American Express Company Profile (NYSE:AXP)

About American Express

American Express logoAmerican Express Company is a services company. The Company's principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products, and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world. The Company's segments include U.S. Consumer Services (USCS), International Consumer and Network Services (ICNS), Global Commercial Services (GCS) and Global Merchant Services (GMS). The USCS segment includes the U.S. Consumer Card Services business and travel services in the United States. The ICNS segment includes the International Consumer Card Services business, Global Network Services (GNS) business and travel services outside the United States. The GCS segment includes the Global Corporate Payments (GCP) business, small business services businesses in the United States and internationally, merchant financing products and foreign exchange services operations. The GMS segment includes the Global Merchant Services business and global loyalty coalition businesses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Credit Services
  • Sub-Industry: Consumer Finance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AXP
  • CUSIP: 02581610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $63.37
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $64.86
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $63.51
  • 52-Week Range: $50.27 - $77.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.33
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.66
  • P/E Growth: 1.51
  • Market Cap: $59.16B
  • Outstanding Shares: 923,780,000
  • Beta: 1.24
  • Net Margins: 16.73%
  • Return on Equity: 28.00%
  • Return on Assets: 3.69%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.45%
  • Current Ratio: 1.98%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.98%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Express (NYSE:AXP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Sell Ratings, 18 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.03)
Consensus Price Target: $68.75 (7.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for American Express (NYSE:AXP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/16/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingSell$62.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$74.00View Rating Details
9/9/2016Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageUnderweight$62.00View Rating Details
9/7/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingHold$71.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/24/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
7/21/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/21/2016BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageHold$73.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$60.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
7/9/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/10/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$65.00View Rating Details
7/8/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingNeutral$66.00View Rating Details
6/15/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/10/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
6/7/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$62.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingBuy$77.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016MacquarieBoost Price TargetUnderperform$59.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016Compass PointBoost Price TargetBuy$69.00 -> $74.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$64.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details
3/22/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/8/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/25/2016ArgusDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
1/24/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
1/24/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
1/22/2016SusquehannaReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/22/2016Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/19/2016Sandler O'NeillLower Price TargetBuy$83.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details
12/22/2015JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
11/9/2015Topeka Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageHold$76.00View Rating Details
10/22/2015S&P Equity ResearchBoost Price TargetHold$80.00 -> $81.00View Rating Details
9/24/2015Evercore ISILower Price TargetHold$81.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
9/17/2015Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/9/2015Portales PartnersUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
2/17/2015GuggenheimDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/13/2015FBR & CoLower Price TargetMarket Perform$92.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/1/2014 forward)


Earnings History for American Express (NYSE:AXP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/20/2016Q216$1.95$2.10$8.33 billion$8.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$1.35$1.45$8.08 billion$8.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/21/2016Q415$1.13$1.23$8.33 billion$8.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$1.31$1.24$8.32 billion$8.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$1.32$1.42$8.46 billion$8.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2015Q115$1.37$1.48$8.23 billion$7.95 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2015Q414$1.38$1.39$8.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/15/2014Q314$1.36$1.40$8.37 billion$8.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$1.38$1.43$8.66 billion$8.66 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2014Q114$1.29$1.33$8.36 billion$8.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/15/2014Q413$1.25$1.25$8.55 billion$8.55 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2013Q114$1.22$1.25$8.22 billion$8.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2013Q2 2013$1.22$1.27$8.32 billion$8.25 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2013Q1 2013$1.13$1.15$8.05 billion$7.88 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/17/2013Q4 2012$1.06$1.09$8.12 billion$8.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2012$1.08$1.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2012$1.10$1.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2012$1.00$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2012$0.96$1.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.94$1.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.96$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.93$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2011$0.97$0.94ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for American Express (NYSE:AXP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.5 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.49 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20166$1.25$1.45$1.38
Q2 20164$1.10$2.11$1.68
Q3 20164$0.88$0.98$0.94
Q4 20164$0.88$1.03$0.97
Q1 20173$1.23$1.38$1.28
Q2 20173$1.32$1.47$1.40
Q3 20173$1.33$1.46$1.39
Q4 20173$1.37$1.53$1.46
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for American Express (NYSE:AXP)
Annual Dividend:$1.16
Dividend Yield:1.81%
Dividend Growth:12.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:20.42% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.09% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
21.13% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for American Express (NYSE:AXP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for American Express (NYSE:AXP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.78%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.18%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/25/2016Susan SobbottInsiderSell14,682$65.50$961,671.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Michael John O'neillEVPSell51,690$64.95$3,357,265.50View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Kenneth I ChenaultCEOSell838,968$62.65$52,561,345.20View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016Linda ZukauckasEVPSell2,547$66.08$168,305.76View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016Ronald A WilliamsDirectorBuy18,040$55.51$1,001,400.40View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Douglas E. BuckminsterinsiderSell46,345$72.85$3,376,233.25View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015Neal J SampleInsiderSell4,317$80.74$348,554.58View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Ronald A WilliamsDirectorBuy13,585$80.98$1,100,113.30View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Kenneth I ChenaultCEOSell769,000$80.07$61,573,830.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Linda ZukauckasEVPSell4,000$81.59$326,360.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Jeffrey C CampbellCFOBuy25,000$83.21$2,080,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Josh SilvermanInsiderSell36,069$82.89$2,989,759.41View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014James Peter BushEVPSell86,812$89.22$7,745,366.64View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Susan SobbottInsiderSell41,844$89.17$3,731,229.48View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Edward P GilliganInsiderSell357,142$86.24$30,799,926.08View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014L Kevin CoxInsiderSell62,500$86.73$5,420,625.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014John D HayesEVPSell39,265$91.16$3,579,397.40View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014James Peter BushEVPSell75,000$93.31$6,998,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Douglas BuckminsterInsiderSell40,000$89.56$3,582,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Thomas SchickEVPSell230,000$91.25$20,987,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Kenneth ChenaultCEOSell756,223$89.68$67,818,078.64View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014Daniel SchulmanInsiderSell77,466$85.20$6,600,103.20View SEC Filing  
1/22/2014John HayesEVPSell159,370$90.88$14,483,545.60View SEC Filing  
12/5/2013Vernon Jordan, Jr.InsiderSell46,943$84.41$3,962,458.63View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Ashwini GuptaInsiderSell102,500$84.37$8,647,925.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013William H GlennInsiderSell119,845$81.89$9,814,107.05View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Stephen J SqueriInsiderSell103,046$80.45$8,290,050.70View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013L Kevin CoxInsiderSell66,737$79.99$5,338,292.63View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Louise M ParentEVPSell130,000$79.64$10,353,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2013Douglas E BuckminsterInsiderSell91,160$74.96$6,833,353.60View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Edward P GilliganInsiderSell415,646$76.04$31,605,721.84View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Kenneth I ChenaultCEOSell471,808$76.36$36,027,258.88View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Daniel T HenryCFOSell155,869$74.56$11,621,592.64View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013John D HayesEVPSell182,350$75.71$13,805,718.50View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013James Peter BushEVPSell67,387$69.93$4,712,372.91View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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American Express (NYSE:AXP) Chart for Saturday, October, 1, 2016

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