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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 -1.83% today. In the last week its performance is 2.19%, and -0.33% for the past quarter. Currently, American Express Company, AXP has a target price of 67.65, so today’s gain of -1.83% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -1.05%.

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), has a market cap of 61965.28, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 84.20%.

At the current price of 63.3, it has a dividend yield of 1.80%, and its target price is 67.65. 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 12.9, as well as a forward P/E of 11.6.

With a current EPS of 5, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 0.36%,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 8.30%.

Performance for the year is -16.84%. Since its IPO date on 6/1/1972, the total performance to date is -5.96%.

Volume today for American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), is 6546045, while its average volume is 5015.65. Whilst the total gain today was -1.83%, it did have a day high of -4.48%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.24%, and 1.83% for the month. The 52-week low for American Express Company, AXP has been 27.17%, while the 52-week-high has reached -21.08%.

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 1.55, and the P/S is 1.79, along with a P/B of 2.99. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 22.44.

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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