American Express Balance Sheet - Annual (NYSE:AXP)

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$86.79 $1.32 (1.54%) AXP stock closing price Aug 15, 2017 (Closing)

The fundamental analysis of this company requires a thorough look at American Express balance sheet. How cash on hand has increased or decreased is one of the many indicators used while undertaking the American Express stock analysis, and provides insights into the firm's financial performance. Quarterly results announcements include the release of all three financial statements, of which the balance sheet is one. American Express balance sheet as at the end of 2016 indicates an asset turnover ratio of 0.2M and debt to equity ratio of 2.88M. Whereas, American Express revenue was $33.82B and American Express operating cash flow was $8.22B for the same period. View latest and last 10 year balance sheet data to check American Express financial performance..

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2016201520142013201220112010200920082007
Marketable Securities1.15B258M470M498M338M807M654M4.06B12.42B-
Raw Materials----------
Work In Progress----------
Finished Goods----------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets----------
American Express Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment---------6.15B
Accumulated Depreciation---------3.45B
American Express Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances3.16B3.76B4.43B5.02B5.61B7.15B14.01B24.34B12.53B15.86B
Other Non-Current Assets---------16.75B
Deferred Charges----------
Deposits & Other Assets10.56B10.07B11.34B11.23B11.42B12.66B15.37B13.21B12.82B7.35B
American Express Total Assets
Notes Payable8.39B8.06B7.15B9.26B7.92B8.55B9.03B8.32B15.43B24.96B
Accounts Payable64.23B66.82B55.47B52.38B49.81B48.36B39.42B35.22B23.91B23.07B
Current Portion Long-Term Debt----------
Current Portion Capital Leases----------
Accrued Expenses----------
Income Taxes Payable----------
Other Current Liabilities----------
American Express Total Current Liabilities
Deferred Taxes/Income----------
Convertible Debt----------
Long-Term Debt46.99B48.06B57.96B55.33B58.97B59.57B66.42B52.34B60.04B55.29B
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities18.78B17.57B17.85B16.91B17.56B18.07B15.95B13.81B14.85B35.49B
American Express Total Liabilities
Minority Interest----------
Preferred Stock----------
Common Stock Net181M194M205M213M221M232M238M237M232M232M
Capital Surplus12.73B13.35B12.87B12.2B12.07B12.22B11.94B11.14B10.5B10.16B
Retained Earnings10.37B9.67B9.51B8.51B7.53B7.22B4.97B3.74B2.72B1.08B
Treasury Stock----------
Other Liabilities-2.78B-2.53B-1.92B-1.43B-927M-876M-917M-712M-1.61B-442M
American Express Shareholders Equity
American Express Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Apart from balance sheet items, an investor would do well to keep track of the American Express stock price by looking at American Express historical stock prices. One can compare PE with industry average by looking at the American Express PE ratio chart. The common balance sheet items are:
  • Assets: AXP total assets, which was at $158.89B for 2016 is a balance sheet item representing value of what American Express owns. Assets are brought to aid a firms operations, or to increase its economic value. It must be noted that tech stocks may not have a lot of assets, as the value for these companies is often derived from future earning potential.
  • Liabilities: The total liabilities of American Express for 2016 total to $138.39B. Liabilities for a company like American Express include bank loans, services which have been availed for which a settlement in the form of cash/ asset transfer needs to be done in future etc. A firm takes on such obligations to grow its business which in turn will generate future economic benefits for its business.

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