American Express Balance Sheet - Quarterly (NYSE:AXP)

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$85.38 $0.71 (0.82%) AXP stock closing price Aug 18, 2017 (Closing)

A balance sheet is one of the three key financial statements released by a publicly listed company like American Express, and helps in stock analysis. As in our American Express stock analysis, analyzing a company also involves looking at the company's assets and liabilities as given in its balance sheet, which can be used to measure financial performance. Quarterly results are typically accompanied with the company releasing financial statements. American Express balance sheet as at the end of 2017-Q2 indicates an asset turnover ratio of 0.2M and debt to equity ratio of 2.88M. Whereas, American Express revenue was $8.31B and American Express operating cash flow was $4.28B for the same period. View American Express quarterly results to get the balance sheet details for the latest & last 40 quarters data..

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q32015 Q22015 Q1
Marketable Securities1.37B1.41B1.15B1.01B577M385M258M609M139M353M
Raw Materials----------
Work In Progress----------
Finished Goods----------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets----------
American Express Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment----------
Accumulated Depreciation----------
American Express Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances3B3.56B3.16B3.73B3.89B3.84B3.76B3.95B4.58B4.42B
Other Non-Current Assets----------
Deferred Charges----------
Deposits & Other Assets20B10.1B10.56B10.84B10.35B9.87B10.07B11.11B11.38B10.47B
American Express Total Assets
Notes Payable8.39B8.06B7.15B9.26B7.92B8.55B9.03B8.32B15.43B24.96B
Accounts Payable58B65.49B64.23B64.87B66.13B67.79B66.82B60.64B58.22B55.57B
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 Debt52B51.65B46.99B44.89B50.65B47.31B48.06B48.65B52.74B54.71B
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities33B17.01B18.78B17.08B17B17.38B17.57B17.38B16.59B16.85B
American Express Total Liabilities
Minority Interest----------
Preferred Stock----------
Common Stock Net177M179M181M184M185M191M194M197M201M204M
Capital Surplus12.46B12.59B12.73B12.79B12.87B13.09B13.35B13.49B13.64B13.67B
Retained Earnings10.97B10.63B10.37B10.66B10.28B9.95B9.67B10.03B10.2B10.11B
Treasury Stock----------
Other Liabilities-2.43B-2.47B-2.78B-2.62B-2.62B-2.5B-2.53B-2.37B-2.15B-2.15B
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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Most investors just check the American Express stock price, and American Express historical stock prices before investing. While share price is an important factor, one should also look at financials and valuation metrics like the American Express PE ratio chart. Below is a brief explanation of common balance sheet terms:
  • Assets: An asset is a resource that a corporation like American Express owns and has economic value. The two major types of assets are: fixed assets like real estate, plant and machinery and current assets like cash, marketable securities and inventory. The total asset value for AXP stock as of quarter is $167B. Its easy to associate the term with manufacturing companies, which invest a lot in factories and equipment. However, the same cannot be said about tech stocks.
  • Liabilities: The total liabilities of American Express for 2017-Q2 total to $146B. 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.

American Express Balance Sheet - Key Ratios

Current ratio
Debt to Equity ratio
Asset Turnover
receivables turnover
PB ratio (
price to book ratio