American Express Co. Q2 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

American Express Co. (AXP) revealed earnings for its second quarter that increased from last year.

The company's profit totaled $1.76 billion, or $2.07 per share. This compares with $1.62 billion, or $1.84 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.04 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 8.4% to $10.84 billion from $10.00 billion last year.

American Express Co. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): . vs. . last year.
-EPS (Q2): $2.07 vs. $1.84 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.04
-Revenue (Q2): $10.84 Bln vs. $10.00 Bln last year.

Full year EPS guidance: $7.85 - $8.35

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