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NASDAQ:AEP

American Electric Power (AEP) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$84.58
+1.14 (+1.37%)
(As of 06/7/2023 ET)
Compare
Today's Range
$82.96
$84.80
50-Day Range
$81.79
$94.38
52-Week Range
$80.30
$105.60
Volume
2.76 million shs
Average Volume
2.76 million shs
Market Capitalization
$43.46 billion
P/E Ratio
21.86
Dividend Yield
3.93%
Price Target
$99.19

American Electric Power MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.45 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
16.2% Upside
$98.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.26% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-5.43
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.01mentions of American Electric Power in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.49 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.26%
From $5.27 to $5.60 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.57 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

23rd out of 87 stocks

Electric Services Industry

11th out of 43 stocks


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About American Electric Power (NASDAQ:AEP) Stock

American Electric Power Co., Inc. engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. It operates through the following segments: Vertically Integrated Utilities, Transmission and Distribution Utilities, AEP Transmission Holdco, and Generation and Marketing. The Vertically Integrated Utilities segment covers the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers. The Transmission and Distribution Utilities segment represents the transmission and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers. The AEP Transmission Holdco segment comprised of the development, construction, and operation of transmission facilities through investments in its wholly-owned transmission subsidiaries and joint ventures. The Generation and Marketing segment consists of the non-regulated generation and marketing, risk management, and retail activities. The company was founded on December 20, 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, OH.

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AEP Price History

AEP Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/10 Dividend
2/09/2023
Dividend Payable
3/10/2023
Last Earnings
5/04/2023
Ex-Dividend for 6/9 Dividend
5/09/2023
Today
6/07/2023
Dividend Payable
6/09/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/26/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric services
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Utilities
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:AEP
CIK
4904
Employees
16,974
Year Founded
1906

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$98.25
High Stock Price Forecast
$107.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$82.50
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+17.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.45
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.31 billion
Pretax Margin
10.44%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$19.64 billion
Cash Flow
$11.54 per share
Book Value
$46.94 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
513,249,000
Market Cap
$43.46 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.46

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Key Executives

  • Julia A. SloatJulia A. Sloat
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Marc Reitter
    President & Chief Operating Officer-AEP Ohio
  • Ann P. Kelly
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Therace M. RischTherace M. Risch
    EVP, Chief Information & Technology Officer
  • Greg B. HallGreg B. Hall
    Chief Commercial Officer & Executive VP













AEP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell American Electric Power stock right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" AEP shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AEP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is American Electric Power's stock price forecast for 2023?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for American Electric Power's stock. Their AEP share price forecasts range from $82.50 to $107.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $98.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have AEP shares performed in 2023?

American Electric Power's stock was trading at $94.95 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AEP shares have decreased by 11.9% and is now trading at $83.61.
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Are investors shorting American Electric Power?

American Electric Power saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,480,000 shares, an increase of 5.9% from the April 30th total of 6,120,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,750,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days.
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When is American Electric Power's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 26th 2023.
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How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $1.11 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.03. The business earned $4.70 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.57 billion. American Electric Power had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.57% and a net margin of 10.10%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.22 EPS.

How often does American Electric Power pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Electric Power?

American Electric Power declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 25th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 10th will be given a dividend of $0.83 per share on Friday, June 9th. This represents a $3.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 9th.
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Is American Electric Power a good dividend stock?

American Electric Power (NASDAQ:AEP) pays an annual dividend of $3.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.95%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 13 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 85.79%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, AEP will have a dividend payout ratio of 59.29% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has American Electric Power issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Electric Power issued an update on its FY23 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.19-5.39 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.28.

What is American Electric Power's stock symbol?

American Electric Power trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AEP."

Who are American Electric Power's major shareholders?

American Electric Power's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.15%), State Street Corp (5.27%), Wellington Management Group LLP (4.70%), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (2.20%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.96%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (1.21%). Insiders that own company stock include Charles E Zebula, Charles R Patton, David Matthew Feinberg, Greg B Hall, J Barnie Beasley, Jospeh M Buonaiuto, Julia A Sloat, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, Nicholas K Akins, Paul Chodak III and Therace Risch.
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How do I buy shares of American Electric Power?

Shares of AEP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is American Electric Power's stock price today?

One share of AEP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $83.61.

How much money does American Electric Power make?

American Electric Power (NASDAQ:AEP) has a market capitalization of $42.96 billion and generates $19.64 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.31 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.87 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Electric Power have?

The company employs 16,974 workers across the globe.

Does American Electric Power have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of American Electric Power: AEP Energy Supply LLC, AEP Generating Company, AEP Generation Resources Inc., AEP Texas Central Transition Funding II LLC, AEP Texas Central Transition Funding III LLC, AEP Texas Inc., AEP Texas North Generation Company LLC, AEP Transmission Company, AEP Transmission Holding Company, American Electric Power Service Corporation, Appalachian Consumer Rate Relief Funding LLC, Appalachian Power Company, BlueStar Energy Solutions, Central and South West Corp, Indiana Michigan Power Company, Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation, Kentucky Power Company, Kingsport Power Company, Memco Barge Line, Ohio Phase-In-Recovery Funding LLC, Ohio Power Company, Ohio Valley Electric Corporation, Public Service Company of Oklahoma, Southwestern Electric Power Company, and Wheeling Power Company.
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How can I contact American Electric Power?

American Electric Power's mailing address is 1 RIVERSIDE PLAZA, COLUMBUS OH, 43215. The official website for the company is www.aep.com. The company can be reached via phone at (614) 716-1000, via email at rkowens-paul@aep.com, or via fax at 614-223-1823.

This page (NASDAQ:AEP) was last updated on 6/7/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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