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Morning Trending Tickers: American Express Company (AXP)

Today’s top gainers include the company American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) which is in the industry Credit Services, gaining 0.01% today. In the last week its performance is -1.98%, and -3.54% for the past quarter. Currently, American Express Company, AXP has a target price of 83.58, so today’s gain of 0.01% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.13%.

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), has a market cap of 68.65 B, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 86.60%.

At the current price of 76.38, it has a dividend yield of 1.68%, and its target price is 83.58. This is with a profit margin of 15.70%, and total debt/equity of 5.21. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has a P/E of 13.83, as well as a forward P/E of 12.1.

With a current EPS of 5.52, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.89%,American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 6.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.29%.

Performance for the year is 22.48%. Since its IPO date on 06/01/1972, the total performance to date is 3.97%.

Volume today for American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), is 3545657, while its average volume is 3904.34. Whilst the total gain today was 0.01%, it did have a day high of -6.17%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.20%, and 1.21% for the month. The 52-week low for American Express Company, AXP has been 36.13%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.47%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.20%, and its return on assets is 3.20%. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has an operating margin of 23.80%. With a sales growth of -2.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that American Express Company, AXP is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 2.47, 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 1.9, and the P/S is 2.11, along with a P/B of 3.28. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 27.92.

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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