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

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$101.37 +0.68 (+0.68 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 03:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$100.78
Today's Range$100.72 - $101.46
52-Week Range$83.33 - $103.24
Volume148,057 shs
Average Volume4.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$86.47 billion
P/E Ratio17.25
Dividend Yield1.39%
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 Ratio1.90
Quick Ratio1.90

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.25
Forward P/E Ratio14.04
P/E Growth1.36

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.47 billion
Price / Sales2.61
Cash Flow$7.7029 per share
Price / Cash13.16
Book Value$21.00 per share
Price / Book4.83

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.87
Net Income$2.74 billion
Net Margins8.79%
Return on Equity28.41%
Return on Assets3.27%

Miscellaneous

Employees55,000
Outstanding Shares860,360,000
Market Cap$86,466.38

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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, May 8th. Investors 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 1.38%. 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 of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, June 28th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $3,400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 4.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 18th. The payment services company reported $1.86 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.15. The payment services company earned $9.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.49 billion. American Express had a return on equity of 28.41% and a net margin of 8.79%. American Express's revenue for the quarter was up 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.34 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, July, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for American Express.

What price target have analysts set for AXP?

26 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for American Express' shares. Their forecasts range from $86.00 to $128.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' share price to reach $107.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for American Express.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Express?

26 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 13 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?

Media headlines about AXP stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Express earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the payment services company an impact score of 46.45 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are American Express' major shareholders?

American Express' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.18%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.33%), Swedbank (0.12%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.09%), Hexavest Inc. (0.06%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (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, Stephen J Squeri, Susan Sobbott 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 Tikehau Investment Management, Baillie Gifford & Co., Hexavest Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Pastel & Associes SA, Swedbank and Capital One National Association. 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, Paul D Fabara, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Franklin Street Advisors Inc. NC, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, James Hambro & Partners, Pennsylvania Trust Co and FormulaFolio 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 $101.28.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $86.47 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:  761 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,027 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,788
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This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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