Shares of American Express Co.
rallied 1.17% to $154.08 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.22% to 4,112.50 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.29% to 34,021.45. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. American Express Co. closed $6.61 short of its 52-week high ($160.69), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Visa Inc. Cl A
rose 1.56% to $223.74, Mastercard Inc.
rose 0.95% to $360.02, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.
rose 2.57% to $161.50. Trading volume (2.3 M) remained 800,502 below its 50-day average volume of 3.1 M.