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American Express Co PB Ratio

: 5.24 (As of Today)
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The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. As of today (2022-08-19), American Express Co's share price is $162.24. American Express Co's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $30.94. Hence, American Express Co's PB Ratio of today is 5.24.

The historical rank and industry rank for American Express Co's PB Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

AXP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47   Med: 4.05   Max: 6.69
Current: 5.2

During the past 13 years, American Express Co's highest PB Ratio was 6.69. The lowest was 2.47. And the median was 4.05.

AXP's PB Ratio is ranked worse than
93.1% of 522 companies
in the Credit Services industry
Industry Median: 1.02 vs AXP: 5.20

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.

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.

Back to Basics: PB Ratio


American Express Co PB Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for American Express Co's PB Ratio 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
PB Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4.67 3.62 4.37 4.23 5.61

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
PB Ratio 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 5.16 5.34 5.61 6.31 4.48

Competitive Comparison

For the Credit Services subindustry, American Express Co's PB Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PB Ratio 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 PB Ratio Distribution

For the Credit Services industry and Financial Services sector, American Express Co's PB Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where American Express Co's PB Ratio falls into.



American Express Co PB Ratio Calculation

The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. It is a ratio widely used to value stocks.

American Express Co's PB Ratio for today is calculated as follows:

PB Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: Jun. 2022)
=162.24/30.939
=5.24

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

A closely related ratio is called Price-to-Tangible-Book. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book and PB Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.


American Express Co  (NYSE:AXP) PB Ratio Explanation

Unlike valuation ratios relative to the earning power such as PE Ratio, PE Ratio without NRI, PS Ratio, Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow , or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, the PB Ratio measures the valuation of the stock relative to the underlying asset of the company.

The PB Ratio works the best for the businesses that earn most of their profit from their assets, e.g. banks and insurance companies.


Be Aware

Some businesses have very light assets, such as software companies or insurance agencies. The PB Ratio does not work well for these companies. Some companies even have negative equity, so the PB Ratio cannot be applied to them.


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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
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