Nilson Report

Issue 1168 | Jan 2020

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

U.S. General Purpose Cards, Outstandings as a Percentage of Purchase Volume

American Express Card Results 2019

Discover Card U.S. Results 2019

Income at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers: Company Net vs. Card Net

Investments in Merchant Acquiring & Processing—2019

American Express Card Results 2019

Results for American Express for calendar year 2019 are shown on the table on page 6. Figures include business generated by cards issued inside and outside the United States.

1. Cards
Global Total 114.4 (million), +0.4%
2. Accounts
Global Total 93.0 (million), +0.4%
3. Transactions
Global Total 8.90 (billion), +6.4%
4. Volume
Global Total $1,240.80 (billion), +6.3%
5. Outstandings
Global Total $172.57 (billion), +3.4%

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Profits at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers

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American Express, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Capital One, Synchrony Financial, Discover Financial Services, Citigroup North America, and U.S. Bancorp Payment Services are the most profitable U.S. payment card companies. Combined they earned $34.66 billion in card profits (pretax net income) last year, an increase of 9.6% over...

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