Amer. Express Co Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   USD per share 
 Price  95.32
 Dividend  1.56
 Earnings  6.31
 Cash-flow  15.63
 Book value  21.18
 Equity  22.46

Amer. Express Co is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Amer. Express Co is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Amer. Express Co paid a total dividend of 1,342 million USD last year, for a market value of 81,975 millions (Market Cap 62,818 millions). Dividend per share of Amer. Express Co is 1.56 USD, and his stock market price 95.32 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Amer. Express Co has a dividend yield of 1.64%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Amer. Express Co dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Amer. Express Co

Amer. Express Co Dividend Payout

About the ability of Amer. Express Co to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.56 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.64%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Amer. Express Co payout on ernings is currently 24.72%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 40.41% and 45.44% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Amer. Express Cocan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Amer. Express Co is USD 15.63 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.56, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Amer. Express Co, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Amer. Express Co payout

Amer. Express Co Stock performance

Finally, last moth Amer. Express Co showed a return of -15.10% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -5.58% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -4.00% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Financial Services firms.

Amer. Express Co stock and market return

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