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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) which is in the industry Credit Services, gaining -0.12% today. In the last week its performance is 1.56%, and 1.11% for the past quarter. Currently, American Express Company, AXP has a target price of 67.7, so today’s gain of -0.12% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.07%.

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), has a market cap of 57784.77, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 84.30%.

At the current price of 60.69, it has a dividend yield of 1.91%, and its target price is 67.7. This is with a profit margin of 14.30%, and total debt/equity of 5.1. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has a P/E of 12.14, as well as a forward P/E of 10.89.

With a current EPS of 5, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 0.23%,American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 8.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.34%.

Performance for the year is -20.99%. Since its IPO date on 06/01/1972, the total performance to date is -11.49%.

Volume today for American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), is 4160868, while its average volume is 4996.33. Whilst the total gain today was -0.12%, it did have a day high of -9.42%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.82%, and 2.05% for the month. The 52-week low for American Express Company, AXP has been 21.92%, while the 52-week-high has reached -24.33%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.00%, and its return on assets is 3.10%. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has an operating margin of 22.60%. With a sales growth of 1.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that American Express Company, AXP is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 2.28, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of American Express Company? Well its PEG is 1.46, and the P/S is 1.67, along with a P/B of 2.81. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 20.93.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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