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85.61
+1.65
+1.97%
After Hours :
85.79
+0.18
+0.21%

Open

85.13

Previous Close

83.96

Volume (Avg)

5.00M (4.43M)

Day's Range

84.87-85.85

52Wk Range

78.41-96.24

Market Cap.

89.60B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

1.04 (1.14%)

Beta

1.16

Shares Outstanding

1.05B

P/E Ratio (EPS)

16.26 (5.27)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Credit Services
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Hold
    • Revenue

    • 32.97B

    • Net Income

    • 5.36B

    • Market Cap.

    • 89.60B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 16.72

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.81

    • Beta

    • 1.16

    • Forward P/E

    • 13.95

    • Price/Sales

    • 2.66

    • Price/Book Value

    • 4.35

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 28.09

      • EBITDA

      • 8.91B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 3.70

      • Return on Equity %

      • 28.72

      • Return on Assets %

      • 3.70

      • Book Value/Share

      • 19.31

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 1.05B

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.26 (10/1/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 7/22/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Hold
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 95.25

        • Credit Rating

        • A-

        • Analysts

        • 8

        • EPS Estimate

        • 5.98

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 5.95

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 5.00

          • 5.91

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 19.60

          • 40.16

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 8.80

          • 8.58

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 3.06

          • 15.87

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 13.30

          • 7.00

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -1.73

          • 33.93

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • -

            • 85.68

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 25.23

            • 38.31

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 16.72

            • 25.97

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • -

            • 76.19

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 20.10

            • 29.71

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 14.00

            • 280.63B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 2.71

              • 1.82

              • Current Ratio

              • -

              • 1.73

              • Quick Ratio

              • -

              • 1.28

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • 97.68

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 7.54

              • 4.55

              • Book Value/Share

              • 19.31

              • 20.64

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 15.95

                • 17.67

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 18.27

                • 147.19

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 6.50

                • 89.34

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 2.67

                • 3.42

                • Price/Book Value

                • 4.35

                • 3.02

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 28.09

                • 9.92

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 13.10

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 7/22/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 10/1/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 28.72

                        (24.50)

                      • 21.43

                        (16.79)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 3.70

                        (2.90)

                      • 4.90

                        (3.71)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 8.73

                        (6.90)

                      • 10.45

                        (6.98)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 89.73k

                      • 106.70k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • -

                      • 4.46

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.22

                      • 0.19

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      7.89B
                      Operating Margin
                      23.92
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      28.09
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      89.73%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      43.44%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      37.92%

                      Float

                      85.49%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      0.45%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • VA CollegeAmerica Washington Mutual

                      •  

                        19,323,000

                      • -10.43

                      • 1.85

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        17,134,820

                      • -0.36

                      • 1.64

                      • Fidelity® Contrafund® Fund

                      •  

                        15,966,997

                      • -1.66

                      • 1.53

                      • Davis New York Venture Fund

                      •  

                        13,838,274

                      • -4.15

                      • 1.32

                      • Vanguard Windsor™ II Fund

                      •  

                        11,639,796

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.11

                      • VA CollegeAmerica American Balanced

                      •  

                        11,300,000

                      • -30.35

                      • 1.08

                      • VA CollegeAmerica Fundamental Investors

                      •  

                        9,770,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.93

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        9,343,961

                      • -0.91

                      • 0.89

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        9,118,363

                      • -2.18

                      • 0.87

                      • SPDR® S&P 500 ETF

                      •  

                        8,721,296

                      • -0.67

                      • 0.82

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Berkshire Hathaway Inc

                      •  

                        151,610,700

                      • 0.00%

                      • 14.49

                      • Capital World Investors

                      •  

                        65,003,860

                      • -0.76%

                      • 6.21

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        49,975,231

                      • +1.41%

                      • 4.78

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        42,472,049

                      • -1.13%

                      • 4.06

                      • Fidelity Management and Research Company

                      •  

                        31,825,066

                      • +2.95%

                      • 3.04

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        27,809,400

                      • -1.28%

                      • 2.66

                      • Davis Selected Advisers

                      •  

                        25,616,662

                      • -8.30%

                      • 2.45

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        24,051,896

                      • -2.09%

                      • 2.30

                      • Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss LLC.

                      •  

                        19,182,429

                      • +0.72%

                      • 1.83

                      • Columbia Insurance Company

                      •  

                        17,225,400

                      • 0.00%

                      • 1.62

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Financial Services

                      Industry

                      Credit Services

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Large Growth

                      American Express Co was founded in 1850 as a joint stock association and was incorporated in 1965 as a New York corporation. American Express together with its subsidiaries is a service company that provides customers with access to ...moreproducts, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Its main products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses. The Company is mainly engaged in business comprising four operating segments: U.S. Card Services, International Card Services, Global Commercial Services, and Global Network & Merchant Services. The Company’s range of products and services include charge and credit card products; expense management products and services; consumer and business travel ser...morevices; stored value products such as Travelers Cheques and other prepaid products; network services; merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, and point-of-sale, marketing and information products and services for merchants; and fee services, including market and trend analyses and related consulting services, fraud prevention services, and the design of customized customer loyalty and rewards programs. The Company’s products and services are sold to diverse customer groups, including consumers, small businesses, middle-market companies, and large corporations. These products and services are sold through various channels including direct mail, on-line, targeted sales forces, and direct response advertising. Its general-purpose card network, card-issuing and merchant-acquiring and processing businesses are global in scope. The Company is engaged in providing charge and credit cards to consumers, small businesses and corporations. These cards include cards issued by American Express as well as cards issued by third-party banks and other institutions that are accepted on the American Express network. The Global Network & Merchant Services (“GNMS”) segment operates a global payments network that processes and settles proprietary and non-proprietary card transactions. GNMS acquires merchants and provides point-of-sale products, multi-channel marketing programs and capabilities, services and data, leveraging its global closed-loop network. It provides ATM services and enters into partnership agreements with third-party card issuers and acquirers, licensing the American Express brand and extending the reach of the global network. In its Global Commercial Services segment, the Company provides expense management services to companies and organizations worldwide through its Global Corporate Payments and Global Business Travel businesses. Global Corporate Payments offers a range of expense management solutions to companies worldwide through its Corporate Card Programs and Business-to-Business Payment Solutions. American Express Global Business Travel provides globally integrated solutions, both online and offline, as well as through mobile applications, to help organizations manage and optimize their travel investments and service their traveling employees. The Company’s global card network, including Global Merchant Services and Global Network Services businesses, competes in the global payments industry with other card networks, including, among others, Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club International, Discover and JCB and China UnionPay. The Company’s proprietary Card business competes in the United States with financial institutions such as Citibank, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Capital One Financial, and Discover Financial Services.lessless

                      Key People

                      Mr. Kenneth I. Chenault

                      CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Mr. Jeffrey C. Campbell

                      CFO/Executive VP

                      Marc D Gordon

                      Chief Information Officer/Executive VP

                      Mr. John D. Hayes

                      Executive VP/Chief Marketing Officer

                      Ms. Louise M. Parent

                      Executive VP/General Counsel

                      • American Express Co

                      • 200 Vesey Street

                      • New York, NY 10285

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 212 640-2000

                      • Fax: +1 212 640-0404

                      • americanexpress.com

                      Incorporated

                      1965

                      Employees

                      62,800

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