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NYSE:AEL

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

$36.10
-1.27 (-3.40%)
(As of 09/23/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$35.84
$36.97
50-Day Range
$34.59
$42.64
52-Week Range
$28.74
$44.49
Volume
358,421 shs
Average Volume
647,727 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.16 billion
P/E Ratio
3.05
Dividend Yield
0.91%
Price Target
$43.60

American Equity Investment Life MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.44 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
20.8% Upside
$43.60 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.66% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.66
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.98mentions of American Equity Investment Life in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
34.92%
From $3.78 to $5.10 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

3.44 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

18th out of 890 stocks

Life Insurance Industry

2nd out of 18 stocks

AEL stock logo

About American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL) Stock

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, through its subsidiaries, provides life insurance products in the United States. The company issues fixed index and rate annuities, as well as single premium immediate annuities. It markets its products through independent agents, including independent marketing organizations, broker/dealers, banks, and registered investment advisors. American Equity Investment Life Holding Company was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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AEL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/08/2022
Today
9/24/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/14/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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
$43.60
High Stock Price Forecast
$51.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$38.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+20.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.44
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$473.99 million
Pretax Margin
77.99%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.69 billion
Cash Flow
$8.96 per share
Book Value
$68.35 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
86,245,000
Market Cap
$3.16 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.04

Key Executives

  • Mr. Anant  BhallaMr. Anant Bhalla (Age 44)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.76M
  • Mr. Axel Philippe Alain Andre (Age 46)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $931.69k
  • Mr. James Louis Hamalainen (Age 57)
    Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer
    Comp: $1.12M
  • Mr. Jeffrey David Lorenzen CFA (Age 56)
    Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer
    Comp: $1.09M
  • Mr. Dewayne Lummus
    Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Steven D. Schwartz C.F.A.
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Phyllis Joy Zanghi (Age 49)
    Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Harley Whitfield Jr.
    Sr. VP of Resolutions
  • Ms. Julie Lynne LaFollette
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Sasha Kamper
    Private Placement Originator













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 twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" AEL shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AEL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is American Equity Investment Life's stock price forecast for 2022?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for American Equity Investment Life's shares. Their AEL share price forecasts range from $38.00 to $51.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $43.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have AEL shares performed in 2022?

American Equity Investment Life's stock was trading at $38.92 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, AEL shares have decreased by 7.2% and is now trading at $36.10.
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Are investors shorting American Equity Investment Life?

American Equity Investment Life saw a drop in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,290,000 shares, a drop of 8.4% from the August 15th total of 2,500,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 540,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Approximately 2.7% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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 Monday, November 14th 2022.
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How were American Equity Investment Life's earnings last quarter?

American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 8th. The financial services provider reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.71 by $0.27. The financial services provider had revenue of $121.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $628.20 million. American Equity Investment Life had a net margin of 61.05% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.22%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 88.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.98 earnings per share.

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 Tuesday, November 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share on Monday, December 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 26th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous annual dividend of $0.18.
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.

Is American Equity Investment Life a good dividend stock?

American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL) pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.91%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 17 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 2.88%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AEL will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.67% 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 investors include Macquarie Group Ltd. (5.99%), River Road Asset Management LLC (4.22%), State Street Corp (3.62%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (3.03%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.87%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.76%). Insiders that own company stock include Alonzo A J J Strickland, 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 $36.10.

How much money does American Equity Investment Life make?

American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL) has a market capitalization of $3.16 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 $11.82 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 9/24/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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