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NYSE:AEL

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

$55.54
+0.04 (+0.07%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$55.41
$55.76
50-Day Range
$55.14
$55.89
52-Week Range
$31.57
$56.08
Volume
316,503 shs
Average Volume
394,322 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.39 billion
P/E Ratio
25.95
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$50.00

American Equity Investment Life MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.0% Downside
$50.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.63% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.66
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.99mentions of American Equity Investment Life in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.42%
From $7.10 to $7.07 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.

2.93 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

530th out of 868 stocks

Life Insurance Industry

11th out of 20 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. American Equity Investment Life Holding Company was incorporated in 1995 and is based in West Des Moines, Iowa.

AEL Stock Price History

AEL Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/14/2024
Today
3/01/2024
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
840
Year Founded
1995

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$50.00
High Stock Price Target
$56.00
Low Stock Price Target
$43.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-10.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$210.53 million
Pretax Margin
10.47%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.84 billion
Cash Flow
$10.70 per share
Book Value
$38.57 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
77,579,000
Market Cap
$4.39 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?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Equity Investment Life in the last year. There are currently 6 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?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for American Equity Investment Life's shares. Their AEL share price targets range from $43.00 to $56.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $50.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.0%.
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How have AEL shares performed in 2024?

American Equity Investment Life's stock was trading at $55.80 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, AEL shares have decreased by 0.5% and is now trading at $55.54.
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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 February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,040,000 shares, an increase of 10.9% from the January 31st total of 1,840,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 505,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.0 days. Approximately 2.6% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 14th. The financial services provider reported $1.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.75 by $0.24. The financial services provider earned $1.06 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 business's revenue for the quarter was up 61.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.64 EPS.

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.93%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.22%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (2.29%), Alpine Associates Management Inc. (2.15%), Northern Trust Corp (1.71%) and Balyasny Asset Management L.P. (1.52%). Insiders that own company stock include Alan David Matula, Anant Bhalla, Axel Andre, Dewayne Lummus, Gerard D Neugent, 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 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff