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American Express Company (AXP)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Jun 25, 2022

Company Info

SectorFinancial Services
IndustryCredit Services

Trading Data

Previous Close$141.65
Year Range$137.50 - $197.82
EMA (50)$161.96
EMA (200)$168.68
Average Volume$3.29M
Market Capitalization$106.67B

AXPShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in American Express Company on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $42,924 for a total return of roughly 329.24%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

AXP (American Express Company)
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AXPReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


AXPMonthly Returns Heatmap

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AXPSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current American Express Company Sharpe ratio is -0.35. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

AXP (American Express Company)
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AXPDividend History

American Express Company granted a 1.24% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.81 per share.


Dividend yield


AXPDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

AXP (American Express Company)
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AXPWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the American Express Company. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the American Express Company is 49.64%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 231 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-49.64%Feb 20, 202023Mar 23, 2020231Feb 22, 2021254
-45.38%Jul 7, 2014405Feb 11, 2016414Oct 3, 2017819
-30.49%Feb 17, 202283Jun 16, 2022
-21.52%Apr 26, 201030Jun 7, 2010225Apr 27, 2011255
-20.72%Nov 29, 201817Dec 24, 201855Mar 15, 201972
-20.13%Jul 8, 201124Aug 10, 2011136Feb 24, 2012160
-19.79%Oct 25, 202127Dec 1, 202146Feb 7, 202273
-14.4%Jan 21, 201013Feb 8, 201039Apr 6, 201052
-12.72%Jan 11, 201820Feb 8, 201811Feb 26, 201831
-12.48%May 3, 201221Jun 1, 2012152Jan 10, 2013173

AXPVolatility Chart

Current American Express Company volatility is 56.81%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

AXP (American Express Company)
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