American Express (AXP) reports early with Q4 EPS of $1.09, beating expectations by $0.03....

|About: American Express Company (AXP)|By:, SA News Editor

American Express (AXP) reports early with Q4 EPS of $1.09, beating expectations by $0.03. Revenue of $8.1B is roughly inline. The company is eliminating 5.4K jobs (about 8.5% of workforce) and expects staffing levels at year-end to be 4-6% less than the current level. Conference call is set for 5 ET. Shares +1.1% AH. (PR)