American Express Balance Sheet - Quarterly (NYSE:AXP)

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$100.69 $0.19 (0.19%) AXP stock closing price Jul 16, 2018 (Closing)

A thorough fundamental analysis involves using data from American Express balance sheet, apart from other financial statements, to value the business. Financial strength can be guaged by performing American Express stock analysis and by analyzing the balance sheet. Quarterly results are typically accompanied with the company releasing financial statements. American Express balance sheet as at the end of 2018 Q1 indicates an asset turnover ratio of 0.22 and debt to equity ratio of 2.97. Also check American Express revenue and American Express operating cash flow for the same period.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Marketable Securities150M70M1.29B1.37B1.41B1.15B1.01B577M385M258M
Raw Materials----------
Work In Progress----------
Finished Goods----------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets----------
Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment----------
Accumulated Depreciation----------
Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances3.39B3.16B3.25B3.36B3.56B3.16B3.73B3.89B3.84B3.76B
Other Non-Current Assets----------
Deferred Charges----------
Deposits & Other Assets10.43B9.76B12.45B10.48B10.1B10.56B10.84B10.35B9.87B10.07B
Total Assets
Notes Payable5.87B8.39B8.06B7.15B9.26B7.92B8.55B9.03B8.32B15.43B
Accounts Payable80.7B79.11B73.53B69.83B65.49B64.23B64.87B66.13B67.79B66.82B
Current Portion Long-Term Debt----------
Current Portion Capital Leases----------
Accrued Expenses----------
Income Taxes Payable----------
Other Current Liabilities----------
Total Current Liabilities
Deferred Taxes/Income----------
Convertible Debt----------
Long-Term Debt52.46B55.8B48.76B51.95B51.65B46.99B44.89B50.65B47.31B48.06B
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities22.89B22.15B20.48B18.12B17.01B18.78B17.08B17B17.38B17.57B
Total Liabilities
Minority Interest----------
Preferred Stock----------
Common Stock Net172M172M175M177M179M181M184M185M191M194M
Capital Surplus12.23B12.21B12.32B12.46B12.59B12.73B12.79B12.87B13.09B13.35B
Retained Earnings9.6B8.27B10.91B10.97B10.63B10.37B10.66B10.28B9.95B9.67B
Treasury Stock----------
Other Liabilities-2.38B-2.43B-2.32B-2.43B-2.47B-2.78B-2.62B-2.62B-2.5B-2.53B
Shareholders Equity19.61B18.23B21.09B21.18B20.94B20.5B21.02B20.71B20.73B20.67B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity179.96B181.16B168.58B167B161.39B158.89B153.38B159.64B158.82B161.18B
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: An asset is a resource that a corporation like American Express owns and has monetary significance. AXP assets decreased from $181.16B in 2017 Q4 to $179.96B in 2018 Q1. Assets can be of two types: fixed assets like real estate, plant and machinery; and current assets which includes cash, accounts receivable etc. Tech stocks typically don't have too many assets.
  • Liabilities: This item on the balance sheet implies the firm's, in this case American Express's, legal obligations including loans, accounts payable, deferred revenue, accrued expenses and mortgages. The total liabilities for AXP stock stand at $160.34B.

American Express Balance Sheet - Key Ratios

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