American Express Co. (AXP)

94.98
2.90 3.10
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 92.08
Open 94.59
Day Low/High 94.20 / 97.85
52 Wk Low/High 67.00 / 138.13
Volume 4.27M
Avg Volume 6.30M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 805.78M
Market Cap 70.57B
EPS 8.00
P/E Ratio 10.96
Div & Yield 1.72 (1.96%)

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The Tactical vs. Strategic Approach to Markets, Game on for the Semis

The Tactical vs. Strategic Approach to Markets, Game on for the Semis

How does one approach these markets? How does one interpret what they see before them?

The Week Ahead: Davos, Impeachment, PMI and 25 Key Earnings Reports to Watch

The Week Ahead: Davos, Impeachment, PMI and 25 Key Earnings Reports to Watch

Almost 200 companies are slated to report quarterly results, including 43 S&P 500 constituents.

Oppenheimer on MA, V

Following my trade deal comments on Visa , American Express , and Mastercard , Oppenheimer affirms their Outperform ratings for Mastercard and Visa, and raises their respective targets to $345 (from $312) and to $210 (from $202).  I strongly suspect...

Interpreting the U.S./China Trade Deal, Tax Cuts 2.0, Aerospace Stocks

Interpreting the U.S./China Trade Deal, Tax Cuts 2.0, Aerospace Stocks

Does such a large increase in Chinese spending on U.S. 'stuff' give reason to doubt that future action lives up to words on a page (or 86 pages for that matter)?

Quick Thoughts on Phase One Trade Deal

One day after the U.S. and China inked their Phase One trade agreement, Asian equity indices finished on a mixed note. European equities are also mixed, while U.S. equity futures point to a positive open as investors dig into and attempt to digest t...

Jim Cramer: Resilience and Complacency Define Our Moment

Jim Cramer: Resilience and Complacency Define Our Moment

Let's dissect these two concepts that explain why we're rallying like we are now.

Goldman Then, Goldman Now

Back in late December, 2018 I wrote this column, My Favorite Large Cap Stock for 2019 is Goldman Sachs ($163). At the time I valued the company at about $245/share. The shares are now trading over $230/share and the reward vs. risk has materially ch...

What the November Retail Sales Report Confirms

And we now have the November Retail Sales report in hand and see it rose 0.2% month over month, missing the expected bump up of 0.5%. Excluding autos, retail sales rose 0.3% in November vs. October and 3.1% vs. November 2018. In looking at the repor...

Jim Cramer: Here's Why the Market Hasn't Stopped Rallying

Jim Cramer: Here's Why the Market Hasn't Stopped Rallying

These are the 10 reasons why we keep going up, despite all the bad news.

Jim Cramer: China May Explain This Weird Strength

Jim Cramer: China May Explain This Weird Strength

But the question is what the Chinese are going to do to show they mean business ahead of the talks.

The Divergence Between Rising Financial Asset Prices and Worsening Profit/Economic Growth May Be Approaching an Extreme

* The market is discounting an unlikely reacceleration in global economic and U.S. profits growth * All-time market highs are breathtaking to some - but they are deflecting (as they did in early 2000 and late 2007) many investors from challenges fac...

Jim Cramer: We Are In a Moment Where There Are More Positives Than Negatives

Jim Cramer: We Are In a Moment Where There Are More Positives Than Negatives

It's all because some stocks are more powerful than others and the aberrations are to the downside. Not the upside.

3 Earnings Reports Will Be Key for the Market Next Week

3 Earnings Reports Will Be Key for the Market Next Week

There is a good foundation for more positive action in the week ahead.

Looking at Semis, The What Ifs: Brexit, China, USMCA with the UK: Market Recon

Looking at Semis, The What Ifs: Brexit, China, USMCA with the UK: Market Recon

The tech sector has been the victim of the recent "on again, off again" rotation. That may really just mean that the group has been victimized by its own success.

Mr. Market Will Consolidate Gains as Earnings Roll In

Mr. Market Will Consolidate Gains as Earnings Roll In

Small-caps have outperformed, which helped to produce improved breadth and better stock picking, and the action is no longer being driven by trade headlines.

The 12 Earnings Reports I'll be Watching This Week

As we get ready to transition into Monday afternoon, investor attention will no doubt begin to focus on the earnings gauntlet of about 160 company reports to be had between Tuesday through Friday. Those reports will include 52 of the S&P 500 compani...

Jim Cramer: Watch for Stocks Reporting 'Not as Bad as Feared' Numbers

Jim Cramer: Watch for Stocks Reporting 'Not as Bad as Feared' Numbers

When you have an oversold market you've got a true coiled spring that can rally beyond where it might ordinary go on good news.

Attention Shoppers

For those that are concerned about the consumer and his or her ability to spend, the CEO of United Parcel Service is out saying the consumer is "still holding up" -- not exactly a comment that evokes a sense of vibrancy but then again UPS is what I ...

American Express: At What Level Will the Buyers Return?

American Express: At What Level Will the Buyers Return?

AXP could-grind lower giving us a better buying opportunity.

Jim Cramer: Looking for an Edge? Here Are 3 Stock Ideas

Jim Cramer: Looking for an Edge? Here Are 3 Stock Ideas

Let's consider the case of what would be the best odds on favorites to start a new position in the Dow Jones average.

3 Big Names That Show Relative Weakness

3 Big Names That Show Relative Weakness

Amazon.com, Facebook and American Express could begin to break down in the near future based on their charts.

Jim Cramer: We Can't Have It All

Jim Cramer: We Can't Have It All

You can't have the banks and financial tech stocks go up, old and new tech rally simultaneously and the soft goods companies and industrial techs rise -- someone's wrong.

Jim Cramer: China Needs to Give a Little on This Tariff Extension

Jim Cramer: China Needs to Give a Little on This Tariff Extension

But whether the Chinese will make concessions will remains to be seen. So far, they have not given an inch, and they have the most to lose.

Slack Seeks to Reverse Post-Listing Plunge With First Earnings Report

Slack Seeks to Reverse Post-Listing Plunge With First Earnings Report

Slack could shift sentiment with a strong earnings report on Wednesday.

Giving Credit to Credit-Card Stocks Where It's Due

Giving Credit to Credit-Card Stocks Where It's Due

What's in your investment wallet: Mastercard, Visa or American Express?

There's a Lot to Love at Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway

There's a Lot to Love at Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire is so large and diversified that its prospects are tied to the economy as a whole, with the added benefit of being a defensive play in case of a market downturn.

Let's Wait Right Now on American Express

My gut is that American Express is likely being oversold this morning. Earnings beat. Revenue missed, but still grew 8%. Commercial services grew nicely at 14%. Consumer services is where the shortfall was at -4%. The firm interestingly reaffirmed g...

Fed's Next Move, Microsoft's Performance, Trading U.S. Bancorp: Market Recon

Fed's Next Move, Microsoft's Performance, Trading U.S. Bancorp: Market Recon

What the Fed needs to do in July is to cut the FFR by 25 basis points and put the balance sheet management (QT) program to bed two months early.