American Express Company (AXP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 09, 2014


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American Express Company ( AXP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 09, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 08, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AXP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.04% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $95.4, the dividend yield is 1.09%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AXP was $95.4, representing a -0.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $96.24 and a 33.48% increase over the 52 week low of $71.47.

AXP is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Discover Financial Services ( DFS ) and McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. ( MHFI ). AXP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.06. Zacks Investment Research reports AXP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.08%, compared to an industry average of 13.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AXP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to AXP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AXP as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG )
  • iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF ( KLD )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial ( XLF )
  • Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH )
  • RevenueShares Financials Sector ( RWW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KLD with an increase of 8.35% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of AXP at 4.14%.

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