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

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

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company 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. Its target market includes the group of individuals aged 45 to 75 seeking to accumulate tax-deferred savings or create guaranteed lifetime income. The Company distributes through a range of distribution channels, including independent agents, broker/dealers, banks and registered investment advisors. Its product types include fixed index annuities, annual reset fixed rate annuities, multi-year fixed rate annuities and single premium immediate annuities. Its 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
  • Symbol: NYSE:AEL
  • CUSIP: 02567620
  • Web: www.american-equity.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $2.68 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 88,917,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $28.58
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $26.38
  • 52 Week Range: $15.39 - $30.51
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.86
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.19
  • P/E Growth: 1.14
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.89
  • Book Value: $29.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.01
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.24
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $343.94 million
  • Net Margins: 6.48%
  • Return on Equity: 6.84%
  • Return on Assets: 0.30%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.43%
  • Current Ratio: 0.12%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.12%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 511,725 shs.
  • Beta: 2.52
  • Short Ratio: 4.8
 

Frequently Asked Questions for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)

What is American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's stock symbol?

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

How often does American Equity Investment Life Holding Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company?

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company declared an annual dividend on Friday, November 18th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 5th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Tuesday, December 20th. This represents a yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 1st. This is an increase from American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's previous annual dividend of $0.22. View American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's Dividend History.

How were American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's earnings last quarter?

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.12. The business had revenue of $819.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $531.83 million. American Equity Investment Life Holding Company had a net margin of 6.48% and a return on equity of 6.84%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 49.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.60 EPS. View American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's Earnings History.

When will American Equity Investment Life Holding Company make its next earnings announcement?

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company.

Where is American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's stock going? Where will American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's stock price be in 2017?

7 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's stock. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's stock price to reach $25.71 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company.

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

Who are American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's key executives?

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • David J. Noble, Chairman of the Board
  • John M. Matovina, Vice Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Ted M. Johnson, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Ronald James Grensteiner, President of American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company
  • Jeffrey D. Lorenzen, Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
  • Renee Denise Montz, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary
  • Scott A. Samuelson CPA, Vice President, Controller
  • Robert Lee Howe, Lead Independent Director
  • William R. Kunkel, Director
  • Debra J. Richardson, Director

Who owns American Equity Investment Life Holding Company stock?

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include VANGUARD GROUP INC (10.06%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.25%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (0.17%) and Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.10%). Company insiders that own American Equity Investment Life Holding Company stock include Alan David Matula, Alexander Meeker Clark, David J Noble, Debra J Richardson, James M Gerlach, Jeffrey D Lorenzen, John M Matovina, Ronald James Grensteiner and Scott A Samuelson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company.

Who sold American Equity Investment Life Holding Company stock? Who is selling American Equity Investment Life Holding Company stock?

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Equity Investment Life Holding Company stock in the last year include Alexander Meeker Clark and David J Noble. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company.

Who bought American Equity Investment Life Holding Company stock? Who is buying American Equity Investment Life Holding Company stock?

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and Mutual of America Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought American Equity Investment Life Holding Company stock in the last two years include Alan David Matula, Jeffrey D Lorenzen, Ronald James Grensteiner and Scott A Samuelson. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company.

How do I buy American Equity Investment Life Holding Company stock?

Shares of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is American Equity Investment Life Holding Company's stock price today?

One share of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.09.


MarketBeat Community Rating for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE AEL)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  204 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  207 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  411
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $25.71 (14.54% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)
Price Target History for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)
Analysts' Ratings History for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/18/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$29.00N/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$30.00N/AView Rating Details
8/16/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$28.00LowView Rating Details
6/7/2017FBR & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$30.00 -> $26.00HighView Rating Details
1/26/2017Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$25.00N/AView Rating Details
1/3/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$20.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
11/4/2016Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> Buy$18.00N/AView Rating Details
10/7/2016Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$20.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
6/6/2016Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)
Earnings by Quarter for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)
Earnings History by Quarter for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE AEL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017$0.63N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017$0.59$0.71$531.83 million$819.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2017Q1 2017$0.58$0.66$532.31 million$927.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/8/2017Q416$0.57$0.63$478.45 million$622.82 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.57($0.05)$173.47 million$630.06 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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$0.49$0.48$382.36 million$670.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.48$0.47$407.51 million$397.01 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 Company (NYSE:AEL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.40
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.69
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.57$0.58$0.58
Q2 20172$0.58$0.59$0.59
Q3 20172$0.62$0.62$0.62
Q4 20172$0.60$0.63$0.62
Q1 20181$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q2 20181$0.68$0.68$0.68
Q3 20181$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q4 20181$0.72$0.72$0.72
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)
Most Recent Dividend:12/20/2016
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:0.80%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:11.11% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
9.13% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
8.92% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)

Dividend History by Quarter for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE AEL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/18/2016annual$0.241.11%12/1/201612/5/201612/20/2016
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 and Institutional Ownership History for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.05%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 93.28%
Insider Trades by Quarter for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/17/2017Alan David MatulaDirectorBuy6,270$23.96$150,229.20View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017David J NobleDirectorSell100,000$27.53$2,753,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2017Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell5,000$22.67$113,350.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2016Alan David MatulaDirectorBuy2,200$22.60$49,720.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Alexander Meeker ClarkDirectorSell3,000$20.57$61,710.00View SEC Filing  
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)

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