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American Express Co - Company Profile

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American Express Co - Overview

Description
American Express Co is a public company headquartered in New York with an estimated 64,000 employees. In the US, the company has a notable market share in at least two industries: Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring and Travel Agencies. Their largest market share is in the Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring industry, where they account for an estimated 4.4% of total industry revenue and are considered a Golden Goose because they display medium to strong market share and strong profit, but slower revenue growth than some of their peers.
Company Details

Registered Name: American Express Co

Company Type: Operating

Exchange: NYSE

Headquarters: 200 Vesey Street 50th Floor New York NY 10285

Employees: 64000

American Express Co - Operating Industries and Main Competitors

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American Express Co - Products and Services

  • Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring in the US

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    • Credit card services
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  • Travel Agencies in the US

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    • Accommodation bookings
    • Airline travel
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American Express Co - Analyst Insights

Revenue increases in the fourth quarter of 2021, driven by record card member spending

Total revenue for the American Express Company increased 30.0% to $12.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2021. This increase was mainly driven by record levels of card member spending. As economic conditions slowly return to pre-pandemic levels, consumers are expected to continue spending if economic conditions improve.

Balance Sheet|Discontinued Activity


In response to volatile demand in the wake of the first COVID-19 surge, the company undertook a comprehensive cost reduction program, aimed at shoring up labor and supply costs.

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American Express Co - SWOT Analysis

Strengths and weaknesses take into account internal factors, and are based on American Express Co's performance in comparison to its competitors. Opportunities and Threats focus on external influences, and are based on trends and demand in the Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring in the US, and Travel Agencies in the US industries.
Strengths
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Annual Turnover: x.x%
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Weaknesses
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Revenue per Employee: $xx
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American Express Co - Financial Statements & Ratios

pie_chartAmerican Express Co Income Statement

BALANCE DATE12/31/202112/31/202012/31/201912/31/201812/31/201712/31/2016
Revenue27,716.021,974.028,159.026,607.024,780.035,438.0
Cost of Revenue000000000000000000000000
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pie_chartAmerican Express Co Balance Sheet

BALANCE DATE12/31/202112/31/202012/31/201912/31/201812/31/201712/31/2016
Cash and Equivalents21,840.032,808.024,361.027,445.032,927.025,208.0
Short-Term Investments000000000000000000000000
Derivative Assets, Current000000000000000000000000
Restricted Cash and Investments000000000000000000000000
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pie_chartAmerican Express Co Cash Flow

BALANCE DATE12/31/202112/31/202012/31/201912/31/201812/31/201712/31/2016
Net IncomeN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Income (Loss) From Discontinued Operations000000000000000000000000
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization000000000000000000000000
Amortization of Financing Costs and Discounts000000000000000000000000
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