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

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$36.38 -0.01 (-0.03 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 06:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$36.39
Today's Range$36.08 - $36.72
52-Week Range$25.43 - $38.56
Volume320,311 shs
Average Volume579,752 shs
Market Capitalization$3.24 billion
P/E Ratio11.51
Dividend Yield0.72%
Beta2.4
American Equity Investment Life logoAmerican 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:AEL
CUSIP02567620
Phone515-221-0002

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.30
Current Ratio0.12
Quick Ratio0.12

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio11.51
Forward P/E Ratio10.25
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Price / Sales0.84
Cash Flow$8.3825 per share
Price / Cash4.34
Book Value$31.98 per share
Price / Book1.14

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.16
Net Income$174.64 million
Net Margins11.14%
Return on Equity12.32%
Return on Assets0.53%

Miscellaneous

Employees515
Outstanding Shares90,280,000
Market Cap$3.24 billion

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 Thursday, November 16th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Tuesday, December 12th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 28th. This is a boost from American Equity Investment Life's previous annual dividend of $0.24. 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) announced its earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The financial services provider reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.10. The financial services provider earned $685.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $589.40 million. American Equity Investment Life had a net margin of 11.14% and a return on equity of 12.32%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 16.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.71 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 Monday, November, 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for American Equity Investment Life.

What price target have analysts set for AEL?

7 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for American Equity Investment Life's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect American Equity Investment Life's share price to reach $33.4286 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for American Equity Investment Life.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Equity Investment Life?

7 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 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for American Equity Investment Life.

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)

Has American Equity Investment Life been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AEL stock has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Equity Investment Life earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.50 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for American Equity Investment Life.

Who are American Equity Investment Life's major shareholders?

American Equity Investment Life's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.12%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.32%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (4.01%), Earnest Partners LLC (2.92%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.00%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.74%). 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 Federated Investors Inc. PA, Aristotle Capital Boston LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and SG Americas Securities 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Sei Investments Co., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., Bank of America Corp DE, Victory Capital Management Inc. and Cornerstone Wealth 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 $36.38.

How big of a company is American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life has a market capitalization of $3.24 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.

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:  293 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  293 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  586
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 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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