American Electric Power Stock Forecast, Price & News

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(As of 06/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume2.56 million shs
Average Volume3.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.17 billion
P/E Ratio18.35
Dividend Yield3.51%
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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

2.42 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

7th out of 279 stocks

Electric Services Industry

3rd out of 79 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 3.7Dividend 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?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 14th, there was short interest totaling 9,210,000 shares, an increase of 32.9% from the April 29th total of 6,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,070,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.0 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, August 5th 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 Wednesday, April, 21st. The company reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.02. The business earned $4.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.54 billion. American Electric Power had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.93% and a net margin of 14.72%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 16.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.02 EPS.
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How has American Electric Power's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

American Electric Power's stock was trading at $89.72 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AEP shares have decreased by 5.9% and is now trading at $84.39.
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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, April 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 10th will be given a dividend of $0.74 per share on Thursday, June 10th. This represents a $2.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 7th.
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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 3.51%. 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 59.68% 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 FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 4.550-4.750 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.660. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for AEP?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for American Electric Power's stock. Their forecasts range from $83.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's share price to reach $94.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% 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 $1.6M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David M. Feinberg, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51, Pay $1.63M) (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)

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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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.60%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (5.97%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.53%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.07%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.52%) and Ameriprise Financial Inc. (1.47%). 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 institutional investors are selling American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Jennison Associates LLC, Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Calamos Advisors LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. 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 institutional investors are buying American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi Asset Management US Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Maple Brown Abbott Ltd, Clarus Group Inc., and Clarus Group Inc..
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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 $84.39.

How much money does American Electric Power make?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $42.17 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 6/18/2021 by Staff
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