American Express Companys in-depth data and chart pattern analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 10.99% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 22.48% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 44.02% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of American Express Company has a positive value of 20.65 compared to overall market.
American Express Company stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.88% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 4.21%.The 200 Day SMA reached 18%American Express Company is having a Relative Strength Index of 67.49 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has climbed 0.06% in the past week and advanced 3.79% in the last 4 weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.62% during the past week but American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 0.6%.
American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.29 points or 0.36% at $79.76 with 3,932,313 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $79.76, the shares hit an intraday low of $79.255 and an intraday high of $79.89 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $71,885 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 901,270,760 shares. The 52-week high of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) is $80.45 and the 52-week low is $53.5599.
Currently the company Insiders own 0.78% of American Express Company shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 82.78% of American Express Company shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 7, 2017, L Kevin Cox (Chief Human Resources Officer) sold 32,726 shares at 77.79 per share price.On Dec 12, 2016, Linda Zukauckas (EVP & Corporate Comptroller) sold 5,180 shares at 74.51 per share price.On Dec 9, 2016, Stephen J Squeri (Vice Chairman) sold 34,755 shares at 74.31 per share price.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.American Express Company was Upgraded by Keefe Bruyette to Outperform on Jan 30, 2017. American Express Company was Upgraded by JP Morgan to Overweight on Jan 17, 2017. American Express Company was Upgraded by Oppenheimer to Outperform on Jan 10, 2017. American Express Company was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to Buy on Jan 9, 2017.
American Express Company Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 19, 2017. The company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.08. Analyst had a consensus of $0.99. The company had revenue of $8022.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $7985.50 million. The companys revenue was down -4.4 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.23 EPS.
American Express Company is primarily engaged in the business of providing travel related services, financial advisory services and international banking services throughout the world. American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. provides a variety of products and services, including, global network services, the American Express Card, the Optima Card and other consumer and corporate lending products, stored value products, and several others.