American Express Company is a financial services company that provides charge and credit payment and card products. Founded in 1850 as an express mail business, the company has evolved over the years and now operates through three segments of Global Consumer Services Group, Global Commercial Services, and Global Merchant & Network Services.
The products and services segment is made up of charge and credit card products, among other payment and financial products. The company has over 100 million cards in force, making it one of the biggest credit card companies in the world. The company’s products and services are used’ by consumers, small businesses, as well as mid and large corporations.
The company has its headquarters in New York. Its stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is a component of the S&P 100 and S&P 500.
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