American Electric Power Company Profile (NYSE:AEP)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Rating(s), 12 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $66.23 (5.03% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$71.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/20/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$61.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/2/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingOutperform$69.00 -> $72.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/17/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$70.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/15/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/24/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/28/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$71.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/14/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$70.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/22/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$61.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/29/2016Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetBuy$62.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/14/2016MacquarieBoost Price Target$60.00 -> $61.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/23/2015BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$65.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/23/2015Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$67.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/8/2015GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$59.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/17/2015MizuhoInitiated CoverageBuy$65.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/28/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$65.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/12/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$58.00 -> $64.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/6/2014Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/26/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/28/2016$0.90N/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2016Q116$1.04$1.02$4.49 billion$4.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2016Q415$0.50$0.48$3.97 billion$3.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2015Q315$1.00$1.06$4.41 billion$4.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2015Q215$0.81$0.88$4.08 billion$3.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2015Q115$1.08$1.28$4.59 billion$4.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2015Q414$0.49$0.48$4.28 billion$4.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/23/2014Q314$1.02$1.01$4.43 billion$4.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2014Q214$0.75$0.80$3.92 billion$4.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/25/2014Q1 14$0.88$1.15$4.04 billion$4.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/27/2014Q413$0.56$0.60$3.53 billion$3.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/23/2013Q313$1.09$1.10$4.61 billion$4.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.74$0.73$3.69 billion$3.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2013Q1 2013$0.81$0.80$3.78 billion$3.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/15/2013Q4 2012$0.45$0.50$3.55 billion$3.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/24/2012$1.02$1.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/20/2012$0.71$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/20/2012$0.80$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/27/2012$0.40$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/26/2011$1.14$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2011$0.76$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/21/2011$0.80$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2011$0.40$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$1.00$1.27$1.17
Q2 20162$0.85$0.98$0.92
Q3 20162$1.17$1.20$1.19
Q4 20162$0.53$0.60$0.57
Q1 20171$1.10$1.10$1.10
Q2 20171$1.06$1.06$1.06
Q3 20171$1.26$1.26$1.26
Q1 20181$1.17$1.17$1.17
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
Annual Dividend:$2.24
Dividend Yield:3.21%
Payout Ratio:57.14% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.04% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
58.49% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:4.60% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
7/26/2016quarterly$0.568/10/20169/9/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2016quarterly$0.565/6/20165/10/20166/10/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/25/2016quarterly$0.562/8/20162/10/20163/10/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/20/2015quarterly$0.5611/6/201511/10/201512/10/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/21/2015quarterly$0.538/6/20158/10/20159/10/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/21/2015quarterly$0.533.78%5/6/20155/8/20156/10/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/21/2015quarterly$0.533.31%2/6/20152/10/20153/10/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/21/2014quarterly$0.533.79%11/6/201411/10/201412/10/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/22/2014quarterly$0.503.71%8/6/20148/8/20149/10/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/22/2014quarterly$0.503.85%5/7/20145/9/20146/10/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/22/2014quarterly$0.504.2%2/6/20142/10/20143/10/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2013quarterly$0.504.3%11/6/201311/8/201312/10/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2013quarterly$0.494.28%8/7/20138/9/20139/10/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2013quarterly$0.493.85%5/8/20135/10/20136/10/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/23/2013quarterly$0.474.25%2/6/20132/8/20133/8/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/26/2016Mark C McculloughEVPBuy4,425$64.33$284,660.25View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/4/2016Robert P PowersCOOSell1,046$65.39$68,397.94View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/2/2016Lionel L. Nowell IIIDirectorSell8,209$62.00$508,958.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/23/2015Lisa M. BartonEVPSell1,273$55.98$71,262.54View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/7/2015Brian X TierneyCFOSell3,642$55.51$202,167.42View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/4/2015Robert P PowersCOOSell3,642$57.00$207,594.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/14/2014Brian X TierneyCFOSell8,603$50.92$438,064.76View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/8/2014Robert P PowersCOOSell8,603$49.85$428,859.55View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/8/2014Lisa BartonEVPSell1,771$53.11$94,057.81View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/5/2014David Matthew FeinbergEVPSell7,683$53.28$409,350.24View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/5/2014Dennis WelchVPSell24,485$53.23$1,303,336.55View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/5/2014Robert PowersCOOSell6,059$52.73$319,491.07View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/7/2014Brian TierneyCFOSell5,973$47.81$285,569.13View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/4/2013Lisa M BartonEVPSell2,240$47.03$105,347.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/25/2013Mark C McculloughEVPSell2,931$46.68$136,819.08View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/6/2013Brian TierneyCFOSell11,017$45.71$503,587.07View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/6/2013Robert PowersCOOSell8,254$46.00$379,684.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/29/2013Robert P PowersCOOSell5,804$46.53$270,060.12View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/20/2013Oliver G Richard IIIDirectorBuy2,195$45.53$99,938.35View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/13/2012Sandra Beach LinDirectorBuy1,000$41.56$41,560.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
DateHeadline
07/26/16 02:23 PMAmerican Electric Power upgraded at Goldman, which sees multiple expansion
07/26/16 11:48 AMAmerican Electric Power Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock - [at noodls] - COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 26, 2016 - The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. (NYSE: AEP) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 56 cents a share on the company's common stock. The ...
07/26/16 11:21 AMAmerican Electric Power Company Inc : half-yearly earnings release
07/26/16 11:21 AMGoldman Sachs Sees Multiple Expansion For American Electric Power Company
07/26/16 11:21 AMA statement released today by Goldman Sachs about (NYSE:AEP) American Electric Power Company Inc. bumps the target price to $73
07/25/16 02:26 PM3 Notable Runners: American Electric Power Co., Inc. (AEP), Navient Corporation (NAVI), Fortive Corporation (FTV) - iStreetWire
07/25/16 12:58 PMHigh temps hit utilities -
07/25/16 07:49 AMAmerican Electric Power (AEP) Q2 Earnings: What's Ahead? -
07/25/16 07:07 AMAmerican Electric Power Company (AEP) Shares are Up 0.6% - Trade Calls
07/23/16 02:19 PMStock Up Nicely This Week: American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) - TGP
07/22/16 07:21 PMFriday Session Wrap-up for American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) - Engelwood Daily
07/22/16 12:48 PMAEP Schedules Live Webcast of Quarterly Earnings Call - [at noodls] - COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 22, 2016 - American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a quarterly earnings conference call with financial analysts at 9 a.m. EDT Thursday, July 28. The call will be broadcast ...
07/22/16 10:30 AMAEP Launches Online Resource for Site Selection and Economic Development
07/22/16 10:30 AMAEP rep says ‘nuisance shocks’ harmless
07/22/16 10:30 AMAmerican Electric Power : AEP Recognized As A Top-Scoring Company On Disability Equality Index
07/21/16 10:56 AMIs American Electric Power Co., Inc.(NYSE: AEP), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester
07/20/16 10:28 AMCapital Analysts Lowers stake in American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP) - Trade Calls
07/19/16 07:46 PMHow has American Electric Power Co., Inc.:(NYSE:AEP) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester
07/19/16 02:20 PMAmerican Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/19/16 02:20 PMStock Positive on the Year: American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) - TGP
07/19/16 02:20 PMPioneer Investment Management INC Decreased Stake in American Electric Power Co (NYSE:AEP) by $34.79 Million ... - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 02:20 PMAmerican Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) Earns Consensus Hold Rating - Review Fortune
07/19/16 02:20 PMInvestment Partners Ltd Oh Adv Lowers stake in American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP) - Trade Calls
07/19/16 10:54 AMETF’s with exposure to American Electric Power Co., Inc. : July 19, 2016 -
07/19/16 08:31 AMAEP Names Evans Chief Customer Officer
07/18/16 02:25 PMWhy This Utility Makes Sense Now for Power Profits -
07/18/16 02:20 PMShocks to be explained at trustees’ meeting
07/16/16 10:44 AMToday's Top Gainers in the Market American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) from Utilities - The Daily Leicester
07/15/16 06:37 PMShares Experiencing a Downtrend: American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) - TGP
07/15/16 06:37 PMActive Runners: Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PPHM), American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) - NYSE Journal (press release)
07/15/16 06:37 PMLarge Inflow of Money Detected in American Electric Power Company - TheFounders Daily
07/15/16 06:37 PMAmerican Electric Power Co. Inc Realized Volatility Hits Extremely Low Level - CML News
07/14/16 02:21 PMInsiders are Gradually Selling American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) - Telanagana Press
07/14/16 02:21 PMUpdate on American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) for the day - Twin County News
07/14/16 12:35 PMAEP Recognized As A Top-Scoring Company On Disability Equality Index - [PR Newswire] - COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has been recognized as one of the nation's 2016 "Best Places to Work" by the Disability Equality Index (DEI), ...
07/14/16 11:11 AMAEP remains near bottom of customer satisfaction survey
07/14/16 11:11 AMAEP issues warning over Pokemon Go game
07/14/16 11:11 AMAmerican Electric Power : Sandy Nessing Describes Her Role as Head of Sustainability for American Electric Power Co. Inc.
07/14/16 11:11 AMAmerican Electric Power Awarded EEI’s 2016 Edison Award
07/14/16 11:11 AMAmerican Electric Power, Dominion Resources: Exploding Volcanoes Of Opportunity?
07/13/16 02:21 PMAmerican Electric Power Awarded EEI's 2016 Edison Award - Transmission and Distribution World
07/13/16 02:21 PMShort Term Rating on American Electric Power Company (AEP) - Trade Calls
07/13/16 01:15 PMAEP urges Pokemon Go players to stay away from its equipment (which can kill you) -
07/12/16 02:22 PMShares Positive on the Year: American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) - Telanagana Press
07/12/16 02:22 PMLaurel Wealth Advisors buys $1765699 stake in American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP) - Trade Calls
07/12/16 08:04 AMPre-market Insights on Electric Utilities Stocks -- Calpine, Xcel Energy, Duke Energy, and American Electric Power
07/11/16 02:20 PMGateway Investment Advisers LLC Increased American Elec Pwr INC (NYSE:AEP) by $12.75 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle
07/11/16 07:07 AMStock on the Rise for the Quarter: American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP) - Engelwood Daily
07/11/16 07:07 AMStock Rating Watch and Earnings Insight for American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) - Press Telegraph
07/10/16 07:08 AMAmerican Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard

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About American Electric Power

American Electric Power logoAmerican Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) is a public utility holding company that owns, directly or indirectly, all of the outstanding common stock of its public utility subsidiaries and varying percentages of other subsidiaries. The Company's segments include Vertically Integrated Utilities, Transmission and Distribution Utilities, AEP Transmission Holdco, and Generation & Marketing. AEP's vertically integrated utility operations are engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers. Transmission and Distribution Utilities segment consists of the transmission and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers. AEP Transmission Holdco develops, constructs and operates transmission facilities. Generation & Marketing segment's subsidiaries consist of nonutility generating assets, a wholesale energy trading and marketing business and a retail supply and energy management business.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AEP
  • CUSIP: 02553710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $69.77
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $68.45
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $64.58
  • P/E Ratio: 17.85
  • P/E Growth: 4.95
  • Market Cap: $34.18B
  • Beta: 0.19
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.67 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.83 EPS
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American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) Chart for Tuesday, July, 26, 2016