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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 0.23% today. In the last week its performance is -2.51%, and -1.25% for the past quarter. Currently, American Express Company, AXP has a target price of 67.18, so today’s gain of 0.23% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.63%.

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), has a market cap of 57348.49, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 84.50%.

At the current price of 61.9, it has a dividend yield of 2.07%, and its target price is 67.18. This is with a profit margin of 15.90%, and total debt/equity of 5.19. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has a P/E of 10.9, as well as a forward P/E of 11.19.

With a current EPS of 5.68, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 0.40%,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 7.72%.

Performance for the year is -18.40%. Since its IPO date on 6/1/1972, the total performance to date is -9.27%.

Volume today for American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), is 2500800, while its average volume is 4034.8. Whilst the total gain today was 0.23%, it did have a day high of -6.74%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.55%, and 1.60% for the month. The 52-week low for American Express Company, AXP has been 24.98%, while the 52-week-high has reached -18.91%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.00%, and its return on assets is 3.50%. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has an operating margin of 24.90%. With a sales growth of -0.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that American Express Company, AXP is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 2.45, 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 1.41, and the P/S is 1.66, along with a P/B of 2.8. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 20.4.

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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