Why insider trading matters?

Insiders might sell their shares for any number of reasons, but they buy them for only one: they think the price will rise.

- Peter Lynch
AMERICAN EXPRESS CO (AXP)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Credit Services

American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products, and travel-related services worldwide. Its products and services include payment and financing products; network services; expense management products and services; and lifestyle services. It sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through mobile and online applications, third-party vendors and business partners, direct mail, telephone, in-house sales teams, and direct response advertising. American Express Company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2016-05-25 Sobbott Susan Pres., Glbl Commercial Pymnts Sell 14,682 $65.50 $961,671 Yes
2016-05-24 O'Neill Michael John EVP, Corp Affairs & Comm Sell 51,690 $64.95 $3,357,266 Yes
2016-05-19 CHENAULT KENNETH I Chairman & CEO Sell 838,968 $62.65 $52,561,345 Yes
2016-04-22 Zukauckas Linda EVP & Corporate Comptroller Sell 2,547 $66.08 $168,306 No
2016-01-26 WILLIAMS RONALD A Director Buy 18,040 $55.51 $1,001,310 No
2015-11-20 Gupta Ashwini Pres-Risk/Info Mgmt & AXP CRO Sell 103,084 $72.48 $7,471,085 Yes
2015-11-11 Buckminster Douglas E. Pres, Global Consumer Services Sell 46,345 $72.85 $3,376,372 Yes
2015-07-30 Squeri Stephen J Vice Chairman Sell 219,474 $76.00 $16,680,024 Yes
2015-05-27 Squeri Stephen J Group Pres., Global Corp Serv Sell 431,913 $80.00 $34,553,040 Yes
2015-05-26 Sample Neal J. President, Enterprise Growth Sell 4,317 $80.74 $348,563 No
2015-05-20 WILLIAMS RONALD A Director Buy 13,585 $80.98 $1,100,113 No
2015-05-18 CHENAULT KENNETH I Chairman & CEO Sell 769,000 $80.07 $61,577,143 Yes
2015-04-30 Williams Anre D Pres. Global Merchant Services Sell 34,606 $77.58 $2,684,733 No
2015-03-02 Zukauckas Linda EVP & Corporate Comptroller Sell 4,000 $81.59 $326,360 No
2015-02-26 CAMPBELL JEFFREY C EVP, Chief Financial Officer Buy 25,000 $83.21 $2,080,250 No
2015-02-26 Silverman Josh President Consumer Prod & Serv Sell 36,069 $82.89 $2,989,893 Yes
2014-08-29 Bush James Peter EVP, World Service Sell 86,812 $89.22 $7,745,141 Yes
2014-08-28 Sobbott Susan President Global Corp Payments Sell 41,844 $89.17 $3,731,121 Yes
2014-08-06 GILLIGAN EDWARD P President, American Express Co Sell 357,142 $86.24 $30,800,605 Yes
2014-08-05 Cox L Kevin Chief Human Resources Officer Sell 62,500 $86.73 $5,420,575 Yes
2014-05-29 HAYES JOHN D EVP, Advertising Sell 39,265 $91.16 $3,579,535 No
2014-03-06 Bush James Peter EVP, World Service Sell 75,000 $93.31 $6,998,077 Yes
2014-03-03 Buckminster Douglas E. Pres, Int'l Consumer & SBS Sell 40,000 $89.56 $3,582,232 No
2014-02-28 SCHICK THOMAS A EVP-Corp. Affairs Sell 230,000 $91.25 $20,986,705 Yes
2014-02-26 CHENAULT KENNETH I Chief Executive Officer Sell 756,223 $89.68 $67,818,941 Yes
2014-02-06 GILLIGAN EDWARD P President, American Express Co Sell 47,720 $85.39 $4,074,935 No
2014-02-06 SCHULMAN DANIEL H Group Pres, Enterprise Growth Sell 77,466 $85.20 $6,599,724 Yes
2014-02-04 Cox L Kevin Chief Human Resources Officer Sell 140,400 $83.91 $11,780,430 Yes
2014-01-21 Williams Anre D Pres. Global Merchant Services Sell 58,935 $90.16 $5,313,792 Yes
2014-01-22 HAYES JOHN D EVP, Advertising Sell 159,370 $90.88 $14,484,263 Yes

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