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NYSE:AXP - American Express Stock Price, Forecast & News

-4.56 (-4.89 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $88.73
50-Day Range
MA: $111.27
52-Week Range
Now: $88.73
Volume7.00 million shs
Average Volume6.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$71.70 billion
P/E Ratio11.12
Dividend Yield1.84%
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 three segments: Global Consumer Services Group, Global Commercial Services, and Global Merchant and Network 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 prepaid products. Its products and services also comprise merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, 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 and mobile applications, third-party vendors and business partners, direct mail, telephone, in-house teams, 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

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$43.56 billion
Cash Flow$9.89 per share
Book Value$28.55 per share


Net Income$6.76 billion


Market Cap$71.70 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2020 (Confirmed)

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American Express (NYSE:AXP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Express' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

American Express' stock was trading at $95.38 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AXP shares have decreased by 7.0% and is now trading at $88.73. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Express?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for American Express.

When is American Express' next earnings date?

American Express is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 24th 2020. View our earnings forecast for American Express.

How can I listen to American Express' earnings call?

American Express will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, April 24th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) released its earnings results on Friday, January, 24th. The payment services company reported $2.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.00 by $0.03. The payment services company had revenue of $11.37 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.36 billion. American Express had a net margin of 15.44% and a return on equity of 30.21%. The business's revenue was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.84 EPS. View American Express' earnings history.

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

American Express declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, March 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, May 8th. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 2nd. View American Express' dividend history.

How will American Express' stock buyback program work?

American Express announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, June 28th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $3,400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 4.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has American Express issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Express updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 17th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.90-2.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.15. The company issued revenue guidance of +2-4% (implying $10.57-10.78 billion), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.19 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AXP?

18 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for American Express' shares. Their forecasts range from $93.00 to $159.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' share price to reach $121.73 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for American Express.

Has American Express been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AXP stock has trended very positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Express earned a daily sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the payment services company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutAmerican Express.

Are investors shorting American Express?

American Express saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 11,844,700 shares, an increase of 35.2% from the February 27th total of 8,760,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,070,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares are short sold. View American Express' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of American Express' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of American Express own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other American Express investors own include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), Walt Disney (DIS), Bank of America (BAC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are American Express' key executives?

American Express' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen Joseph Squeri, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Jeffrey C. Campbell, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Anré D. Williams, Group Pres of Global Merchant & Network Services (Age 53)
  • Mr. Douglas E. Buckminster, Group Pres of Global Consumer Services (Age 58)
  • Ms. Anna Elizabeth Marrs, Pres of Global Commercial Services (Age 45)

What is American Express' stock symbol?

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

Who are American Express' major shareholders?

American Express' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.26%), FMR LLC (3.44%), Wealth Quarterback LLC (3.19%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.19%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.13%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.99%). Company insiders that own American Express stock include Denise Pickett, Douglas E Buckminster, Jeffrey C Campbell, L Kevin Cox, Laureen Seeger, Marc D Gordon, Michael John O'neill, Paul D Fabara, Raymond Joabar, Richard Petrino, Scott Murcray, Stephen J Squeri, Theodore Leonsis, 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 Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, State Street Corp, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Denise Pickett, Jeffrey C Campbell, Laureen Seeger, Michael John O'neill, Paul D Fabara, Raymond Joabar, Richard Petrino, Stephen J Squeri, and Theodore Leonsis. View insider buying and selling activity for American Express.

Which institutional investors are buying American Express stock?

AXP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wealth Quarterback LLC, Norges Bank, Janus Henderson Group PLC, M&G Investment Management Ltd., Longview Partners Guernsey LTD, Investec Asset Management LTD, Samlyn Capital LLC, and Valueworks LLC. Company insiders that have bought American Express stock in the last two years include Scott Murcray, Ventures Fund Vii LP Vivo, and Zita Peach. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is American Express' stock price today?

One share of AXP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $88.73.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $71.70 billion and generates $43.56 billion in revenue each year. The payment services company earns $6.76 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.20 on an earnings per share basis. American Express employs 64,000 workers across the globe. View additional information about American Express.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,060 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,243 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,303
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 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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