Shares of American Express Company (AXP) ended the trading day Friday at $95.79,
representing a move of 0.1%, or $0.1 per share, on volume of 3.2 million shares.
American Express Co is a payments, network and travel company. It provides charge and credit card products, travel services, network services, stored value products, loans, and other products and services to businesses and individuals.
After opening the trading day at $95.45, shares of American Express Company traded between a range of $95.03 and $96.02. American Express Company currently has a total float of 868 million
shares and on average sees 3.51 million shares exchange hands each day.
The stock now has a 50-day SMA of $88.54 and 200-day SMA of $81.74, and it has a high of $95.73 and low of $65.03 over the last year. Its P/E ratio is 18.4 and its P/B ratio is 3.94.
American Express Company is based out of New York, NY, and has 56,400 employees. The company’s CEO is Kenneth I. Chenault.
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