American Express Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.11 (+0.75 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $148.53
50-Day Range
MA: $143.75
52-Week Range
Now: $148.53
Volume2.74 million shs
Average Volume3.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$119.33 billion
P/E Ratio36.86
Dividend Yield1.17%
American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products, and travel-related services worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Global Consumer Services Group, Global Commercial Services, and Global Merchant and Network Services. Its products and services include payment and financing products; network services; accounts payable expense management products and services; and travel and lifestyle services. The company's 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. It sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through mobile and online applications, third-party vendors and business partners, direct mail, telephone, in-house sales teams, 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

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
Year Founded1850



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$43.56 billion
Cash Flow$12.22 per share
Book Value$28.55 per share


Net Income$6.76 billion


Market Cap$119.33 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2021 (Confirmed)


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Overall MarketRank

1.94 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

232nd out of 1,955 stocks

Nondepository Credit Institutions Industry

5th out of 51 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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American Express (NYSE:AXP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American Express a buy right now?

22 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" American Express stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AXP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than American Express?

Wall Street analysts have given American Express a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but American Express wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting American Express?

American Express saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,680,000 shares, a decrease of 23.0% from the March 15th total of 8,670,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,650,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is American Express' next earnings date?

American Express is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 23rd 2021.
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How can I listen to American Express' earnings call?

American Express will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, April 23rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January, 25th. The payment services company reported $1.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.26 by $0.50. The payment services company earned $9.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.32 billion. American Express had a net margin of 8.84% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.31%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 17.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $2.03 earnings per share.
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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 55.7% and is now trading at $148.53.
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How often does American Express pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Express?

American Express announced a special dividend on Tuesday, March 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Monday, May 10th. This represents a yield of 1.2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 31st.
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Is American Express a good dividend stock?

American Express pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.17%. American Express does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of American Express is 20.98%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, American Express will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.52% next year. This indicates that American Express will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for AXP?

22 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for American Express' shares. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $166.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' share price to reach $121.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.1%.
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Who are American Express' key executives?

American Express' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen Joseph Squeri, Chairman & CEO (Age 61, Pay $10.95M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey C. Campbell, Chief Financial Officer (Age 60, Pay $8.44M)
  • Ms. Laureen E. Seeger, Chief Legal Officer (Age 59, Pay $4.75M)
  • Mr. Anre D. Williams, Group Pres of Global Merchant & Network Services (Age 55, Pay $7.18M)
  • Mr. Douglas E. Buckminster, Group Pres of Global Consumer Services (Age 60, Pay $8.58M)
  • Ms. Jessica Lieberman Quinn, Exec. VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Marc D. Gordon, Exec. VP & CIO (Age 60)
  • Vivian Y. Zhou, Sr. VP & Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Raymond Joabar, Chief Risk Officer and Pres of the Global Risk & Compliance (Age 55) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Marina H. Norville, VP of Public Affairs and Communications – Corp., Financial & Risk

What is Stephen J Squeri's approval rating as American Express' CEO?

1,437 employees have rated American Express CEO Stephen J Squeri on Glassdoor.com. Stephen J Squeri has an approval rating of 95% among American Express' employees. This puts Stephen J Squeri in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), The Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Bank of America (BAC), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.07%), Cacti Asset Management LLC (0.06%), Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.05%), Huntington National Bank (0.04%), Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.03%) and Calamos Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own American Express stock include Anna Marrs, Anre D Williams, Denise Pickett, Douglas E Buckminster, 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 Retirement Systems of Alabama, CX Institutional, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc., Canandaigua National Corp, Park National Corp OH, UNIVEST FINANCIAL Corp, and Abner Herrman & Brock LLC. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Anna Marrs, Anre D Williams, Denise Pickett, and Douglas E Buckminster.
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Which major investors are buying American Express stock?

AXP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Everence Capital Management Inc., DnB Asset Management AS, Coastal Investment Advisors Inc., Calamos Advisors LLC, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., Huntington National Bank, and Salvus Wealth Management LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is American Express' stock price today?

One share of AXP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $148.53.

How much money does American Express make?

American Express has a market capitalization of $119.33 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.

How many employees does American Express have?

American Express employs 63,700 workers across the globe.

Does American Express have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of American Express: 56th Street AXP Campus LLC, AE Exposure Management Limited, AE Hungary Holdings Limited Liability Company, AEOCC Funding Australia Limited, AEOCC Management Company Limited, Accertify, Accertify Inc., Acompay, Alpha Card Merchant Services S.C.R.L./C.V.B.A., Alpha Card S.C.R.L./C.V.B.A., American Express (India) Private Limited, American Express (Malaysia) SDN. BHD., American Express (Thai) Company Limited, American Express Advanced Services Europe Limited, American Express Asia Network Consulting (Beijing) Limited Company, American Express Australia Limited, American Express Bank (Mexico) S.A. Institucion de Banca Multiple, American Express Bank LLC, American Express Bank Services S.A. de C.V., American Express Banking Corp., American Express Brasil Assessoria Empresarial Ltda., American Express Business Solutions (India) Private Limited, American Express Canada Credit Corporation, American Express Canada Finance ULC, American Express Company (Mexico) S.A. de C.V., American Express Continental LLC, American Express Credit Corporation, American Express Credit Mexico LLC, American Express Dutch Capital LLC, American Express European Holdings B.V., American Express Funding (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l., American Express Insurance Services Agente de Seguros S.A. de C.V., American Express International (NZ) Inc., American Express International Inc., American Express Limited, American Express Luxembourg S.a r.l., American Express Netherlands B.V., American Express Overseas Credit Corporation Limited, American Express Overseas Credit Corporation N.V., American Express Servicios Profesionales S. de R.L. de C.V., American Express Travel Related Services Company Inc., Cake Technologies, Centurion Finance Limited, Credco Receivables Corp., Fideicomiso Empresarial Amex, InAuth, Kabbage, LoungeBuddy, Loyalty Partner, Mezi, Pocket Concierge, Resy, Revolution Money, and Sometrics.

When was American Express founded?

American Express was founded in 1850.

What is American Express' official website?

The official website for American Express is www.americanexpress.com.

Where are American Express' headquarters?

American Express is headquartered at 200 VESEY STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10285.

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 4/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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