American Express

Official Name: American Express Company

Headquarters: New York, NY, United States

Founded: March 18, 1850

Employees: 64,000

CEO: Mr. Stephen Joseph Squeri

NYSE: AXP -0.21%

Market Cap

$136.38 Billion

USD as of Jan. 1, 2024

Market Cap History

Company Description

The American Express Company, also known as Amex, was founded in 1850. Originally involved in freight forwarding, American Express has later engaged in travel services and become a leader in cards and payments technology before expanding further to innovative digital products and services.

American Express market capitalization over time

Evolution of American Express Company market cap in the past 5 years

Market capitalizations are calculated from the opening stock price at the beginning of each month.

Market Cap History of American Express Company

Detailed Description

American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products, and travel-related services worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Global Consumer Services Group, Global Commercial Services, and Global Merchant and Network Services. Its products and services include payment and financing products; network services; accounts payable expense management products and services; and travel and lifestyle services. The company's products and services also comprise merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, point-of-sale marketing, and information products and services for merchants; and fraud prevention services, as well as the design and operation of customer loyalty programs. It sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through mobile and online applications, third-party vendors and business partners, direct mail, telephone, in-house sales teams, and direct response advertising. American Express Company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Stocks & Indices

American Express Company has the following listings and related stock indices.

Stock: NYSE: AXP wb_incandescent

Stock: FSX: AEC1 wb_incandescent

Stock: XETR: AEC1 wb_incandescent

Product & Services

Charge cardsCredit cardsTraveler's chequesCorporate banking, FinanceInsuranceTravel

Key People

Stephen J. Squeri (Chairman & CEO) Jeffrey C. Campbell (Executive VP & CFO)


Revenue: US$43.66 billion (2021)

Operating income: US$4.3 billion (2020)

Net income: US$8.06 billion (2021)

Total assets: US$188.55 billion (2021)

Total equity: US$22.18 billion (2021)



200 Vesey Street

New York, NY 10285

United States

Phone: 212-640-2000