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

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$103.19 +0.57 (+0.56 %)
(As of 10/16/2018 10:19 AM ET)
Previous Close$102.62
Today's Range$102.68 - $103.46
52-Week Range$87.54 - $111.77
Volume23,209 shs
Average Volume3.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$91.69 billion
P/E Ratio17.54
Dividend Yield1.54%
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 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.67
Current Ratio1.92
Quick Ratio1.92


Trailing P/E Ratio17.54
Forward P/E Ratio14.25
P/E Growth1.47

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.47 billion
Price / Sales2.65
Cash Flow$7.3971 per share
Price / Cash13.95
Book Value$21.00 per share
Price / Book4.91


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.87
Net Income$2.74 billion
Net Margins9.23%
Return on Equity30.08%
Return on Assets3.36%


Outstanding Shares861,050,000
Market Cap$91.69 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 5th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, November 9th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.52%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 4th. This is an increase from American Express's previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. View American Express' Dividend History.

How will American Express' stock buyback program work?

American Express declared that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Thursday, June 28th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $3,400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 4.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 18th. The payment services company reported $1.84 earnings per share (EPS) 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 analysts' expectations of $10.05 billion. American Express had a net margin of 9.23% and a return on equity of 30.08%. The firm's revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.47 earnings per share. View American Express' Earnings History.

When is American Express' next earnings date?

American Express is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for American Express.

How can I listen to American Express' earnings call?

American Express will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 18th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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

American Express issued an update on 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 estimate of $7.24.

What price target have analysts set for AXP?

25 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for American Express' shares. Their forecasts range from $87.00 to $128.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' share price to reach $109.5435 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Express.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Express?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Express.

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)

Who are American Express' major shareholders?

American Express' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.37%), First Manhattan Co. (0.12%), Swedbank (0.11%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.07%), Cacti Asset Management LLC (0.07%) and Hexavest Inc. (0.06%). 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 institutional investors are selling American Express stock?

AXP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park National Corp OH, Hexavest Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, Swedbank, First Manhattan Co. and Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc.. 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, Marc D Gordon, Michael John O'neill, Richard Petrino, Stephen J Squeri and Susan Sobbott. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Rathbone Brothers plc, First Hawaiian Bank, Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc., Amarillo National Bank, Fox Run Management L.L.C., We Are One Seven LLC and Windsor Group LTD. 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 $102.62.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $91.69 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.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  871 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,078 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,949
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Express and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AXP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AXP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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