Shares of American Express Co.
slipped 2.01% to $137.08 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 2.45% to 3,829.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 1.75% to 31,402.01. The stock’s fall snapped a four-day winning streak. American Express Co. closed $3.87 short of its 52-week high ($140.95), which the company reached on February 24th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Visa Inc. Cl A
fell 2.59% to $213.75, Mastercard Inc.
fell 3.47% to $354.57, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.
fell 1.36% to $151.18. Trading volume (3.6 M) remained 182,732 below its 50-day average volume of 3.8 M.