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American Express Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:AXP)

$116.76
-2.34 (-1.96 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$116.67
Now: $116.76
$119.98
50-Day Range
$112.28
MA: $117.67
$121.01
52-Week Range
$89.05
Now: $116.76
$129.34
Volume5.73 million shs
Average Volume3.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$96.87 billion
P/E Ratio15.93
Dividend Yield1.44%
Beta1.06
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 three segments: Global Consumer Services Group, Global Commercial Services, and Global Merchant and Network 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 prepaid products. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
CUSIP02581610
CIK4962
Phone212-640-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$40.34 billion
Cash Flow$8.86 per share
Book Value$26.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.92 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees59,000
Market Cap$96.87 billion
Next Earnings Date1/15/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a 0.39000 dividend on Tuesday, September 24th. Investors of record on Friday, October 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, November 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.3%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 3rd. View American Express' Dividend History.

How will American Express' stock buyback program work?

American Express declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan 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 plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) announced its earnings results on Friday, October, 18th. The payment services company reported $2.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $2.08. The payment services company earned $10.99 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.94 billion. American Express had a net margin of 16.60% and a return on equity of 29.75%. The business's revenue was up 8.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.88 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, January 15th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for American Express.

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

American Express issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, October, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $7.85-8.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.10.

What price target have analysts set for AXP?

18 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for American Express' shares. Their forecasts range from $93.00 to $145.00. On average, they anticipate American Express' stock price to reach $124.65 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Express.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Express?

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

Has American Express been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AXP stock has trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Express earned a media sentiment score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the payment services company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for American Express.

Are investors shorting American Express?

American Express saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,700,000 shares, an increase of 27.9% from the August 30th total of 5,240,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,480,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View American Express' Current Options Chain.

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), Visa (V), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Walt Disney (DIS), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are American Express' key executives?

American Express' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stephen Joseph Squeri, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Jeffrey C. Campbell, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Anré D. Williams, Group Pres of Global Merchant & Network Services (Age 53)
  • Mr. Douglas E. Buckminster, Group Pres of Global Consumer Services (Age 58)
  • Ms. Anna Elizabeth Marrs, Pres of Global Commercial Services (Age 45)

Who are American Express' major shareholders?

American Express' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.19%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.07%), Cacti Asset Management LLC (0.07%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.07%), Hexavest Inc. (0.05%) and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.05%). Company insiders that own American Express stock include Anre D Williams, Ashwini Gupta, Douglas E Buckminster, James Peter Bush, Jeffrey C Campbell, Kenneth I Chenault, L Kevin Cox, Laureen Seeger, 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 Artemis Investment Management LLP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Cambiar Investors LLC, Hexavest Inc., Oakbrook Investments LLC and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold American Express company stock in the last year include Jeffrey C Campbell, Laureen Seeger, Michael John O'neill, Paul D Fabara, Richard Petrino and Stephen J Squeri. 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 Packer & Co Ltd, Coastal Investment Advisors Inc., Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Biltmore Family Office LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd, Cohen Klingenstein LLC and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought American Express stock in the last two years include 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is American Express' stock price today?

One share of AXP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $116.76.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $96.87 billion and generates $40.34 billion in revenue each year. The payment services company earns $6.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.33 on an earnings per share basis. American Express employs 59,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About American Express.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  989 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,189 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,178
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 10/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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