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NYSE:AEPAmerican Electric Power Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.86 (+1.03 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $84.15
50-Day Range
MA: $84.41
52-Week Range
Now: $84.15
Volume5.60 million shs
Average Volume3.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$41.75 billion
P/E Ratio21.86
Dividend Yield3.33%
American Electric Power Company, Inc., an electric public utility holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers in the United States. The company generates electricity using coal and lignite, natural gas, nuclear, hydroelectric, solar, wind, and other energy sources. It also supplies and markets electric power at wholesale to other electric utility companies, rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and other market participants. The company owns, leases, or controls approximately 3,664 railcars, 468 barges, 9 towboats, and a coal handling terminal with approximately 18 million tons of annual capacity. American Electric Power Company, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.26 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.56 billion
Cash Flow$9.58 per share
Book Value$40.87 per share


Net Income$1.92 billion


Market Cap$41.75 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
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American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Electric Power's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

American Electric Power's stock was trading at $89.72 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AEP stock has decreased by 6.2% and is now trading at $84.15.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Electric Power?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is American Electric Power's next earnings date?

American Electric Power is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.03. The utilities provider had revenue of $3.50 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.95 billion. American Electric Power had a return on equity of 10.24% and a net margin of 12.56%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.00 EPS.
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How often does American Electric Power pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Electric Power?

American Electric Power declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.70 per share on Thursday, September 10th. This represents a $2.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 7th.
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What guidance has American Electric Power issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Electric Power updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.25 to $4.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.27.

What price target have analysts set for AEP?

18 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for American Electric Power's shares. Their forecasts range from $76.00 to $115.00. On average, they expect American Electric Power's share price to reach $95.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.9% from the stock's current price.
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Has American Electric Power been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AEP stock has trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Electric Power earned a media sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting American Electric Power?

American Electric Power saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 6,370,000 shares, a decrease of 11.7% from the June 15th total of 7,210,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,870,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days.
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Who are some of American Electric Power's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of American Electric Power own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other American Electric Power investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), Coca-Cola (KO), AbbVie (ABBV), Procter & Gamble (PG), Walt Disney (DIS) and Intel (INTC).

Who are American Electric Power's key executives?

American Electric Power's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Nicholas K. Akins, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Brian X. Tierney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Ms. Lana L. Hillebrand, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. David M. Feinberg, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Ms. Lisa M. Barton, Exec. VP of Utilities (Age 53)

What is American Electric Power's stock symbol?

American Electric Power trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AEP."

Who are American Electric Power's major shareholders?

American Electric Power's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include California Public Employees Retirement System (0.84%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.71%), Swiss National Bank (0.47%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.43%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.41%) and Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (0.32%). Company insiders that own American Electric Power stock include Brian X Tierney, Charles E Zebula, David Matthew Feinberg, Lana L Hillebrand, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, Nicholas K Akins and Paul Chodak III.
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Which major investors are selling American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Marshall Wace North America L.P., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., LSV Asset Management, Payden & Rygel, and Epoch Investment Partners Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Electric Power company stock in the last year include Brian X Tierney, Charles E Zebula, Lana L Hillebrand, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, and Nicholas K Akins.
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Which major investors are buying American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Randolph Co Inc, Godsey & Gibb Associates, ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc., Weiss Asset Management LP, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, and California Public Employees Retirement System.
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How do I buy shares of American Electric Power?

Shares of AEP 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is American Electric Power's stock price today?

One share of AEP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $84.15.

How big of a company is American Electric Power?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $41.75 billion and generates $15.56 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.24 on an earnings per share basis. American Electric Power employs 17,408 workers across the globe.

What is American Electric Power's official website?

The official website for American Electric Power is www.aep.com.

How can I contact American Electric Power?

American Electric Power's mailing address is 1 RIVERSIDE PLAZA, COLUMBUS OH, 43215. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 614-716-1000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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