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American Express Reaffirms 2015-2017 Financial Outlook

American Express Company today reaffirmed the company's financial outlook for 2015, 2016 and 2017.

In remarks prepared for a presentation at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference here today, Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey C. Campbell said, "For the full year, our 2015 EPS outlook remains unchanged, as we continue to expect EPS to be flat to modestly down. We also believe our outlook to return to positive earnings per share growth in 2016 and within our target range of 12-15% in 2017 remains appropriate. As you recall, this outlook does not contemplate the impact of any restructuring charges or other contingencies."

Echoing comments made earlier this year at the company's Investor Day, Mr. Campbell reiterated, "We will likely have more unevenness in our performance...