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NASDAQ:AEP

American Electric Power Stock Forecast, Price & News

$80.47
+1.64 (+2.08 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$76.96
Now: $80.47
$80.69
50-Day Range
$77.84
MA: $81.61
$83.86
52-Week Range
$65.14
Now: $80.47
$104.97
Volume4.26 million shs
Average Volume3.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$39.94 billion
P/E Ratio20.79
Dividend Yield3.79%
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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.55 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.56 billion
Cash Flow$10.07 per share
Book Value$40.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.92 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$39.94 billion
Next Earnings Date2/18/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$80.47
+1.64 (+2.08 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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American Electric Power (NASDAQ:AEP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Electric Power's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

American Electric Power's stock was trading at $89.72 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AEP shares have decreased by 10.3% and is now trading at $80.47.
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Is American Electric Power a buy right now?

15 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 10 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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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 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 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.46 by $0.01. The firm earned $4.10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.47 billion. American Electric Power had a return on equity of 10.19% and a net margin of 12.82%.
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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 given a dividend of $0.74 per share on Thursday, December 10th. This represents a $2.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.68%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 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 3.79%. 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 issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 22nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.25-$4.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.32.

What price target have analysts set for AEP?

15 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for American Electric Power's stock. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $111.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's share price to reach $94.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.3% 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 & Pres of AEP Foundation (Age 63)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.11%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Asset Planning Services Inc. LA ADV (0.01%), Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd (0.01%) and Huntington National Bank (0.01%). 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 Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., National Investment Services of America LLC, Cullinan Associates Inc., Asset Planning Services Inc. LA ADV, Cypress Capital Group, M&R Capital Management Inc., and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Electric Power company stock in the last year include Brian X Tierney, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, NuWave Investment Management LLC, Fulton Bank N.A., Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, KMG Fiduciary Partners LLC, and Private Trust Co. NA.
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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.

What is American Electric Power's stock price today?

One share of AEP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.47.

How big of a company is American Electric Power?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $39.94 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 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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