares. Ontario – Canada-based Foyston Gordon Payne has invested 3.51% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). 566,448 were reported by Great West Life Assurance Can. Cornercap Investment Counsel has invested 0.03% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Barrett Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.25% or 36,144 shares. Brown Advisory Inc owns 471,233 shares. The Massachusetts-based Cadence Lc has invested 0.02% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP).

Among 9 analysts covering American Express (NYSE:AXP), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. American Express had 12 analyst reports since September 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo maintained American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) rating on Thursday, January 3. Wells Fargo has “Outperform” rating and $115 target. Atlantic Securities upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, January 29 report. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, October 22 with “Market Perform”. Bank of America downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $115 target in Wednesday, December 19 report. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Friday, October 19. On Tuesday, January 8 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. The stock of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, November 29 by Buckingham Research. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, October 19 by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Monday, October 1 with “Outperform”.

More notable recent American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Analysts React After American Express (NYSE:AXP) Rings Up Q4 EPS, Sales Miss – Benzinga” on January 18, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “American Express Has Become Attractive – Seeking Alpha” published on January 14, 2019, Fool.com published: “Is American Express a Buy? – The Motley Fool” on January 24, 2019. More interesting news about American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Better Buy: Berkshire Hathaway vs. American Express – Motley Fool” published on January 28, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Could We Make an Entire “War on Cash” Index? – Motley Fool” with publication date: February 06, 2019.

Gardner Russo & Gardner Llc increased Berkshire Hathaway Inc Cl B (BRKB) stake by 24,097 shares to 2.55 million valued at $546.35M in 2018Q3. It also upped Compagnie Financiere Richemont (CFRHF) stake by 140,186 shares and now owns 11.64 million shares. Alphabet Inc Cl C was raised too.

Since September 4, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $6.34 million activity. Another trade for 9,000 shares valued at $960,959 was made by CAMPBELL JEFFREY C on Tuesday, September 4. 12,500 American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) shares with value of $1.30M were sold by Squeri Stephen J. $2.80M worth of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) was sold by GORDON MARC D.

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