American Equity Investment Life Holding Company Profile (NYSE:AEL)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating(s), 7 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.88)
Consensus Price Target: $22.20 (39.36% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/7/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/6/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/6/2016Jefferies GroupUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/6/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$23.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/26/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$20.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/7/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/11/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$24.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/31/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price TargetOutperform$30.50 -> $29.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/3/2016Q216$0.61$467.51 millionListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/27/2016Q116$0.62$0.25$473.67 million$417.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2016Q415$0.62$0.60$470.72 million$541.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015Q315$0.60$0.56$428.95 million$126.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2015Q215$0.60$0.64$425.99 million$441.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2015Q115$0.56$0.62$413.69 million$409.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2015Q414$0.54$0.63$396.14 million$403.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2014Q314$0.50$0.81$387.50 million$460.39 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2014Q214$0.50$0.48$382.36 million$670.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2014Q114$0.48$0.47$371.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2014Q413$0.50$0.50$304.00 million$363.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2013Q313$0.46$0.80$351.10 million$572.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.45$0.51$358.71 million$438.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2013Q1 2013$0.45$0.49$353.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/20/2013Q4 2012$0.41$0.47$324.52 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2012Q312$0.44$0.41$347.57 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/2/2012$0.47$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2012$0.49$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/22/2012$0.49$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/2/2011$0.46$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2011$0.47$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2011$0.43$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/23/2011$0.44$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.58$0.64$0.62
Q2 20162$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q3 20162$0.60$0.64$0.62
Q4 20162$0.60$0.66$0.63
Q1 20172$0.59$0.70$0.65
Q2 20171$0.68$0.68$0.68
Q3 20171$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q4 20172$0.52$0.61$0.57
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
Annual Dividend:$0.22
Dividend Yield:1.38%
Payout Ratio:10.53% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
10.58% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
8.76% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:13.60% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
11/19/2015annual$0.220.82%11/25/201511/30/201512/14/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/20/2014annual$0.200.74%11/26/201412/1/201412/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/22/2013annual$0.180.75%11/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/21/2013$0.1811/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/30/2016Ronald James GrensteinerEVPBuy1,770$14.08$24,921.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/8/2016Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell5,000$16.66$83,300.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/6/2016Scott A SamuelsonVPBuy3,000$13.45$40,350.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2016Debra J RichardsonVPSell47,250$15.19$717,727.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2016James M GerlachDirectorSell135,000$15.32$2,068,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2016John M MatovinaCEOSell15,000$15.19$227,850.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/18/2016Jeffrey D LorenzenVPBuy1,824$13.70$24,988.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/6/2016Jeffrey D LorenzenVPBuy2,680$21.95$58,826.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/14/2015Ronald James GrensteinerVPSell47,250$23.59$1,114,627.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/6/2015Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell1,000$24.15$24,150.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/5/2015Harley A WhitfieldDirectorSell1,000$23.79$23,790.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/29/2015Debra J RichardsonVPSell1,000$26.87$26,870.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/18/2015David J NobleChairmanSell30,000$28.74$862,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/18/2015Ronald James GrensteinerVPSell3,500$28.82$100,870.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/16/2015Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell5,000$29.00$145,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/12/2015David J NobleChairmanSell50,000$28.47$1,423,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/2/2015Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell10,000$29.13$291,300.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/23/2014Debra J RichardsonVPSell1,000$28.65$28,650.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/17/2014John M MatovinaCEOSell8,000$28.00$224,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/12/2014John M MatovinaCEOSell6,000$26.84$161,040.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/12/2014Ted Morris JohnsonCFOSell10,000$26.86$268,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/28/2014John M MatovinaCEOSell4,000$24.64$98,560.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/2/2014Gerard D NeugentDirectorSell10,000$24.68$246,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/30/2014Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell5,000$24.63$123,150.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/18/2014Debra J RichardsonVPSell20,000$25.41$508,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/31/2014Debra RichardsonVPSell10,000$23.55$235,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/31/2014James GerlachDirectorSell32,500$23.55$765,375.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/21/2014Robert HoweDirectorSell1,000$24.83$24,830.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/21/2014Ronald James GrensteinerVPSell7,500$25.00$187,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/21/2014Ted Morris JohnsonCFOSell15,000$25.00$375,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/20/2014John MatovinaCEOSell4,000$24.49$97,960.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/3/2014Jeffrey LorenzenVPSell5,000$25.70$128,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/10/2013James GerlachDirectorSell17,000$24.70$419,900.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/26/2013Ronald James GrensteinerVPSell15,000$21.17$317,550.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/16/2013James GerlachDirectorSell15,000$21.14$317,100.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/12/2013Debra RichardsonVPSell1,000$20.85$20,850.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/4/2013John MatovinaCEOSell4,000$20.21$80,840.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/28/2013Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell15,000$15.63$234,450.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2012Terry A ReimerEVPSell52,500$11.71$614,775.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
DateHeadline
07/29/16 02:20 PMThe Key Numbers To Watch From American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)'s Earnings - The Voice Registrar
07/26/16 09:23 AMInsurers Asked to Sell Utilities to Divest of Coal, But Will They? -
07/23/16 07:43 AMHow Many American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)'s Analysts Are Bullish? - Press Telegraph
07/21/16 02:20 PMShort Information Review for: American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Engelwood Daily
07/21/16 02:20 PMWill Investors Find Any Relief with American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - TGP
07/20/16 10:28 AMHow To YieldBoost American Equity Investment Life Holding To 15.5% Using Options
07/19/16 07:46 PMEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 07:46 PMHow To YieldBoost American Equity Investment Life Holding To 15.5% Using Options - Nasdaq
07/19/16 02:20 PMShares Lower on the Year American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 02:20 PMSolid Performer in Focus: American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Engelwood Daily
07/19/16 02:20 PMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) Expected To Post Sales Of $2027.446 - Investor Newswire
07/18/16 07:10 AMStock in Positive Territory for the Quarter: American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Engelwood Daily
07/18/16 07:10 AMTrading Performance and Target Watch for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 07:10 AMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) Wall Street Analyst Recommendation Outlook - TGP
07/16/16 02:20 PMWere Analysts Bearish American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) This Week? - Consumer Eagle
07/14/16 11:11 AMCrowd Rating and Earnings Recap for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Telanagana Press
07/14/16 11:11 AMCitigroup Maintains American Equity Investment Life Holding to Buy with Price Target $18.00 - Trade Calls
07/13/16 02:21 PMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
07/13/16 02:21 PMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company Realized Volatility Hits Extreme Level - CML News
07/12/16 02:23 PMStock Down on the Year American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Press Telegraph
07/12/16 07:03 AMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AEL-US : July 12, 2016 -
07/11/16 02:21 PMStock Highlights: American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL), Coherus Biosciences (NASDAQ:CHRS ... - KC Register
07/11/16 07:07 AMStock on the Rise for the Quarter: American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Engelwood Daily
07/11/16 07:07 AMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) Stock Update: Check on Ratings and Target Price - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 07:07 AMStock Performance Rundown on: American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Press Telegraph
07/10/16 07:05 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Fiscal Standard
07/09/16 10:27 AMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) Jumps 7.34% on July 08 - Equities.com
07/08/16 07:32 PMShares Higher in Session: American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Telanagana Press
07/08/16 02:21 PMFast Growth for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Telanagana Press
07/08/16 02:21 PMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Co (NYSE:AEL) Receives Buy Rating From Citigroup Analysts - Fiscal Standard
07/07/16 07:39 PMAmerican Equity Investment Life : Schedules Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast
07/07/16 02:51 PMAmerican Equity Schedules Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast - [at noodls] - WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 7, 2016-- American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) announced today that it will release second quarter earnings after the close of market ...
07/07/16 02:21 PMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) : Analyst Rating Update - Trade Calls
07/07/16 10:16 AMShares Declining and Worrying Investors: American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Telanagana Press
07/07/16 10:16 AMInsiders are Gradually Selling American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Telanagana Press
07/06/16 02:21 PMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL): Tracking Consensus Projections and Analyst Ratings - Telanagana Press
07/06/16 02:21 PMCan American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) Improve on the Earnings Front? - Engelwood Daily
07/06/16 07:07 AMFast Growing Stock: American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Telanagana Press
07/06/16 07:07 AMSales of $2027.446 expected for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Investor Newswire
07/06/16 07:07 AMPerformance Recap and Target Perspective on American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Press Telegraph
07/05/16 02:19 PMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) Company Rating and Target Watch - Telanagana Press
07/05/16 02:19 PMShare Volatility in Focus: American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Engelwood Daily
07/04/16 02:18 PMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
07/03/16 02:20 PMShare Performance Recap for: American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Press Telegraph
07/01/16 10:19 AMAmerican Equity CEO's lament for 50 percent share plunge: oil, Brexit and regulation
07/01/16 08:53 AMAMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers -
06/30/16 02:21 PMSell-Side Recommendation & Price Target Projections on American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE ... - Telanagana Press
06/30/16 10:11 AMShort Data Recap for: American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) - Engelwood Daily
06/29/16 02:18 PMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL): Taking a look at the Consensus Estimates from Analysts - Telanagana Press
06/28/16 07:42 PMAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) Yearly Sales Target At $2027.446 - Investor Newswire

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About American Equity Investment Life Holding

American Equity Investment Life Holding logoAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company is engaged in the development and sale of fixed index and fixed rate annuity products. The Company issues fixed annuity and life insurance products through its life insurance subsidiaries, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company of New York and Eagle Life Insurance Company. The Company's products include Fixed Index Annuities, Fixed Rate Annuities, Withdrawal Options-Fixed Index and Fixed Rate Annuities and Life Insurance. Fixed index annuities allow policyholders to earn index credits based on the performance of a particular index without the risk of loss of their principal. Fixed rate deferred annuities include annual reset and multi-year rate guaranteed products. It also sells single premium immediate annuities. The Life Insurance products include traditional ordinary and term, universal life and other interest-sensitive life insurance products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Life Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Life & Health Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AEL
  • CUSIP: 02567620
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $15.93
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $15.30
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $15.34
  • P/E Ratio: 7.67
  • P/E Growth: 0.75
  • Market Cap: $1.31B
  • Beta: 2.3
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.08 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.51 EPS
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American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) Chart for Saturday, July, 30, 2016