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American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services to consumers and businesses worldwide. The company operates through four segments: U.S. Card Services, International Card Services, Global Commercial Services, and Global Network and Merchant Services. Its products and services include charge and credit card products; expense management products and services; consumer and business travel services; stored value products, such as travelers cheques and other prepaid products; and network services. The company’s products and services also comprise merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, point-of-sale, and marketing and information products and services for merchants; and market and trend analyses and related consulting services, fraud prevention services, and the design of customized customer loyalty and rewards programs. American Express Company sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through direct mail, online applications, in-house and third-party sales forces, and direct response advertising. The company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

american express co (AXP) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman o...
Total Annual Compensation: $8.0M
President and Head of the Global Consumer & S...
Total Annual Compensation: $6.0M
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.1M
Group President of Global Corporate Services
Total Annual Compensation: $5.4M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

american express co (AXP) Key Developments

American Express Company Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014

American Express Company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company has posted total non-interest revenues were $7,683 million against $7,341 million a year ago. Net interest income was $1,424 million against $1,316 million a year ago. Pretax income was $2,225 million against $2,312 million a year ago. Net income was $1,447 million against $1,529 million a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $1,436 million against $1,517 million a year ago. Return on average equity was 29.1% against 28% a year ago. Return on average common equity was 29.0% against 28% a year ago. Return on average tangible common equity was 35.9% against 35% a year ago. Diluted net income attributable to common shareholders was $1.39 against $1.43 a year ago. For the quarter, total revenues net of interest expense was $9,107 million against $8,657 million a year ago. The revenue increase primarily reflected the previously reported gain of $719 million ($453 million after-tax) on the sale of the company’s investment in Concur Technologies. The increase also reflected a rise in Card Member spending and higher net interest income. Last year’s fourth quarter included revenue from the company’s business travel operations, which were deconsolidated as a result of the joint venture transaction that closed on June 30, 2014. For the full year, the company reported net income of $5.9 billion, up 10% from $5.4 billion a year ago. Diluted earnings per share rose 14% to $5.56 from $4.88 a year ago. Revenues net of interest expense for the full year increased 4% (5% FX adjusted) to $34.3 billion from $33.0 billion a year ago.

American Express Cuts 4,000 Jobs

American Express announced it is reportedly cutting 4,000 jobs as part of a restructuring set to be initiated in 2015.

American Express Company to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Jan 21, 2015

American Express Company announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time on Jan 21, 2015


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