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

American Express Co. (AXP): $178.03

-2.92 (-1.61%)

POWR Rating

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  • AXP scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 93.95% of US stocks.
  • AXP's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving up over the last 52 weeks.
  • AXP's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 27.15% of US stocks).

AXP Stock Summary

  • American Express Co's market capitalization of $140,155,864,953 is ahead of 98.23% of US-listed equities.
  • AXP's went public 35.84 years ago, making it older than 92.71% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 7.76 for American Express Co; that's greater than it is for 85.59% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AXP, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SCHW, RY, TGT, CHTR, and HSBC.
  • Visit AXP's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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

  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 23.14%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 35.01%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 21.46%.
Over the past 33 months, AXP's revenue has gone up $4,183,000,000.

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
2021-09-30 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
2020-06-30 34,260 2,066 4,072

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 $178.03 52-week high $189.03
Prev. close $180.95 52-week low $89.11
Day low $177.91 Volume 3,309,800
Day high $183.73 Avg. volume 3,502,164
50-day MA $168.84 Dividend yield 0.95%
200-day MA $155.65 Market Cap 141.43B

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

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The Points Guy | October 27, 2021

Financial Contrast: American Express (NYSE:AXP) versus Sentage (NASDAQ:SNTG)

American Express (NYSE:AXP) and Sentage (NASDAQ:SNTG) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings, dividends and risk. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for American Express and Sentage, []

Transcript Daily | October 27, 2021

American Express Company (NYSE: AXP): The Most Interesting Shares Of The Day

In the last trading session, 3.77 million American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) shares changed hands as the companys beta touched 1.24. With the companys per share price at $180.95 changed hands at -$1.36 or -0.75% during last session, the market valuation stood at $136.37B. AXPs last price was a discount, traded about -4.47% off its 52-week American Express Company (NYSE: AXP): The Most Interesting Shares Of The Day Read More »

Marketing Sentinel | October 27, 2021

Royal Bank of Canada Boosts American Express (NYSE:AXP) Price Target to $195.00

American Express (NYSE:AXP) had its price target raised by equities research analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from $185.00 to $195.00 in a research report issued on Monday, Benzinga reports. The brokerage currently has a sector perform rating on the payment services companys stock. Royal Bank of Canadas price target would indicate a potential upside []

Dakota Financial News | October 27, 2021

American Express (AXP) Is Up 6.41% in One Week: What You Should Know

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AXP Price Returns

1-mo 3.08%
3-mo 4.66%
6-mo 16.69%
1-year 96.62%
3-year 83.82%
5-year 188.57%
YTD 48.96%
2020 -1.14%
2019 32.52%
2018 -2.62%
2017 36.22%
2016 8.58%

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