The American Express Company or Amex (NYSE: AXP), headquartered in lower Manhattan, New York, is a global payment company offering a wide array of charge cards, credit cards, prepaid cards, business cards, gift cards, local currency corporate cards, non-card payment solutions, merchant services and travel-related services to individuals, small and mid-sized companies as well as large corporations in over 100 countries and territories. The company is well known for its Gold, Platinum and Green charge cards. It is the world’s fourth largest card network by the number of cards in circulation as well as the 4th largest general-purpose card network based on purchase volume, after China UnionPay, Visa and MasterCard, according to company’s annual report. At October 31, 2019, American Express had about 115 million cards in force including over 54 million cards in the USA, each with an average annual spending of approximately $20,000. At September 30, 2019, the company reported $184 billion in total assets, $73.3 billion in customer deposits, $81.4 billion in card member loans and $23 billion in shareholders' equity. The common stock of American Express is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the ticker symbol AXP, with a market capitalization of US$110 billion as of February 21, 2020.

 Financials

Revenue  $40.338 billion (2018)
Net income  $6.921 billion (2018)
Total assets  $194.184 billion (09/2019)
Total equity  $23.025 billion (09/2019)
Number of employees 59,000 (2018)

American Express some subsidiaries:
American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc (principal operating subsidiary)
American Express National Bank (AENB)
AMEX Assurance Company
American Express Business Loan Corporation
American Express Company (Mexico) S.A. de C.V.
American Express Credit Corporation
American Express Europe Limited
Amex Canada, Amex Bank of Canada
Accertify, Inc
(In 2018, American Express Bank FSB merged with American Express Centurion Bank (based in Salt Lake City, Utah) to form American Express National Bank (AENB) with the FDIC number of 27471).

American Express Credit ratings:
(Long Term/Short Term/Outlook)
Moody’s: A3/P-2/Stable
Standard & Poor's: BBB+/A-2/Stable
Fitch: A/F1/Stable

American Express Major Institutional Shareholders
Vanguard Group
BlackRock Inc
State Street Global Advisors
FMR LLC
Wellington Management Group LLP
Dodge & Cox
Fisher Asset Management LLC
Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss
Massachusetts Financial Services Co
Magellan Asset Management Ltd
Northern Trust Global Investments
Geode Capital Management LLC
Egerton Capital (UK) LLP
UBS Asset Management AG
BNY Asset Management
TIAA
Norges Bank Investment Management
Parnassus Investments
Davis Selected Advisers LP
JP Morgan Asset Management

Head office address:
200 Vesey Street
New York, NY, 10285
United States
Phone number: 1 (212) 640 2000
Credit card support: 1 800 528 4800
Website: www.americanexpress.com