If You Invested $1000 In This Stock 20 Years Ago, You Would Have $5,800 Today

American Express AXP has outperformed the market over the past 20 years by 1.14% on an annualized basis producing an average annual return of 9.36%. Currently, American Express has a market capitalization of $121.45 billion.

Buying $1000 In AXP: If an investor had bought $1000 of AXP stock 20 years ago, it would be worth $5,821.12 today based on a price of $161.99 for AXP at the time of writing.

American Express's Performance Over Last 20 Years

Finally -- what's the point of all this? The key insight to take from this article is to note how much of a difference compounded returns can make in your cash growth over a period of time.

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