Consider This Before Taking a Position in AXP

Shares of Finance sector company American Express Company moved -0.2% today, and are now trading at a price of $144.09. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 977,976 compared to its average volume of 2,899,629. The S&P 500 index returned a -1.0% performance.

American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products, and travel-related services worldwide. The company is based in New York and has 77,300 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $105,005,006,848. American Express Company currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 1.6% per year.

23 analysts are following American Express Company and have set target prices ranging from $117.89 to $189.56 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, AXP is trading -12.22% away from its average analyst target price of $164.15 per share.

Over the last year, AXP shares have gone down by -2.0%, which represents a difference of -13.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $182.15 per share and its 52 week low is $138.77. With average free cash flows of $11.81 Billion that have been growing at an average rate of 11.7% over the last 6 years, American Express Company declining stock performance may not be reflective of the quality of its underlying business.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023 16,486,000 1,692,000 14,794,000 -23.04
2022 21,079,000 1,855,000 19,224,000 46.8
2021 14,645,000 1,550,000 13,095,000 218.38
2020 5,591,000 1,478,000 4,113,000 -65.69
2019 13,632,000 1,645,000 11,987,000 57.31
2018 8,930,000 1,310,000 7,620,000
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