AXP
$64.04
American Express
$.67
1.06%

Earnings History

Earnings
Revenue
Reaction
Drift
In-line Guidance
Q 12/2012
1/10/2013
4:04:00 PM
$1.09
$1.05
$8.12 bill
0.7%
-1.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
American Express Pre-announces In-line with Earnings Whisper

American Express Co. said it will report fourth quarter earnings of approximately $1.09 per share on revenue of approximately $8.10 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.05 per share on revenue of $8.12 billion for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The Earnings Whisper (R) number is $1.09 per share.
Reaffirms
FY 2015
9/18/2015
11:23:00 AM
up to $5.56
$5.49
-1.4%
-1.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
American Express Reaffirms

American Express Co. said it continues to expect 2015 earnings of $5.56 per share to down modestly. The current consensus earnings estimate is $5.49 per share for the year ending December 31, 2015.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2015
10/21/2015
4:03:07 PM
$5.20 to $5.35
$5.48
-5.2%
1.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
American Express Lowers Guidance

American Express Co. said it expects 2015 earnings of $5.20 to $5.35 per share. The company's previous guidance was for earnings of $5.56 per share to down modestly and the current consensus earnings estimate is $5.48 per share for the year ending December 31, 2015.
Provides Guidance
FY 2016
1/21/2016
4:05:16 PM
$5.40 to $5.70
-12.1%
-8.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
American Express Provides Earnings Guidance

American Express Co. said it expects 2016 earnings of $5.40 to $5.70 per share and sees 2017 earnings of at least $5.60 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $5.41 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016 and $6.01 per share for the year ending December 31, 2017..
Reaffirms
FY 2016
4/20/2016
4:10:04 PM
$5.40 to $5.70
$5.46
0.9%
-1.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
American Express Reaffirms

American Express Co. said it continues to expect 2016 earnings of $5.40 to $5.70 per share and 2017 earnings of at least $5.60 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $5.46 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016 and $5.60 per share for the year ending December 31, 2017
High-end of Range
FY 2016
7/20/2016
4:05:10 PM
$5.57 to $5.70
$5.49
-1.6%
1.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
American Express Guides to High-end of Range

American Express Co. said it expects 2016 earnings to be at the high-end of its previous guidance range of $5.40 to $5.70 per share and continues to expect 2017 earnings of at least $5.60 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $5.49 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016 and $5.47 per share for the year ending December 31, 2017.
Date
Grade
Actual
Earnings
Whisper
Consensus
Estimate
Surprise
Growth
Gap
Drift
10/19/2011
4:07:00 PM
Sep '11
Q3 '11
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B-
EPS
Rev
$1.03
$7.6 Bil
$1.00
$0.96
$7.6 Bil
3.0%
-0.1%
11.6%
7.6%
-1.4%
14.4%
1/19/2012
4:08:01 PM
Dec '11
Q4 '11
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$1.04
$7.3 Bil
$1.05
$1.00
$7.9 Bil
-1.0%
-7.4%
7.7%
0.2%
-3.6%
1.5%
4/18/2012
4:06:02 PM
Mar '12
Q1 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B-
EPS
Rev
$1.07
$7.6 Bil
$1.05
$1.00
$7.6 Bil
1.9%
0.6%
6.8%
9.8%
-0.6%
3.2%
7/18/2012
4:07:01 PM
Jun '12
Q2 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B
EPS
Rev
$1.15
$8.0 Bil
$1.13
$1.10
$8.1 Bil
1.8%
-1.5%
6.5%
4.6%
-1.1%
0.2%
10/17/2012
4:05:02 PM
Sep '12
Q3 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$1.09
$7.4 Bil
$1.13
$1.09
$7.9 Bil
-3.5%
-6.7%
2.5%
-2.5%
-0.9%
-5.8%
1/17/2013
4:01:01 PM
Dec '12
Q4 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B-
EPS
Rev
$1.09
$8.1 Bil
$1.09
$1.09
$8.1 Bil
-
0.3%
1.2%
11.0%
-1.4%
-0.6%
4/17/2013
4:05:03 PM
Mar '13
Q1 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B
EPS
Rev
$1.15
$7.9 Bil
$1.12
$1.11
$8.1 Bil
2.7%
-2.3%
2.2%
3.5%
-0.1%
6.4%
7/17/2013
4:05:07 PM
Jun '13
Q2 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$1.27
$8.2 Bil
$1.25
$1.21
$8.3 Bil
1.6%
-0.9%
5.1%
3.5%
-1.7%
0.4%
10/16/2013
4:01:12 PM
Sep '13
Q3 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$1.25
$8.3 Bil
$1.28
$1.22
$8.2 Bil
-2.3%
1.0%
9.3%
12.4%
2.1%
3.8%
1/16/2014
4:04:05 PM
Dec '13
Q4 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$1.25
$8.5 Bil
$1.30
$1.26
$8.5 Bil
-3.8%
0.1%
9.3%
5.0%
4.9%
-5.6%
4/16/2014
4:06:31 PM
Mar '14
Q1 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$1.33
$8.2 Bil
$1.33
$1.30
$8.4 Bil
-
-1.8%
11.9%
4.0%
-0.5%
0.5%
7/29/2014
4:03:07 PM
Jun '14
Q2 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$1.47
$8.7 Bil
$1.40
$1.38
-
5.0%
-
11.7%
5.0%
0.4%
-6.2%
10/15/2014
4:02:26 PM
Sep '14
Q3 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B-
EPS
Rev
$1.40
$8.3 Bil
$1.41
$1.38
$8.4 Bil
-0.7%
-0.5%
7.3%
0.3%
-1.6%
7.6%
1/21/2015
4:03:23 PM
Dec '14
Q4 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$1.39
$9.1 Bil
$1.40
$1.38
$8.5 Bil
-0.7%
6.6%
8.1%
6.6%
-3.6%
-3.0%
4/16/2015
4:02:03 PM
Mar '15
Q1 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$1.48
$8.0 Bil
$1.40
$1.37
$8.2 Bil
5.7%
-3.3%
6.6%
-3.0%
-3.3%
-0.4%
7/22/2015
4:02:07 PM
Jun '15
Q2 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$1.42
$8.3 Bil
$1.34
$1.33
$8.5 Bil
6.0%
-2.0%
-7.2%
-4.3%
-1.6%
-2.0%
10/21/2015
4:03:07 PM
Sep '15
Q3 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$1.24
$8.2 Bil
$1.33
$1.31
$8.3 Bil
-6.8%
-1.6%
-15.8%
-1.6%
-4.5%
1.6%
1/21/2016
4:05:16 PM
Dec '15
Q4 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B-
EPS
Rev
$1.23
$8.4 Bil
$1.15
$1.13
$8.4 Bil
7.0%
0.5%
-14.7%
-7.9%
-6.8%
-8.4%
4/20/2016
4:10:04 PM
Mar '16
Q1 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B-
EPS
Rev
$1.45
$8.1 Bil
$1.37
$1.36
$8.1 Bil
5.8%
0.1%
-7.9%
1.7%
3.0%
-1.7%
7/20/2016
4:05:10 PM
Jun '16
Q2 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$2.10
$8.2 Bil
$1.93
$1.92
$8.3 Bil
8.8%
-0.9%
37.2%
-0.6%
-1.1%
1.6%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$0.96
$7.6 Bil
-
-
-22.6%
-6.9%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$0.97
$7.9 Bil
-
-
-21.1%
-6.3%
1/24/2011
$45.79
$3.41
$30.24 Bil
-
-
-
1/19/2012
$50.95
$4.12
$32.28 Bil
20.8%
6.7%
11.3%
1/17/2013
$60.74
$4.40
$33.81 Bil
6.8%
4.7%
19.2%
1/16/2014
$87.78
$4.92
$34.93 Bil
11.8%
3.3%
44.5%
1/21/2015
$87.67
$5.60
$36.00 Bil
13.8%
3.1%
-0.1%
1/21/2016
$62.64
$5.38
$34.44 Bil
-3.9%
-4.3%
-28.6%
1/21/2017
$64.04
$5.50
$31.86 Bil
2.2%
-7.5%
2.2%
1/21/2018
$79.13
$5.49
$31.77 Bil
-0.2%
-0.3%
23.6%
1/21/2019
-
$6.19
-
12.8%
-
-

Price Projection

Current Value
$70
10%
Projected Price
$79
24%