American Express competitorsClear all

American Express's top competitors include UnionPay International, Western Union, Capital One, PayPal and Visa.
American Express
American Express
American Express is a globally integrated payments company.
UnionPay International
UnionPay International
UnionPay International is a financial technology company providing payment solutions.
Western Union
Western Union
Western Union is a global provider of money movement and payment services for consumers and businesses.
Capital One
Capital One
Capital One Financial Corporation is a diversified financial services holding company specializing in credit cards, home loans, auto loans, and banking and savings products.
PayPal
PayPal
PayPal is a digital payments company that provides online payment solutions.
Visa
Visa
Visa is a multinational financial services company that facilitates electronic payment systems throughout the world.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1850
Founding Date
2012
Founding Date
1851
Founding Date
1994
Founding Date
1998
Founding Date
1958
Type
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Tags
Locations
Locations
New York, US HQ
Sydney, AU
Bengaluru, IN
Ponte Galeria, IT
Ciudad De México, MX
Auckland, NZ
Riyadh, SA
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Locations
CN HQ
Melbourne, AU
Sydney, AU
Paris, FR
Almaty, KZ
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Locations
Denver, US HQ
Adelaide, AU
Brisbane City, AU
Melbourne, AU
Perth, AU
Sydney, AU
Wien, AT
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Locations
McLean, US HQ
Toronto, CA
London, GB
Nottingham, GB
Chester, US
Chicago, US
Glen Allen, US
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Locations
San Jose, US HQ
Sydney, AU
São Paulo, BR
Toronto, CA
Vancouver, CA
Beijing, CN
Shanghai, CN
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Locations
Foster City, US HQ
Buenos Aires, AR
Melbourne, AU
Sydney, AU
Vienna, AT
Dhaka, BD
São Paulo, BR
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Employees
Employees
63,7001% decrease
Employees
5311% increase
Employees
11,5004% decrease
Employees
52,5001% decrease
Employees
26,50014% increase
Employees
19,50015% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
127.1 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
9.5 b
Valuation ($)
68.5 b
Valuation ($)
332.9 b
Valuation ($)
507 b
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
846.9 k
Twitter followers
7 k
Twitter followers
625.8 k
Twitter followers
194.1 k
Twitter followers
736.2 k
Twitter followers
386.8 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
132
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
3
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
718
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
85
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
6
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
11
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
10.4
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
24.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
106.8
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.5
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
47.73%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
66.67%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
17.13%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
78.82%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
63.64%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
349
Alexa Website Rank
224786
Alexa Website Rank
2302
Alexa Website Rank
292
Alexa Website Rank
96
Alexa Website Rank
7235
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
4.2
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
4.1
Employee Rating
N/A

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$38.2b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
$4.6b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$28.5b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$21.5b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$23b (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
$6.8b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$2.8b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$11.5b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$721m (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
Gross profit
$15.1b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$1.8b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$10b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
$22.3b (FY, 2019)
Net income
Net income
$3.1b (FY, 2020)
Net income
N/A
Net income
$744.3m (FY, 2020)
Net income
$2.7b (FY, 2020)
Net income
$4.2b (FY, 2020)
Net income
$12.1b (FY, 2019)

Operating

Active Cards
Active Cards
112.9 m (Q1, 2021)
Active Cards
N/A
Active Cards
N/A
Active Cards
N/A
Active Cards
N/A
Active Cards
3.4 b (FY, 2019)
Countries
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
50 (FY, 2018)
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
200 (FY, 2019)
Transactions
Transactions
N/A
Transactions
N/A
Transactions
73 m (Q3, 2019)
Transactions
N/A
Transactions
15.4 b (FY, 2020)
Transactions
188 b (FY, 2019)
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UnionPay International
HQ
CN

UnionPay International is a financial technology company providing payment solutions.

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Western Union
HQ
Denver, US
Employees
11,500↓ 4% decrease

Western Union is a global provider of money movement and payment services for consumers and businesses.

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Capital One
HQ
McLean, US
Employees
52,500↓ 1% decrease

Capital One Financial Corporation is a diversified financial services holding company specializing in credit cards, home loans, auto loans, and banking and savings products.

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PayPal
HQ
San Jose, US
Employees
26,500↑ 14% increase

PayPal is a digital payments company that provides online payment solutions.

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