American Equity Investment Life Holding Company Profile (NYSE:AEL)

About American Equity Investment Life Holding

American Equity Investment Life Holding logoAmerican Equity Investment Life Holding Company is engaged in the development and sale of fixed index and fixed rate annuity products. The Company issues fixed annuity and life insurance products through its life insurance subsidiaries, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company of New York and Eagle Life Insurance Company. The Company's products include Fixed Index Annuities, Fixed Rate Annuities, Withdrawal Options-Fixed Index and Fixed Rate Annuities and Life Insurance. Fixed index annuities allow policyholders to earn index credits based on the performance of a particular index without the risk of loss of their principal. Fixed rate deferred annuities include annual reset and multi-year rate guaranteed products. It also sells single premium immediate annuities. The Life Insurance products include traditional ordinary and term, universal life and other interest-sensitive life insurance products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Life Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Life & Health Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AEL
  • CUSIP: 02567620
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $17.98
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $17.07
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $15.71
  • 52-Week Range: $82,293,000.00 - $12.65
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.52
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.38
  • P/E Growth: 0.88
  • Market Cap: $1.47B
  • Outstanding Shares: 82,293,000
  • Beta: 2.28
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 6.17%
  • Return on Equity: 7.48%
  • Return on Assets: 0.33%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.24%
  • Current Ratio: 0.12%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.12%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.86)
Consensus Price Target: $20.50 (14.85% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/7/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
6/6/2016Jefferies GroupUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
6/6/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$23.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$20.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
4/7/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/11/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$24.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details
8/31/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price TargetOutperform$30.50 -> $29.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2016        
8/3/2016Q216$0.61$0.60$467.51 million$549.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.62$0.25$473.67 million$417.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415$0.62$0.60$470.72 million$541.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.60$0.56$428.95 million$126.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.60$0.64$425.99 million$441.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.56$0.62$413.69 million$409.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.54$0.63$396.14 million$403.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.50$0.81$387.50 million$460.39 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.50$0.48$382.36 million$670.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.48$0.47$371.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.50$0.50$304.00 million$363.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.46$0.80$351.10 million$572.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.45$0.51$358.71 million$438.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$0.45$0.49$353.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2013Q4 2012$0.41$0.47$324.52 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$0.44$0.41$347.57 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.47$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.49$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$0.49$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.46$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.47$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.43$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$0.44$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.05 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.42 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.58$0.64$0.62
Q2 20162$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q3 20162$0.58$0.64$0.61
Q4 20162$0.57$0.66$0.62
Q1 20172$0.57$0.62$0.60
Q2 20172$0.55$0.61$0.58
Q3 20172$0.54$0.62$0.58
Q4 20172$0.55$0.60$0.58
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
Annual Dividend:$0.22
Dividend Yield:1.23%
Dividend Growth:13.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:18.03% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
10.73% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
9.09% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/19/2015annual$0.220.82%11/25/201511/30/201512/14/2015
11/20/2014annual$0.200.74%11/26/201412/1/201412/15/2014
11/22/2013annual$0.180.75%11/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013
11/21/2013$0.1811/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.43%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.79%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/30/2016Ronald James GrensteinerEVPBuy1,770$14.08$24,921.60View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell5,000$16.66$83,300.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016Scott A SamuelsonVPBuy3,000$13.45$40,350.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Debra J RichardsonVPSell47,250$15.19$717,727.50View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016James M GerlachDirectorSell135,000$15.32$2,068,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016John M MatovinaCEOSell15,000$15.19$227,850.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Jeffrey D LorenzenVPBuy1,824$13.70$24,988.80View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Jeffrey D LorenzenVPBuy2,680$21.95$58,826.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Ronald James GrensteinerVPSell47,250$23.59$1,114,627.50View SEC Filing  
10/6/2015Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell1,000$24.15$24,150.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2015Harley A WhitfieldDirectorSell1,000$23.79$23,790.00View SEC Filing  
6/29/2015Debra J RichardsonVPSell1,000$26.87$26,870.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015David J NobleChairmanSell30,000$28.74$862,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015Ronald James GrensteinerVPSell3,500$28.82$100,870.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell5,000$29.00$145,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015David J NobleChairmanSell50,000$28.47$1,423,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell10,000$29.13$291,300.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Debra J RichardsonVPSell1,000$28.65$28,650.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014John M MatovinaCEOSell8,000$28.00$224,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014John M MatovinaCEOSell6,000$26.84$161,040.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Ted Morris JohnsonCFOSell10,000$26.86$268,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014John M MatovinaCEOSell4,000$24.64$98,560.00View SEC Filing  
7/2/2014Gerard D NeugentDirectorSell10,000$24.68$246,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2014Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell5,000$24.63$123,150.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Debra J RichardsonVPSell20,000$25.41$508,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014Debra RichardsonVPSell10,000$23.55$235,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014James GerlachDirectorSell32,500$23.55$765,375.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014Robert HoweDirectorSell1,000$24.83$24,830.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014Ronald James GrensteinerVPSell7,500$25.00$187,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014Ted Morris JohnsonCFOSell15,000$25.00$375,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014John MatovinaCEOSell4,000$24.49$97,960.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2014Jeffrey LorenzenVPSell5,000$25.70$128,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013James GerlachDirectorSell17,000$24.70$419,900.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2013Ronald James GrensteinerVPSell15,000$21.17$317,550.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013James GerlachDirectorSell15,000$21.14$317,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Debra RichardsonVPSell1,000$20.85$20,850.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013John MatovinaCEOSell4,000$20.21$80,840.00View SEC Filing  
6/28/2013Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell15,000$15.63$234,450.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Terry A ReimerEVPSell52,500$11.71$614,775.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL)
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