AXP - American Express Company

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Previous Close89.33
Open93.94
Bid94.83 x 900
Ask94.82 x 800
Day's Range92.89 - 95.11
52 Week Range67.00 - 138.13
Volume3,987,797
Avg. Volume8,239,754
Market Cap76.549B
Beta (5Y Monthly)1.11
PE Ratio (TTM)14.34
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield1.72 (1.93%)
Ex-Dividend DateJul 01, 2020
1y Target EstN/A
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