American Express is a globally integrated payments company. The company engages in the processing and settling of card transactions. As a leading global services company, American Express operates an end-to-end, integrated payments platform known for its world-class brand and services.

The American Express brand has been consistently rated as one of the most valuable brands in the world, characterized by a large global footprint, a diversified customer base, and a differentiated business model. American Express’s reportable operating segments are Global consumer services group, Global commercial services, and Global merchant and network services.

The bank’s principal products and services include charge and credit card products and travel-related services. Its business travel services are offered through American Express Global business travel JV. American Express’s network of distribution channels is large and integrated, consisting of third-party vendors, business partners, in-house sales teams, and applications and emails.

Stock Chart & Metrics

  • Ticker: nyse:axp
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Industry: Credit Services
  • Market Cap: 172.63B
  • Market Cap Group: Large Cap
  • P/E: 19.77
  • Dividend Yield: 1.17%


The competitive landscape is important as they compete for the same business. Below is the list of competitors in the same industry. While not displayed, a number of metrics you can also use to evaluate your picks are the Chowder Score, the Relative Strength Index (RSI), the Graham Number, and the Piotroski F-Score.

Ticker Ticker Company Market Cap P/E Yield Aristocrat Graph SectorID IndustryID
V NYSE:V Visa 548.60 30.44 0.76 NO 1 7 32
MA NYSE:MA Master Card 415.60 35.54 0.59 NO 1 7 32
AXP NYSE:AXP American Express 172.63 19.77 1.17 NO 1 7 32
WU NYSE:WU The Western Union Company 4.33 7.57 7.34 NO 1 7 32
GSY TSE:GSY goeasy 3.05 12.28 2.56 YES 1 7 32
ECN TSE:ECN ECN Capital 0.49 0.00 2.30 NO 1 7 32

American Express - FAQ

What is the stock ticker for American Express?

The stock ticker for American Express is NYSE:axp.

Is American Express a good stock to buy?

You need to consider your investment strategy and how NYSE:axp can fit in your portfolio.

The current dividend income score of 4/10 and dividend growth score of 6/10. Those 2 metrics together should help you decide the fit for your portfolio. Be it for income or for growth.

Is American Express a Buy, Sell or Hold?

The Dividend Snapshot Opportunity Score of 55 out of 100.

The score reflects the strength of a buy signal but it does not show a sell signal if it's low. The higher the better.

A sell signal is more difficult as it often relies on the reason you bought the stock in the first place.

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