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American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) falls under the large cap category with a market cap of 73.22 B. The following data highlights American Express Company (AXP) for Monday June 19, 2017 showing the earning date of 7/19/2017 4:30:00 PM.

Overview

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), a Credit Services company from Financial sector has been doing very well. The company has reported a price of $81.45 today, marking a change of 0.93%.

American Express Company has a current return on equity (ROE) of 24.50% while its debt to equity stands at 5.21. The return on investment (ROI) is at 4.20% and the gross margin is reported to be 73.40%.

American Express Company is predicting a healthy earnings per share growth of 6.70% over the period of next five years.

Performance Analysis

The stats for American Express Company’s performance is below.

The weekly performance stands at 1.42%, while the monthly performance measure stands at 6.65%. Not surprisingly its volatility is at 1.06% with an average volume of 3712.58. Volatility is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security. It can be measured by using the variance between returns from the market index. Generally speaking, there is always a positive correlation between high volatility and high risk.

The performance per month is at 6.65%, while the performance per quarter stands at .

Ratio

has a float short of 1.56% at present and the short ratio is at 3.74. Shares shorted can actually exceed 50% of the float in a company. Because the float is the amount of a company’s shares that are publicly owned, all tradable shares can therefore be borrowed by short sellers.

Valuation

The numbers in regards to American Express Company’s valuation are below.

The market cap is at 73.22 B, while the P/E stands at 14.75, with a P/S of 2.25 and earnings per share this year of 12.00%.

The earnings per share is used as a primary indicator of a company’s profitability or loss. Earnings per share is basically the portion of a company’s profit that is allocated to each outstanding share of common stock.

Candle Graph for (NYSE: AXP)

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American Express Company NYSE : AXP | Financial | Credit Services

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