3. As of noon trading, American Express ( AXP) is up $0.82 (1.0%) to $84.66 on light volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of American Express exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $84.08-$84.76 after having opened the day at $84.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $83.85. American Express Company provides charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services to customers worldwide. American Express has a market cap of $89.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 46.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate American Express a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates American Express as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full American Express Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.