American Express Co.    

 
NYSE: AXP

Address:

200 Vesey St.

New York, NY 10285-1000

United States

Phone:
(212) 640-2000

Company description

Founded in 1850, as an express delivery business, American Express Company has grown into an international corporation that provides charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services to consumers and businesses. American Express has been in the business of issuing and selling travelers checks since 1891, and currently offers American Express Travelers Cheques in U.S. dollars and four foreign currencies. Headquartered in New York City, American Express has four operating segments: U.S. card services, international card services, global commercial services, and global network and merchant services. U.S. card services issue card products and services to consumers and small businesses in the United States through the company's U.S. banking subsidiaries, Centurion Bank and AEBFSB. The international card services segment issues charge and credit cards around the globe. The global commercial services segment provides expense management services to companies worldwide through Global Commercial Card and Global Travel Services. The global network and merchant services segment operates a network for both proprietary cards and cards issued under the global network services business. It also manages merchant services globally, which includes signing merchants to accept cards as well as processing and settling card transactions for those merchants. Global network services has established more than 130 card-issuing and/or merchant-acquiring arrangements with banks and other institutions in 129 countries.

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News and information about American Express Co.

Form 8-K: American Express Files Current Report
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; April 17, 2018; 346 words
WASHINGTON, April 17 -- American Express Co, New York, files Form 8-K (current report) with Securities and Exchange Commission on April 16.State of Incorporation...
Business Calendar
Honolulu Star - Advertiser; April 16, 2018; 402 words
...March. Johnson & Johnson and United Continental Holdings Inc. report quarterly financial results.WEDNESDAY>> American Express Co. reports quarterly financial results.THURSDAY>> Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates.CALENDARTUESDAY...
AMERICAN EXPRESS REPORTS ACQUISITION BY DIRECTOR WALTER (New York)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; April 4, 2018; 281 words
WASHINGTON, April 4 -- American Express Co. (AXP), New York, has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial interest...
AMERICAN EXPRESS REPORTS ACQUISITION BY DIRECTOR LEAVITT (New York)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; April 4, 2018; 288 words
WASHINGTON, April 4 -- American Express Co. (AXP), New York, has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial interest...
Reboot of Financial Rules Leaves Wall Street Lacking
Dayton Daily News (Dayton, OH); March 6, 2018; 700+ words
...billion the asset threshold for banks to be subject to stricter Federal Reserve oversight, freeing firms like American Express Co. and SunTrust Banks Inc. from higher compliance costs associated with being considered "systemically important...
Rare Loss for Wall Street in Senate's Reboot of Bank Rules
Business Finance (Online Exclusive); March 6, 2018; 700+ words
...billion the asset threshold for banks to be subject to stricter Federal Reserve oversight, freeing firms like American Express Co. and SunTrust Banks Inc. from higher compliance costs associated with being considered "systemically important...
Hilton and American Express Introduce New Co-Branded Credit Cards
Entertainment Close-up; February 13, 2018; 547 words
Hilton and American Express celebrated the launch of the upgraded Hilton Honors American Express co-branded credit card portfolio with the announcement of special bonus offers for consumers and small business owners who sign...
Hilton and American Express Launch New Co-Branded Credit Cards
Travel & Leisure Close-Up; February 8, 2018; 557 words
Hilton and American Express celebrated the launch of the upgraded Hilton Honors American Express co-branded credit card portfolio with the announcement of special bonus offers for consumers and small business owners who sign...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 522291 - Consumer Lending

518210 - Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services

522220 - Sales Financing

522293 - International Trade Financing

522298 - All Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation

523120 - Securities Brokerage

561510 - Travel Agencies


 

SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 6141 - Personal Credit Institutions industry report

4724 - Travel Agencies industry report

6082 - Foreign Trade and International Banking Institutions industry report

6153 - Short-Term Business Credit Institutions, Except Agricultural industry report

6159 - Miscellaneous Business Credit Institutions industry report

6211 - Security Brokers, Dealers, and Flotation Companies industry report

7374 - Computer Processing and Data Preparation and Processing Services industry report