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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K OF AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY)


 
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
 
FORM 8-K
 
 
CURRENT REPORT
 
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 24, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New York
 
1-7657
 
13-4922250
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
 200 Vesey Street
 
 
  New York, New York
 
 10285
 (Address of principal executive offices)
 
 (Zip Code)
 
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (212) 640-2000
 
 
 Not Applicable
 (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
 
 
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
 
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
 
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
 
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 
Emerging growth company
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
 


 

 
 
Item 8.01
Other Events
         
On September 25, 2018, American Express Company issued a press release announcing an increase in the quarterly dividend on its common shares to $0.39 per common share, from $0.35 per common share. Such press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.


Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits
         
(d) Exhibits

99.1    Press release of American Express Company, dated September 25, 2018, announcing an increase in the quarterly dividend on its common shares.


 
 
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SIGNATURE



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 



 
 
 
 
 
AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY
(REGISTRANT)
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Tangela S. Richter
 
 
 
Name: Tangela S. Richter
 
 
 
Title: Corporate Secretary
 
 
 
 
 
 



Date:  September 25, 2018
 
 



 

 
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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)

EXHIBIT 99.1
 
 
 
News Release
News Release
News Release
 News Release

 
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
 
 
Contact:
Marina H. Norville
 
212-640-2832
 
marina.h.norville@aexp.com
   
  Amelia T. Woltering
  212-640-7034
  amelia.t.woltering@aexp.com


 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AMERICAN EXPRESS BOARD AUTHORIZES 11 PERCENT DIVIDEND INCREASE

NEW YORK – September 25, 2018 The board of directors of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) yesterday approved a $0.04 – or 11 percent – increase in the quarterly dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend was raised to $0.39 per common share, from $0.35, payable on November 9, 2018 to shareholders of record on October 5, 2018.
 

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