American Electric Power Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.15 (+0.17 %)
(As of 07/29/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.92 million shs
Average Volume2.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$44.59 billion
P/E Ratio18.93
Dividend Yield3.33%
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About American Electric Power

American Electric Power Company, Inc., an electric public utility holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers in the United States. It operates through Vertically Integrated Utilities, Transmission and Distribution Utilities, AEP Transmission Holdco, and Generation & Marketing segments. The company generates electricity using coal and lignite, natural gas, nuclear, and hydroelectric, as well as solar, wind, and other energy sources. It also supplies and markets electric power at wholesale to other electric utility companies, rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and other market participants. The company owns, leases, or controls approximately 3,016 railcars, 411 barges, 6 towboats, and a coal handling terminal with approximately 18 million tons of annual capacity. American Electric Power Company, Inc. was incorporated in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.


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Overall MarketRank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

26th out of 290 stocks

Electric Services Industry

11th out of 81 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 4.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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American Electric Power (NASDAQ:AEP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American Electric Power a buy right now?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Electric Power in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" American Electric Power stock.
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Are investors shorting American Electric Power?

American Electric Power saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,500,000 shares, a drop of 15.1% from the June 30th total of 8,830,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,800,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days.
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When is American Electric Power's next earnings date?

American Electric Power is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 28th 2021.
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How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEP) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 21st. The company reported $1.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.04. The business earned $3.80 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.05 billion. American Electric Power had a net margin of 14.78% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.02%. The company's revenue was up 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.08 EPS.
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How has American Electric Power's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

American Electric Power's stock was trading at $89.72 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AEP stock has decreased by 0.6% and is now trading at $89.14.
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How often does American Electric Power pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Electric Power?

American Electric Power announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 10th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.74 per share on Friday, September 10th. This represents a $2.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.32%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 9th.
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Is American Electric Power a good dividend stock?

American Electric Power pays an annual dividend of $2.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.33%. The dividend payout ratio of American Electric Power is 66.67%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, American Electric Power will have a dividend payout ratio of 59.92% next year. This indicates that American Electric Power 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 FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.550-$4.750 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.670. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for AEP?

10 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for American Electric Power's stock. Their forecasts range from $83.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's stock price to reach $94.65 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are American Electric Power's key executives?

American Electric Power's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Nicholas K. Akins, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 61, Pay $5.19M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Lisa M. Barton, Exec. VP & COO (Age 55, Pay $1.6M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David M. Feinberg, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51, Pay $1.63M)
  • Mr. Brian X. Tierney, Exec. VP of Strategy (Age 53, Pay $1.98M)
  • Ms. Julia A. Sloat, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Joseph M. Buonaiuto, Sr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Therace M. Risch, Sr. VP and Chief Information & Technology Officer (Age 48)
  • Darcy Reese, VP of Investor Relations
  • Gina E. Mazzei-Smith, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Melissa McHenry, Sr. VP of Communications & Marketing (Age 52)

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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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Alpha Cubed Investments LLC (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%), Cypress Capital Group (0.01%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.01%) and DAVENPORT & Co LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own American Electric Power stock include Brian X Tierney, Charles E Zebula, Charles R Patton, David Matthew Feinberg, J Barnie Beasley, Lana L Hillebrand, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, Nicholas K Akins and Paul Chodak III.
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Which major investors are selling American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cozad Asset Management Inc., Archford Capital Strategies LLC, Cypress Capital Group, Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc., Fulton Bank N.A., Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmA, CHICAGO TRUST Co NA, and TIAA FSB. Company insiders that have sold American Electric Power company stock in the last year include Charles R Patton, David Matthew Feinberg, J Barnie Beasley, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, Nicholas K Akins, and Paul Chodak III.
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Which major investors are buying American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpha Cubed Investments LLC, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Brookstone Capital Management, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Meridian Wealth Management LLC, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC, and Ahrens Investment Partners LLC.
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How do I buy shares of American Electric Power?

Shares of AEP 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 $89.14.

How much money does American Electric Power make?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $44.59 billion and generates $14.94 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.20 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.44 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Electric Power have?

American Electric Power employs 16,787 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.

When was American Electric Power founded?

American Electric Power was founded in 1906.

What is American Electric Power's official website?

The official website for American Electric Power is

Where are American Electric Power's headquarters?

American Electric Power is headquartered at 1 RIVERSIDE PLAZA, COLUMBUS OH, 43215.

How can I contact American Electric Power?

American Electric Power's mailing address is 1 RIVERSIDE PLAZA, COLUMBUS OH, 43215. The company can be reached via phone at (614) 716-1000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/30/2021 by Staff
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