American Express Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 02, 2013 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for February 08, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased AXP stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that AXP has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of AXP was $56.69,
representing a -7.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.42 and a
21.03% increase over the 52 week low of $46.84.
AXP is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Discover Financial Services (
) and Moody's Corporation (
). AXP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.32. Zacks Investment Research reports AXP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 5.97%, compared to an
industry average of 21.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund (
- iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund (
- WisdomTree LargeCap Growth Fund (ROI).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYG with an increase of
16.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AXP at 4.64%.