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NASDAQ:AEP

American Electric Power Stock Forecast, Price & News

$74.85
-1.45 (-1.90 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$74.80
Now: $74.85
$77.33
50-Day Range
$76.30
MA: $79.98
$82.59
52-Week Range
$65.14
Now: $74.85
$100.65
Volume4.43 million shs
Average Volume3.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$37.15 billion
P/E Ratio19.34
Dividend Yield3.95%
Beta0.22
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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AEP
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone614-716-1000
Employees17,408
Year Founded1906

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.56 billion
Cash Flow$9.11 per share
Book Value$40.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.92 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$37.15 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.63 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

4th out of 275 stocks

Electric Services Industry

1st out of 78 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 3.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$74.85
-1.45 (-1.90 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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American Electric Power (NASDAQ:AEP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American Electric Power a buy right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Electric Power in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" American Electric Power stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than American Electric Power?

Wall Street analysts have given American Electric Power a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but American Electric Power wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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 Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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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 Wednesday, February, 24th. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $3.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.97 billion. American Electric Power had a net margin of 12.82% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.19%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.60 earnings per share.
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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 shares have decreased by 16.6% and is now trading at $74.85.
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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, January 19th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 10th will be given a dividend of $0.74 per share on Wednesday, March 10th. This represents a $2.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.95%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 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 3.88%. The dividend payout ratio of American Electric Power is 69.81%. 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 63.79% 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 updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.55-4.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.65.

What price target have analysts set for AEP?

13 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for American Electric Power's stock. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $107.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's stock price to reach $91.46 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.2% 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)
  • Ms. Lisa M. Barton, Exec. VP & COO (Age 55, Pay $1.48M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David M. Feinberg, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51, Pay $1.62M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • 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, Managing Director of Investor Relations
  • Gina E. Mazzei-Smith, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Melissa McHenry, Sr. VP of Communications & Marketing (Age 52)

Who are some of American Electric Power's key competitors?

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Northern Trust Corp (1.11%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.06%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.92%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.81%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.78%) and Swiss National Bank (0.45%). Company insiders that own American Electric Power stock include Brian X Tierney, Charles E Zebula, David Matthew Feinberg, Lana L Hillebrand, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, Nicholas K Akins and Paul Chodak III.
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Which institutional investors are selling American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Zacks Investment Management, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Northern Trust Corp, and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. Company insiders that have sold American Electric Power company stock in the last year include Lana L Hillebrand, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, Nicholas K Akins, and Paul Chodak III.
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Which institutional investors are buying American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Boston Partners, Renaissance Technologies LLC, ProShare Advisors LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Eastern Bank, and Nisa Investment Advisors 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 $74.85.

How much money does American Electric Power make?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $37.15 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.

How many employees does American Electric Power have?

American Electric Power employs 17,408 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 www.aep.com.

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 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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