NYSE:AXP - American Express Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $115.88 +1.86 (+1.63 %) (As of 04/26/2019 06:00 AM ET)Previous Close$114.02Today's Range$114.75 - $116.5052-Week Range$89.05 - $116.50Volume4.49 million shsAverage Volume3.57 million shsMarket Capitalization$97.73 billionP/E Ratio15.81Dividend Yield1.37%Beta1.11 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 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 Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Nondepository credit institutions Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:AXP Previous Symbol CUSIP02581610 CIK4962 Webwww.americanexpress.com Phone212-640-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.64 Current Ratio2.24 Quick Ratio1.93Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.81 Forward P/E Ratio14.29 P/E Growth1.32 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$40.34 billion Price / Sales2.42 Cash Flow$9.1895 per share Price / Cash Flow12.61 Book Value$26.09 per share Price / Book4.44Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.33 Net Income$6.92 billion Net Margins16.60% Return on Equity29.94% Return on Assets3.42%Miscellaneous Employees59,000 Outstanding Shares843,369,000Market Cap$97.73 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 Tuesday, March 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, May 10th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 4th. 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 buyback plan on Thursday, June 28th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $3,400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 4.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were American Express' earnings last quarter? American Express (NYSE:AXP) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 18th. The payment services company reported $2.01 EPS for the quarter, topping 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 the consensus estimate of $10.46 billion. American Express had a return on equity of 29.94% and a net margin of 16.60%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business 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 earnings per share 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 12-month target prices for American Express' stock. Their predictions range from $87.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect American Express' share price to reach $113.7538 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.8%. 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 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 8 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? Press coverage about AXP stock has trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Express earned a coverage optimism score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news 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 stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of American Express' key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Express include Zurich Insurance Group (ZURVY), CHINA MERCHANTS/ADR (CIHKY), Synchrony Financial (SYF), HARGREAVES LANS/ADR (HRGLY), Ally Financial (ALLY), SBI (SBHGF), Green Dot (GDOT), 360 Finance (QFIN), LexinFintech (LX), Qudian (QD), Blucora (BCOR), Walker & Dunlop (WD), Yirendai (YRD), Mr. Cooper Group (COOP) and X Financial (XYF). 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), Visa (V), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Bank of America (BAC), Boeing (BA) and Walt Disney (DIS). 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Focused Investors LLC (0.16%), First Manhattan Co. (0.12%), Strs Ohio (0.09%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.09%), Investec Asset Management LTD (0.08%) and Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.07%). 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 major investors are selling American Express stock? AXP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Avalon Advisors LLC, Focused Investors LLC, Highland Capital Management LLC, BB&T Corp, First Manhattan Co., QV Investors Inc., Park National Corp OH and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Douglas E Buckminster, Jeffrey C Campbell, 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 major investors are buying American Express stock? AXP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ronna Sue Cohen, Investec Asset Management LTD, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Cohen Klingenstein LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Country Trust Bank, Hexavest Inc. and Huntington National Bank. 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 $115.88. How big of a company is American Express? American Express has a market capitalization of $97.73 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 952 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,151 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,103MarketBeat'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 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a recession?