Shares of American Express Co.
inched 0.79% higher to $143.49 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.32% to 3,958.55 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.31% to 33,066.96. American Express Co. closed $7.97 below its 52-week high ($151.46), which the company achieved on March 8th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Visa Inc. Cl A
fell 1.22% to $211.90, Mastercard Inc.
fell 1.30% to $358.20, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.
rose 1.18% to $154.48. Trading volume (2.0 M) remained 1.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 3.7 M.