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American Express Company (AXP)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$120.00 USD

120.00
1,451,716

+0.34 (0.28%)

Updated Nov 19, 2019 03:59 PM ET

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
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3
4
5
S&P
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Buy
Hold
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500
24.62%
17.69%
9.40%
5.11%
2.01%
10.65%

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The Zacks Industry Rank assigns a rating to each of the 265 X (Expanded) Industries based on their average Zacks Rank.

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The Style Scores are a complementary set of indicators to use alongside the Zacks Rank. It allows the user to better focus on the stocks that are the best fit for his or her personal trading style.

The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There's also a VGM Score ('V' for Value, 'G' for Growth and 'M' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

As an investor, you want to buy stocks with the highest probability of success. That means you want to buy stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 or #2, Strong Buy or Buy, which also has a Score of an A or a B in your personal trading style.

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The ever popular one-page Snapshot reports are generated for virtually every single Zacks Ranked stock. It's packed with all of the company's key stats and salient decision making information. Including the Zacks Rank, Zacks Industry Rank, Style Scores, the Price, Consensus & Surprise chart, graphical estimate analysis and how a stocks stacks up to its peers.

The detailed multi-page Analyst report does an even deeper dive on the company's vital statistics. In addition to all of the proprietary analysis in the Snapshot, the report also visually displays the four components of the Zacks Rank (Agreement, Magnitude, Upside and Surprise); provides a comprehensive overview of the company business drivers, complete with earnings and sales charts; a recap of their last earnings report; and a bulleted list of reasons to buy or sell the stock. It also includes an industry comparison table to see how your stock compares to its expanded industry, and the S&P 500.

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Fiscal Year End for American Express Company falls in the month of December.

All items in Millions except Per Share data.

12/31/2018 12/31/2017 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014
Assets          
Cash & Equivalents 27,445 32,927 25,208 22,762 22,288
Receivables 141,623 130,989 115,534 120,486 117,104
Notes Receivable 0 0 0 0 0
Inventories 0 0 0 0 0
Other Current Assets 0 0 0 0 0
Total Current Assets 169,068 163,916 140,742 143,248 139,392
Net Property & Equipment 4,416 4,329 4,433 4,108 3,938
Investments & Advances 4,647 3,159 3,157 3,759 4,431
Other Non-Current Assets 0 0 0 0 0
Deferred Charges 0 0 0 0 0
Intangibles 0 0 0 0 0
Deposits & Other Assets 10,471 9,755 10,561 10,069 11,342
Total Assets 188,602 181,159 158,893 161,184 159,103
Liabilities & Shareholders Equity 12/31/2018 12/31/2017 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014
Notes Payable 5,395 5,871 8,393 8,059 7,153
Accounts Payable 82,215 79,109 64,232 66,819 55,471
Current Portion Long-Term Debt 0 0 0 0 0
Current Portion Capital Leases 0 0 0 0 0
Accrued Expenses 0 0 0 0 0
Income Taxes Payable 0 0 0 0 0
Other Current Liabilities 0 0 0 0 0
Total Current Liabilities 87,610 84,980 72,625 74,878 62,624
Mortgages 0 0 0 0 0
Deferred Taxes/Income 0 0 0 0 0
Convertible Debt 0 0 0 0 0
Long-Term Debt 58,423 55,804 46,990 48,061 57,955
Non-Current Capital Leases 0 0 0 0 0
Other Non-Current Liabilities 20,279 22,148 18,777 17,572 17,851
Minority Interest (Liabilities) 0 0 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 166,312 162,932 138,392 140,511 138,430
Shareholders Equity 12/31/2018 12/31/2017 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014
Preferred Stock 0 0 0 0 0
Common Stock (Par) 170 172 181 194 205
Capital Surplus 12,218 12,210 12,733 13,348 12,874
Retained Earnings 12,499 8,273 10,371 9,665 9,513
Other Equity -2,597 -2,428 -2,784 -2,534 -1,919
Treasury Stock 0 0 0 0 0
Total Shareholder's Equity 22,290 18,227 20,501 20,673 20,673
Total Liabilities & Shareholder's Equity 188,602 181,159 158,893 161,184 159,103
Total Common Equity 22,290 18,227 20,501 20,673 20,673
Shares Outstanding 854.20 868.00 915.20 969.00 1,023.00
Book Value Per Share 26.09 21.00 22.40 21.33 20.21

Fiscal Year End for American Express Company falls in the month of December.

All items in Millions except Per Share data.

9/30/2019 6/30/2019 3/31/2019 12/31/2018 9/30/2018
Assets          
Cash & Equivalents 24,266 26,869 33,177 27,445 30,231
Receivables 144,619 146,386 142,194 141,623 137,229
Notes Receivable 0 0 0 0 0
Inventories 0 0 0 0 0
Other Current Assets 0 0 0 0 0
Total Current Assets 168,885 173,255 175,371 169,068 167,460
Net Property & Equipment 4,715 4,658 4,479 4,416 4,295
Investments & Advances 8,445 8,542 6,457 4,647 6,071
Other Non-Current Assets 0 0 0 0 0
Deferred Charges 0 0 0 0 0
Intangibles 0 0 0 0 0
Deposits & Other Assets 12,139 11,148 10,886 10,471 11,266
Total Assets 194,184 197,603 197,193 188,602 189,092
Liabilities & Shareholders Equity 9/30/2019 6/30/2019 3/31/2019 12/31/2018 9/30/2018
Notes Payable 4,682 4,841 4,251 5,395 4,362
Accounts Payable 86,164 89,108 89,019 82,215 84,906
Current Portion Long-Term Debt 0 0 0 0 0
Current Portion Capital Leases 0 0 0 0 0
Accrued Expenses 0 0 0 0 0
Income Taxes Payable 0 0 0 0 0
Other Current Liabilities 0 0 0 0 0
Total Current Liabilities 90,846 93,949 93,270 87,610 89,268
Mortgages 0 0 0 0 0
Deferred Taxes/Income 0 0 0 0 0
Convertible Debt 0 0 0 0 0
Long-Term Debt 58,474 57,736 58,418 58,423 55,300
Non-Current Capital Leases 0 0 0 0 0
Other Non-Current Liabilities 21,839 23,287 20,279 23,064
Minority Interest (Liabilities) 0 0 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 171,159 174,511 174,975 166,312 167,632
Shareholders Equity 9/30/2019 6/30/2019 3/31/2019 12/31/2018 9/30/2018
Preferred Stock 0 0 0 0 0
Common Stock (Par) 165 167 168 170 171
Capital Surplus 11,869 11,980 11,963 12,218 12,272
Retained Earnings 13,652 13,551 12,686 12,499 11,521
Other Equity -2,661 -2,606 -2,599 -2,597 -2,504
Treasury Stock 0 0 0 0 0
Total Shareholder's Equity 23,025 23,092 22,218 22,290 21,460
Total Liabilities & Shareholder's Equity 194,184 197,603 197,193 188,602 189,092
Total Common Equity 23,025 23,092 22,218 22,290 21,460
Shares Outstanding 818.20 829.60 835.00 854.20 854.20
Book Value Per Share 28.14 27.84 26.61 26.09 25.12