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

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$110.10 +0.46 (+0.42 %)
(As of 09/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$109.64
Today's Range$109.73 - $110.46
52-Week Range$87.54 - $110.46
Volume2.37 million shs
Average Volume3.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$94.34 billion
P/E Ratio18.76
Dividend Yield1.28%
Beta1.17
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 Ratio1.92
Quick Ratio1.92

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.76
Forward P/E Ratio15.23
P/E Growth1.51

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.47 billion
Price / Sales2.83
Cash Flow$7.6725 per share
Price / Cash14.35
Book Value$21.00 per share
Price / Book5.24

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees55,000
Outstanding Shares861,050,000
Market Cap$94.34 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, August 10th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.27%. 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 announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase 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 shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 18th. The payment services company reported $1.84 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.83 by $0.01. The payment services company had revenue of $10 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.05 billion. American Express had a return on equity of 30.08% and a net margin of 9.23%. The firm's revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company 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 issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.90-7.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.24.

What price target have analysts set for AXP?

26 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for American Express' shares. Their predictions range from $87.00 to $128.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' stock price to reach $109.2391 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.8%. View Analyst Price Targets 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, 10 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)

Has American Express been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AXP stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Express earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the payment services company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for American Express.

Who are American Express' major shareholders?

American Express' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.13%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.96%), Veritas Asset Management LLP (1.22%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.18%), Northern Trust Corp (1.13%) and FMR LLC (1.11%). 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 Veritas Asset Management LLP, Morgan Stanley, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Legal & General Group Plc, Parnassus Investments CA and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec. 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 major investors are buying American Express stock?

AXP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Natixis, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC and Royal London Asset Management 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 $110.10.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $94.34 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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  835 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,066 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,901
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This page was last updated on 9/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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