American Express

American Express Laboratories DRIP Rating:
Quick Takeaway:

American Express offers a DRIP plan with an optional cash purchase option for DRIP investors. The company's DRIP fees are higher than average, but AXP pays a very solid, and predictable, dividend.

Ticker Symbol: AXP Exchange: NYSE

Investor Contact Information:
Transfer Agent: Computershare CIP
Mail: P.O. Box 505000
Louisville, KY 40233
Phone: (800) 463-5911
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2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Dividend $0.78 $0.86 $0.98 $1.10 $1.19 $1.31
Annual Increase 8.3% 10.3% 14.0% 12.2% 8.2% 10.1%
DRIP Plan Summary: Fees/Investment Options
Consecutive Years of Higher Dividends: 6
Purchase Fee: $5 + $0.06/share (cash purchase)
$5 + $0.06/share (automatic investments)
Dividend Reinvestment Fee: 10% (max $0.75) + $0.06/share
Discount on Reinvested Dividends: NONE
Direct Enrollment (DE): Yes
DE Minimum Investment: $1,000 (doesn't apply to FirstShare members)
Optional Cash Purchase: Yes
OCP Minimum: $50/transaction
OCP Maximum: $120,000/year
OCP Purchase Frequency: Weekly
Transfer Agent: Computershare