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American Express Co Book Value per Share

: $30.94 (As of Jun. 2022)
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American Express Co's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $30.94.

During the past 12 months, American Express Co's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 2.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 3.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 6.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 6.40% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the book value growth rate using book value per share data.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of American Express Co was 17.80% per year. The lowest was -9.80% per year. And the median was 7.85% per year.

American Express Co's current price is $158.58. Its book value per share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $30.94. Hence, today's PB Ratio of American Express Co is 5.13.

During the past 13 years, the highest P/B Ratio of American Express Co was 6.69. The lowest was 2.47. And the median was 4.05.


American Express Co Book Value per Share Historical Data

The historical data trend for American Express Co's Book Value per Share can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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American Express Co Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Book Value per Share
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 21.27 26.32 28.48 28.55 29.14

American Express Co Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Book Value per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 32.00 31.40 29.14 29.65 30.94

Competitive Comparison

For the Credit Services subindustry, American Express Co's Book Value per Share, along with its competitors' market caps and Book Value per Share data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

American Express Co Book Value per Share Distribution

For the Credit Services industry and Financial Services sector, American Express Co's Book Value per Share distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where American Express Co's Book Value per Share falls into.



American Express Co Book Value per Share Calculation

American Express Co's Book Value Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as:

Book Value Per Share=(Total Stockholders Equity-Preferred Stock)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(22,177-0)/761
=29.14

American Express Co's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as:

Book Value Per Share=(Total Stockholders Equity-Preferred Stock)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(23,235-0)/751
=30.94

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Theoretically it is what the shareholders will receive if the company is liquidated. Total Stockholders Equity is a balance sheet item and equal to Total Assets less Total Liabilities of the company.

Book value may include intangible items which may come from the company's past acquisitions. Book value less intangibles is called Tangible Book.


American Express Co  (NYSE:AXP) Book Value per Share Explanation

Usually a company's book value and Tangible Book per Share may not reflect its true value. The assets may be carried on the balance sheets at the original cost minus depreciation. This may underestimate the true economic values of the assets. It also may over-estimate their true economic value because the assets can become obsolete.

For financial companies such as banks and insurance companies, their assets may be reported in current market value of the assets owned. Book values of financial companies are more accurate indicator of the economic value of the company.


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American Express Co Business Description

American Express Co logo
Address
200 Vesey Street, New York, NY, USA, 10285
American Express is a global financial institution, operating in about 130 countries, that provides consumers and businesses charge and credit card payment products. The company also operates a highly profitable merchant payment network. Since 2018, it has operated in three segments: global consumer services, global commercial services, and global merchant and network services. In addition to payment products, the company's commercial business offers expense management tools, consulting services, and business loans.
Executives
Radhakrishnan Ravikumar officer: Chief Information Officer 200 VESEY STREET NEW YORK NY 10285
Nigro David officer: Chief Risk Officer 200 VESEY STREET NEW YORK NY 10285-5001
Pickrum Lisa W director 5900 RYLAND DRIVE BETHESDA MD 20817
Baltimore Thomas J Jr director PARK HOTELS & RESORTS INC. 1775 TYSONS BLVD, 7TH FLOOR TYSONS VA 22102
Phillips Jr Charles E director 113 WEST 88TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10024
Lieberman Quinn Jessica officer: Controller 200 VESEY STREET NEW YORK NY 10285
Parkhill Karen L director 1717 MAIN STREET, MC 6402 DALLAS TX 75201
Pike Lynn A director 200 VESEY STREET NEW YORK NY 10285
Skyler Jennifer officer: Chief Corp. Affairs Officer 200 VESEY STREET NEW YORK NY 10285
Joabar Raymond officer: CRO and Pres., GRBC 200 VESEY STREET NEW YORK NY 10285
Herena Monique officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 225 LIBERTY STREET NEW YORK NY 10286
Marrs Anna officer: Pres., Global Comm. Services 200 VESEY STREET 01-49-13 NEW YORK NY 10285
Vitale Gabrielle officer: Interim CRO and Pres, GRBC Grp 200 VESEY STREET NEW YORK NY 10285
Petrino Richard officer: EVP - Corporate Controller 200 VESEY STREET NEW YORK NY 10285
Young Christopher David director C/O MICROSOFT CORPORATION ONE MICROSOFT WAY REDMOND WA 98052-6399

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