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American Express Company (AXP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 08, 2014
By: NASDAQ.com News
American Express Company ( AXP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AXP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AXP has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of AXP was $89.7, representing a -1.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $91.08 and a 52.81% increase over the 52 week low of $58.70.
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 $4.23. Zacks Investment Research reports AXP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.81%, compared to an industry average of 10.2%.
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 IYG with an increase of 10.63% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AXP at 3.96%.