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American Express Company (AXP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 02, 2013

American Express Company ( AXP ) 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 ( DFS ) and Moody's Corporation ( MCO ). 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 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 )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial ( XLF )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund ( IYF )
  • iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund ( KLD )
  • 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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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