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American Express
American Express
MOST ADMIRED
Top 50 rank: 29
Rank in Consumer Credit Card and Services: 2
(Previous rank: 2)
Overall score: 7.06

Should American Express be admired, or what?
American Express stats
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 2
People management 1
Use of corporate assets 2
Social responsibility 1
Quality of management 1
Financial soundness 3
Long-term investment 2
Quality of products/services 1
Global competitiveness 3
Most Admired
1 Visa 7.21
2 American Express 7.06
3 MasterCard 6.86
4 Total System Services 5.64
Contenders
Rank Company Overall score
5 Capital One Financial 5.46
6 Western Union 5.34
7 Discover Financial Services 5.24
8 First Data 5.05
From the March 22, 2010 issue
Headquarters
200 Vesey St.
New York, NY 10285
212-640-2000
www.americanexpress.com
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