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American Express is a globally integrated payments company. It provides credit and charge cards to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations around the world. The company also offers gift cards, rewards, travel and expense management solutions, personal savings, business services, insurance, and more.

TypePublic
Founded1850
HQNew York, US
Websiteamericanexpress.com
Employee Ratings4.1

Locations

American Express is headquartered in
New York, United States

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)64,500(+10%)
Job Openings156
Revenue (FY, 2019)$47 B(+9%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$101 (-3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at American Express

Douglas E. Buckminster

Douglas E. Buckminster

Group President, Global Consumer Services
Mohammed Badi

Mohammed Badi

Chief Strategy Officer
Jeffrey C. Campbell

Jeffrey C. Campbell

Chief Financial Officer
Alan Gallo

Alan Gallo

Chief Audit Executive and Executive Vice President, Internal Audit Group
J. Andres Espinosa

J. Andres Espinosa

Chief Credit Officer and Executive Vice President, Credit and Fraud Risk
Marc D. Gordon

Marc D. Gordon

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
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American Express Office Locations

American Express has offices in New York, Sydney, Bengaluru, Ponte Galeria and in 4 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
200 Vesey St
Sydney, AU
12-20 Shelley St
Bengaluru, IN
100 Feet Rd
Ponte Galeria, IT
Viale Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, 15
Ciudad de México, MX
Avenida Patriotismo 635, Cd. de los Deportes, Benito Juárez
Auckland, NZ
600 Great South Road, Ellerslie
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American Express Financials and Metrics

American Express Revenue

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American Express's revenue was reported to be $47.02 b in FY, 2019 which is a 8.6% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2020)

5.0b

Market capitalization (23-Oct-2020)

81.3b

Closing stock price (23-Oct-2020)

101.0

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

2.1b

EV

125.7b
American Express's current market capitalization is $81.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

33.8b43.3b47.0b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)22%9%

Cost of goods sold

3.7b6.3b7.0b

Gross profit

30.1b37.0b40.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

10.3b10.7b10.9b11.3b11.7b11.9b11.0b8.2b5.0b

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.5b1.6b1.7b1.8b1.8b3.3b2.1b

Gross profit

8.9b9.2b9.3b9.6b10.0b10.1b7.7b6.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

86%86%85%85%85%85%70%74%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

25.2b32.9b27.4b3.4b

Accounts Receivable

46.8b53.5b55.3b56.8b

PP&E

4.4b4.3b4.4b4.8b

Total Assets

158.9b181.2b188.6b198.0b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

5.4b2.7b6.9b6.8b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.1b1.3b1.3b1.2b

Accounts Payable

1.1b5.5b(4.1b)1.8b

Cash From Operating Activities

8.2b13.5b8.9b13.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

1.6b3.3b4.9b1.6b3.3b5.1b367.0m624.0m1.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

348.0m685.0m1.0b297.0m583.0m883.0m337.0m711.0m1.1b

Accounts Payable

(431.0m)(182.0m)2.1b6.1b6.0b1.6b(6.2b)(5.3b)(4.4b)

Cash From Operating Activities

2.1b5.1b10.2b8.5b11.5b10.4b(2.2b)(89.0m)2.1b
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

599.7k

Debt/Equity

2.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

7.8 x
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American Express Operating Metrics

American Express's Total Loans was reported to be $70.1b in Q2, 2020.
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American Express Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
KabbageAugust 17, 2020
AcompayAugust 01, 2019
ResyMay 15, 2019
LoungeBuddyMarch 11, 2019
Pocket ConciergeJanuary 15, 2019
Cake TechnologiesMarch 27, 2018$13.30 m
MeziJanuary 30, 2018
InAuthDecember 06, 2016
SometricsSeptember 20, 2011$30 m
Loyalty PartnerMarch 01, 2011$585 m
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American Express Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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American Express Revenue Breakdown

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American Express revenue breakdown by business segment: 38.6% from USCS, 17.0% from ICNS, 30.5% from GCS and 13.9% from GMS

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American Express Online and Social Media Presence

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American Express News and Updates

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American Express stock sinks after profit missed expectations, but revenue beat

Shares of American Express Co. sank 2.7% in premarket trading Friday, after the credit card and travel services company reported a third-quarter profit that missed expectations, while revenue topped forecasts. Net income fell to $1.07 billion, or $1.30 a share, from $1.76 billion, or $2.08 a share,…

I visited the new American Express Centurion Lounge at JFK airport and saw why a $550 annual cardholder fee is worth it – see inside

Summary List Placement American Express celebrated the opening of its newest Centurion Lounge at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday, the latest in a nationwide expansion that's brought its total number of lounges to 12 in the US with two at New York City airports alone.  Loc…

Up 50%, American Express Stock Still Has Potential

We believe that American Express’ stock has a strong upside potential of 30% in the near term. AXP trades at $104 currently and it has lost 15% in value year-to-date. It traded at a pre-Covid high of $136 in February and is 23% below that level now. Also, AXP stock has gained 52% from the low...

American Express Launches Limited-Time Bonus: Refer-A-Friend, Get 3X More Rewards For 3 Months

American Express announces "3 for All" promotion where cardholders can earn both 7,500 points and 3 points per dollar bonus for three months.

American Express Not A Top Buy, Even With Its Additional Perks

American Express has had a busy year, in fact, charging up over half a billion dollars in losses in the second quarter of 2020 alone. However, although the company reported an 85% slump in quarterly profit as of June 30, they still turned a profit. Is the stock a buy? Our AI doesn't think so.
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American Express Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was American Express founded?

    American Express was founded in 1850.

  • Who are American Express key executives?

    American Express's key executives are Douglas E. Buckminster, Mohammed Badi and Jeffrey C. Campbell.

  • How many employees does American Express have?

    American Express has 64,500 employees.

  • What is American Express revenue?

    Latest American Express annual revenue is $47 b.

  • What is American Express revenue per employee?

    Latest American Express revenue per employee is $729 k.

  • Who are American Express competitors?

    Competitors of American Express include UnionPay International, Green Dot and Western Union.

  • Where is American Express headquarters?

    American Express headquarters is located at 200 Vesey St, New York.

  • Where are American Express offices?

    American Express has offices in New York, Sydney, Bengaluru, Ponte Galeria and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does American Express have?

    American Express has 9 offices.