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NYSE:AELAmerican Equity Investment Life Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.83 (-3.58 %)
(As of 07/9/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.35
50-Day Range
MA: $22.59
52-Week Range
Now: $22.35
Volume846,100 shs
Average Volume791,361 shs
Market Capitalization$2.05 billion
P/E Ratio4.01
Dividend Yield1.29%
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.99 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.46 billion
Cash Flow$7.98 per share
Book Value$50.19 per share


Net Income$246.09 million


Market Cap$2.05 billion
Next Earnings Date8/3/2020 (Estimated)

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

How has American Equity Investment Life's stock 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. Since then, AEL stock has increased by 10.3% and is now trading at $22.35. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Equity Investment Life?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Equity Investment Life in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for American Equity Investment Life.

When is American Equity Investment Life's next earnings date?

American Equity Investment Life is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 3rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for American Equity Investment Life.

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

American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The financial services provider reported $1.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.15 by $0.52. The financial services provider earned $573.32 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $588.99 million. American Equity Investment Life had a return on equity of 15.77% and a net margin of 7.10%. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.97 EPS. View American Equity Investment Life's earnings history.

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

American Equity Investment Life announced an annual dividend on Friday, November 22nd. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Thursday, December 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 2nd. This is a boost from American Equity Investment Life's previous annual dividend of $0.28. View American Equity Investment Life's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for AEL?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for American Equity Investment Life's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect American Equity Investment Life's share price to reach $25.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for American Equity Investment Life.

Has American Equity Investment Life been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AEL stock has been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Equity Investment Life earned a coverage optimism score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news about American Equity Investment Life.

Are investors shorting American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life saw a decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,770,000 shares, a decline of 16.1% from the June 15th total of 3,300,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 789,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.5 days. Currently, 3.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View American Equity Investment Life's Current Options Chain.

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 Bank of America (BAC), Lam Research (LRCX), Target (TGT), Walmart (WMT), AbbVie (ABBV), Copart (CPRT), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Fair Isaac (FICO) and IBM (IBM).

Who are American Equity Investment Life's key executives?

American Equity Investment Life's management team includes the following 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)

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.09%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.09%). Company insiders that own American Equity Investment Life stock include Alonzo A J J Strickland, Anant Bhalla, Debra J Richardson, Jeffrey D Lorenzen, John M Matovina, Joyce Ann Chapman and Ted Morris Johnson. View institutional ownership trends for American Equity Investment Life.

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 Envestnet Asset Management Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, 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 $22.35.

How big of a company is American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life has a market capitalization of $2.05 billion and generates $3.46 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $246.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.97 on an earnings per share basis. American Equity Investment Life employs 554 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.

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 7/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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