American Express Co (AXP)

AXP (NYSE:Financial Services) EQUITY
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Today's Range: 78.18 - 79.13 | AXP Avg Daily Volume: 5,984,600
Last Update: 07/02/15 - 4:01 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: -15.94%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $78.40
52 Week Range: $76.53 - $95.94
Oustanding Shares: 1,015,795,685
Market Cap: 79,445,380,524
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for AXP
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 7 7 7 7
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 11 10 10 9
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 3 3 3 2
Mean Rec. 2.60 2.59 2.59 2.45
Latest Dividend: 0.29
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.48%
Dividend Ex-Date: 06/30/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 13.70
Price Earnings Comparisons:
AXP Sector Avg. S&P 500
13.70 13.60 26.10
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-1.87% -17.86% 32.45%
Revenue 3.10 0.12 0.04
Net Income 9.80 0.20 0.06
EPS 14.70 0.35 0.10
Earnings for AXP:
Revenue 36.00B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/15) Qtr (09/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $1.32 $1.36 $5.49 $5.73
Number of Analysts 15 14 18 17
High Estimate $1.41 $1.40 $5.60 $6.00
Low Estimate $1.25 $1.32 $5.37 $5.21
Prior Year $1.47 $1.40 $5.60 $5.49
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -10.07% -2.76% -2.04% 4.45%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
Average Frequency Indicator Chart
Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
Overall, slightly more than half the charts scored a 'B' or better.
Even the broken-down stocks act like the sellers see something evil still lurking.
Three ways to play AXP outside of just buying the stock.
Yesterday, Barron's Online published an article highlighting the investment merits of credit card companies Capital One (COF) and MasterCard (MA). We agree and would add American Express (AXP) to the list. Matrix owns both COF and AXP for our clients.
The dollar is weakening. That's actually good for stocks. 

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The market ended the last trading day of May on a down note, but off the lows of the day. Bank of America Merrill Lynch went cautious on China after a huge rally this year. One interesting tidbit from the call was about debt levels. Corporate debt of $12.5 trillion is 125% of Chinese GDP vs. 101% in Japan, 67% in the U.S. and 45% in India. BAML states based on an enterprise-value-to-earnings basis, Shanghai is the most overvalued major market in world right now. Like I said, interesting call.
Shares still look pricey even after the post-earnings selloff.
Conventional wisdom says diversify; but that's not such a good idea.
Charts show the stock can rise more than 25%.
The strongest sector right now is benefiting from interest rates talk.

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