American Express Company (NYSE: AXP), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 77.35 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for American Express Company is 84.81 (with a change from open of 0.11%), this in conjunction with a target price of 84.67. Volume today has so far reached 113012, with an average volume of about 3527.59. The GAP for this stock, is -0.76%.
The P/E ratio is 15.46, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 13.52. The current EPS for American Express Company, is 5.52, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 12.00%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 15.24%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for American Express Company, EPS is looking like it will grow 10.85% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 7.95%. Quarter over quarter is -7.70% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -2.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 6.70%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 0.30%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 84.90%. Shares outstanding is 906.05, while shares float is at a value of 891.89. Float short for American Express Company is 1.73% and the short ratio is 4.38.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.47, while the total debt/equity comes to 5.21. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is 73.40% and their operating margin is 23.80%. The profit margin is 15.70%.
American Express Company has seen returns on assets of 3.20%, and on investment, 4.20%. Return on equity is 24.50%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.95. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.38, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.67 and Price/cash is 31.46, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 13.9.
The simple moving averages are 1.70% and 12.14% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -1.25% and the 52 week low is 42.54%.
American Express Company has a dividend yield of 1.50%, with a current price of 84.81. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 22.00%. This is in an industry, Credit Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. American Express Company is based in USA.
Performance in the Credit Services industry means that American Express Company has seen performance for the past week of 1.95%, with performance for the month coming to 5.93%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 11.33%, and for the half year the performance is 35.29%. Volatility for this week is 0.93% and for the month this is 1.11%.
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