NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for American Express (NYSE: AXP) is tomorrow, April 3, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $57.87 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%. The average volume for American Express has been 6.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Express has a market cap of $57.18 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 22.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. American Express Company provides charge and credit payment card products, and travel-related services to worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.2, above the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 11.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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