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American Express Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.40 (+2.00 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $122.33
50-Day Range
MA: $106.92
52-Week Range
Now: $122.33
Volume2.78 million shs
Average Volume5.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$98.50 billion
P/E Ratio30.35
Dividend Yield1.43%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.09 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$43.56 billion
Cash Flow$10.19 per share
Book Value$27.16 per share


Net Income$6.76 billion


Market Cap$98.50 billion
Next Earnings Date1/22/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 12/2/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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American Express (NYSE:AXP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Express' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

American Express' stock was trading at $95.38 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AXP shares have increased by 28.3% and is now trading at $122.33.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Express?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Express in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than American Express?

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When is American Express' next earnings date?

American Express is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January 22nd 2021.
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How were American Express' earnings last quarter?

American Express (NYSE:AXP) posted its earnings results on Friday, October, 23rd. The payment services company reported $1.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.09. The payment services company had revenue of $8.75 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.71 billion. American Express had a net margin of 8.84% and a return on equity of 21.31%. The company's revenue was down 20.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $2.08 earnings per share.
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How often does American Express pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Express?

American Express announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Tuesday, November 10th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 8th.
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What price target have analysts set for AXP?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for American Express' shares. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $175.00. On average, they expect American Express' share price to reach $108.87 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.0%.
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Are investors shorting American Express?

American Express saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 7,870,000 shares, an increase of 12.9% from the October 15th total of 6,970,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,320,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 1.0% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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 60, Pay $10.95M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey C. Campbell, Chief Financial Officer (Age 59, Pay $8.44M)
  • Ms. Laureen E. Seeger, Chief Legal Officer (Age 58, Pay $4.75M)
  • Mr. Anré D. Williams, Group Pres of Global Merchant & Network Services (Age 54, Pay $7.18M)
  • Mr. Douglas E. Buckminster, Group Pres of Global Consumer Services (Age 59, Pay $8.58M)
  • Ms. Jessica Lieberman Quinn, Exec. VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Marc D. Gordon, Chief Information Officer (Age 59)
  • Vivian Y. Zhou, Sr. VP & Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Raymond Joabar, Chief Risk Officer and Pres of the Global Risk, Banking & Compliance Group
  • 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.76%), State Street Corp (4.11%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.81%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.39%), Morgan Stanley (1.08%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.92%). 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 State Street Corp, CI Investments Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Ninety One UK Ltd, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Focused Investors LLC, and Ziegler Capital Management 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, Stephen J Squeri, and Theodore Leonsis.
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Which major investors are buying American Express stock?

AXP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., SPF Beheer BV, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, WestEnd Advisors LLC, M&G Investment Management Ltd., and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec.
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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 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 $122.33.

How big of a company is American Express?

American Express has a market capitalization of $98.50 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 12/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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