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American Express Stock Forecast, Price & News

+3.45 (+2.55 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $138.71
50-Day Range
MA: $126.19
52-Week Range
Now: $138.71
Volume2.95 million shs
Average Volume3.98 million shs
Market Capitalization$111.74 billion
P/E Ratio34.42
Dividend Yield1.27%
American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products, and travel-related services worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Global Consumer Services Group, Global Commercial Services, and Global Merchant and Network Services. Its products and services include payment and financing products; network services; expense management products and services; and lifestyle services. The company's 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. It sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through mobile and online applications, third-party vendors and business partners, direct mail, telephone, in-house sales 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
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$43.56 billion
Cash Flow$11.42 per share
Book Value$28.55 per share


Net Income$6.76 billion


Market Cap$111.74 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.94 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

267th out of 1,938 stocks

Nondepository Credit Institutions Industry

4th out of 51 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+3.45 (+2.55 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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American Express (NYSE:AXP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American Express a buy right now?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 12 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" American Express stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AXP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than American Express?

Wall Street analysts have given American Express a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but American Express wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting American Express?

American Express saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 8,450,000 shares, an increase of 22.5% from the January 14th total of 6,900,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,230,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 1.1% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is American Express' next earnings date?

American Express is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 23rd 2021.
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How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) released its earnings results on Monday, January, 25th. The payment services company reported $1.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.50. The payment services company earned $9.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.32 billion. American Express had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.31% and a net margin of 8.84%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 17.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $2.03 EPS.
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How has American Express' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

American Express' stock was trading at $95.38 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AXP stock has increased by 45.4% and is now trading at $138.71.
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How often does American Express pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Express?

American Express announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 10th. Investors of record on Friday, January 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Wednesday, February 10th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 7th.
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Is American Express a good dividend stock?

American Express pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.27%. American Express does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of American Express is 20.98%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, American Express will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.52% next year. This indicates that American Express will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for AXP?

26 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for American Express' shares. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $165.00. On average, they expect American Express' share price to reach $119.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.1%.
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Who are American Express' key executives?

American Express' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen Joseph Squeri, Chairman & CEO (Age 61, Pay $10.95M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey C. Campbell, Chief Financial Officer (Age 60, Pay $8.44M)
  • Ms. Laureen E. Seeger, Chief Legal Officer (Age 59, Pay $4.75M)
  • Mr. Anre D. Williams, Group Pres of Global Merchant & Network Services (Age 55, Pay $7.18M)
  • Mr. Douglas E. Buckminster, Group Pres of Global Consumer Services (Age 60, Pay $8.58M)
  • Ms. Jessica Lieberman Quinn, Exec. VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Marc D. Gordon, Exec. VP & CIO (Age 60)
  • Vivian Y. Zhou, Sr. VP & Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Raymond Joabar, Chief Risk Officer and Pres of the Global Risk & Compliance (Age 55)
  • Marina H. Norville, VP of Public Affairs and Communications – Corp., Financial & Risk

What is Stephen J Squeri's approval rating as American Express' CEO?

1,437 employees have rated American Express CEO Stephen J Squeri on Glassdoor.com. Stephen J Squeri has an approval rating of 95% among American Express' employees. This puts Stephen J Squeri in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), The Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Bank of America (BAC), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.77%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.86%), Dodge & Cox (1.78%), Morgan Stanley (1.09%), Northern Trust Corp (1.06%) and Longview Partners Guernsey LTD (1.01%). Company insiders that own American Express stock include Anna Marrs, Denise Pickett, Douglas E Buckminster, Jeffrey C Campbell, Laureen Seeger, Michael John O'neill, Paul D Fabara, Raymond Joabar, Richard Petrino, Stephen J Squeri and Theodore Leonsis.
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Which major investors are selling American Express stock?

AXP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Viking Global Investors LP, Clearbridge Investments LLC, Dodge & Cox, Longview Partners Guernsey LTD, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Tybourne Capital Management HK Ltd., and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Anna Marrs, Denise Pickett, and Douglas E Buckminster.
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Which major investors are buying American Express stock?

AXP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schroder Investment Management Group, Schroder Investment Management Group, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI, Lazard Asset Management LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Maj Invest Holding A S, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Artemis Investment Management LLP.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is American Express' stock price today?

One share of AXP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $138.71.

How much money does American Express make?

American Express has a market capitalization of $111.74 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.

How many employees does American Express have?

American Express employs 64,000 workers across the globe.

What is American Express' official website?

The official website for American Express is www.americanexpress.com.

Where are American Express' headquarters?

American Express is headquartered at 200 VESEY STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10285.

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]

This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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