NYSE:AXP - American Express Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$100.69 +0.19 (+0.19 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 04:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$100.50
Today's Range$100.07 - $100.88
52-Week Range$83.33 - $103.24
Volume3.26 million shs
Average Volume3.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$86.47 billion
P/E Ratio17.15
Dividend Yield1.38%
American Express logoAmerican Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services to consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates through four segments: U.S. Consumer Services, International Consumer and Network Services, Global Commercial Services, and Global Merchant Services. The company's products and services include charge and credit card products, as well as other payment and financing products; network services; expense management products and services; travel-related services; and stored value/prepaid products. Its products and services also comprise merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, merchant financing, point-of-sale marketing, and information products and services for merchants; and fraud prevention services, as well as the design and operation of customer loyalty programs. The company sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through online applications, direct mail, in-house teams, third-party vendors, and direct response advertising. American Express Company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.67
Current Ratio1.90
Quick Ratio1.90


Trailing P/E Ratio17.15
Forward P/E Ratio13.95
P/E Growth1.36

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.47 billion
Price / Sales2.59
Cash Flow$7.6512 per share
Price / Cash13.16
Book Value$21.00 per share
Price / Book4.79


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.87
Net Income$2.74 billion
Net Margins8.79%
Return on Equity28.41%
Return on Assets3.27%


Outstanding Shares860,360,000
Market Cap$86,466.38

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American Express (NYSE:AXP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Express' stock symbol?

American Express trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AXP."

How often does American Express pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Express?

American Express declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 6th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, August 10th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 5th. View American Express' Dividend History.

How will American Express' stock buyback program work?

American Express declared that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, June 28th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $3,400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 4.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 18th. The payment services company reported $1.86 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.15. The payment services company earned $9.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.49 billion. American Express had a return on equity of 28.41% and a net margin of 8.79%. American Express's quarterly revenue was up 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.34 EPS. View American Express' Earnings History.

When is American Express' next earnings date?

American Express is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for American Express.

What price target have analysts set for AXP?

26 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for American Express' stock. Their predictions range from $86.00 to $128.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' share price to reach $107.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for American Express.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Express?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 12 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of American Express' key competitors?

Who are American Express' key executives?

American Express' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stephen Joseph Squeri, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Jeffrey C. Campbell, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Ms. Laureen E. Seeger, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Mr. Douglas E. Buckminster, Group Pres of Global Consumer Services (Age 57)
  • Mr. Richard Petrino, Exec. VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 50)

Has American Express been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AXP stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Express earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the payment services company an impact score of 46.22 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are American Express' major shareholders?

American Express' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.18%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.33%), Swedbank (0.12%), Hexavest Inc. (0.06%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own American Express stock include Anre D Williams, Ashwini Gupta, Douglas E Buckminster, James Peter Bush, Jeffrey C Campbell, John Joseph Brennan, Kenneth I Chenault, L Kevin Cox, Linda Zukauckas, Marc D Gordon, Michael John O'neill, Paul D Fabara, Richard Petrino, Stephen J Squeri, Susan Sobbott and Zita Peach. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Express.

Which major investors are selling American Express stock?

AXP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Swedbank, Capital One National Association, BLB&B Advisors LLC, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V.. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Anre D Williams, Ashwini Gupta, Douglas E Buckminster, James Peter Bush, Jeffrey C Campbell, Kenneth I Chenault, L Kevin Cox, Linda Zukauckas, Michael John O'neill, Paul D Fabara, Richard Petrino, Stephen J Squeri and Susan Sobbott. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Express.

Which major investors are buying American Express stock?

AXP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Franklin Street Advisors Inc. NC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, James Hambro & Partners, Pennsylvania Trust Co, FormulaFolio Investments LLC and Welch & Forbes LLC. Company insiders that have bought American Express stock in the last two years include John Joseph Brennan and Zita Peach. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Express.

How do I buy shares of American Express?

Shares of AXP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is American Express' stock price today?

One share of AXP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $100.69.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $86.47 billion and generates $33.47 billion in revenue each year. The payment services company earns $2.74 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.87 on an earnings per share basis. American Express employs 55,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact American Express?

American Express' mailing address is 200 VESEY STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10285. The payment services company can be reached via phone at 212-640-2000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for American Express (NYSE AXP)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  759 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,026 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,785
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Express and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AXP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AXP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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