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

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$119.51 +1.08 (+0.91 %)
(As of 05/26/2019 06:24 AM ET)
Previous Close$119.51
Today's Range$118.3258 - $119.63
52-Week Range$89.05 - $120.88
Volume2.24 million shs
Average Volume3.51 million shs
Market Capitalization$99.80 billion
P/E Ratio16.30
Dividend Yield1.30%
Beta1.13
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
SectorFinance
CUSIP02581610
CIK4962
Phone212-640-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$40.34 billion
Cash Flow$8.9588 per share
Book Value$26.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.92 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees59,000
Market Cap$99.80 billion
Next Earnings Date7/17/2019 (Estimated)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 8th. Investors of record on Friday, July 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, August 9th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 3rd. View American Express' Dividend History.

How will American Express' stock buyback program work?

American Express declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase 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 repurchase up to 4.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 18th. The payment services company reported $2.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.00 by $0.01. The payment services company had revenue of $10.36 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.46 billion. American Express had a net margin of 16.60% and a return on equity of 29.86%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.86 earnings per share. 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 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Express.

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

American Express issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 18th. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.85-8.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.13.

What price target have analysts set for AXP?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for American Express' stock. Their forecasts range from $93.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect American Express' share price to reach $116.3857 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for American Express.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Express?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for American Express.

Has American Express been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AXP stock have trended positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Express earned a news sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the payment services company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), AT&T (T), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), General Electric (GE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Bank of America (BAC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Boeing (BA).

Who are American Express' key executives?

American Express' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are American Express' major shareholders?

American Express' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.25%), FMR LLC (3.15%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.17%), Northern Trust Corp (1.14%), Egerton Capital UK LLP (1.12%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.04%). Company insiders that own American Express stock include Anre D Williams, Ashwini Gupta, Douglas E Buckminster, James Peter Bush, Jeffrey C Campbell, 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 BlackRock Inc., Third Point LLC, Morgan Stanley, First Eagle Investment Management LLC, Close Asset Management Ltd, American Century Companies Inc., KCM Investment Advisors LLC and Wellington Management Group LLP. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Douglas E Buckminster, Jeffrey C Campbell, Marc D Gordon, Michael John O'neill, 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, Egerton Capital UK LLP, Findlay Park Partners LLP, Natixis, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., AKO Capital LLP, Eminence Capital LP and Ronna Sue Cohen. 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 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 $119.51.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $99.80 billion and generates $40.34 billion in revenue each year. The payment services company earns $6.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.33 on an earnings per share basis. American Express employs 59,000 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  958 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,156 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,114
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This page was last updated on 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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