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NYSE:AEL

American Equity Investment Life Stock Forecast, Price & News

$30.50
-0.04 (-0.13 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$29.68
Now: $30.50
$30.83
50-Day Range
$26.28
MA: $27.94
$30.54
52-Week Range
$9.07
Now: $30.50
$34.25
Volume725,360 shs
Average Volume753,532 shs
Market Capitalization$2.81 billion
P/E Ratio3.25
Dividend Yield1.07%
Beta1.49
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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.79 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

375th out of 1,704 stocks

Life Insurance Industry

11th out of 37 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP02567620
Phone515-221-0002
Employees608

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.46 billion
Cash Flow$8.47 per share
Book Value$50.19 per share

Profitability

Net Income$246.09 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$2.81 billion
Next Earnings Date2/10/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$30.50
-0.04 (-0.13 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Equity Investment Life's stock 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 stock has increased by 50.5% and is now trading at $30.50.
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Is American Equity Investment Life a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research 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 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" American Equity Investment Life stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than American Equity Investment Life?

Wall Street analysts have given American Equity Investment Life a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but American Equity Investment Life wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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 10th 2021.
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How were American Equity Investment Life's earnings last quarter?

American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.04. The financial services provider had revenue of $798.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $611.44 million. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 24.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $2.54 EPS.
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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 17th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 25th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Thursday, December 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 24th. This is a boost from American Equity Investment Life's previous annual dividend of $0.30.
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Is American Equity Investment Life a good dividend stock?

American Equity Investment Life pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.07%. The dividend payout ratio of American Equity Investment Life is 5.36%. 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 7.37% 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?

7 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for American Equity Investment Life's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect American Equity Investment Life's share price to reach $31.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.7% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,380,000 shares, an increase of 64.1% from the December 15th total of 2,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,430,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 4.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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 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).

Who are American Equity Investment Life's key executives?

American Equity Investment Life's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ted Morris Johnson, CFO & Treasurer (Age 50, Pay $1.24M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey David Lorenzen CFA, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 54, Pay $1.1M)
  • Ms. Renee Denise Montz J.D., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 48, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Ronald James Grensteiner, Exec. VP & Pres of American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company (Age 57, Pay $1.26M)
  • Mr. Anant Bhalla, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 42)
  • Mr. Steven D. Schwartz, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Jennifer L. Bryant, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Scott Anthony Samuelson, Sr. VP of Accounting & Controller for American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company (Age 47)
  • Mr. Harley Whitfield Jr., Sr. VP of Resolutions
  • Ms. Julie Lynne LaFollette, Director of Investor Relations

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%) and First Hawaiian Bank (0.01%). Company insiders that own American Equity Investment Life stock include Alonzo A J J Strickland, Anant Bhalla, David S Mulcahy, Debra J Richardson, Jeffrey D Lorenzen, John M Matovina, Joyce Ann Chapman and Ted Morris Johnson.
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Which major investors are selling American Equity Investment Life stock?

AEL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, First Hawaiian Bank, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Equity Investment Life company stock in the last year include Debra J Richardson, and Joyce Ann Chapman.
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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.

What is American Equity Investment Life's stock price today?

One share of AEL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.50.

How big of a company is American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life has a market capitalization of $2.81 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 608 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 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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