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Highest Level of Cash in the Consumer Finance Industry Detected in Shares of American Express (AXP, DFS, COF, SLM, CSH)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Consumer Finance industry with the highest cash equivalents (CE). Analysts use CE as a measure to compare the cash cushion of companies in the same industry.

American Express ranks highest with a CE of $20,000. Following is Discover Financial Services with a CE of $10,000. Capital One Financial ranks third highest with a CE of $3,000.

SLM follows with a CE of $1,000, and Cash America rounds out the top five with a CE of $343.

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