American Express Co. (AXP): Price and Financial Metrics

American Express Co. (AXP): $156.10

-5.75 (-3.55%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where AXP ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.57% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AXP is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • AXP ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 34th percentile.

AXP Stock Summary

  • AXP has a market capitalization of $144,991,242,554 -- more than approximately 98.37% of US stocks.
  • AXP's went public 36.27 years ago, making it older than 92.84% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • AXP's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 86.58% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AXP, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HSBC, RY, TD, CVS, and PM.
  • AXP's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit American Express Co's official web site, go to

AXP Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, AXP's price/sales ratio is 3.12% higher, now standing at 3.3.
  • AXP's price/earnings ratio has moved down 5.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, AXP's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 3.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AXP.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AXP 2018-07-02 2.6 4.3 27.2 14.1
AXP 2016-11-28 2.2 3.1 12.0 10.4
AXP 2009-01-05 0.8 1.8 7.0 18.6
AXP 2007-06-04 2.8 7.4 19.9 19.6
AXP 2006-11-15 2.7 6.7 20.3 19.1
AXP 2005-06-03 2.3 4.2 18.8 17.3

AXP Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -74.67%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 252.06%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 16.09%.
Over the past 34 months, AXP's revenue has gone up $6,201,000,000.

The table below shows AXP's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 43,799 14,645 8,060
2021-09-30 41,169 13,137 7,779
2021-06-30 38,136 11,145 7,026
2021-03-31 33,407 10,090 5,003
2020-12-31 31,357 5,591 3,135
2020-09-30 32,236 5,287 3,390

AXP's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AXP has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 69.58% of graded US stocks.
  • AXP's asset turnover comes in at 0.218 -- ranking 33rd of 431 Banking stocks.
  • COF, SYF, and ISTR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AXP.

The table below shows AXP's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.218 1 0.052
2021-06-30 0.201 1 0.046
2021-03-31 0.176 1 0.034
2020-12-31 0.167 1 0.021
2020-09-30 0.170 1 0.021
2020-06-30 0.179 1 0.024

AXP Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AXP, see our AXP price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $183.64 Average Broker Recommendation 1.73 (Moderate Buy)

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AXP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $156.10 52-week high $199.55
Prev. close $161.85 52-week low $149.88
Day low $155.40 Volume 2,697,800
Day high $160.85 Avg. volume 4,070,814
50-day MA $177.84 Dividend yield 1.29%
200-day MA $173.32 Market Cap 117.55B

American Express Co. (AXP) Company Bio

The American Express Company (AmEx) is a multinational financial services corporation headquartered at 200 Vesey Street in the Battery Park City neighborhood of Lower Manhattan in New York City. The company was founded in 1850 and is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company's logo, adopted in 1958, is a gladiator or centurion whose image appears on the company's well-known traveler's chequescharge cards, and credit cards. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest AXP News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about American Express Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AXP as an investment opportunity.

Phil Mickelson dropped as host of The American Express event amid Saudi controversy

Phil Mickelson continues to bleed endorsements. The American Express event in La Quinta, Calif., dropped him as a host on Saturday.

New York Post | February 26, 2022

Phil Mickelson out as host of American Express PGA Tour event after controversial comments

Mickelson had been the host of the The American Express tournament in La Quinta, California since 2020 and is a two-time winner in the desert

USA TODAY | February 26, 2022

7 Berkshire Hathaway Stock Picks to Buy If You Wanna Be Like Warren

With market uncertainty ratcheting up, and more speculative names under pressure, now may be the time to cycle into Warren Buffett stocks.

Thomas Niel on InvestorPlace | February 25, 2022

4 Dow Jones Stocks To Buy And Watch In February 2022: Apple, Microsoft Fall

The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended January 2022 sharply off its record highs. The best Dow Jones stocks to watch in February 2022 are American Express, Apple, Chevron and Microsoft. There are clear winners — and losers — towards the end of February.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

American Express and Resy are offering incredibly lucrative Amex Platinum and Gold bonuses (and a huge refer-a-friend offer) for a limited time

By referring friends to improved Resy offers on the Amex Platinum and Amex Gold cards, you could potentially earn over 100,000 bonus rewards.

Business Insider | February 24, 2022

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AXP Price Returns

1-mo -16.60%
3-mo -19.67%
6-mo -9.57%
1-year 1.94%
3-year 35.79%
5-year 118.27%
YTD -4.07%
2021 36.88%
2020 -1.14%
2019 32.52%
2018 -2.62%
2017 36.22%

AXP Dividends

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