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Tesla hikes price of Model Y after US alters tax credit rule
“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
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Route to Super Bowl dangerous for Mexico's avocado haulers
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“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
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“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
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Tesla hikes price of Model Y after US alters tax credit rule
“Future Fuel” will unleash $11 trillion wave of wealth (Ad)
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Route to Super Bowl dangerous for Mexico's avocado haulers
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Route to Super Bowl dangerous for Mexico's avocado haulers
NYSE:AEL

American Equity Investment Life - AEL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$47.87
+0.65 (+1.38%)
(As of 02/3/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$46.80
$48.32
50-Day Range
$38.99
$47.87
52-Week Range
$28.05
$48.31
Volume
538,597 shs
Average Volume
481,922 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.10 billion
P/E Ratio
3.49
Dividend Yield
0.04%
Price Target
$44.89

American Equity Investment Life MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.56 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.2% Downside
$44.89 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.23% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.66
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.26mentions of American Equity Investment Life in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
29.97%
From $3.87 to $5.03 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.19 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

15th out of 858 stocks

Life Insurance Industry

1st out of 19 stocks

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About American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL) Stock

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.

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AEL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/07/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/13 Dividend
11/25/2022
Dividend Payable
12/13/2022
Today
2/05/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/16/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Life insurance
Sub-Industry
Life & Health Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
02567620
Employees
800
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$44.89
High Stock Price Forecast
$51.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$38.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-6.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.56
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$473.99 million
Pretax Margin
90.86%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.69 billion
Cash Flow
$9.40 per share
Book Value
$68.35 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
84,339,000
Market Cap
$4.10 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.90

Key Executives

  • Anant BhallaAnant Bhalla
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Axel André
    Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
  • Jeffrey David LorenzenJeffrey David Lorenzen
    Chief Risk Officer & Executive Vice President
  • James L. Hamalainen
    Chief Investment Officer-Insurance & Executive VP
  • Phyllis Zanghi
    Secretary, Chief Legal Officer & Executive VP













AEL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell American Equity Investment Life stock right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Equity Investment Life in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" AEL shares.
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What is American Equity Investment Life's stock price forecast for 2023?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for American Equity Investment Life's shares. Their AEL share price forecasts range from $38.00 to $51.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $44.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.2%.
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How have AEL shares performed in 2023?

American Equity Investment Life's stock was trading at $45.62 at the start of the year. Since then, AEL stock has increased by 4.9% and is now trading at $47.87.
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Are investors shorting American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life saw a decline in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,090,000 shares, a decline of 13.5% from the December 15th total of 1,260,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 672,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is American Equity Investment Life's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 16th 2023.
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How can I listen to American Equity Investment Life's earnings call?

American Equity Investment Life will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, February 17th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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

American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) posted its earnings results on Monday, November, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.84 by $0.15. The financial services provider had revenue of $609.74 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $585.04 million. American Equity Investment Life had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.81% and a net margin of 71.25%.

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 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 28th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Tuesday, December 13th. This represents a yield of 0.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 25th.
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Is American Equity Investment Life a good dividend stock?

American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL) pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.04%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 18 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 0.15%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AEL will have a dividend payout ratio of 0.40% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for AEL.

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

2 employees have rated American Equity Investment Life Chief Executive Officer Anant Bhalla on Glassdoor.com. Anant Bhalla has an approval rating of 100% among the company'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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include River Road Asset Management LLC (2.32%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.16%), West Bancorporation Inc. (0.44%), Segantii Capital Management Ltd (0.40%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.26%) and New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.09%). Insiders that own company stock include Anant Bhalla, David S Mulcahy, Debra J Richardson, Gerard D Neugent, Jeffrey D Lorenzen, John M Matovina, Joyce Ann Chapman, Robert L Howe, Ronald James Grensteiner and Ted Morris Johnson.
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How do I buy shares of American Equity Investment Life?

Shares of AEL stock 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 $47.87.

How much money does American Equity Investment Life make?

American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL) has a market capitalization of $4.10 billion and generates $3.69 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $473.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $13.70 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Equity Investment Life have?

The company employs 800 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 official website for the company is www.american-equity.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (515) 221-0002, via email at sschwartz@american-equity.com, or via fax at 515-221-9947.

This page (NYSE:AEL) was last updated on 2/5/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff