Shares of American Express Co.
inched 0.06% higher to $128.31 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.17% to 3,916.38 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.02% to 31,430.70. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. American Express Co. closed $9.73 short of its 52-week high ($138.04), which the company reached on February 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Visa Inc. Cl A
rose 2.20% to $210.66, Mastercard Inc.
rose 2.59% to $342.87, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.
fell 0.28% to $139.27. Trading volume (3.4 M) remained 522,634 below its 50-day average volume of 3.9 M.