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tickrz rank
B
American Express Co (AXP)
Financial | Financial Services
88.41  -0.02%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankB / 125Warren Buffett RankB / 184
Pure Value RankB / 235Dividend RankB / 132
Moat RankB / 168Financial Strength RankN/A
Growth RankB / 244Momentum RankA / 70
AXP vs FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
AXPSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO17.123.719.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO14.6421.911.77
P/S RATIO2.437.22.03
P/B RATIO3.673.93.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY21.7%11.29%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL6.05%7.98%10.04%
NET MARGIN15.86%19.98%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.47%
PAYOUT RATIO26.98%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH11.09%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
F SCORE NOT AVAILABLE
DEBT-TO-EQUITY261%
INTEREST COVERAGE7.99x
CURRENT RATIO
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH6.52%
5 YR SPS GROWTH0.88%
5 YR BPS GROWTH7.03%
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American Express Co's stock has climbed 36% over the last year, earning it a strong Momentum Rank
tickrz rank B / 125
American Express Co receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking B / 235Warren Buffett ranking B / 184
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. American Express Co's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 17.1x, a P/B ratio of 3.7x, a P/S ratio of 2.4x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 14.6x. American Express Co ranks 235 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.American Express Co ranks 184 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, American Express Co is probably not for you.

quality
moat B / 168financial strength N/A
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages. Interest coverage of 7.99x, a debt/equity ratio of 261% and a Moat Rank of 168 translate to a not available Financial Strength score.


momentum A / 70
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 35.97% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 70. American Express Co's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

yield B / 132
value + yield
Shares currently yield 1.47%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, American Express Co ranks 132 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth B / 244
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value produce an average score. 6.5% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 0.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 7% combine to produce this average score.

American Express Co (AXP)
Financial | Financial Services
88.41  -0.02%


tickrz rank
B
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio17.1x
P/B Ratio3.67x
P/S Ratio2.43x
EV/EBITDA Ratio14.64x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.47%
PAYOUT RATIO26.98%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH11.09%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
F SCORE NOT AVAILABLE
DEBT-TO-EQUITY261%
INTEREST COVERAGE7.99x
CURRENT RATIO
MOAT
ROE21.7%
ROIC6.05%
Net Margin15.86%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH6.52%
5 YR SPS GROWTH0.88%
5 YR BPS GROWTH7.03%

TICKRZ RANK
American Express Co receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. American Express Co's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 17.1x, a P/B ratio of 3.7x, a P/S ratio of 2.4x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 14.6x. American Express Co ranks 235 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
American Express Co ranks 184 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, American Express Co is probably not for you.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Interest coverage of 7.99x, a debt/equity ratio of 261% and a Moat Rank of 168 translate to a not available Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 35.97% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 70. American Express Co's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 1.47%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, American Express Co ranks 132 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value produce an average score. 6.5% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 0.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 7% combine to produce this average score.