NYSE:AXP - American Express Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $105.70 -1.00 (-0.94 %) (As of 12/17/2018 07:47 AM ET)Previous Close$106.70Today's Range$104.93 - $106.4552-Week Range$87.54 - $114.55Volume5.25 million shsAverage Volume3.55 million shsMarket Capitalization$90.30 billionP/E Ratio18.01Dividend Yield1.48%Beta1.06 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email American 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 has a strategic partnership with PayPal Holdings, Inc. to improve the digital payments experience for the United States American Express Card members paying with PayPal and Venmo. The company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Receive AXP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AXP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Nondepository credit institutions Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:AXP Previous Symbol CUSIP02581610 Webwww.americanexpress.com Phone212-640-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.58 Current Ratio1.88 Quick Ratio1.88 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.01 Forward P/E Ratio14.32 P/E Growth1.36 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$33.47 billion Price / Sales2.70 Cash Flow$7.6318 per share Price / Cash Flow13.85 Book Value$21.00 per share Price / Book5.03 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.87 Net Income$2.74 billion Net Margins9.51% Return on Equity31.26% Return on Assets3.41% Miscellaneous Employees55,000 Outstanding Shares854,260,000Market Cap$90.30 billion OptionableOptionable 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, November 27th. Investors of record on Friday, January 4th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, February 8th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 3rd. View American Express' Dividend History. How will American Express' stock buyback program work? American Express announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Thursday, June 28th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $3,400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 4.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were American Express' earnings last quarter? American Express (NYSE:AXP) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The payment services company reported $1.88 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.77 by $0.11. The payment services company had revenue of $10.14 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.06 billion. American Express had a net margin of 9.51% and a return on equity of 31.26%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.50 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 Thursday, January 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Express. What guidance has American Express issued on next quarter's earnings? American Express updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 18th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $7.30-7.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $7.29. What price target have analysts set for AXP? 24 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for American Express' shares. Their predictions range from $87.00 to $131.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' share price to reach $112.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Express. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Express? 24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Express. Has American Express been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about AXP stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Express earned a news impact score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the payment services company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of American Express' key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Express include Zurich Insurance Group (ZURVY), CHINA MERCHANTS/ADR (CIHKY), Synchrony Financial (SYF), HARGREAVES LANS/ADR (HRGLY), Ally Financial (ALLY), SBI (SBHGF), Green Dot (GDOT), Qudian (QD), LexinFintech (LX), Walker & Dunlop (WD), Blucora (BCOR), WMIH (COOP), X Financial (XYF), Yirendai (YRD) and Weidai (WEI). 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) Who are American Express' major shareholders? American Express' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.84%), Vanguard Group Inc (5.84%), BlackRock Inc. (5.29%), Dodge & Cox (3.05%), FMR LLC (1.93%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.87%). 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, Scott Murcray, Stephen J Squeri, Susan Sobbott, Ventures Fund Vii LP Vivo and Zita Peach. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Express. Which institutional investors are selling American Express stock? AXP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Eagle Investment Management LLC, Veritas Asset Management LLP, Schroder Investment Management Group, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Great Lakes Advisors LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Douglas E Buckminster, James Peter Bush, Jeffrey C Campbell, L Kevin Cox, Marc D Gordon, Richard Petrino and Stephen J Squeri. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Express. Which institutional investors are buying American Express stock? AXP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Third Point LLC, Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Eaton Vance Management, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and AKO Capital LLP. Company insiders that have bought American Express stock in the last two years include John Joseph Brennan, Scott Murcray, Ventures Fund Vii LP Vivo 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 $105.70. How big of a company is American Express? American Express has a market capitalization of $90.30 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. What is American Express' official website? The official website for American Express is http://www.americanexpress.com. 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: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 911 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,107 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,018MarketBeat'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 12/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the Different Types of Leveraged Buyouts?