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American Express Co (NYSE:AXP)
Total Liabilities
\$138,392 Mil (As of Dec. 2016)

American Express Co's total liabilities for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$138,392 Mil.

American Express Co's quarterly total liabilities declined from Jun. 2016 (\$138,930.00 Mil) to Sep. 2016 (\$132,360.00 Mil) but then increased from Sep. 2016 (\$132,360.00 Mil) to Dec. 2016 (\$138,392.00 Mil).

American Express Co's annual total liabilities increased from Dec. 2014 (\$138,430.00 Mil) to Dec. 2015 (\$140,511.00 Mil) but then declined from Dec. 2015 (\$140,511.00 Mil) to Dec. 2016 (\$138,392.00 Mil).

Definition

Total liabilities are the liabilities that the company has to pay others. It is a part of the balance sheet of a company that shareholders do not own, and would be obligated to pay back if the company liquidated.

American Express Co's Total Liabilities for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Liabilities = Total Current Liabilities + Total Long Term Liabilities = Total Current Liabilities + (Long-Term Debt + Other Long-Term Liab. = 0 + (46990 + 91402 + NonCurrentDeferredLiabilities + PensionAndRetirementBenefit + Minority Interest) + 0 + 0 + 0) = 138,392

 Total Liabilities = Total Assets (A: Dec. 2016 ) - Total Shareholders Equity (A: Dec. 2016 ) = 158893 - 20501 = 138,392

American Express Co's Total Liabilities for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Liabilities = Total Current Liabilities + (Total Long Term Liabilities) = Total Current Liabilities + (Long-Term Debt + Other Long-Term Liab. = 0 + (46990 + 91402 + NonCurrentDeferredLiabilities + PensionAndRetirementBenefit + Minority Interest) + 0 + 0 + 0) = 138,392

 Total Liabilities = Total Assets (Q: Dec. 2016 ) - Total Shareholders Equity (Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 158893 - 20501 = 138,392

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

American Express Co Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Total Liabilities 138,714 114,233 110,739 130,459 134,543 134,254 133,879 138,430 140,511 138,392

American Express Co Quarterly Data

 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Total Liabilities 138,430 132,854 135,267 132,881 140,511 138,089 138,930 132,360 138,392 140,000
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