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American Electric Power (AEP) Competitors

$85.00
+0.80 (+0.95%)
(As of 02:28 PM ET)

AEP vs. D, EIX, ETR, DTE, FE, ES, PPL, FTS, CNP, and EBR

Should you be buying American Electric Power stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of American Electric Power include Dominion Energy (D), Edison International (EIX), Entergy (ETR), DTE Energy (DTE), FirstEnergy (FE), Eversource Energy (ES), PPL (PPL), Fortis (FTS), CenterPoint Energy (CNP), and Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobrás (EBR). These companies are all part of the "electric services" industry.

American Electric Power vs.

American Electric Power (NASDAQ:AEP) and Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, media sentiment, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.

Dominion Energy received 502 more outperform votes than American Electric Power when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 55.38% of users gave American Electric Power an outperform vote while only 53.10% of users gave Dominion Energy an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
American Electric PowerOutperform Votes
72
55.38%
Underperform Votes
58
44.62%
Dominion EnergyOutperform Votes
574
53.10%
Underperform Votes
507
46.90%

In the previous week, Dominion Energy had 8 more articles in the media than American Electric Power. MarketBeat recorded 18 mentions for Dominion Energy and 10 mentions for American Electric Power. American Electric Power's average media sentiment score of 1.02 beat Dominion Energy's score of 0.80 indicating that American Electric Power is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
American Electric Power
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Dominion Energy
10 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

American Electric Power presently has a consensus target price of $86.08, suggesting a potential upside of 1.84%. Dominion Energy has a consensus target price of $50.10, suggesting a potential upside of 0.12%. Given American Electric Power's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe American Electric Power is more favorable than Dominion Energy.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
American Electric Power
2 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.36
Dominion Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.20

American Electric Power pays an annual dividend of $3.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. Dominion Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.67 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.3%. American Electric Power pays out 82.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Dominion Energy pays out 114.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

American Electric Power has higher revenue and earnings than Dominion Energy. American Electric Power is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Dominion Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
American Electric Power$19B2.34$2.21B$4.2519.89
Dominion Energy$14.39B2.91$1.99B$2.3321.49

American Electric Power has a beta of 0.51, indicating that its stock price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dominion Energy has a beta of 0.61, indicating that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500.

75.2% of American Electric Power shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.0% of Dominion Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of American Electric Power shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Dominion Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dominion Energy has a net margin of 12.40% compared to American Electric Power's net margin of 11.64%. American Electric Power's return on equity of 11.04% beat Dominion Energy's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American Electric Power11.64% 11.04% 2.85%
Dominion Energy 12.40%8.83%2.18%

Summary

American Electric Power beats Dominion Energy on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

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AEP vs. The Competition

MetricAmerican Electric PowerElectric services IndustryUtilities SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$44.51B$12.42B$10.92B$7.31B
Dividend Yield4.18%5.01%4.34%3.98%
P/E Ratio19.8916.0077.1016.24
Price / Sales2.343.1226.0880.96
Price / Cash7.497.5349.4127.20
Price / Book1.761.581.874.45
Net Income$2.21B$668.34M$565.76M$212.71M
7 Day Performance4.46%1.46%0.78%-0.25%
1 Month Performance1.89%2.16%-0.93%-1.31%
1 Year Performance-10.01%-0.99%-3.31%5.49%

American Electric Power Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
D
Dominion Energy
4.4368 of 5 stars
$46.85
-2.2%
$50.10
+6.9%
-13.6%$39.24B$14.39B20.1117,700Analyst Report
EIX
Edison International
4.2083 of 5 stars
$66.79
-1.6%
$73.60
+10.2%
-4.1%$25.69B$16.34B21.4114,375
ETR
Entergy
4.4538 of 5 stars
$100.58
-1.7%
$109.78
+9.1%
-1.7%$21.45B$12.15B9.0712,177Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
DTE
DTE Energy
4.0836 of 5 stars
$103.21
-2.2%
$114.33
+10.8%
-4.5%$21.36B$12.75B15.279,950Upcoming Earnings
FE
FirstEnergy
3.4948 of 5 stars
$36.83
-1.5%
$40.38
+9.6%
-6.0%$21.20B$12.87B20.3512,042Upcoming Earnings
ES
Eversource Energy
4.3758 of 5 stars
$57.20
-1.8%
$66.08
+15.5%
-24.3%$20.06B$11.91B-45.4010,171Positive News
PPL
PPL
4.532 of 5 stars
$26.01
-1.6%
$32.50
+25.0%
-5.8%$19.18B$8.31B26.016,629
FTS
Fortis
4.0041 of 5 stars
$37.14
-1.1%
$55.13
+48.4%
-12.9%$18.31B$8.53B16.159,600
CNP
CenterPoint Energy
3.6358 of 5 stars
$27.21
-0.7%
$30.30
+11.4%
-6.6%$17.22B$8.70B20.018,827Positive News
High Trading Volume
EBR
Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobrás
0.7359 of 5 stars
$7.33
-2.9%
N/A+10.7%$16.86B$7.44B0.009,670Gap Down
High Trading Volume

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