NYSE:AEL - American Equity Investment Life Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$30.79 +0.18 (+0.59 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.61
Today's Range$30.38 - $31.15
52-Week Range$25.27 - $38.56
Volume670,000 shs
Average Volume546,275 shs
Market Capitalization$2.70 billion
P/E Ratio9.74
Dividend Yield0.96%
Beta2.39
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. The company markets its products through various distribution channels, including national marketing organizations, broker/dealers, banks, and registered investment advisors. American Equity Investment Life Holding Company was founded in 1995 and is based in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP02567620
Phone515-221-0002

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Cash Flow$8.5291 per share
Book Value$31.98 per share

Profitability

Net Income$174.64 million

Miscellaneous

Employees515
Market Cap$2.70 billion
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 announced an annual dividend on Friday, November 16th. Shareholders 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 a positive change 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 earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The financial services provider reported $1.87 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.99. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.19 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $600.27 million. American Equity Investment Life had a return on equity of 12.77% and a net margin of 13.62%. The company's revenue was up 31.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.96 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, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Equity Investment Life.

How can I listen to American Equity Investment Life's earnings call?

American Equity Investment Life will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 7th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8558650606.

What price target have analysts set for AEL?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for American Equity Investment Life's stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect American Equity Investment Life's share price to reach $36.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.4% 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?

4 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 3 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 headlines about AEL stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Equity Investment Life earned a news sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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

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 64)
  • Mr. Ted Morris Johnson, CFO & Treasurer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Jeffrey David Lorenzen CFA, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 52)
  • Ms. Renee Denise Montz J.D., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 46)
  • Mr. Ronald James Grensteiner, Exec. VP (Age 55)

Who are American Equity Investment Life's major shareholders?

American Equity Investment Life's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.07%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.01%), Vigilant Capital Management LLC (0.00%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own American Equity Investment Life stock include Alan David Matula, Alexander Meeker Clark, David J Noble, Debra J Richardson, John M Matovina and Ronald James Grensteiner. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Equity Investment Life.

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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Bowling Portfolio Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold American Equity Investment Life company stock in the last year include Alexander Meeker Clark, Debra J Richardson, John M Matovina and Ronald James Grensteiner. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Equity Investment Life.

Which institutional investors are buying American Equity Investment Life stock?

AEL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Meeder Asset Management Inc., Sit Investment Associates Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Vigilant 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 $30.79.

How big of a company is American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life has a market capitalization of $2.70 billion and generates $3.89 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $174.64 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.16 on an earnings per share basis. American Equity Investment Life employs 515 workers across the globe.

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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  308 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  314 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  622
MarketBeat'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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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