NYSE:AEL - American Equity Investment Life Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $26.77 -1.80 (-6.30 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$28.57Today's Range$26.60 - $28.2252-Week Range$25.27 - $38.56Volume664,104 shsAverage Volume449,569 shsMarket Capitalization$2.42 billionP/E Ratio5.74Dividend Yield0.98%Beta2.3 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, through its subsidiaries, provides life insurance products and services in the United States. The company issues fixed index and rate annuities; and single premium immediate annuities, as well as life insurance products. It markets its products through independent agents, including national marketing organizations, broker/dealers, banks, and registered investment advisors. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa. Receive AEL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AEL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Life insurance Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:AEL Previous Symbol CUSIP02567620 CIK1039828 Webwww.american-equity.com Phone515-221-0002Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.31 Current Ratio0.10 Quick Ratio0.10Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio5.74 Forward P/E Ratio7.08 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.55 billion Price / Sales1.57 Cash Flow$10.1019 per share Price / Cash Flow2.65 Book Value$26.56 per share Price / Book1.01Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.66 Net Income$458.02 million Net Margins13.62% Return on Equity14.00% Return on Assets0.56%Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares90,502,000Market Cap$2.42 billion Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL) Frequently Asked Questions 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." 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, November 16th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 28th will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Wednesday, December 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 27th. This is an increase from American Equity Investment Life's previous annual dividend of $0.26. View American Equity Investment Life's Dividend History. How were American Equity Investment Life's earnings last quarter? American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 6th. The financial services provider reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.09. The financial services provider had revenue of $554.36 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $556.20 million. American Equity Investment Life had a net margin of 13.62% and a return on equity of 14.00%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.82 earnings per share. View American Equity Investment Life's Earnings History. When is American Equity Investment Life's next earnings date? American Equity Investment Life is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Equity Investment Life. What price target have analysts set for AEL? 3 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for American Equity Investment Life's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $41.00. On average, they anticipate American Equity Investment Life's share price to reach $39.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 47.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Equity Investment Life. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Equity Investment Life? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Equity Investment Life in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Equity Investment Life. Has American Equity Investment Life been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about AEL stock have been trending neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Equity Investment Life earned a media sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of American Equity Investment Life's key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Equity Investment Life include Torchmark (TMK), Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), Scor (SCRYY), Athene (ATH), SONY FINL HOLDI/ADR (SNYFY), Voya Financial (VOYA), AMP (AMP), Primerica (PRI), Brighthouse Financial (BHF), American National Insurance (ANAT), Genworth Financial (GNW), FGL (FG), FBL Financial Group (FFG), National Western Life Group (NWLI) and Independence (IHC). 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 Micron Technology (MU), Nasdaq (NDAQ), Celgene (CELG), Lam Research (LRCX), Fibrocell Science (FCSC), Neurotrope (NTRP), Campbell Soup (CPB), HCA Healthcare (HCA), American Airlines Group (AAL) and FBL Financial Group (FFG). Who are American Equity Investment Life's key executives? American Equity Investment Life's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. John Michael Matovina, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 65)Mr. Ted Morris Johnson, CFO & Treasurer (Age 49)Mr. Jeffrey David Lorenzen CFA, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 53)Ms. Renee Denise Montz J.D., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 47)Mr. Ronald James Grensteiner, Exec. VP (Age 56) Who are American Equity Investment Life's major shareholders? American Equity Investment Life's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.59%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.24%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (4.43%), Northern Trust Corp (2.54%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.98%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.56%). Company insiders that own American Equity Investment Life stock include Alan David Matula, Alexander Meeker Clark, Debra J Richardson, John M Matovina and Ronald James Grensteiner. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Equity Investment Life. Which major investors are selling American Equity Investment Life stock? AEL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., MetLife Investment Advisors LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Chartwell Investment Partners LLC and LSV Asset Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Equity Investment Life. Which major investors are buying American Equity Investment Life stock? AEL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Burney Co., Bank of America Corp DE, Prudential Financial Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Equity Investment Life. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is American Equity Investment Life's stock price today? One share of AEL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.77. How big of a company is American Equity Investment Life? American Equity Investment Life has a market capitalization of $2.42 billion and generates $1.55 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $458.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.66 on an earnings per share basis. What is American Equity Investment Life's official website? The official website for American Equity Investment Life is http://www.american-equity.com. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for American Equity Investment Life (NYSE AEL)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 316 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 328 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 644MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Equity Investment Life and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AEL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AEL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is a Moving Average Calculated?