American Express Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 03, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 10, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased AXP stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th
quarter that AXP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $67.26, the dividend yield is 1.19%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AXP was $67.26,
representing a -0.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.75 and
a 26.86% increase over the 52 week low of $53.02.
AXP is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Discover Financial Services (
) and McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (
). AXP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.87. Zacks Investment Research reports AXP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8%, compared to an industry
average of 12%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial (
- iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund (
- RevenueShares Financials Sector (
- Vanguard Financials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RWW with an increase of
18.53% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent
weighting of AXP at 3.83%.