|Bid||97.91 x 100|
|Ask||100.50 x 100|
|Day's Range||97.90 - 100.30|
|52 Week Range||75.97 - 102.96|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||33.26|
|Earnings Date||Jul 17, 2018 - Jul 23, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.40 (1.50%)|
|1y Target Est||109.11|
The research firm Javelin says more than 1 million kids were victims of identity fraud last year. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous talks with Hotspot Shield security analyst Robert Siciliano about how to protect your family.
BEIJING—American Express Co. cleared a hurdle in its yearslong effort to operate in China, potentially becoming the first U.S. card network to receive permission to offer services in the Chinese market. China’s central bank informed the New York-based card issuer that it would “formally accept” its application to clear and settle domestic bank-card transactions, an AmEx spokesman said. The firm has applied to do so by forming a joint venture with a Chinese mobile-payment provider, Lianlian Group, the spokesman said.
American Express reported an earnings beat for the first quarter last week, overcoming seasonal headwinds to churn out its best ever quarterly revenue figure thanks to an upbeat interest rate environment as well as due to its acquisition of a portfolio of Hilton co-branded cards from Citigroup.
American Express Company declared a semiannual dividend on the company’s 5.200% Fixed Rate / Floating Rate Noncumulative Preferred Shares, Series B, of $26,000 per share .
The card is aimed a the ‘most premium and often-traveling, globetrotting’ customers, the company says.
Women business owners receive 45% less in finance from lenders than men“Scandal” star and actress Kerry Washington and co-executive producer Judy Smith. After seven seasons, ABC’s (DIS) hit TV series “Scandal” is airing its final episode Thursday night — and, with it, viewers can take one last look at the challenges that face women who own small businesses. The brainchild of Shonda Rhimes, “Scandal” followed the forays of Olivia Pope, the owner of a Washington, D.C.-based crisis management firm as portrayed by actress Kerry Washington.
Discover Financial Services (DFS) has a price-to-earnings ratio on an NTM (next-12-months) basis of ~8.9x, which highlights its lower valuations. The average price-to-earnings ratio of Discover’s peers is ~14.0x.
The S&P 500’s top gainers on April 19 were: American Express (AXP) gained 7.6%. Snap-On (SNA) gained 6.2%. Bank of New York Mellon (BK) gained 5.7%. W.W. Grainger (GWW) gained 5.3%. KeyCorp (KEY) gained 3.6%. American Express
On a day stocks slumped, American Express rose following its first-quarter report and Philip Morris plummeted on disappointing sales of cigarette alternatives.
American Express' (AXP) strong first-quarter earnings had something to do with it. The financial sector normally responds positively to rising rates since it's a sign of a strengthening economy. After dipping during the first half of 2017, Treasury rates started to rise, and since then the link between the rates and the financial sector’s performance, known as correlation, has gotten stronger.