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NYSE:AXPAmerican Express Stock Price, Forecast & News

+3.71 (+4.42 %)
(As of 04/8/2020 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $87.58
50-Day Range
MA: $100.86
52-Week Range
Now: $87.58
Volume8.69 million shs
Average Volume6.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$70.77 billion
P/E Ratio10.97
Dividend Yield2.05%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.96 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$43.56 billion
Cash Flow$11.96 per share
Book Value$28.55 per share


Net Income$6.76 billion


Market Cap$70.77 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2020 (Confirmed)

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American Express (NYSE:AXP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Express' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

American Express' stock was trading at $95.38 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AXP shares have decreased by 8.2% and is now trading at $87.58. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Express?

18 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 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for American Express.

When is American Express' next earnings date?

American Express is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 24th 2020. View our earnings forecast for American Express.

How can I listen to American Express' earnings call?

American Express will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, April 24th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January, 24th. The payment services company reported $2.03 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.00 by $0.03. The payment services company had revenue of $11.37 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.36 billion. American Express had a net margin of 15.44% and a return on equity of 30.21%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.84 EPS. View American Express' earnings history.

How often does American Express pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Express?

American Express declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, March 9th. Investors of record on Friday, April 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, May 8th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 2nd. 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 repurchase program 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 programs are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

American Express updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.90-2.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.15. The company issued revenue guidance of +2-4% (implying $10.57-10.78 billion), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.19 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AXP?

18 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for American Express' shares. Their forecasts range from $93.00 to $159.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' stock price to reach $120.21 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for American Express.

Has American Express been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AXP stock has been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the payment services company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutAmerican Express.

Are investors shorting American Express?

American Express saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 11,844,700 shares, an increase of 35.2% from the February 27th total of 8,760,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,070,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's stock 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), AT&T (T), Visa (V), Intel (INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), Bank of America (BAC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are American Express' key executives?

American Express' management team includes the following 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)

What is American Express' stock symbol?

American Express trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AXP."

Who are American Express' major shareholders?

American Express' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cacti Asset Management LLC (0.07%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.01%), Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.01%), Park National Corp OH (0.01%) and American National Bank (0.01%). Company insiders that own American Express stock include Denise Pickett, Douglas E Buckminster, Jeffrey C Campbell, L Kevin Cox, Laureen Seeger, Marc D Gordon, Michael John O'neill, Paul D Fabara, Raymond Joabar, Richard Petrino, Scott Murcray, Stephen J Squeri, Theodore Leonsis, 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 American National Bank, Cacti Asset Management LLC, Park National Corp OH, CHICAGO TRUST Co NA, Boltwood Capital Management, Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC, Chemung Canal Trust Co., and Bank of Stockton. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Denise Pickett, Jeffrey C Campbell, Laureen Seeger, Michael John O'neill, Paul D Fabara, Raymond Joabar, Richard Petrino, Stephen J Squeri, and Theodore Leonsis. View insider buying and selling activity for American Express.

Which institutional investors are buying American Express stock?

AXP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Advisory LLC, Gradient Investments LLC, IBM Retirement Fund, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Cullinan Associates Inc., Fulton Bank N.A., Callahan Advisors LLC, and Private Trust Co. NA. 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 activity 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 $87.58.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $70.77 billion and generates $43.56 billion in revenue each year. The payment services company earns $6.76 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.20 on an earnings per share basis. American Express employs 64,000 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]

This page was last updated on 4/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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