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American Express Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.31 (+0.32 %)
(As of 09/22/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $98.48
50-Day Range
MA: $101.15
52-Week Range
Now: $98.48
Volume4.88 million shs
Average Volume5.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$79.29 billion
P/E Ratio20.47
Dividend Yield1.75%
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: 2.1Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.13 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$9.57 per share
Book Value$28.55 per share


Net Income$6.76 billion


Market Cap$79.29 billion
Next Earnings Date10/16/2020 (Estimated)
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American Express (NYSE:AXP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Express' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

American Express' stock was trading at $95.38 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AXP stock has increased by 3.3% and is now trading at $98.48.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Express?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is American Express' next earnings date?

American Express is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 16th 2020.
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How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 24th. The payment services company reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.16. The payment services company earned $7.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.25 billion. American Express had a net margin of 10.02% and a return on equity of 24.08%. American Express's revenue for the quarter was down 29.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $2.07 EPS.
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How often does American Express pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Express?

American Express announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 7th. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 1st.
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What price target have analysts set for AXP?

24 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for American Express' stock. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $130.00. On average, they expect American Express' share price to reach $107.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.7% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting American Express?

American Express saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 11,080,000 shares, an increase of 11.9% from the August 15th total of 9,900,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,430,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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), Visa (V), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Home Depot (HD).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.04%), BlackRock Inc. (5.66%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.81%), Viking Global Investors LP (1.30%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.96%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.75%). Company insiders that own American Express stock 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.
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Which major investors are selling American Express stock?

AXP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., First Eagle Investment Management LLC, Focused Investors LLC, and Prudential PLC. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Denise Pickett, Laureen Seeger, Raymond Joabar, Richard Petrino, Stephen J Squeri, and Theodore Leonsis.
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Which major investors are buying American Express stock?

AXP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Viking Global Investors LP, Nordea Investment Management AB, BlackRock Inc., Ruffer LLP, Rothschild & Co Wealth Management UK Ltd, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.
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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 $98.48.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $79.29 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 9/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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