American Express Company (AXP)

169,27
NYSE
Prev Close 170,53
Day Low/High 168,76 / 173,36
52 Wk Low/High 89,11 / 179,67
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 794.43B
Market Cap 135.47B
P/E Ratio 31,15
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Election Hopes, Buoyant Banks, Labor Labors Less, FDA's Remdesivir Thumbs Up

Election Hopes, Buoyant Banks, Labor Labors Less, FDA's Remdesivir Thumbs Up

Plus, a quick look at Southwest Airlines and why it remains the one airline to own.

The Economic 'Restart' Continues to Go Forward in Fits and Starts

The Economic 'Restart' Continues to Go Forward in Fits and Starts

Several consumer financial names are benefiting from recent trends.

Jim Cramer: It's Not Just About Stocks, I'm Sticking to What Matters

Jim Cramer: It's Not Just About Stocks, I'm Sticking to What Matters

I don't care for Washington but I have no choice. If I only stick to stocks, I would have buried you.

You Still Can't Hold a Candle to Buffett

You Still Can't Hold a Candle to Buffett

But despite my great respect for the Oracle and BRK's strong chance of a come back from 2020's setbacks, I never owned Berkshire stock. Here's why.

Berkshire Hathaway Makes Moves in Banks and Gold

* Buffett clearly remains cautious about the overall markets * Neither the purchase of a gold stock or some reductions in Berkshire's bank holdings seem meaningful * Here is why...  This weekend Berkshire Hathaway announced the changes in its portfo...

Jim Cramer: Follow the Lead of Elon Musk and Tim Cook: Split

Jim Cramer: Follow the Lead of Elon Musk and Tim Cook: Split

Both Apple and Tesla are chopping shares into pieces, which will let individual investors have a shot at buying them.

These 2 Stocks Are Showing Some Life

These 2 Stocks Are Showing Some Life

Let's consider American Express and Zoom Video.

Jim Cramer: August Is When the Rubber Hits the Road

Jim Cramer: August Is When the Rubber Hits the Road

Four reasons why August will be the month the pandemic really hits for Americans.

Caution Signs, Laboring Labor Market, Gold Watch and Ugly Intel: Market Recon

Caution Signs, Laboring Labor Market, Gold Watch and Ugly Intel: Market Recon

Plus, why shares of vaccine maker Moderna are taking a hit.

Is American Express Ready to Resume a Rally?

Is American Express Ready to Resume a Rally?

The larger pattern of higher highs and lows does give us reason to consider the buy side in AXP.

About Small Businesses

This next data point comes with a hat tip to Danielle DiMartino Booth, who's morning dispatch alerted me to it - according to American Express data, more than 60% of small businesses said they needed spending to return to normal by the end of the ye...

What Would Warren Buffett Buy? Here Are 11 Ideas

What Would Warren Buffett Buy? Here Are 11 Ideas

In the search for high-quality dividend stocks, investors might take their cues from legendary value investor Warren Buffett.

American Express Cut to Hold at DZ Bank

Too Hot and Too Cold Sectors, Risky Tuesday, My Datadog Plan

Too Hot and Too Cold Sectors, Risky Tuesday, My Datadog Plan

This market is far from 'just right' as 3 sectors run higher while the DJIA lags far behind. With 3 doctors testifying on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, this session could be risk-heavy.

Saving the Service Economy, Gilead Trials and Intel's Earnings: Market Recon

Saving the Service Economy, Gilead Trials and Intel's Earnings: Market Recon

More government funding is approved to fight Covid-19 layoffs, Gilead sells off on early reports around China trials and Intel announces earnings.

The Week Ahead: Jobless Claims, PMI Data and 35 Key Earnings Reports to Watch

The Week Ahead: Jobless Claims, PMI Data and 35 Key Earnings Reports to Watch

More than 450 quarterly reports are on tap, including 105 S&P 500 constituents.

Jim Cramer: What to Buy and What to Sell Now, Part 1

Jim Cramer: What to Buy and What to Sell Now, Part 1

In a 3-part series, Jim Cramer goes through all 30 Dow stocks to evaluate what is safe to buy and what you should sell or avoid (like the plague).

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...