American Express Company (AXP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 02, 2013
American Express Company ( AXP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 09, 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $74.76, the dividend yield is 1.23%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AXP was $74.76, representing a -4.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.62 and a 41% 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 ( DFS ) and McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. ( MHFI ). AXP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.95. Zacks Investment Research reports AXP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.94%, compared to an industry average of 15.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AXP Dividend History page.
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 )
- RevenueShares Financials Sector ( RWW )
- Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH ).
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 4%.