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NYSE:AEL

American Equity Investment Life Stock Forecast, Price & News

$34.25
-1.03 (-2.92%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$33.97
$35.62
50-Day Range
$29.22
$37.68
52-Week Range
$26.21
$38.43
Volume
596,827 shs
Average Volume
391,183 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.17 billion
P/E Ratio
9.54
Dividend Yield
0.96%
Beta
1.19
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About American Equity Investment Life

American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. engages in the development and sale of fixed index and fixed rate annuity products. It focuses on the following portfolios: commercial mortgage loans, agricultural mortgage loans, and residential mortgage loans. The company was founded by David J. Noble on December 15, 1995 and is headquartered in West Des Moines, IA.

Headlines

American Equity Advances Return of Capital to Shareholders
November 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL) PT Raised to $40.00
November 18, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Life insurance
Sub-Industry
Life & Health Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
02567620
Employees
656
Year Founded
N/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.42 billion
Cash Flow
$16.55 per share
Book Value
$68.91 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$671.46 million
Pretax Margin
13.80%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
90,756,000
Market Cap
$3.17 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/08/2021
Ex-Dividend
11/26/2021
Today
12/05/2021
Dividend Payable
12/13/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/16/2022

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

3.45 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

6th out of 1,333 stocks

Life Insurance Industry

1st out of 29 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












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

Is American Equity Investment Life a buy right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Equity Investment Life in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" American Equity Investment Life stock.
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How has American Equity Investment Life's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

American Equity Investment Life's stock was trading at $20.26 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AEL shares have increased by 69.1% and is now trading at $34.25.
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Are investors shorting American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life saw a drop in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 876,100 shares, a drop of 42.4% from the October 31st total of 1,520,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 346,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.0% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is American Equity Investment Life's next earnings date?

American Equity Investment Life is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 16th 2022.
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How were American Equity Investment Life's earnings last quarter?

American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 8th. The financial services provider reported $1.46 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.70. The financial services provider earned $542.56 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $578.71 million. American Equity Investment Life had a net margin of 10.79% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.87%. American Equity Investment Life's revenue for the quarter was down 32.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.99 earnings per share.
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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 Tuesday, November 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 29th will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share on Monday, December 13th. This represents a yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 26th. This is a boost from American Equity Investment Life's previous annual dividend of $0.18.
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Is American Equity Investment Life a good dividend stock?

American Equity Investment Life pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.96%. American Equity Investment Life has been increasing its dividend for 17 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of American Equity Investment Life is 9.47%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, American Equity Investment Life will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.85% next year. This indicates that American Equity Investment Life will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for AEL?

9 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for American Equity Investment Life's stock. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate American Equity Investment Life's share price to reach $38.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are American Equity Investment Life's key executives?

American Equity Investment Life's management team includes the following people:
  • Anant Bhalla, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Axel André, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
  • Ronald J. Grensteiner, Executive Vice President
  • Jeffrey David Lorenzen, Chief Risk Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Jennifer L. Bryant, Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP

What is Anant Bhalla's approval rating as American Equity Investment Life's CEO?

2 employees have rated American Equity Investment Life CEO Anant Bhalla on Glassdoor.com. Anant Bhalla has an approval rating of 100% among American Equity Investment Life'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).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.99%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.42%), River Road Asset Management LLC (5.75%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (5.15%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.51%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.24%). Company insiders that own American Equity Investment Life stock include Alonzo A J J Strickland, Anant Bhalla, David S Mulcahy, Debra J Richardson, Gerard D Neugent, John M Matovina, Joyce Ann Chapman, Robert L Howe and Ted Morris Johnson.
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Which institutional investors are selling American Equity Investment Life stock?

AEL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Two Sigma Investments LP, Montag A & Associates Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Leuthold Group LLC, and Gilbert & Cook Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Equity Investment Life company stock in the last year include Anant Bhalla, Gerard D Neugent, John M Matovina, Joyce Ann Chapman, Robert L Howe, and Ted Morris Johnson.
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Which institutional investors are buying American Equity Investment Life stock?

AEL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including River Road Asset Management LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Invesco Ltd., Easterly Investment Partners LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC. Company insiders that have bought American Equity Investment Life stock in the last two years include Anant Bhalla, and David S Mulcahy.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is American Equity Investment Life's stock price today?

One share of AEL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.25.

How much money does American Equity Investment Life make?

American Equity Investment Life has a market capitalization of $3.17 billion and generates $2.42 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $671.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.59 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Equity Investment Life have?

American Equity Investment Life employs 656 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.

Where are American Equity Investment Life's headquarters?

American Equity Investment Life is headquartered at 6000 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines IA, 50266.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 515-221-9947.


This page was last updated on 12/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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