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

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$107.84 +1.35 (+1.27 %)
(As of 11/13/2018 12:50 PM ET)
Previous Close$106.49
Today's Range$106.49 - $108.20
52-Week Range$87.54 - $111.77
Volume1.10 million shs
Average Volume3.91 million shs
Market Capitalization$92.50 billion
P/E Ratio18.37
Dividend Yield1.44%
Beta1.06
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 was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:AXP
Previous Symbol
CUSIP02581610
Phone212-640-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.58
Current Ratio1.88
Quick Ratio1.88

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.37
Forward P/E Ratio14.61
P/E Growth1.47

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.47 billion
Price / Sales2.75
Cash Flow$7.6051 per share
Price / Cash14.18
Book Value$21.00 per share
Price / Book5.14

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 Shares854,260,000
Market Cap$92.50 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 5th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, November 9th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 4th. This is a positive change from American Express's previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. View American Express' Dividend History.

How will American Express' stock buyback program work?

American Express announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, June 28th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $3,400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 4.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The payment services company reported $1.88 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.77 by $0.11. The payment services company earned $10.14 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.06 billion. American Express had a return on equity of 31.26% and a net margin of 9.51%. American Express'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 issued an update on 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 targets for American Express' stock. Their predictions range from $87.00 to $131.00. On average, they expect American Express' share price to reach $112.3636 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.3% 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, 8 hold ratings and 15 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 headlines about AXP stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog 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 media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the payment services company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of American Express' key competitors?

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.29%), FMR LLC (1.93%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.87%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.20%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (0.93%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.84%). 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, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Findlay Park Partners LLP and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Ashwini Gupta, Douglas E Buckminster, James Peter Bush, Jeffrey C Campbell, Kenneth I Chenault, L Kevin Cox, 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, Third Point LLC, BlackRock Inc., AKO Capital LLP, Bank of Montreal Can, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC and Credit Suisse AG. 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 $107.71.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $92.50 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  895 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,093 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,988
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This page was last updated on 11/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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