NYSE:AXP - American Express Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$106.61 -0.17 (-0.16 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$106.78
Today's Range$106.32 - $106.91
52-Week Range$89.05 - $114.55
Volume2.54 million shs
Average Volume3.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$89.91 billion
P/E Ratio14.54
Dividend Yield1.46%
Beta1.12
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 four segments: U.S. Consumer Services, International Consumer and Network Services, Global Commercial Services, and Global Merchant 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 stored value/prepaid products. Its products and services also comprise merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, merchant financing, 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 applications, direct mail, in-house teams, third-party vendors, and direct response advertising. American Express Company has a strategic partnership with PayPal Holdings, Inc. to improve the digital payments experience for the United States American Express Card members paying with PayPal and Venmo. The company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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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$9.0195 per share
Book Value$26.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.92 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees59
Market Cap$89.91 billion
Next Earnings Date4/17/2019 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, February 8th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 3rd. View American Express' Dividend History.

How will American Express' stock buyback program work?

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

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 17th. The payment services company reported $1.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.80 by $0.06. The payment services company earned $10.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.54 billion. American Express had a return on equity of 30.35% and a net margin of 17.08%. The firm's revenue was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.58 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 Wednesday, April 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Express.

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

American Express updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $7.83-8.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $8.12. The company issued revenue guidance of +8-10% (Approx $43.5-44.9 billion), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $43.46 billion.American Express also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $7.85-8.35 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AXP?

20 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for American Express' shares. Their forecasts range from $87.00 to $131.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' stock price to reach $110.4889 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Express.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Express?

20 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 11 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 trended positive on Friday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Express earned a daily sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the payment services company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Boeing (BA), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Bank of America (BAC), Mastercard (MA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and AT&T (T).

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, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Ms. Laureen E. Seeger, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 57)
  • Mr. Douglas E. Buckminster, Group Pres of Global Consumer Services (Age 58)
  • Mr. Richard Petrino, Exec. VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 51)

Who are American Express' major shareholders?

American Express' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.32%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.58%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (1.35%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.25%), Northern Trust Corp (1.14%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.99%). Company insiders that own American Express stock include Anre D Williams, Ashwini Gupta, Douglas E Buckminster, James Peter Bush, Jeffrey C Campbell, John Joseph Brennan, 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Third Point LLC, Findlay Park Partners LLP, Boston Partners, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, State Treasurer State of Michigan, Millennium Management LLC and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. 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, 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 Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Samlyn Capital LLC, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Eaton Vance Management, AKO Capital LLP and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have bought American Express stock in the last two years include John Joseph Brennan, 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 $106.61.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $89.91 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 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  930 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,129 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,059
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This page was last updated on 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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