|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's range||100.37 - 102.67|
|52-week range||75.97 - 102.96|
|PE ratio (TTM)||33.94|
|Earnings date||17 Jul 2018 - 23 Jul 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||1.40 (1.50%)|
|1y target est||108.37|
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.
American Express (AXP) topped all other S&P 500 components on Thursday, helped by its upbeat first-quarter earnings. AmEx gained $7.22, or 7.6%, to $102.37. The S&P 500 fell 15.51 points, or 0.57%, to 2693.13.
Wall Street's three major indexes closed lower on Thursday, with tobacco stocks leading a tumble in consumer staples while concerns about smartphone demand hurt the technology sector and rising bond yields ...
Key stock market index funds dropped Thursday as Apple and Intel offset a big gain from American Express on the Dow Jones industrial average.
In late 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed, in which corporate taxes were reduced substantially. Discover Financial Services (DFS) has its operations mainly in the US, allowing the company to pay a lower tax rate, which could benefit its long-term growth. Discover expects to pay lower taxes, which would result in higher cash flows that the company could deploy in its business activities.
Cardholders charged more to their cards and carried bigger balances, boosting American Express' first-quarter earnings results.
Shares of American Express Co. surged 5.2% in morning trade Thursday, enough to pace the Dow Jones Industrial Average's advancers, in the wake of the charge-card and travel-related services company's first-quarter ...
Among the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Thursday's session are Amazon.com, Qualcomm, Netflix, American Express and Alcoa.
JPMorgan Chase’s (JPM) Consumer and Community Banking (or CCB) segment posted revenue of $12.6 billion in 1Q18, a rise of 15% YoY (year-over-year) and 4% sequentially, reflecting strong spending momentum and middle-market lending.
American Express reported a 31% increase in first-quarter profit, driven by a pickup in card holder spending and borrowing.
Shares of AmEx, which ended 1.4 percent higher on Wednesday, added another 3.5 percent in after-hours trading. New York-based AmEx spent a record $2.35 billion in customer rewards during the first three months of the year, seeking to woo more high-spending customers and counter competition from major U.S. banks. JPMorgan Chase (JPM.N), Citigroup (C.N) and Bank of America (BAC.N), which have all begun offering premium cards, each saw their card businesses grow in the first quarter.
NEW YORK (AP) — Credit card giant American Express recorded its second-highest quarterly profit in its history on Wednesday, driven by strong customer spending on its namesake credit cards and a much lower tax bill.