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AXP American Express dividend history, payout ratio & dates

American Express's latest quarterly cash dividend of $0.52 per share was issued to shareholders on record before Oct 13, 2022. At an annualized rate of $1.99 per share, the stock yields 1.29%.

Key dates

  • AXP last dividend date: Oct 13, 2022
  • AXP next dividend date: Not announced
AXP dividend stats
DPS
$1.99
Dividend yield
1.29%
Payout ratio
19.9%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.73%
Payout ratio
30.7%

Dividend yield

What is American Express current dividend yield

American Express's dividend yield of 1.29% is lower than the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with the Financial Services sector average of 2.73%, American Express's dividend yield is 53% lower. The historical 5-year average of AXP's dividend yield is 1.4%, which is higher than the current one.

Dividend history

What is AXP dividend payout history and dates

American Express has been paying dividends for the last 31 years. Our records show that AXP has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 16% since twelve months ago. And with the price of the stock down by 7% from a year ago, the dividend yield has an increase of 25%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Oct 13, 2022 Nov 10, 2022 Sep 28, 2022 $0.52 normal
Jun 30, 2022 Aug 10, 2022 May 4, 2022 $0.52 normal
Apr 7, 2022 May 10, 2022 Mar 10, 2022 $0.52 normal
Jan 6, 2022 Feb 10, 2022 Dec 8, 2021 $0.43 normal
Oct 7, 2021 Nov 10, 2021 Sep 28, 2021 $0.43 normal
Jul 1, 2021 Aug 10, 2021 May 6, 2021 $0.43 normal
Mar 31, 2021 May 10, 2021 Mar 9, 2021 $0.43 normal
Jan 7, 2021 Feb 10, 2021 Dec 10, 2020 $0.43 normal
Oct 8, 2020 Nov 10, 2020 Sep 29, 2020 $0.43 normal
Jul 1, 2020 Aug 10, 2020 May 7, 2020 $0.43 normal
Apr 2, 2020 May 8, 2020 Mar 9, 2020 $0.43 normal
Jan 2, 2020 Feb 10, 2020 Dec 12, 2019 $0.43 normal
Oct 3, 2019 Nov 8, 2019 Sep 23, 2019 $0.43 normal
Jul 3, 2019 Aug 9, 2019 May 8, 2019 $0.39 normal
Apr 4, 2019 May 10, 2019 Mar 11, 2019 $0.39 normal
Jan 3, 2019 Feb 8, 2019 Nov 27, 2018 $0.39 normal
Oct 4, 2018 Nov 9, 2018 Sep 24, 2018 $0.39 normal
Jul 5, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 May 8, 2018 $0.35 normal
Apr 5, 2018 May 10, 2018 Mar 12, 2018 $0.35 normal
Jan 4, 2018 Feb 9, 2018 Nov 28, 2017 $0.35 normal
Oct 5, 2017 Nov 10, 2017 Sep 26, 2017 $0.35 normal
Jul 5, 2017 Aug 10, 2017 May 1, 2017 $0.32 normal
Apr 5, 2017 May 10, 2017 Mar 28, 2017 $0.32 normal
Jan 4, 2017 Feb 10, 2017 Nov 22, 2016 $0.32 normal
Oct 5, 2016 Nov 10, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $0.32 normal
Jun 29, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 May 3, 2016 $0.29 normal
Apr 6, 2016 May 10, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 $0.29 normal
Jan 6, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Dec 1, 2015 $0.29 normal
Oct 7, 2015 Nov 10, 2015 Sep 28, 2015 $0.29 normal

American Express dividend payout ratio

What is American Express dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

American Express's payout ratio of 19.9% is below the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Financial Services sector average of 30.7%, American Express's payout ratio is 35% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

AXP dividend vs peer dividends

How does AXP dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
C Citigroup Inc 4.56% $2.04 27.6%
JPM Jpmorgan Chase & Co 3.01% $4 33.7%
BAC Bank Of America Corp 2.65% $0.86 27%
COF Capital One Financial Corp 2.56% $2.4 11.8%
AXP American Express Co 1.29% $1.99 19.9%
V Visa Inc 0.79% $1.65 23.5%
MA Mastercard Inc 0.56% $1.96 19.5%

Frequently asked questions

Does American Express pay a dividend?

Yes, American Express has been paying dividends for the last 31 years.

When is American Express's next dividend?

AXP hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, but if we take into consideration its recent dividend history, it is likely that its next dividend will be in January 2023.

When was AXP's last dividend?

American Express's last regular dividend was on Oct 13, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.52 per share.

How much dividend does American Express pay (per share)?

On an annual basis AXP pays $1.99 per share.

What is American Express's dividend yield?

American Express's current dividend yield is 1.29%.

How often does American Express pay dividends?

American Express has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is American Express's dividend payout ratio?

American Express's dividend payout ratio is 19.9%.

Does American Express pay a good dividend?

American Express's dividend yield is lower than the Financial Services sector average.