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S&P 500   5,123.41
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5 Trends You Need to Know This Quarter
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
Argentina's populist president meets billionaire Elon Musk in Texas — and a bromance is born
It's almost April 15. Here's how to reduce stress and get your taxes done
Nearing 50 Supreme Court arguments in, lawyer Lisa Blatt keeps winning
The craze for Masters gnomes is growing. Little golf-centric statue is now a coveted collector item
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QQQ   438.27
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MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
Argentina's populist president meets billionaire Elon Musk in Texas — and a bromance is born
It's almost April 15. Here's how to reduce stress and get your taxes done
Nearing 50 Supreme Court arguments in, lawyer Lisa Blatt keeps winning
The craze for Masters gnomes is growing. Little golf-centric statue is now a coveted collector item
Diplomat tapped as Latvia's new foreign minister as incumbent quits following flights scandal
NYSE:AEL

American Equity Investment Life (AEL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$55.10
-0.28 (-0.51%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$54.93
$55.45
50-Day Range
$55.11
$56.32
52-Week Range
$36.39
$56.40
Volume
1.33 million shs
Average Volume
598,518 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.37 billion
P/E Ratio
25.75
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$51.40

American Equity Investment Life MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.7% Downside
$51.40 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.80% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.66
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.63mentions of American Equity Investment Life in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.70%
From $7.11 to $7.06 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.75 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

517th out of 845 stocks

Life Insurance Industry

12th out of 19 stocks

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About American Equity Investment Life Stock (NYSE:AEL)

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, as well as 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 incorporated in 1995 and is based in West Des Moines, Iowa.

AEL Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/14/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/29 Dividend
4/12/2024
Today
4/13/2024
Dividend Payable
4/29/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/13/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Life insurance
Sub-Industry
Life & Health Insurance
CUSIP
02567620
Employees
995
Year Founded
1995

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$51.40
High Stock Price Target
$56.00
Low Stock Price Target
$44.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-6.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$210.53 million
Pretax Margin
10.47%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.84 billion
Cash Flow
$14.20 per share
Book Value
$38.57 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
77,947,000
Market Cap
$4.37 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.80

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AEL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell American Equity Investment Life stock right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Equity Investment Life in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" AEL shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AEL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is American Equity Investment Life's stock price target for 2024?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for American Equity Investment Life's shares. Their AEL share price targets range from $44.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $51.40 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.7%.
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How have AEL shares performed in 2024?

American Equity Investment Life's stock was trading at $55.80 at the start of the year. Since then, AEL shares have decreased by 1.3% and is now trading at $55.10.
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Are investors shorting American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,170,000 shares, an increase of 5.9% from the February 29th total of 2,050,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 498,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.4 days. Approximately 2.8% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is American Equity Investment Life's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 13th 2024.
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How were American Equity Investment Life's earnings last quarter?

American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 14th. The financial services provider reported $1.99 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.75 by $0.24. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.06 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $673.53 million. American Equity Investment Life had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.15% and a net margin of 7.42%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 61.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.64 earnings per share.

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 Friday, April 5th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 15th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share on Monday, April 29th. This represents a yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 12th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous annual dividend of $0.02.
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What is Anant Bhalla's approval rating as American Equity Investment Life's CEO?

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

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).

Who are American Equity Investment Life's major shareholders?

American Equity Investment Life's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Profit Investment Management LLC (0.10%). Insiders that own company stock include Alan David Matula, Anant Bhalla, Axel Andre, Dewayne Lummus, James Louis Hamalainen, Jeffrey D Lorenzen, John M Matovina, Joyce Ann Chapman, Robert L Howe, Ronald James Grensteiner and Ted Morris Johnson.
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How do I buy shares of American Equity Investment Life?

Shares of AEL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does American Equity Investment Life have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of American Equity Investment Life: AE Capital LLC, AEL Re Bermuda Ltd., AEL Re Vermont Inc., AERL L.C., American Equity Capital Trust II, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company of New York, American Equity Investment Properties L.C., Eagle Life Insurance Company, High Trestle Investment Management LLC, NC Securities Holdco LLC, Residential Investment Trust, Residential Investment Trust II, Residential Investment Trust III, Residential Investment Trust IV, and Residential Investment Trust V.
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This page (NYSE:AEL) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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