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American Express Co. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of American Express Co. AXP, +5.41% advanced 1.65% to $171.51 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.11% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.21% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. American Express Co. closed $8.16 short of its 52-week high ($179.67), which the company achieved on July 23rd.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Visa Inc. Cl A V, +0.43% rose 1.22% to $225.18, Mastercard Inc. MA, +0.69% rose 0.65% to $344.58, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM, +1.35% rose 1.53% to $163.47. Trading volume (2.8 M) remained 607,167 below its 50-day average volume of 3.5 M.

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