Cornercap Investment Counsel Raised Its American Express Company (AXP) Holding, Grandeur Peak Global Advisors Boosted Gildan Activewear (GIL) Holding By $717,500

July 17, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

Grandeur Peak Global Advisors Llc increased Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) stake by 13.41% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors Llc acquired 28,700 shares as Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL)’s stock rose 10.95%. The Grandeur Peak Global Advisors Llc holds 242,764 shares with $6.15 million value, up from 214,064 last quarter. Gildan Activewear Inc now has $7.01 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.04% or $0.31 on July 14, reaching $30.19. About shares traded. Gildan Activewear Inc (USA) (NYSE:GIL) has declined 3.41% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.11% the S&P500.

Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc increased American Express Company (AXP) stake by 29.11% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc acquired 8,590 shares as American Express Company (AXP)’s stock declined 3.65%. The Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc holds 38,099 shares with $2.82 million value, up from 29,509 last quarter. American Express Company now has $76.14B valuation. The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.13 on July 14, reaching $85.28. About shares traded. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has risen 22.41% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.71% the S&P500.

Among 9 analysts covering Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE:GIL), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Gildan Activewear Inc. had 21 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, November 13. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 31. RBC Capital Markets downgraded Gildan Activewear Inc (USA) (NYSE:GIL) on Tuesday, July 11 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Gildan Activewear Inc (USA) (NYSE:GIL) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 16 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Gildan Activewear Inc (USA) (NYSE:GIL) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 26 by DA Davidson. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, June 19. TD Securities maintained Gildan Activewear Inc (USA) (NYSE:GIL) rating on Friday, April 28. TD Securities has “Buy” rating and $31 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Gildan Activewear Inc (USA) (NYSE:GIL) on Thursday, February 25 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, February 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Gildan Activewear Inc (USA) (NYSE:GIL) has “Sell” rating given on Monday, August 17 by Zacks.

Grandeur Peak Global Advisors Llc decreased Alamo Group Inc (NYSE:ALG) stake by 39,626 shares to 7,753 valued at $590,000 in 2016Q4. It also reduced Oxford Immunotec Global Plc (NASDAQ:OXFD) stake by 24,176 shares and now owns 649,403 shares. Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.02, from 0.86 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 73 investors sold AXP shares while 448 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 321 raised stakes. 729.39 million shares or 0.53% more from 725.57 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Fairfield Bush & reported 0.28% of its portfolio in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). St Germain D J accumulated 125,978 shares. The Vermont-based Hanson & Doremus Invest Mngmt has invested 0% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Cooke & Bieler Lp invested in 1.22% or 829,766 shares. Train Babcock Ltd Liability Company has 0.11% invested in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 3,550 shares. Country Tru Bank accumulated 404,192 shares or 1.52% of the stock. Braver Wealth Mgmt Llc reported 6,256 shares. Steinberg Global Asset, a Florida-based fund reported 4,505 shares. Sun Life Fin has 0% invested in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 31 shares. Meyer Handelman Com stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Family Mgmt Corporation reported 1.21% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). The Us-based Ancora Lc has invested 0% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Lee Danner Bass Inc owns 8,314 shares. Dubuque Retail Bank Trust Co reported 1.15% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Ahl Prtnrs Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.15% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP).

Since January 25, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 4 sales for $8.85 million activity. Another trade for 4,900 shares valued at $377,212 was made by GORDON MARC D on Wednesday, May 24. On Wednesday, February 22 Brennan John Joseph bought $318,940 worth of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) or 4,000 shares. On Wednesday, January 25 Cox L Kevin sold $6.01 million worth of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) or 77,006 shares. The insider Buckminster Douglas E. sold $237,720.

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