NYSE:AXP - American Express Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$100.15 -0.02 (-0.02 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$100.15
Today's Range$99.98 - $101.30
52-Week Range$83.33 - $103.24
Volume3.33 million shs
Average Volume4.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$86.17 billion
P/E Ratio17.06
Dividend Yield1.40%
Beta1.1
American Express logoAmerican 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 was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:AXP
CUSIP02581610
Phone212-640-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.67
Current Ratio2.61
Quick Ratio1.90

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.06
Forward P/E Ratio13.79
P/E Growth1.34

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.47 billion
Price / Sales2.57
Cash Flow$7.6334 per share
Price / Cash13.12
Book Value$24.41 per share
Price / Book4.10

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.87
Net Income$2.74 billion
Net Margins9.23%
Return on Equity30.04%
Return on Assets3.36%

Miscellaneous

Employees55,000
Outstanding Shares860,360,000
Market Cap$86,165.26

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, May 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 6th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, August 10th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 5th. View American Express' Dividend History.

How will American Express' stock buyback program work?

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

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) released its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 18th. The payment services company reported $1.84 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.83 by $0.01. The payment services company earned $10 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.05 billion. American Express had a net margin of 9.23% and a return on equity of 30.04%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.47 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, October, 17th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for American Express.

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

American Express updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 18th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.90-7.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.24.

What price target have analysts set for AXP?

27 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for American Express' stock. Their forecasts range from $87.00 to $128.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' share price to reach $108.0417 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for American Express.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Express?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 12 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of American Express' key competitors?

Who are American Express' key executives?

American Express' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stephen Joseph Squeri, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Jeffrey C. Campbell, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Ms. Laureen E. Seeger, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Mr. Douglas E. Buckminster, Group Pres of Global Consumer Services (Age 57)
  • Mr. Richard Petrino, Exec. VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 50)

Has American Express been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AXP stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Express earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the payment services company an impact score of 44.90 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are American Express' major shareholders?

American Express' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.18%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.33%), Swedbank (0.12%), Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC (0.10%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.09%) and Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.09%). 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, Stephen J Squeri, Susan Sobbott 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 Tikehau Investment Management, Calamos Advisors LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Hexavest Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Hartford Investment Management Co., Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC and Confluence Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Anre D Williams, Ashwini Gupta, Douglas E Buckminster, James Peter Bush, Jeffrey C Campbell, Kenneth I Chenault, L Kevin Cox, Linda Zukauckas, Michael John O'neill, Richard Petrino, Stephen J Squeri and Susan Sobbott. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Cambiar Investors LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc., Whittier Trust Co., Highland Capital Management LLC and Oakbrook Investments LLC. Company insiders that have bought American Express stock in the last two years include John Joseph Brennan 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 $100.15.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $86.17 billion and generates $33.47 billion in revenue each year. The payment services company earns $2.74 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.87 on an earnings per share basis. American Express employs 55,000 workers across the globe.

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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  771 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,033 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,804
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This page was last updated on 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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