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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%.

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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