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 $29.43 -0.11 (-0.37 %) (As of 12/11/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$29.54Today's Range$29.26 - $30.4952-Week Range$27.06 - $38.56Volume441,000 shsAverage Volume528,377 shsMarket Capitalization$2.78 billionP/E Ratio9.31Dividend Yield0.91%Beta2.49 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 Current SymbolNYSE:AEL Previous Symbol CUSIP02567620 Webwww.american-equity.com Phone515-221-0002 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.30 Current Ratio0.11 Quick Ratio0.11 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.31 Forward P/E Ratio8.00 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.89 billion Price / Sales0.68 Cash Flow$7.9326 per share Price / Cash Flow3.71 Book Value$31.98 per share Price / Book0.92 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.16 Net Income$174.64 million Net Margins13.62% Return on Equity12.77% Return on Assets0.53% Miscellaneous Employees515 Outstanding Shares90,340,000Market Cap$2.78 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 declared an annual dividend on Friday, November 16th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Wednesday, December 12th. This represents a yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 27th. This is a boost 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 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.99. The financial services provider earned $1.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $600.27 million. American Equity Investment Life had a return on equity of 12.77% and a net margin of 13.62%. American Equity Investment Life's revenue was up 31.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $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. What price target have analysts set for AEL? 4 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for American Equity Investment Life's shares. Their forecasts 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.9% 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? Media stories about AEL stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Equity Investment Life earned a daily sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of American Equity Investment Life's key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Equity Investment Life include AEGON (AEG), Torchmark (TMK), SONY Finl HOLDI/ADR (SNYFY), Scor (SCRYY), Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), Athene (ATH), Voya Financial (VOYA), 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) 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 BlackRock Inc. (14.24%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.01%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.19%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (4.35%), Earnest Partners LLC (2.91%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.00%). 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 major investors are selling American Equity Investment Life stock? AEL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Capital Returns Management LLC, Teachers Advisors LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Mackenzie Financial Corp. 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 major 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., Deutsche Bank AG, Macquarie Group Ltd., Gilbert & Cook Inc., Morgan Stanley, Man Group plc, Vanguard Group Inc. and WBI Investments Inc.. 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 $29.43. How big of a company is American Equity Investment Life? American Equity Investment Life has a market capitalization of $2.78 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 306 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 309 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 615MarketBeat'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 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What type of investment options does a Roth IRA provide?