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American Express (AXP) Competitors

$210.89
-1.60 (-0.75%)
(As of 02/21/2024 ET)

AXP vs. CB, BBVA, ALLY, FCFS, SNTG, ATLCP, SLMBP, BSAC, EBC, and MBIN

Should you be buying American Express stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of American Express include Chubb (CB), Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), Ally Financial (ALLY), FirstCash (FCFS), Sentage (SNTG), Atlanticus (ATLCP), SLM (SLMBP), Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC), Eastern Bankshares (EBC), and Merchants Bancorp (MBIN).

American Express vs.

American Express (NYSE:AXP) and Chubb (NYSE:CB) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, profitability, community ranking, media sentiment and analyst recommendations.

American Express has a beta of 1.23, suggesting that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chubb has a beta of 0.62, suggesting that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.

83.1% of American Express shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.3% of Chubb shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of American Express shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Chubb shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

American Express currently has a consensus target price of $189.00, suggesting a potential downside of 10.38%. Chubb has a consensus target price of $252.84, suggesting a potential upside of 0.35%. Given Chubb's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Chubb is more favorable than American Express.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
American Express
4 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.20
Chubb
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.61

Chubb has a net margin of 18.11% compared to American Express' net margin of 13.84%. American Express' return on equity of 30.99% beat Chubb's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American Express13.84% 30.99% 3.38%
Chubb 18.11%16.45%4.35%

American Express received 453 more outperform votes than Chubb when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 63.61% of users gave Chubb an outperform vote while only 60.45% of users gave American Express an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
American ExpressOutperform Votes
1154
60.45%
Underperform Votes
755
39.55%
ChubbOutperform Votes
701
63.61%
Underperform Votes
401
36.39%

American Express pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Chubb pays an annual dividend of $3.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. American Express pays out 21.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Chubb pays out 15.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Chubb is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Chubb has lower revenue, but higher earnings than American Express. Chubb is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than American Express, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
American Express$60.52B2.52$8.37B$11.2118.81
Chubb$49.69B2.07$9.03B$21.8311.54

In the previous week, American Express had 4 more articles in the media than Chubb. MarketBeat recorded 26 mentions for American Express and 22 mentions for Chubb. American Express' average media sentiment score of 0.51 beat Chubb's score of 0.43 indicating that American Express is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
American Express
14 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Chubb
7 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
2 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

Chubb beats American Express on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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AXP vs. The Competition

MetricAmerican ExpressNondepository credit institutions IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$152.66B$6.12B$8.23B$17.22B
Dividend Yield1.13%5.88%6.57%3.55%
P/E Ratio18.8117.6452.9424.83
Price / Sales2.5215.163,529.426.95
Price / Cash15.3324.1818.9717.87
Price / Book5.441.762.036.18
Net Income$8.37B$442.01M$793.96M$868.85M
7 Day Performance-0.02%-3.48%0.51%0.39%
1 Month Performance15.13%8.79%0.24%2.62%
1 Year Performance21.56%35.45%0.41%69.21%

American Express Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CB
Chubb
4.5981 of 5 stars
$250.53
-0.1%
$252.84
+0.9%
+20.7%$102.21B$49.74B11.4840,000
BBVA
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
3.3669 of 5 stars
$9.91
+2.5%
N/A+35.3%$59.12B$31.97B7.13116,499News Coverage
ALLY
Ally Financial
4.8126 of 5 stars
$36.70
+2.0%
$35.00
-4.6%
+21.8%$11.07B$8.21B12.2711,600Gap Down
FCFS
FirstCash
3.8604 of 5 stars
$117.27
-0.9%
$116.83
-0.4%
+33.0%$5.29B$3.15B24.4319,000Insider Selling
SNTG
Sentage
0 of 5 stars
$2.79
-13.1%
N/A+29.8%$7.84M$160,000.000.0021Positive News
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ATLCP
Atlanticus
0 of 5 stars
$21.98
+1.2%
N/A+6.7%$0.00$249.45M0.00355Negative News
SLMBP
SLM
0 of 5 stars
$72.98
-0.2%
N/A+10.6%$0.00$1.81B0.001,700
BSAC
Banco Santander-Chile
3.6018 of 5 stars
$20.26
+0.4%
$19.97
-1.4%
+16.2%$9.54B$6.07B15.959,229
EBC
Eastern Bankshares
4.5766 of 5 stars
$13.54
-1.4%
$15.25
+12.6%
-15.0%$2.39B$558.71M9.602,146Positive News
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MBIN
Merchants Bancorp
3.8794 of 5 stars
$41.47
-1.4%
$46.50
+12.1%
+36.9%$1.79B$1.19B7.35556Gap Down

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This page (NYSE:AXP) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff