American Express Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 02, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AXP stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 15% increase over the same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $75.52, the dividend yield is 1.22%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AXP was $75.52,
representing a -3.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.63 and
a 42.44% 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 Financial, Inc. (
). AXP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.07. Zacks Investment Research reports AXP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.37%, compared to an
industry average of 12.5%.
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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 (
- iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial (
- Vanguard Financials ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYG with an increase of
7.16% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AXP at 3.82%.