NYSE:AXP - American Express Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $102.98 +1.83 (+1.81 %) (As of 07/19/2018 08:00 AM ET)Previous Close$101.15Today's Range$101.42 - $103.0752-Week Range$83.33 - $103.24Volume5.91 million shsAverage Volume3.89 million shsMarket Capitalization$87.03 billionP/E Ratio17.54Dividend Yield1.38%Beta1.1 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 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 SymbolNYSE:AXP CUSIP02581610 Webwww.americanexpress.com Phone212-640-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.67 Current Ratio1.90 Quick Ratio1.90 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.54 Forward P/E Ratio14.24 P/E Growth1.37 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$33.47 billion Price / Sales2.65 Cash Flow$7.7721 per share Price / Cash13.25 Book Value$21.00 per share Price / Book4.90 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.87 Net Income$2.74 billion Net Margins8.79% Return on Equity28.41% Return on Assets3.27% Miscellaneous Employees55,000 Outstanding Shares860,360,000Market Cap$87,025.63 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, May 8th. Investors of record on Friday, July 6th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, August 10th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 5th. View American Express' Dividend History. How will American Express' stock buyback program work? American Express declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Thursday, June 28th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $3,400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 4.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally a sign 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 Wednesday, July, 18th. The payment services company reported $1.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.83 by $0.01. The payment services company earned $10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.05 billion. American Express had a return on equity of 28.41% and a net margin of 8.79%. American Express's revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.47 EPS. View American Express' Earnings History. What guidance has American Express issued on next quarter's earnings? American Express issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 18th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.90-7.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $7.24. What price target have analysts set for AXP? 26 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for American Express' stock. Their predictions range from $86.00 to $128.00. On average, they expect American Express' share price to reach $107.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for American Express. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Express? 26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 12 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Who are some of American Express' key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Express include Zurich Insurance Group (ZURVY), Synchrony Financial (SYF), CHINA MERCHANTS/ADR (CIHKY), Ally Financial (ALLY), SBI (SBHGF), Green Dot (GDOT), Qudian (QD), Blackhawk Network (HAWK), LexinFintech (LX), BLUCORA INC Common Stock (BCOR), Walker & Dunlop (WD), Yirendai (YRD), Curo Group (CURO), Wins Finance (WINS) and On Deck Capital (ONDK). 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) Has American Express been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about AXP stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Express earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the payment services company an impact score of 45.96 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are American Express' major shareholders? American Express' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.18%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.33%), Swedbank (0.12%), Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC (0.10%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.09%) and Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.09%). 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, Stephen J Squeri, Susan Sobbott and Zita Peach. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Express. Which major investors are selling American Express stock? AXP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tikehau Investment Management, Calamos Advisors LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Hexavest Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC and Pastel & Associes SA. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Anre D Williams, Ashwini Gupta, Douglas E Buckminster, James Peter Bush, Jeffrey C Campbell, Kenneth I Chenault, L Kevin Cox, Linda Zukauckas, Michael John O'neill, Paul D Fabara, Richard Petrino, Stephen J Squeri and Susan Sobbott. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Express. Which major investors are buying American Express stock? AXP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Cambiar Investors LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc., Highland Capital Management LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Pendal Group Ltd and Franklin Street Advisors Inc. NC. Company insiders that have bought American Express stock in the last two years include John Joseph Brennan 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 $102.98. How big of a company is American Express? American Express has a market capitalization of $87.03 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. 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: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 764 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,028 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,792MarketBeat'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 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What do I need to know about analyst ratings?