American Electric Power Company Profile (NYSE:AEP)

About American Electric Power

American Electric Power logoAmerican Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) is a public utility holding company that owns, directly or indirectly, all of the outstanding common stock of its public utility subsidiaries and varying percentages of other subsidiaries. The Company's segments include Vertically Integrated Utilities, Transmission and Distribution Utilities, AEP Transmission Holdco, and Generation & Marketing. AEP's vertically integrated utility operations are engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers. Transmission and Distribution Utilities segment consists of the transmission and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers. AEP Transmission Holdco develops, constructs and operates transmission facilities. Generation & Marketing segment's subsidiaries consist of nonutility generating assets, a wholesale energy trading and marketing business and a retail supply and energy management business.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AEP
  • CUSIP: 02553710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $65.18
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $68.14
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $65.88
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.09
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.02
  • P/E Growth: 4.60
  • Market Cap: $32.05B
  • Outstanding Shares: 491,709,000
  • Beta: 0.17
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.73)
Consensus Price Target: $67.11 (2.96% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/29/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$75.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$75.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
7/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$71.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$61.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details
7/2/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingOutperform$69.00 -> $72.50View Rating Details
6/15/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/24/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/14/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$70.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
2/22/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$61.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetBuy$62.00View Rating Details
1/14/2016MacquarieBoost Price Target$60.00 -> $61.00View Rating Details
10/23/2015BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$65.00View Rating Details
10/23/2015Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$67.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
9/8/2015GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$59.00View Rating Details
8/17/2015MizuhoInitiated CoverageBuy$65.00View Rating Details
4/28/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$65.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
1/12/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$58.00 -> $64.00View Rating Details
11/6/2014Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/20/2016        
7/28/2016Q216$0.90$0.95$4.01 billion$3.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$1.04$1.02$4.49 billion$4.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.50$0.48$3.97 billion$3.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$1.00$1.06$4.41 billion$4.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.81$0.88$4.08 billion$3.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$1.08$1.28$4.59 billion$4.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$0.49$0.48$4.28 billion$4.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$1.02$1.01$4.43 billion$4.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2014Q214$0.75$0.80$3.92 billion$4.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2014Q1 14$0.88$1.15$4.04 billion$4.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2014Q413$0.56$0.60$3.53 billion$3.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$1.09$1.10$4.61 billion$4.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.74$0.73$3.69 billion$3.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2013Q1 2013$0.81$0.80$3.78 billion$3.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2013Q4 2012$0.45$0.50$3.55 billion$3.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$1.02$1.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2012$0.71$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2012$0.80$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2012$0.40$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$1.14$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2011$0.76$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.80$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2011$0.40$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.69 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.83 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$1.00$1.27$1.17
Q2 20162$0.85$0.98$0.92
Q3 20162$1.20$1.20$1.20
Q4 20162$0.53$0.55$0.54
Q1 20171$1.10$1.10$1.10
Q2 20171$1.06$1.06$1.06
Q3 20171$1.30$1.30$1.30
Q4 20171$0.57$0.57$0.57
Q1 20181$1.16$1.16$1.16
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
Annual Dividend:$2.24
Dividend Yield:3.44%
Payout Ratio:55.17% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
60.70% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
58.49% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:4.60% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/26/2016quarterly$0.568/10/20169/9/2016
4/26/2016quarterly$0.565/6/20165/10/20166/10/2016
1/25/2016quarterly$0.562/8/20162/10/20163/10/2016
10/20/2015quarterly$0.5611/6/201511/10/201512/10/2015
7/21/2015quarterly$0.538/6/20158/10/20159/10/2015
4/21/2015quarterly$0.533.78%5/6/20155/8/20156/10/2015
1/21/2015quarterly$0.533.31%2/6/20152/10/20153/10/2015
10/21/2014quarterly$0.533.79%11/6/201411/10/201412/10/2014
7/22/2014quarterly$0.503.71%8/6/20148/8/20149/10/2014
4/22/2014quarterly$0.503.85%5/7/20145/9/20146/10/2014
1/22/2014quarterly$0.504.2%2/6/20142/10/20143/10/2014
10/22/2013quarterly$0.504.3%11/6/201311/8/201312/10/2013
7/24/2013quarterly$0.494.28%8/7/20138/9/20139/10/2013
4/23/2013quarterly$0.493.85%5/8/20135/10/20136/10/2013
1/23/2013quarterly$0.474.25%2/6/20132/8/20133/8/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/26/2016Mark C McculloughEVPBuy4,425$64.33$284,660.25View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Robert P PowersCOOSell1,046$65.39$68,397.94View SEC Filing  
2/2/2016Lionel L. Nowell IIIDirectorSell8,209$62.00$508,958.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Lisa M. BartonEVPSell1,273$55.98$71,262.54View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Brian X TierneyCFOSell3,642$55.51$202,167.42View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015Robert P PowersCOOSell3,642$57.00$207,594.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Brian X TierneyCFOSell8,603$50.92$438,064.76View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Robert P PowersCOOSell8,603$49.85$428,859.55View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Lisa BartonEVPSell1,771$53.11$94,057.81View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014David Matthew FeinbergEVPSell7,683$53.28$409,350.24View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Dennis WelchVPSell24,485$53.23$1,303,336.55View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Robert PowersCOOSell6,059$52.73$319,491.07View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Brian TierneyCFOSell5,973$47.81$285,569.13View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Lisa M BartonEVPSell2,240$47.03$105,347.20View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013Mark C McculloughEVPSell2,931$46.68$136,819.08View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Brian TierneyCFOSell11,017$45.71$503,587.07View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Robert PowersCOOSell8,254$46.00$379,684.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Robert P PowersCOOSell5,804$46.53$270,060.12View SEC Filing  
2/20/2013Oliver G Richard IIIDirectorBuy2,195$45.53$99,938.35View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Sandra Beach LinDirectorBuy1,000$41.56$41,560.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)
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