Company Information

  

Address: 200 VESEY STREET
50TH FLOOR 
City: NEW YORK 
State: NY 
Zip Code: 10285 
Telephone: 212-640-2000 

Description of Business

Primary SIC Code: 6199
(As filed with the SEC)  

American Express Company, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, is a global services company that provides customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Our principal products and services are charge and credit card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world. We were founded in 1850 as a joint stock association and were incorporated in 1965 as a New York corporation. American Express Company and its principal operating subsidiary, American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. (TRS), are bank holding companies under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended (the BHC Act), subject to supervision and examination by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Federal Reserve). Our headquarters are located in lower Manhattan, New York, New York. We also have offices in other locations throughout the world.  ... More ...  

Per Share Overview

Date 12-mos Rolling EPS Dividend P/E Ratio
09/20175.210.35017.36
06/20174.910.32017.16
03/20175.560.32014.23
12/20165.650.32013.11
09/20165.660.32011.31
03/20165.020.29012.23
12/20155.050.29013.77
09/20155.540.29013.38

Key Financial Ratios and Statistics

FYE: 12/31

Profitability 2016 Leverage 2016
Net Inc/Comm Equity0.42Total Liab/Total Assets0.87
Net Inc/Total Assets0.03Total Liab/Inv Cap0.90
Net Inc/Inv Cap0.04Total Liab/Comm Equity10.72
Pretax Inc/Net Sales0.24Interest Coverage Ratio8.32
Net Inc/Net Sales0.16Curr Debt/Equity0.27
Cash Flow/Net Sales0.24LTD/EquityNA
SG&A/NetSales0.65Total Debt/Equity0.27
Asset Utilization   Liquidity  
Net Receivables Turnover0.61Quick RatioNA
Inventory TurnoverNACurrent RatioNA
Inventory Day SalesNANet Rec/Curr AssetsNA
Net Sales/Work CapNAInv/Curr AssetsNA
Net Sales/PP&E7.63  

Income Statement (Millions)

  9/30/2017 6/30/2017 3/31/2017 12/31/2016
Total Revenues(Net Sales) 9,003.00 8,829.00 8,332.00 8,435.00
Cost of Goods Sold 213.00 176.00 149.00 148.00
Selling & Admin Exps 5,840.00 5,774.00 5,499.00 6,236.00
Operating Income NA NA NA NA
Interest Exp 354.00 346.00 294.00 265.00
Pretax Income 1,827.00 1,949.00 1,817.00 1,161.00
Other Income NA NA NA NA
Net Income Bef Extraordinary ... NA NA NA NA
Net Income 1,356.00 1,340.00 1,237.00 825.00

Balance Sheet (Millions)

Assets 9/30/2017 6/30/2017 3/31/2017 12/31/2016
Cash & Short Term Investments 29,418.00 33,802.00 32,927.00 28,365.00
Receivables - Total 53,703.00 51,762.00 49,966.00 50,073.00
Inventories - Total NA NA NA NA
Total Current Assets NA NA NA NA
Net Property, Plant & Equipment 4,367.00 4,445.00 4,433.00 4,433.00
Total Assets 168,577.00 166,997.00 161,385.00 158,893.00
Liabilities        
Accounts Payable 12,240.00 12,106.00 11,700.00 11,190.00
Debt in Current Liabilities 2,352.00 3,426.00 3,600.00 5,581.00
Total Current Liabilities NA NA NA NA
Long-Term Debt NA NA NA NA
Total Liabilities 147,492.00 145,822.00 140,450.00 138,392.00
Stockholder's Equity        
Minority Interest NA NA NA NA
Preferred Stock 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Common Stock 175.00 177.00 179.00 181.00
Retained Earnings 10,908.00 10,970.00 10,633.00 10,371.00
Treasury Stock NA NA NA NA
Total Stockholders' Equity 21,085.00 21,175.00 20,935.00 20,501.00
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity 168,577.00 166,997.00 161,385.00 158,893.00

Cash Flow Summary (Millions)

Categories 9/30/2017 6/30/2017 3/31/2017 12/31/2016
Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities 4,297.00 3,124.00 1,160.00 3,273.00
Net Cash Provided by Investing Activities -6,312.00 -4,858.00 700.00 -8,262.00
Net Cash Provided by Financing Activities -2,391.00 2,769.00 2,205.00 3,786.00

Annual Summary Data (Millions)

Year Sales Net Income EPS
12/201233,781.004,482.003.89
12/201334,828.005,359.004.88
12/201435,895.005,885.005.56
12/201534,441.005,163.005.05
12/201633,823.005,408.005.65
Growth Rates0.034.819.78

Stock Ownership

Type Date(Q,M) No. Owners Shares Held (000s) % Own
Institutional09/30/171362737,87785.01




Report Date : 12/4/2017

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