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American Express Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.29 (-1.01 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $126.14
50-Day Range
MA: $120.78
52-Week Range
Now: $126.14
Volume2.96 million shs
Average Volume4.04 million shs
Market Capitalization$101.57 billion
P/E Ratio31.30
Dividend Yield1.35%
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; expense management products and services; 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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Overall MarketRank

1.94 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

284th out of 1,933 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 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$43.56 billion
Cash Flow$10.38 per share
Book Value$28.55 per share


Net Income$6.76 billion


Market Cap$101.57 billion
Next Earnings Date1/26/2021 (Confirmed)
-1.29 (-1.01 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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American Express (NYSE:AXP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Express' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

American Express' stock was trading at $95.38 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AXP stock has increased by 32.2% and is now trading at $126.14.
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Is American Express a buy right now?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 12 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as American Express' CEO?

6,978 employees have rated American Express CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among American Express' employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is American Express' next earnings date?

American Express is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 26th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for American Express

How can I listen to American Express' earnings call?

American Express will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 26th 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October, 23rd. The payment services company reported $1.30 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.09. The payment services company had revenue of $8.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.71 billion. American Express had a net margin of 8.84% and a return on equity of 21.31%. The business's revenue was down 20.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $2.08 earnings per share.
View American Express' earnings history

How often does American Express pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Express?

American Express announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Wednesday, February 10th. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 7th.
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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 1.35%. 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?

26 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for American Express' stock. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $175.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' stock price to reach $117.12 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.2%.
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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).

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)
  • Marina H. Norville, VP of Public Affairs and Communications – Corp., Financial & Risk

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Rothschild & Co Wealth Management UK Ltd (0.58%), Maj Invest Holding A S (0.31%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.10%), Waverton Investment Management Ltd (0.08%), Focused Investors LLC (0.08%) and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.08%). Company insiders that own American Express stock include Anna Marrs, 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 Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Pelham Global Financials Ltd., Huntington National Bank, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., Central Bank & Trust Co., Chemung Canal Trust Co., and XR Securities LLC. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Anna Marrs, Denise Pickett, Douglas E Buckminster, Laureen Seeger, Raymond Joabar, Richard Petrino, and Theodore Leonsis.
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Which major investors are buying American Express stock?

AXP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, Maj Invest Holding A S, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Rothschild & Co Wealth Management UK Ltd, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Foster Group Inc., Solitude Financial Services, 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.

What is American Express' stock price today?

One share of AXP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $126.14.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $101.57 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. American Express employs 64,000 workers across the globe.

What is American Express' official website?

The official website for American Express is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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