NYSE:AEL - American Equity Investment Life Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $37.36 +0.29 (+0.78 %) (As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$37.36Today's Range$36.87 - $37.4952-Week Range$25.43 - $38.56Volume326,416 shsAverage Volume577,692 shsMarket Capitalization$3.24 billionP/E Ratio11.82Dividend Yield0.71%Beta2.4 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive AEL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AEL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Life insurance Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance SectorFinance SymbolNYSE:AEL CUSIP02567620 Webwww.american-equity.com Phone515-221-0002 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.30 Current Ratio0.12 Quick Ratio0.12 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.82 Forward P/E Ratio10.52 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.89 billion Price / Sales0.87 Cash Flow$8.6083 per share Price / Cash4.34 Book Value$31.98 per share Price / Book1.17 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 Shares90,280,000Market 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 quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 6th. The financial services provider reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.10. The financial services provider earned $685.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $589.40 million. American Equity Investment Life had a return on equity of 12.32% and a net margin of 11.14%. American Equity Investment Life's revenue was down 16.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $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? 6 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for American Equity Investment Life's stock. Their predictions range from $29.00 to $41.00. On average, they anticipate American Equity Investment Life's share price to reach $34.3333 in the next year. 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? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Equity Investment Life in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Equity Investment Life. Who are some of American Equity Investment Life's key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Equity Investment Life include AEGON (AEG), Athene (ATH), Torchmark (TMK), Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), SONY Finl HOLDI/ADR (SNYFY), Voya Financial (VOYA), Scor (SCRYY), Primerica (PRI), Brighthouse Financial (BHF), American National Insurance (ANAT), Genworth Financial (GNW), FBL Financial Group (FFG), FGL (FG), National Western Life Group (NWLI) and Independence (IHC). 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? Headlines about AEL stock have trended somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Equity Investment Life earned a media and rumor sentiment score of -0.03 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.98 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 Schroder Investment Management Group, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Aristotle Capital Boston LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 acquired 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 $37.36. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 293 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 293 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 586MarketBeat'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 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does relative strength index mean?