American Express Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:AXP)

$116.80
-0.99 (-0.84 %)
(As of 09/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$116.37
Now: $116.80
$118.24
50-Day Range
$116.75
MA: $121.14
$126.17
52-Week Range
$89.05
Now: $116.80
$129.34
Volume4.38 million shs
Average Volume3.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$96.91 billion
P/E Ratio15.42
Dividend Yield1.31%
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 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. Read More…

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$8.8889 per share
Book Value$26.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.92 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees59,000
Market Cap$96.91 billion
Next Earnings Date10/18/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 8th. Shareholders 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 1.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, June 28th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $3,400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 4.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 19th. The payment services company reported $2.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.05 by $0.02. The payment services company earned $10.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.82 billion. American Express had a return on equity of 29.75% and a net margin of 16.60%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.84 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 Friday, October 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Express.

How can I listen to American Express' earnings call?

American Express will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, October 18th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

American Express updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 19th. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.85-8.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.09. The company issued revenue guidance of +8-10% yr/yr to ~$43.6-44.4 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $43.57 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AXP?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for American Express' stock. Their predictions range from $93.00 to $145.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' stock price to reach $124.7750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Express.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Express?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 9 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?

News headlines about AXP stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Express earned a coverage optimism score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the payment services company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for American Express.

Are investors shorting American Express?

American Express saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 6,245,100 shares, an increase of 8.6% from the July 31st total of 5,752,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,160,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. View American Express' Current Options Chain.

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

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (6.04%), BlackRock Inc. (5.19%), BlackRock Inc. (5.19%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.37%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (1.22%) and Magellan Asset Management Ltd (1.15%). 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, Laureen Seeger, 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 Veritas Asset Management LLP, Vanguard Group Inc., Egerton Capital UK LLP, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Findlay Park Partners LLP, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Parnassus Investments CA. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Jeffrey C Campbell, Laureen Seeger, Michael John O'neill, Paul D Fabara, 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 Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Capital Wealth Planning LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC and Invesco Ltd.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is American Express' stock price today?

One share of AXP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $116.80.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $96.91 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.View Additional Information About American Express.

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:  981 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,181 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,162
MarketBeat'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 9/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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