NYSE:AEL

American Equity Investment Life Stock Forecast, Price & News

$30.61
-1.30 (-4.07 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$30.46
$31.61
50-Day Range
$29.21
$33.12
52-Week Range
$19.06
$34.25
Volume1.40 million shs
Average Volume670,931 shs
Market Capitalization$2.92 billion
P/E Ratio4.28
Dividend Yield1.00%
Beta1.24
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About American Equity Investment Life

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, through its subsidiaries, provides life insurance products in the United States. The company issues fixed index and rate annuities; and single premium immediate annuities. It markets its products through independent agents, including independent marketing organizations, broker/dealers, banks, and registered investment advisors. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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2.33 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

59th out of 1,971 stocks

Life Insurance Industry

6th out of 41 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American Equity Investment Life a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Equity Investment Life in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" American Equity Investment Life stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than American Equity Investment Life?

Wall Street analysts have given American Equity Investment Life a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but American Equity Investment Life wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 2,570,000 shares, an increase of 20.1% from the May 13th total of 2,140,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 548,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.7 days. Approximately 2.7% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is American Equity Investment Life's next earnings date?

American Equity Investment Life is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were American Equity Investment Life's earnings last quarter?

American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) released its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 4th. The financial services provider reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.16. The financial services provider had revenue of $497.19 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $491.14 million. American Equity Investment Life had a net margin of 19.17% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.56%.
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How has American Equity Investment Life's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

American Equity Investment Life's stock was trading at $20.26 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AEL stock has increased by 51.1% and is now trading at $30.61.
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How often does American Equity Investment Life pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life declared an annual dividend on Tuesday, November 17th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share on Thursday, December 10th. This represents a yield of 1.2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 24th. This is a positive change from American Equity Investment Life's previous annual dividend of $0.30.
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Is American Equity Investment Life a good dividend stock?

American Equity Investment Life pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.00%. The dividend payout ratio of American Equity Investment Life is 7.75%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, American Equity Investment Life will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.69% next year. This indicates that American Equity Investment Life will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for AEL?

7 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for American Equity Investment Life's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect American Equity Investment Life's stock price to reach $33.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are American Equity Investment Life's key executives?

American Equity Investment Life's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Anant Bhalla, Pres, Interim CFO, CEO & Director (Age 43, Pay $3.67M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey David Lorenzen CFA, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 55, Pay $1.01M)
  • Ms. Renee Denise Montz J.D., Legal Advisor to the CEO & Chief Legal Officer (Age 49, Pay $937.76k)
  • Mr. James Louis Hamalainen, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer of Insurance
  • Mr. Scott Anthony Samuelson, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Steven D. Schwartz C.F.A., Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Phyllis Joy Zanghi, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 48)
  • Ms. Jennifer L. Bryant, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Ronald James Grensteiner, Exec. VP & Pres of American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company (Age 58)
  • Mr. Harley Whitfield Jr., Sr. VP of Resolutions

What is Anant Bhalla's approval rating as American Equity Investment Life's CEO?

2 employees have rated American Equity Investment Life CEO Anant Bhalla on Glassdoor.com. Anant Bhalla has an approval rating of 100% among American Equity Investment Life's employees. This puts Anant Bhalla in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of American Equity Investment Life's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of American Equity Investment Life own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other American Equity Investment Life investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), Extreme Networks (EXTR), Neos Therapeutics (NEOS), Neurotrope (NTRP), Pfizer (PFE), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Bank of America (BAC), Chimerix (CMRX), Lam Research (LRCX) and Nasdaq (NDAQ).

What is American Equity Investment Life's stock symbol?

American Equity Investment Life trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AEL."

Who are American Equity Investment Life's major shareholders?

American Equity Investment Life's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.41%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.36%), River Road Asset Management LLC (3.29%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.85%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.37%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.85%). Company insiders that own American Equity Investment Life stock include Alonzo A J J Strickland, Anant Bhalla, David S Mulcahy, Debra J Richardson, Gerard D Neugent, Jeffrey D Lorenzen, John M Matovina, Joyce Ann Chapman, Robert L Howe and Ted Morris Johnson.
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Which institutional investors are selling American Equity Investment Life stock?

AEL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Millennium Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold American Equity Investment Life company stock in the last year include Gerard D Neugent, John M Matovina, Joyce Ann Chapman, Robert L Howe, and Ted Morris Johnson.
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Which institutional investors are buying American Equity Investment Life stock?

AEL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lakewood Capital Management LP, Rubric Capital Management LP, River Road Asset Management LLC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Bragg Financial Advisors Inc, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought American Equity Investment Life stock in the last two years include Anant Bhalla, and David S Mulcahy.
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How do I buy shares of American Equity Investment Life?

Shares of AEL 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 Equity Investment Life's stock price today?

One share of AEL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.61.

How much money does American Equity Investment Life make?

American Equity Investment Life has a market capitalization of $2.92 billion and generates $2.42 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $671.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.13 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Equity Investment Life have?

American Equity Investment Life employs 655 workers across the globe.

What is American Equity Investment Life's official website?

The official website for American Equity Investment Life is www.american-equity.com.

Where are American Equity Investment Life's headquarters?

American Equity Investment Life is headquartered at 6000 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines IA, 50266.

How can I contact American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life's mailing address is 6000 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines IA, 50266. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 515-221-0002 or via email at [email protected]


This page was last updated on 6/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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