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American Electric Power Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.35 (-1.59 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $83.39
50-Day Range
MA: $88.65
52-Week Range
Now: $83.39
Volume3.09 million shs
Average Volume3.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$41.39 billion
P/E Ratio21.55
Dividend Yield3.49%
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 4,004 railcars, 468 barges, 8 towboats, and a coal handling terminal with approximately 18 million tons of annual capacity. American Electric Power Company, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.2Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.82 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AEP



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.56 billion
Cash Flow$9.61 per share
Book Value$41.57 per share


Net Income$1.92 billion


Market Cap$41.39 billion
Next Earnings Date2/18/2021 (Estimated)
-1.35 (-1.59 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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American Electric Power (NASDAQ:AEP) Frequently Asked Questions

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Electric Power?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than American Electric Power?

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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, February 18th 2021.
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How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEP) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 22nd. The company reported $1.47 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.46 by $0.01. The firm earned $4.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.47 billion. American Electric Power had a net margin of 12.82% and a return on equity of 10.19%.
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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, October 20th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.74 per share on Thursday, December 10th. This represents a $2.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.55%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 9th.
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What price target have analysts set for AEP?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for American Electric Power's stock. Their forecasts range from $97.00 to $108.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's share price to reach $102.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of American Electric Power's key competitors?

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 60, Pay $5.19M)
  • Mr. Brian X. Tierney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $1.98M)
  • Ms. Lana L. Hillebrand, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.49M)
  • Mr. David M. Feinberg, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50, Pay $1.62M)
  • Ms. Lisa M. Barton, Exec. VP of Utilities (Age 54, Pay $1.48M)
  • Mr. Joseph M. Buonaiuto, Sr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Therace M. Risch, Sr. VP and Chief Information & Technology Officer (Age 47)
  • Darcy Reese, Managing Director of Investor Relations
  • Gina E. Mazzei-Smith, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Dale E. Heydlauff, Sr. VP of Corp. Communications (Age 63)

What is American Electric Power's stock symbol?

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

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is American Electric Power's stock price today?

One share of AEP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $83.39.

How big of a company is American Electric Power?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $41.39 billion and generates $15.56 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.24 on an earnings per share basis. American Electric Power employs 17,408 workers across the globe.

What is American Electric Power's official website?

The official website for American Electric Power is www.aep.com.

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 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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