Shares of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) ended Thursday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.13 points or 0.20% at $65.58 with 4.78 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $65.47, the shares hit an intraday low of $64.86 and an intraday high of $65.71 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $60.52 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 923.78 million shares.
On August 31, 2016 With a shared focus on exceptional service and innovative solutions for the business and leisure traveler, American Express and Delta Private Jets have joined forces to offer a new suite of travel benefits opening a new gateway of custom travel opportunities for select Card Members.
The new Premium Private Jet Program offers a reduced fee for Platinum Card Members who purchase the Delta Private Jets Card Membership, as well as a wide range of other benefits offering control, convenience and style in the air.
“Our Card Members love to travel, and they depend on us to not only make their journey more comfortable, but also make travel more seamless,” said Janey Whiteside, SVP Charge and Benefits for American Express. “Partnering with Delta Private Jets opens up one of the most premium travel experiences for our most jet-setting Card Members, giving them access to a custom, private travel experience at a value and with benefits available only with their Platinum or higher level Card.”
David Sneed, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Delta Private Jets, noted, “At Delta Private Jets, we are focused on exceeding the expectations of every traveler, before, during and after their flight. We welcome this opportunity to deliver an outstanding benefit and experience for American Express Card Members with the new Premium Private Jet Program.”
Shares of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) ended Thursday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.03 points or 0.20% at $15.27 with 4.43 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $15.20, the shares hit an intraday low of $15.09 and an intraday high of $15.30 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $3.71 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 243.14 million shares.
Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) on August 24, 2016 announced the election of Michael G. Stewart and C. Reynolds Thompson, III to its board of directors.
Stewart, presently a private investor and an attorney with broad healthcare experience, was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Medical Properties Trust from 2005 to 2010. He also is a published author with four novels to his credit.
Thompson is Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Select Strategies Realty of Cincinnati, a privately held real estate company specializing in retail and mixed-use properties in the Southeast and Midwest.
A native of south Alabama, Stewart earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Auburn University and a J.D. from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. After practicing healthcare law for six years with two different Birmingham firms, he joined Complete Healthcare Services, Inc., a managed care company, serving as Vice President and General Counsel. He then guided Complete Health through its merger with United Healthcare, Inc., where he filled a similar role.
Mr. Stewart joined MPT in 2004 as General Counsel, working with the company’s three original founders to establish a strong foundation for the business. In January 2005, he was named Executive Vice President and General Counsel and played a key role in managing legal matters related to the company’s listing on the New York Stock Exchange in July of that year. Five years later, he left the company to pursue his writing interest.