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About the company

American Express Company is an integrated payments company. The Company provides its customers with access to products, insights and experiences that builds business. It provides credit and charge cards to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies and corporations around the world. Its various products and services are sold to diverse customer groups through various channels, including mobile and online applications, affiliate marketing, customer referral programs, third-party vendors and business partners, direct mail, telephone, in-house sales teams and direct response advertising. It is engaged in businesses comprising three reportable operating segments: Global Consumer Services Group (GCSG), Global Commercial Services (GCS) and Global Merchant and Network Services (GMNS). It operates a payments network through which it maintains relationships with third-party banks and other institutions.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)38.01bn
  • Net income in USD6.92bn
  • Incorporated1965
  • Employees63.70k
  • Location
    American Express Co200 Vesey St Fl 50NEW YORK 10285-1000United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (212) 640-2000
  • Fax+1 (212) 640-0404
  • Websitehttps://www.americanexpress.com
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Synchrony Financial15.15bn3.28bn28.62bn16.50k8.962.147.822.005.605.6024.4424.76--------3.522.52--------23.2015.82------18.77-15.843.97-64.16-9.51----
Rocket Companies Inc16.87bn382.87m33.74bn20.00k5.7753.863.472.002.942.94126.830.31530.5233------29.93--136.98------57.2038.90--23.450.75490.00204.2633.29---31.10----
Discover Financial Services10.68bn4.78bn38.93bn17.60k8.323.237.353.2715.6315.6338.9343.72--------4.332.23--------40.8122.05------22.84-7.496.91-62.04-13.249.2110.26
Global Payments Inc7.98bn863.89m47.48bn24.00k55.851.7819.665.952.892.8926.7090.890.1789--7.34332,310.501.69--1.88--53.80--9.46----6.670.286--51.13--35.74------
Coinbase Global Inc4.93bn1.79bn48.90bn1.25k29.0610.5220.369.927.987.9822.8122.030.5254--46.893,946,791.0028.09--71.67--86.69--53.47------0.2333--139.35--519.49------
Capital One Financial Corp.25.01bn11.47bn74.13bn52.00k6.641.284.952.5425.0425.0363.69144.86--------2.801.18--------40.5315.92------17.58-8.704.94-54.08-9.115.94-7.79
Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc13.21bn92.00m75.38bn62.00k854.491.5619.355.710.14280.142821.1278.300.1602--3.93213,080.600.10671.160.12491.3335.9133.990.66615.04--6.770.2856115.1721.4713.73-46.98-24.3822.166.54
Square Inc15.93bn573.16m120.67bn5.48k256.1044.70179.057.571.031.0330.045.871.47214.1414.832,908,670.005.301.909.323.1223.2434.263.601.471.94--0.67450.00101.5049.61-43.24--29.02--
American Express Company38.01bn6.92bn139.60bn63.70k20.425.4916.173.678.608.6047.2532.000.2024--0.8992596,750.403.742.997.605.6370.6070.8418.4813.69----0.829423.98-17.922.15-54.22-9.721.969.35
Paypal Holdings Inc23.85bn4.87bn326.79bn26.50k67.9215.6353.7113.704.094.0920.0617.790.3482--41.87899,849.107.115.5515.7212.1748.4346.4820.4215.41----0.29970.0020.7218.3370.8827.893.70--
Mastercard Inc16.64bn7.19bn353.42bn18.60k49.7454.9345.1321.247.207.2016.656.520.4964--4.29--21.4624.4831.5341.58----43.2241.38--806.450.679120.61-9.379.62-20.7610.9815.6620.11
Data as of Sep 24 2021. Currency figures normalised to American Express Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

45.05%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 30 Jun 2021151.61m19.08%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 202145.17m5.69%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 30 Jun 202136.81m4.63%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 202134.59m4.36%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 202128.94m3.64%
Fisher Asset Management LLCas of 30 Jun 202115.37m1.94%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co.as of 30 Jun 202112.78m1.61%
Dodge & Coxas of 30 Jun 202112.66m1.59%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLCas of 30 Jun 202110.35m1.30%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 20219.56m1.20%
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Data from 30 Jun 2021 - 30 Jun 2021Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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