American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) started the day on December 10, 2021, with a price decrease of -0.59% at $167.03. During the day, the stock rose to $170.58 and sunk to $165.96 before settling in for the price of $168.02 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, AXP posted a 52-week range of $112.10-$189.03.
The company of the Financial sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 2.20%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -5.70%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -52.90%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $786.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $621.86 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $133.40 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $172.77, while the 200-day Moving Average is $162.51.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 63700 employees. It has generated 599,451 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 48,901. The stock had 0.76 Receivables turnover and 0.20 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +69.21, operating margin was +14.62 and Pretax Margin of +11.25.
American Express Company (AXP) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Credit Services Industry. American Express Company’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 85.00% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 24, this organization’s Group Pres., GCS and CFR sold 26,094 shares at the rate of 171.22, making the entire transaction reach 4,467,815 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 5,975. Preceding that transaction, on Sep 10, Company’s Chief Information Officer sold 13,424 for 159.24, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 2,137,638. This particular insider is now the holder of 17,600 in total.
American Express Company (AXP) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 9/29/2021, the organization reported $2.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $1.8) by $0.47. This company achieved a net margin of +8.16 while generating a return on equity of 13.53. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 2.26 per share during the current fiscal year.
American Express Company’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -52.90% and is forecasted to reach 9.65 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 43.25% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -5.70% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for American Express Company (AXP). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 5.11. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $17.46, and its Beta score is 1.24. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 3.33. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 13.02.
In the same vein, AXP’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 9.56, a figure that is expected to reach 2.87 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 9.65 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of American Express Company (AXP)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of American Express Company (NYSE: AXP), its last 5-days Average volume was 3.66 million that shows progress from its year to date volume of 3.57 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 87.61% While, its Average True Range was 5.46.
Raw Stochastic average of American Express Company (AXP) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 43.79%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 67.59% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 50.76% that was higher than 30.67% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.