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NYSE:AXPAmerican Express Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.50 (-0.56 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 12:51 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $89.33
50-Day Range
MA: $85.77
52-Week Range
Now: $89.33
Volume3.73 million shs
Average Volume6.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$71.91 billion
P/E Ratio13.56
Dividend Yield1.93%
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: 3.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.77 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$10.05 per share
Book Value$28.55 per share


Net Income$6.76 billion


Market Cap$71.91 billion
Next Earnings Date7/17/2020 (Estimated)

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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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AXP stock has decreased by 6.3% and is now trading at $89.33. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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

17 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 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, July 17th 2020. View our earnings forecast for American Express.

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April, 24th. The payment services company reported $1.98 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.69 by $0.29. The payment services company had revenue of $10.31 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.67 billion. American Express had a return on equity of 30.21% and a net margin of 12.74%. The company's quarterly revenue was down .5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $2.01 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 Thursday, May 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Monday, August 10th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.93%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 1st. View American Express' dividend history.

How will American Express' stock buyback program work?

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

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

American Express issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) 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?

17 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for American Express' stock. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' share price to reach $108.24 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.2% 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 trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Express earned a media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the payment services company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutAmerican Express.

Are investors shorting American Express?

American Express saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 11,910,000 shares, an increase of 6.4% from the April 30th total of 11,190,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,490,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.6 days. Currently, 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), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.33%), Wellington Management Group LLP (4.50%), State Street Corp (4.24%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.74%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.33%) and Longview Partners Guernsey LTD (1.18%). Company insiders that own American Express stock include Denise Pickett, Douglas E Buckminster, Jeffrey C Campbell, Laureen Seeger, Marc D Gordon, Michael John O'neill, Paul D Fabara, Raymond Joabar, Richard Petrino, Scott Murcray, Stephen J Squeri, Theodore Leonsis and Ventures Fund Vii LP Vivo. 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 Parnassus Investments CA, State Street Corp, Tesco Pension Investment Ltd, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Capital Wealth Planning LLC, Magellan Asset Management Ltd, First Eagle Investment Management LLC, and Federated Hermes Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Denise Pickett, Jeffrey C Campbell, Laureen Seeger, Paul D Fabara, Raymond Joabar, Richard Petrino, Stephen J Squeri, and Theodore Leonsis. View insider buying and selling activity for American Express.

Which major investors are buying American Express stock?

AXP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Longview Partners Guernsey LTD, Wellington Management Group LLP, Viking Global Investors LP, APG Asset Management N.V., Morgan Stanley, Maj Invest Holding A S, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, and Capital Research Global Investors. Company insiders that have bought American Express stock in the last two years include Scott Murcray, and Ventures Fund Vii LP Vivo. 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 $89.33.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $71.91 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.

What is American Express' official website?

The official website for American Express is 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 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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